b'CharlestonW E S TV I R G I N I ADiscover the Undiscovered.Welcome to Charleston, West Virginia, the state capital ofFinding a path, trail, or stream to quench your thirst for the Almost Heaven! Whether youre a resident, frequent visitor,great outdoors is super easy in the Charleston area. There or a newcomer, we encourage you to Discover the Undis- is an abundance of outdoor recreational opportunities, covered Charleston. There are more than 20 other placesincluding the nations newest National Park just an hours named Charleston in the United States, so here are a fewdrive south of the city.things that make Charleston, W.Va. special. The most visi-ble reason we stand out from the others is our shiny, goldCharleston likes to throw a party, and does so as often as Capitol dome. Yes, its real. possible! Live on the Levee, FestivALL, the Sternwheel Regatta, and the Charleston Rod Run & Doo Wop are just Our location is a winner! Charleston is nestled snugly ina few of the festivals and signature events that get people the Appalachian Mountains where two rivers and threedancing in the streets. interstates meet. Two-thirds of the U.S. population can drive here within a day. The area is served by West VirginiaFlip through these pages to find out more about our dis-International Yeager Airport, named for local boy andtinctive neighborhoods. Wealso encourage you to explore, national hero Chuck Yeager, the first pilot to break thedine and play in our neighboring cities of South Charleston, sound barrier.Dunbar, Nitro, and St. Albans. Well see you soon in the Undiscovered Charleston!Before you get here, visit our website, and5Travel Tool Kitdownload our app to plan your #CWV visit. 8Explore Outdoor Recreation16Discover CWV28Friendly NeighborsCover Photo: @pretentious_wvphotographer'