Travel Blogs from Chapmanville
... where we were. Since coal has mostly played out, the area and the river now draw tourists and visitors seeking everything outdoors – boating, white water rafting, fishing, camping, hiking, backpacking, birding, photography, etc.
Tomorrow we leave for Flatwoods, WV for an overnight stay, then to Washington, PA for another overnight stay, and then we will be at Rick and Flo Dewitt’s place outside Forestville, NY for a few ...
... to just tour the museum and the buildings that had been relocated and restored to simulate buildings that were typical of WV coal mine towns. I will let the pictures tell the story. Their small museum and the restored buildings were very interesting and had a lot of neat and old things to look at. They did a very good job of capturing the period and the living conditions they ...
... of I-64 and drove up to the ranger station at Twin Knobs Campground even though the sign at the entrance said the campground was full. The ranger said, "Oh yeah, we have plenty of sites. We just didn't change the sign." We got a great site near the lake.
The plan is to head to Mammouth Caves ...
... newest place in downtown Huntington. It ended up a not so bad detour as we saw some neat churches and old homes, and drove past Marshall University - the school that lost their football team in a plane crash several years ago.
The following excerpts come from Wikipedia: On the evening of November 14, 1970, the Thundering Herd football team, along with coaches and fans, was returning home to Huntington from Kinston, North Carolina when ...
Trek Pouch Review After using these for a few weeks, I am pretty impressed. They have held up great, even after being abused, thrown on the ground, dragged over rocks, pulled through thorns, and being soaked with rain. The material still has zero abrasion marks, zippers countinue to work great - even with all the dirt and grim I drag them through, they have not slipped at all, and there has been no problems with any seems. I ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
- Pets allowed