Best West Virginia Getaways

Top West Virginia Getaways
This list represents the most popular West Virginia getaways and travel destinations. Use this list to plan your next West Virginia vacation. Select a state and/or an activity from the pull-down lists below to find even more top getaway ideas.
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On the night of October 16, 1859, John Brown led his band of twenty-one men on an abolitionist-inspired raid of Harpers Ferry. Hoping ...
Published by The Globe Pequot Press Harpers Ferry, WV - Great Family Vacations: South

2. Hot Springs, VA and White Sulphur Springs, WV Weekend Getaway
Like two fortresses standing sentinel over the dramatic Allegheny Mountains landscape, two sprawling resorts some 38 mi. apart stand ...
Published by Fodor's Travel Publications Hot Springs, VA - Fodor's Where to Weekend Around Washington, D.C.

3. Berkeley Springs, WV: Eternal Springs Weekend Getaway
In his famous anthem to West Virginia, John Denver described the Mountaineer State as “almost heaven. ”Well, after visiting Berkeley ...
Published by The Globe Pequot Press Berkeley Springs, WV - Quick Escapes: Philadelphia

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This area of West Virginia is dominated by long north-south running ridges with valleys between them. You will learn this lesson well, ...
Published by Menasha Ridge Press Martinsburg, WV - The Best In Tent Camping: West Virginia

5. Shepherdstown, Harpers Ferry, and Charles Town, WV Weekend Getaway
Today visitors enjoy driving through the quiet, country town of Shepherdstown to sense the presence of its history, especially in ...
Published by The Globe Pequot Press Charles Town, WV - Day Trips from Baltimore

6. Pipestem Resort State Park & New River Gorge: West Virginia Jewels Weekend Getaway
Once synonymous with coal mining, steel manufacturing, and gaping ecological destruction, West Virginia today is deservedly famous ...
Published by Insiders' Guide Beckley, WV - Quick Escapes: Washington, D.C.

7. Elkins and Canaan Valley: A Four-Season Paradise Weekend Getaway
The Monongahela National Forest, a gigantic wilderness area in West Virginia’s Allegheny Mountains, is home to some of the most magnificent ...
Published by Insiders' Guide Elkins, WV - Quick Escapes: Washington, D.C.

5 out of 5 stars5 out of 5 stars5 out of 5 stars5 out of 5 stars5 out of 5 stars 8. Canaan Valley Loop: Through the State's Highest Valley Scenic Drive
A 45-mile loop drive in the Monongahela National Forest through the mountains and wetlands of Canaan Valley, the highest valley of ...
Published by Falcon Publishing Thomas, WV - Scenic Driving West Virginia

9. Blue Ridge Baseball: Bluefield, Lynchburg, Shenandoah Valley League Baseball Trip Family Vacation
The Blue Ridge Mountains are the stunning backdrop for several mountain ballparks, beginning with tiny Bluefield, West Virginia, where ...
Published by Fodor's Travel Publications Bluefield, WV - Fodor's Baseball Vacations

10. Downstate West Virginia: A Taste of the Wild and Wonderful Weekend Getaway
Perhaps more than most trips in this book, this one serves up disparate destinations that could serve to inspire separate future trips. ...
Published by The Globe Pequot Press Fayetteville, WV - Quick Escapes: Pittsburgh

11. West Virginia Travel Information by Rough Guides Weekend Getaway
The people of West Virginia are only half joking when they call their state the Ireland of the US. Generally poor and almost entirely ...
Published by Rough Guides Charleston, WV - The Rough Guide to USA

12. New River Gorge and Bridge: Into and Out of the New River Gorge Scenic Drive
Twisting, curving, and descending 1,000 feet from the canyon rim to river level, this 16-mile drive follows the old highway into the ...
Published by Falcon Publishing Lookout, WV - Scenic Driving West Virginia

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Decades after the last logging outfits left behind the highlands of Pocahontas County’s Cheat Mountain, Snowshoe was conceived when ...
Published by Falcon Publishing Snowshoe, WV - Ski & Snowboard America: Mid-Atlantic

14. The Amusement Parks of Virginia and West Virginia Weekend Getaway
This chapter describes these Virginia Amusement Parks: Busch Gardens, The Old Country, in Williamsburg, Motor World -- Your Place ...
Published by The Globe Pequot Press Williamsburg, VA - The Amusement Park Guide

15. Parkersburg, WV and Marietta, OH: Rollin' on the River Weekend Getaway
You can find your marbles—plenty of them—as well as unbelievably life-like dolls, antiques, and a riverboat captain’s dream just a ...
Published by The Globe Pequot Press Parkersburg, WV - Quick Escapes: Pittsburgh

16. Spruce Knob - West Virginia Highpoint Scenic Drive
Highpoint rank by height: 24th. The views from this highpoint are outstanding! The observation tower on top of Spruce Knob offers ...
Published by Colorado Mountain Club Press Seneca Rocks, WV - Highpoint Adventures: The Complete Guide to the 50 State Highpoints

17. Along the Ohio River: New Martinsville to Parkersburg Scenic Drive
A 50-mile drive on a paved, two-lane highway along the Ohio River past scenic islands and historical oil and gas boomtowns. The area ...
Published by Falcon Publishing New Martinsville, WV - Scenic Driving West Virginia

18. Potomac Highlands Loop: Seneca Rocks and Smoke Hole Canyon Scenic Drive
A 72-mile loop in the magnificent Potomac Highlands along mountain streams, past towering Seneca Rocks and through unspoiled Smoke ...
Published by Falcon Publishing Petersburg, WV - Scenic Driving West Virginia

19. Beech Fork State Park Campground Camping
This is an old-fashioned state park that serves recreators of many stripes from the Huntington area and beyond. Beech Fork combines ...
Published by Menasha Ridge Press Huntington, WV - The Best In Tent Camping: West Virginia

20. Railroad Loop & National Radio Astronomy Observatory: Cass & Durbin Railroads Scenic Drive
A 30-mile drive through woods and fields of the Monongahela National Forest past two scenic railroads and the National Radio Astronomy ...
Published by Falcon Publishing Cass, WV - Scenic Driving West Virginia

 
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