West Virginia September 11, 2017
The 10 Coolest Attractions In West Virginia That Not Enough People Visit
West Virginia has some impressive events that draw thousands of people from around the globe, like
Bridge Day. But what about the hidden attractions that only the locals appreciate? If you want to get away from the crowds and see some of the state’s most underrated spots, check out these places.
1. The WV Farm Museum, Point Pleasant
Learn all about West Virginia's farm history here. There are historic buildings and artifacts from West Virginia's earliest days.
2. West Virginia Geological and Economic Survey, Morgantown
This little museum is at the site of a former state park. The lodge has been turned into a geological study and museum, where you can see rare gemstones and a real dinosaur skeleton.
3. Lambert's Winery, Weston
Learn about how wine is made, try some samples, and explore the grounds of this beautiful winery that's perfect for a day trip.
4. Valley Falls State Park, Fairmont
In addition to places to hike and picnic, this quiet park features a beautiful series of waterfalls on the Tygart Valley River.
5. The West Virginia Botanic Garden, Morgantown
This garden has beautiful flowers and places to hike and relax. It's free and open to the public.
6. Museum of American Glass in West Virginia, Weston
This museum has thousands of pieces of beautiful glasswork. Learn the stories behind the glass and how it's made. The museum is free and open to the public.
7. Tomlinson Run State Park, New Manchester
This park in the very top of the state is the perfect place for a weekend away. You'll find picnic areas, hiking trails, a pretty lake and cozy cabins to stay the night.
8. Chief Logan State Park
See a musical performance at Pickin' In The Park. Local musicians provide free concerts year round in Chief Logan State Park on Friday and Saturday evenings.
9. NROCKS Outdoor Adventures, Circleville
This outdoor adventure park offers rock climbing, hiking, zip lines, and more. There's something for people of all activity levels.
10. West Virginia State Museum, Charleston
This museum has all things related to the history of West Virginia, with activities and exhibits for all ages.
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