Visit Mountaineer Country Tourism Updates: Happy holidays from your destination marketing organization

As you know, Visit Mountaineer Country Convention and Visitors Bureau (VMCCVB) is YOUR Destination Marketing Organization (DMO). We represent Taylor, Preston and Monongalia Counties to provide resources to our visitor audience. We also work to support local initiatives through our high-profile giveaways, Mountaineer Deals program and more.  We can’t thank our Taylor County partners enough for your dedication to our organization and mission of “one more night, one more dollar.”

Looking forward, 2022 is going to be an even bigger year for Mountaineer Country. We are thrilled that our community is joining us to champion tourism in our area and recognizing the impact it has on our local economy. Cheers to 2022 and welcoming more visitors with our one-of-a-kind Mountaineer hospitality!

It’s Beginning to Look a lot Like Christmas in Mountaineer Country!

Whether you’re a local you’re visiting family and friends for the holidays, there is plenty to do in Mountaineer Country! Download our free trip planner app to check out our day trips or create your own perfect itinerary and share it with friends! The app is available on the Apple App Store and the Google Play Store. Go to to learn more. Check out these events and must-do activities for last-minute holiday activities:

Dinner with the Grinch | Dec. 23, 4-6 p.m.

Come out to Leonard’s Grille to eat dinner with the infamous holiday grouch! Help Leonard’s Grille change the Grinch’s heart and show him how great Christmas is. For questions, call (304) 627-0080 or email us at [email protected]

Holiday Shopping:

Gallery 62 West by the Taylor County Arts Council: Stop by the Art Shop and Santa’s Village at Gallery 62 West for all your last-minute shopping needs. Call 304-265-5500 to schedule a shopping appointment or send a message via Facebook.

The Flower Market: Located in the heart of downtown Grafton, browse everything from fresh-cut flowers and silk arrangements to a wide selection of craft beer, artisan gifts and gift baskets, and more. 

Allegheny Treenware: Offering a variety of handmade wood products from local hardwoods, Allegheny Treenware has the unique last-minute gifts for you. 

Hardcore Hunters: Stop by Hardcore Hunters for all your hunting and fishing needs. From livestock feed, to straw, to propane, they have it all!

Tygart Lake State Park Lodge: Shop for the West Virginia lover in your life at Tygart Lake State Park Lodge. Brose mugs, sweatshirts, magnets, stickers and more from Almost Heaven.

Don’t forget to contact the individual stores for special holiday hours. Check out Taylor County Mountaineer Deals by going to

Stay Connected to Mountaineer Country

For the latest updates and tourism information in Mountaineer Country, sign up for our e-newsletter at, and follow @VisitMountaineerCountry on social media. Use the hashtag, #VisitMountaineerCountry in your posts for a chance to be featured on our social media.

 Visit Mountaineer Country CVB strives to increase the tourism economy by marketing and selling the destination to our guests by “wowing” them and encouraging them to stay one more night and spend one more dollar.


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