Everyone In West Virginia Should Take This Underappreciated Scenic Drive
There are so many ways to take advantage of the beautiful scenery in West Virginia: hiking, boating, skiing, taking a train or tram ride. But one of the simplest, best ways is one that West Virginia lovers have been falling back on for decades – the scenic drive. Appropriate in almost every season, it’s a great way to get out and explore this beautiful state. And one option that is well worth considering for your next scenic road trip is the Appalachian Waters Scenic Byway, which follows West Virginia Route 39 through Nicholas, Greenbrier, and Pocahontas Counties before continuing on into Virginia.
We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life. While we continue to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, please take proper precautions or add them to your bucket list to see at a later date. If you know of a local business that could use some extra support during these times, please nominate them here: onlyinyourstate.com/nominate
To learn more, visit the Appalachian Waters Scenic Byway Facebook page. Have you taken this drive? What are your favorite stops along the way? Please remain weather aware as you travel this scenic byway. Fog or rain can drastically reduce visibility on this route; snow can make these high mountain roads treacherous.
For another scenic drive that passes through West Virginia’s beautiful Appalachians, try the Coal Heritage Trail.
West Virginia In Your Inbox
Thank you! You will receive your first email soon.