Living in Wild and Wonderful West Virginia is one of the best decisions that you have already made. Here is a look at 13 of the best decisions you can make in West Virginia to add to your winning streak.
1. Own a 4 wheel drive vehicle
Winters can get harsh in the Mountain State so owning a four wheel drive is almost a must. When the weather breaks that four wheel drive will bring you lots of fun muddin’.
2. Buy a generator
Power outages - especially in the winter months - are a regular occurrence all across West Virginia. A generator will keep your heating or cooling system running as well as keeping you from losing food.
3. Eat at Hillbilly Hot Dogs
West Virginia is well-known for its hot dogs with chili and slaw, but Hillbilly Hot Dogs in Lesage takes the hot dog to a new realm. Once you’ve had a hot dog from Hillbilly Hot Dog no other hot dog will ever be good enough again.
4. Visit the Greenbrier Resort
The Greenbrier Resort in White Sulphur Springs is one of the state’s most beautiful places. This luxurious resort offers beautiful gardens, golf, fine dining and so much more. Everyone should make the trip at least once.
5. Make a trip to Harpers Ferry
Visiting the historic town of Harpers Ferry is like stepping back in time. Walking through the picturesque streets and visiting the exhibits and museums will create memories you will never forget.
6. Buy a fishing pole
We West Virginians love to fish. There is nothing like day at your favorite trout stream or lake.
7. Visit A West Virginia State Park
West Virginia has several beautiful state parks. It doesn’t matter which one you choose because they are all amazing.
8. Visit the Good Zoo
The Good Zoo at the Oglebay Resort is a must visit. The zoo has great exhibits with over 50 species, 20 of which are endangered.
9. Attend a WVU Game
There is nothing like attending a WVU game to make you feel West Virginia proud. Let’s Go Mountaineers!
10. Eat morels
Spring time brings on mushroom hunting in West Virginia. Morels, which are also called Molly Moochers, are a state favorite. It is fun to hunt for them, and eating them is a real treat.
11. Go to the State Fair
The West Virginia State Fair is held each August. It offers rides, livestock shows, live entertainment, a rodeo, delicious fair food, and more.
12. Go camping
Whether you rough it under the stars in a tent or go glamping in a cabin, camping in West Virginia is a must.
13. Swim at Summersville Lake
Summer isn’t summer unless you take a dip in the “Little Bahamas” of West Virginia. For those looking for a grander adventure, you can try scuba diving.
Did I miss a decision you think should have made the list? If so share it with me in the comment section.