Destination Coffee: almost Heaven – West Virginia Coffee

We’ve been exploring West Virginia’s New River Gorge backcountry the past week on American Nomad – with all the ‘hiking,’ ‘winding roads,’ and scenic vistas I could use a coffee break. The communities around New River Gorge National Park from Beckley to Fayetteville to Hinton and beyond, each provide their own flavor of West Virginia […]

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Wild and Wonderful West Virginia: Camp Creek State Park and The Bluestone River

October 31st, 2022: After several days of wild and wonderful adventures in West Virginia’s New River Gorge country, my mom and I began our journey back to Raleigh, NC. Luckily we still have a few rambling roads and gorgeous vistas to explore before this vacation ends. Traveling south on I-77, the road traversed gorgeous mountain […]

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Weekend Getaway: Roanoke Virginia

In this edition of American Nomad we are traveling to the scenic Roanoke Virginia, a bustling city carved into the heart of the Virginia’s Blue Ridge Mountains in the sweeping Roanoke River Valley. With a metro population (over all region) of over 300,000 souls and a strong sense of community, Roanoke has a wealth of […]

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