Kaymoor Is The West Virginia Ghost Town That’s Perfect For An Autumn Day Trip

When someone mentions ghost towns, your mind might conjure up images of dusty saloons and rolling tumbleweeds, However, you don’t have to travel out west to explore an abandoned town. West Virginia is home to a deserted mining town that is hauntingly beautiful — especially during the fall. Consider taking a ghost town day trip this autumn to the village of Kaymoor.

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If you like checking out the remnants of West Virginia’s past, check out this short hike that takes you to the Mountain State’s abandoned wine cellar.