Almost heaven – a getaway for those who want to relax

Almost heaven – a getaway for those who want to relax

West Virginia is unique in its physical shape – having two panhandle areas. The eastern one, bounded by Maryland and Virginia is where we completed our latest roadtrip in Hampshire County. It’s here where you’ll discover Romney, the oldest chartered town of West...
A ride back in time along the Potomac

A ride back in time along the Potomac

Potomac Eagle Scenic Railroad When I think of relaxed travel, nothing says it like train travel – and if you have an opportunity to experience the Potomac Eagle Scenic Railroad, you won’t be disappointed. Starting at the Wappocomo Station, just outside Romney, WV, we...
Historic Romney, WV

Historic Romney, WV

Heading back into town, we walked a good portion of Main Street.  If you have the opportunity, pick up a Walking Tour of Historic Romney brochure from the CVB at 91 E. High Street before you start. It shows many of the historic structures and gives a capsule summary...
The wonders of Ice Mountain and Capon Bridge, WV

The wonders of Ice Mountain and Capon Bridge, WV

Ice Mountain Preserve Heading east from Romney, after about a 30-minute ride, you’ll find yourself in a sleepy little hollow known as North River Mills. It’s here, that you’ll find the mysterious Ice Mountain.  Two very hikeable paths here will take you to the Ice...
Capon Springs and Farms

Capon Springs and Farms

Still further south, just before you hit the Virginia state line, lies the 4,700-acre Capon Springs and Farms. This unpretentious resort supplants simple pleasures for expensive amenities, offers all-inclusive privileges operated on the honor-system and still places...