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101 Unique Places to Dine in WV

101 Unique Places to Dine in WV

Posted: Feb 15, 2017

Wild, Wonderful WV - With a culinary community ranging from down-home country cookin' to fine French cuisine, farm-to-table freshness and every scent and spice in between, this new guide by the Wild, Wonderful WV team will lead you to some of the best foods in the state. It's worth noting that the Greenbrier Valley garnered 6 spots on the guide. When in the area, be sure to check them out. 

  • ​Stardust
  • Food & Friends
  • Jim’s Drive In
  • Hill & Holler
  • Fruits of Labor Café & Bakery
  • When Pigs Fly Real Pit BBQ

        

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26 Under-the-Radar Southern Cities for Girlfriend Getaways

26 Under-the-Radar Southern Cities for Girlfriend Getaways

Posted: Jan 11, 2017

Country Living - Lewisburg, WV came in 15th in Country Living’s online list of 26 Under-the-Radar Southern Cities for Girlfriend Getaways. 

Picture your dream antiques-themed Pinterest board. Now picture it coming to life in the form of a small-town Appalachian town. Welcome to Lewisburg. Wander through its antique stores and galleries, like the Harmony Ridge Gallery and Robert's Antiques and Wine Shop (which houses over 600 labels of vino) before refueling on java at community gathering place, The Wild Bean. Or, spend your bonding-time staying put in one place: The Greenbrier, a sprawling historic resort which opened in 1778. If you're looking to stay closer to town, you'll be hard-pressed to find better lodging than the Historic General Lewis Inn, which offers up authentic, nostalgia-stirring southern cooking that you won't forget anytime soon.

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“Best of WV” by WV Living Magazine

“Best of WV” by WV Living Magazine

Posted: Dec 15, 2016

WV Living Magazine - In its fourth year, the Greenbrier Valley secured six categories in "Best of WV" 2017.

We want to thank WV Living readers for voting the following local business at "tops:"

  • The Wild Bean, Best Coffee Shop
  • The Greenbrier, Best Resort and Best Place for Golf
  • Lewisburg Chocolate Festival, Best Festival
  • Smooth Ambler Spirits, Best Distillery
  • Mayor John Manchester, Best Mayor
  • Greenbrier Valley Brewing Company, Runner-up for Best Mountain State Brewing Company.             

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1,000 Places to See in the United States and Canada Before You Die

1,000 Places to See in the United States and Canada Before You Die

Posted: Dec 15, 2016

1,000 Places to See in the United States and Canada Before You Die  - Covering all 50 states and Canada, we're pleased to announce that Lewisburg, WV is a featured destination in the this New York Times bestselling guide. 

Click on PDF to read the Lewisburg, WV entry. 

 

Homegrown for the Holidays

Homegrown for the Holidays

Posted: Nov 13, 2016

The Charleson Gazette - When you're looking for creative gift-giving ideas, look no further than the quaint charm of the Greenbrier Valley and its small towns. From local made to fine brew, regional art to unique gifts for the hard-to-buy-for man in you life, it's all right here. 

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48 Hours in Lewisburg, WV

48 Hours in Lewisburg, WV

Posted: Oct 26, 2016

Blue Ridge Outdoors - Spend 48 hours in Lewisburg, WV and you'll know it's full of charm and adventure. From hiking and mountain biking to enjoying the local libations, from historical inns to underground overnights, from really good wings to a really good bagel, Lewisburg has it  all.  

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Flood Relief: Businesses Need Customers Back

Flood Relief: Businesses Need Customers Back

Posted: Oct 5, 2016

The Charleston Gazette - Tourism is a vital part of Greenbrier County's economic stability. Since the June 2016 flood, businesses are still working to get back on their feet. One of the best ways to help the area recover is for visitors to come back and enjoy the many things there are to do.

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Back in Business

Back in Business

Posted: Sep 16, 2016

The State Journal - After the devastating June 2016 floods, Greenbrier County businesses struggle to return to life as usual. They are finding that not only is flood clean-up tough to overcome but so is the perception that the region is not open for business. The best way others can help is to visit the area and enjoy the many things to do and see. 

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We’re Still Open for Business

We’re Still Open for Business

Posted: Aug 21, 2016

The Charleston Gazette - Many Greenbrier County businesses are experiencing downtowns in tourists due to the June 2016 flooding. While there are still areas affected by the flood, the local businesses and Convention and Visitors Bureau hope to get the word out that they are open to visitors. 

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Greenbrier Eyes Funds to Welcome Tourists Back

Greenbrier Eyes Funds to Welcome Tourists Back

Posted: Aug 18, 2016

The Charleston Gazette - Kara Dense, Executive Director of the Greenbrier County CVB, explains the role of local tourism in the area’s economic recovery from the June 2016 flood.

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Getaways for GrownUps - The Greenbrier

Getaways for GrownUps - The Greenbrier

Posted: Jul 28, 2016

Getaways for Grownups is a website that reviews adult-only travel destinations. With a long tradition in match-making, The Greenbrier fits right in.

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Wood-fired Brick Oven Pizza in Lewisburg, WV

Wood-fired Brick Oven Pizza in Lewisburg, WV

Posted: Jul 26, 2016

With so many options for a nice lunch and dinner in downtown Lewisburg it can be hard to decide. Pizza is always a good choice and the gourmet selection at Hill & Holler, left Hope Philbrick, "Getaways for Grownups" writer, eager to return. To read her story, click HERE.

Dining is an Art in Lewisburg, WV

Dining is an Art in Lewisburg, WV

Posted: Jul 25, 2016

Who would ever guess that a little town in West Virginia has a top-notch French Restaurant? Well, Lewisburg does and they plate to impress. "Getaway for Grownups" writer, Hope Philbrick, certainly had a memorable evening. To read about her experience, click HERE.

‘Coolest Small Town’ Lewisburg Packs a Culinary Punch

‘Coolest Small Town’ Lewisburg Packs a Culinary Punch

Posted: May 15, 2016

Steven Keith, food writer for the Charleston Gazette Mail, went in search of the Tastiest Town in West Virginia. Voted "Coolest Small Town" in 2011, Lewisburg was no doubt a contender. The article details his “foodventure,” as he samples a Forager pizza at Hill & Holler, brunch at the General Lewis Inn, the Famous Ranch Burger Jim’s Drive In and much, much more. Click HERE for complete story. 

 

 

Blue Ridge Country - Happiest Mountain Towns

Blue Ridge Country - Happiest Mountain Towns

Posted: May 1, 2016

Lewisburg wins the "Happiest Mountain Town" reader poll and graces the 2016 May/June cover of Blue Ridge Country magazine. Competing in the population under 10,000, Lewisburg emerged victorious over 31 other towns for the title. The article highlights Carnegie Hall and Greenbrier Valley Theatre for enriching the community with culture, notes the extensive culinary diversity around town and recommends lodging at the General Lewis Inn for overnight visits. To read the article, CLICK HERE