You May Be Surprised About This One Thing West Virginia Has In Common With Russia

As you can imagine, we do a bit of research here at and every so often we encounter an oddball, weird fact that’s worth sharing (like these 11 facts that are almost too bizarre to believe). But this one involves a notorious international regime known for dictators – and a famous building in West Virginia. Can you put it together yet? If not, read on…

We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now:

From a huge diamond found in the bed of a creek to these 11 amazing and less odd incredible facts, there’s never a dull moment in the Mountain State!