West Virginia’s Route 2 Will Take You On A Great Backroad Adventure

Sometimes the best adventures can happen when you choose a road and follow it from beginning to end. One particular road full of hidden gems is West Virginia’s Route 2. This state route is even the subject of a poem, Driving Up the Ohio River on Route 2 in Late Fall, by Larry Smith. You can take your own poetic trip this fall. All you need is a car and a plan. Click here for an interactive map, or skip the plan and be surprised at where the road takes you.

We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now: https://www.onlyinyourstate.com/nominate/

Have you seen any of the attractions along Route 2? We’d love to hear about it.

For more great road trips around the state, check out these eight unforgettable road trips you’ll want to take in West Virginia before you die.