The 3-Hour Road Trip Around the New River Gorge Scenic Loop Is A Glorious Spring Adventure In West Virginia

Ready to get out of the house? After being cooped up for a season, we know we are! And one of the options we’re eyeing is this 3-hour scenic road trip through some of West Virginia’s most beautiful mountain country: the New River Gorge.

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/

So head on out to enjoy this beautiful season; hop on U.S 19 or I-64 or Route 41 and drive this circle! It will be an afternoon well spent, filled with some of West Virginia’s most beloved attractions. For more information about the drive, visit the National Park Service website.

Or, for another beautiful scenic drive through the state, try the Highland Scenic Highway or the Rural Heritage Quilt Trail.

Address: New River Gorge Bridge, New Haven, WV, USA
Address: WV-20, Shady Spring, WV 25918, USA
Address: 486 Babcock Rd, Clifftop, WV 25831, USA
Address: 1 Tamarack Pl, Beckley, WV 25801, USA
Address: Endless Wall Trail, New Haven, WV, USA