7 Pictures That Prove West Virginia Lives Up To Its Nickname ‘Switzerland Of America’

West Virginia is the queen of nicknames and slogans: “Wild and Wonderful,” “Almost Heaven,” “Mountain State.” And they are all very well-deserved, as is one you might not have heard quite as often: “Switzerland of America.” Switzerland has some of the most beautiful mountains and mountain towns in the world…but so do we, and here’s proof that this nickname is a fitting moniker for our state!

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What nickname do you use to refer to the Mountain State? And how are you planning to enjoy America’s Switzerland this summer? Here are over 100 ideas for amazing outdoor destinations we’ve compiled from around the state to help get your wheels turning!

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