Advantage Valley is a great place to live, work and raise a family.
Residents have the option to live in urban or suburban communities, small towns or rural areas – all within short commutes to major destinations. In addition, cost of living in West Virginia is 14 percent below the national average, with affordable and safe housing options to meet every individual or family’s needs. Advantage Valley offers residents a high quality of life filled with history and culture, community activities and endless outdoor recreation.
History & Culture
Advantage Valley is home to the West Virginia Culture Center, the Heritage Farm Museum and Village, the Museum of Radio and Technology and the West Virginia State Museum. In addition, state, county and city-wide fairs and festivals held annually provide a wide array of cultural experiences for both residents and visitors alike.
Local communities that are part of Advantage Valley offer a variety of events and activities, including 5K run/walks, outdoor entertainment, movie showings, festivals and much more. From Christmas parades to to free summer concerts, there's something for everyone.
West Virginia is known to both residents and visitors alike for its scenic beauty, mountain vistas and unique outdoor recreation opportunities. The region provides a wide array of activities, such as hiking, biking, rock climbing, fishing, hunting, golf, tennis, skiing, boating, etc. In addition, world-class whitewater rafting companies and one of the largest ATV trail systems in the nation are nearby.
Advantage Valley is home to a number of state parks and forests, including Kanawha State Forest and Beech Fork State Park. Local parks and recreation systems in the area also support playgrounds, parks and seasonal camps and outdoor activities.