I recently wrote about my trip to Virginia Beach. There are tons of things to do in the area (we also visited the Miyazaki Japanese Garden, The Aquarium, and the Virginia Zoo in Norfolk) and one of the things we did was visit the Atlantic Fun Park. It’s an amusement park right on the boardwalk so… Read More The Atlantic Fun Park in Virginia Beach
In May my friends and I went to Virginia Beach. It’s pretty difficult to plan a trip for 4 different people but we managed to make it happen. We left on Friday morning but unfortunately, due to getting stuck in some roadwork AND somehow getting lost and ending up in North Carolina for a few… Read More My Trip To Virginia Beach
My friends and I went to the Lewisburg Chocolate Festival. I’ve been to Lewisburg, WV before but that was only to visit the Lost World Caverns and I didn’t get to do anything else while I was there. So I was pretty excited to go to this festival. I wanted to try different types of… Read More My Day At The Lewisburg Chocolate Festival
Most people enjoy the delightful fun of wax museums, but some feel uncomfortable around the uncanny, life-like creations. Wax museums (also known as waxworks) feature collections of wax sculptures that portray famous historical figures and celebrities. Some places even have a “Chamber of Horrors” gallery showing some of the most horrible criminals known to man.… Read More The Creepy Story Behind Madame Tussauds: Truth Or Fiction?
There was a solar eclipse and my area wasn’t in the path of totality (which spanned across 14 states – Oregon, Idaho, Wyoming, Nebraska, Kansas, Iowa, Missouri, Illinois, Kentucky, Indiana, Tennessee, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Georgia), but we got about 93% totality. This was the first solar eclipse to appear anywhere over the lower… Read More Solar Eclipse In Princeton, West Virginia, August 2017
My friends and I recently went to Fort Chiswell Animal Park in Wytheville, Virginia. It was a lot of fun and you can see animals from 6 different continents. There is a petting zoo where you can interact with the smaller animals. And every hour they take people on a bus to see the larger… Read More Fort Chiswell Animal Park, Wytheville, Virginia
One of the coolest places in West Virginia is about 120 feet below the Earth’s surface. I’m talking about Lost World Caverns in Lewisburg, WV. Lost World Caverns was discovered in 1942 by the Virginia Polytechnical Institute (now known as Virginia Tech University). It was originally called “Grapevine Cave”. It’s only entrance was a long,… Read More Lost World Caverns, Lewisburg, WV
Recently Princeton, WV held a West Virginia Day celebration in the historic district on Mercer Street. There was a petting zoo, free wagon rides, and a free trolley ride to several historical sites. You could also visit several museums in Mercer County for free. We didn’t have enough time to do everything but we were… Read More 154th West Virginia Day celebration in Princeton