This Charming West Virgina Town Is Picture Perfect For An Autumn Day Trip
Sometimes you need to get away from it all, but you don’t have the time or energy to take a full vacation. You can still get a satisfying experience close to home in the little town of Fayetteville, West Virginia. It was named one of the coolest small towns in America by Budget Travel Magazine. Here’s how to make the most of your day.
Start your day with breakfast at the Cathedral Cafe.
The building used to be a church, and still has the original stained glass windows.
Then take a trip to the Canyon Rim visitors center.
There's a small museum with photos and history about the mining communities in the area.
You can't beat this view!
The visitor's center has an overlook where you can see the bridge and the gorge below.
If you're feeling extra adventurous, you can walk under the bridge.
Bridge Walk offers this opportunity to visitors.
If you visit on October 15th this year, you can take part in the Bridge Day celebrations.
Watch people BASE jump from the bridge and enjoy the chili cookoff.
Have lunch at the Secret Sandwich Society.
It's hard to keep this place a secret with such amazingly creative sandwiches.
Check out the nearby ghost town of Thurmond.
This former mining town has just 5 residents now.
There are plenty of great trails in the area to hike and enjoy the fall colors.
Visit the historic district.
There are 126 historic buildings in town.
Have dinner at Pies and Pints.
It sounds strange, but their grape pie is fantastic.
End the evening with a challenge for your brain.
Follow clues with friends to make your way through this interactive story at the Epic Escape Game.
Or you can see a play at the Historic Fayette Theatre.
As you can see, it’s hard to go wrong with a visit to Fayetteville. There’s something for everyone here!
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