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Three places to fall for West Virginia
Three places to fall for West Virginia

For much of the year, West Virginia lives up to its "almost heaven" moniker, serving up its beauty on meandering country roads, through rocky rivers and over high mountain peaks. But it's never closer to heaven than in the fall, when its sugar maples prepare to shed their leaves and the view is all amber and gold peaks as far as the eye can see. Skyline Drive in neighboring Virginia may get the throngs of tourists, but that's fine. It leaves more room at the inn for leaf-peepers who have other interests as well. Here, we offer three towns in West Virginia that provide entertainment beyond watching the leaves. They are all within a 90-minute drive of Baltimore. Take a...