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The Virginia site is about to plant its first hemp crop since the 19th century more

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Casting a spell.

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Beech Mountain Native Says it "Comes Natural" more

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Andy Chabot

The wonders of the train include, well, not driving, as well as great stops to explore along the way. more

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The as-yet unnamed trail would merge with the Appalachian Trail’s western cousin, the Great Eastern Trail. more

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The tiny town of Eggleston, Virginia, is being transformed. more

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The once-avant-garde structure has, since its 1858 construction, undergone many challenges and changes. A new effort may save it for all. more

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Evening begins to gather along the Greenbrier River Trail before a moonlight hike. more

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Walkers can now walk next to the New River in Virginia and West Virginia, following the path of Mary Drapler Ingles. more

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Edith Bolling Wilson, wife of the 28th President of the U.S., has been called "the first woman president." more

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What could the 123-acre former U.S. Navy base become in its new life? A mountain resort? Movie studio? Monastery? Nudist colony? The new owner has not revealed his plans as we go to press. more

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The stuff of Civil War legend lives on in Southwest Virginia. more

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The Southern Appalachians are dotted with NPS properties. Here's a look at some of their celebrations. more

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There's only one place in the world to meet these special little critters. more

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From heritage firearms to ancient bricks and many more between, travel to great towns for great exhibits. more

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Su Clauson-Wicker

In several mountain towns along the I-81 corridor, downtown landmark hostelries are being reborn. more

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For 2015, our annual travel guide not only puts you on the road to mountain beauty and fun, but puts you into the experience. C’mon, let’s get busy learning something new, like maybe mushing huskies, making biscuits or slinging inner tubes. more

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Confederate Lieutenant General Jubal Early was a cantankerous fellow who vehemently opposed secession, yet volunteered for the Confederate Army and was cited for bravery during his raid on Washington. more

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Bill Crabtree Jr.

Keeping animals native to other continents is a challenge in the southern mountains. Your ostriches can disappear under the snow; your female monkeys can throw poop, and nearly every creature is threatened by a native one, either large or tiny. more

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“Otherworldly” is how cyclists describe the scenery at West Virginia’s Space Race Rumpus cycling festival June 13-16. more

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A major new resort has opened in Virginia. Tennessee’s Dollywood has one in the works too. plus much more, from luxe treehouses to a new North Carolina cheese trail, a West Virginia river trail and more new treasures. more

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