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Beyond The Summit: Area Information For Jambo Visitors

2013 National Scout Jamboree visitors are in for a big treat at the Summit Center, but might be left wondering what adventures await beyond the Summit?

If that’s you, you’ve come to the right place.

There is a ton of fun stuff to do in West Virginia. We could list all kinds of things here, but the truth is there are great organizations who’ve already done the heavy lifting.

Amenities & Businesses

For straight up info on lodging, dining and things to do check out the West Virginia State Tourism website. Plus, there are a host of amazing convention & visitors bureaus (CVBs) who can hook you up with more local information.

New River Gorge CVB

Fayetteville CVB

Southern West Virginia CVB

And wherever you go, there are visitor centers—federal, state and local.

Natural Resources

West Virginia is probably best known for its rugged landscape and natural beauty. Amazing trails, overlooks and visitor centers abound in the Mountain State.

Between West Virginia State Parks and the National Park Service, there is no end to the adventures that await.

Looking to throw your line in the water? West Virginia is loaded with prime fishing. Visit the West Virginia Division of Natural Resources to find out licensing requirements.


How about historical attractions? West Virginia’s got ’em in spades.

Take classes and immerse yourself in mountain culture at

A great all-round resource is the West Virginia Division of Culture and History.

So there you have it. If you’re just visiting for the 2013 jamboree or any time you’re in West Virginia, there’s enough information here to keep you so busy, you may just want to move here.

Which non-jamboree attractions get you fired up to visit West Virginia?

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