I’m sure that we have all had many failed first kiss attempts or awful first dates. Well, this list is here to make things easier on you! Do you have a date coming up? Are you wondering where to take your love interest? These 15 magnificent destinations in West Virginia would make for a perfect back-drop for the best first kiss! So look no further!
1) Watoga State Park is in Pocahontas County, WV.
This serene view would make for a romantic walk or dip in the Watoga Lake.
2) The Cass Scenic Railroad is a West Virginia State Park in Pocahontas County.
The view would be constantly changing, so it would be endless amounts of beauty on this railroad. This would be a great destination for a first date.
3) Spruce Knob is in Pendleton County, WV.
Spruce Knob is the highest point in the state of West Virginia. This sunset would be an unforgettable back drop to a great first kiss.
4) Sandstone Falls is located in Summers County, WV.
To me, nothing is more beautiful or calming than a waterfall. And this waterfall is magnificent! Just imagine seeing the sunset at Sandstone Falls and leaning in to kiss your lover.
5) The Pumpkin House in Kenova, WV.
The Pumpkin House has over 3000 hand-carved pumpkins every year. Wouldn't it be just romantic to steal that first kiss while looking at all of the beautiful pumpkins at night?
6) The Potomac Eagle Scenic Railroad is based in Romney, WV.
The Potomac Eagle Railroad is famous for sightings of bald eagles! Imagine seeing one of these amazing eagles on this incredible railroad with your significant other.
7) Live on the Levee occurs in Charleston, WV.
This series of concerts that are all outside would be wonderful for a relaxed first date! Just look at how stunning that sunset is, and then imagine seeing that all while sitting next to someone special.
8) Hawk's Nest State Park is in Ansted, WV.
This magnificent view is one of West Virginia's most famous, and that is for a reason! This view is absolutely amazing. Jump in the car with your love interest and drive up the winding roads of Ansted to get to this amazing view, and then lay a first kiss on them!
9) The Greenbrier Resort is located in Sulphur Springs, WV.
The Greenbrier Resort would be perfect for a more sophisticated date, perhaps if you were really trying to sweep someone off their feet! The dining selection at the Greenbrier Resort is absolutely one-of-a-kind!
10) The night sky in Durbin, WV, taken from the rail depot.
Imagine going star gazing with your lover and looking up to see this incredible night sky! I would absolutely love to lay on a blanket in the grass and point out my favorite constellations.
11) Champe Rocks are located in Pendleton County, WV.
If you love going sight-seeing, this one is definitely for you! This pair of crag rocks will absolutely blow you away. Imagine taking a walk with the one you love and leaning in for a kiss when you have these rocks in the background.
12) Cathedral Falls is located in Gauley Bridge, WV.
This stunning waterfall would be a great destination for a picnic and some romantic hand-holding and kissing!
13) The West Virginia State Capitol is located in Charleston, WV.
The West Virginia State Capitol is by-far the most beautiful capitol buildings in America! The lawn would be a great place to walk around and see the amazing statues and memorials and have a heart-to-heart with your love interest.
14) Blackwater Falls State Park is in Tucker County, WV.
The Blackwater Falls are my favorite waterfalls in West Virginia! This would make for a great destination of a road trip date on a weekend!
15) Grist Mill in Babcock State Park is located in Clifftop, WV.
This mill is one of the most photographed places in West Virginia. So step back and take in all of the beauty, maybe snap a photo of this stunning mill, and steal a kiss from the one you love.
I know that I would LOVE to go on a date to any one of these beautiful 15 places in West Virginia! Our state may not have a reputation for being a perfect place for a romantic getaway, *cough cough* the Wrong Turn movies, but I’m here to tell you that all of that is wrong. West Virginia does have the capability of being quite stunning and amazing, and the perfect setting for an unforgettable first date, first kiss, or a just-because date!
Where do you love to get-away with your significant other in West Virginia? Comment below!