West Virginia August 01, 2016
Take This Road Trip Through West Virginia’s Most Picturesque Small Towns For An Unforgettable Experience
If you’d like a relaxed vacation close to home, this is the trip for you. None of these towns have more than 1000 residents, but they all have amazing things to see and do. Enjoy the small-town hospitality that is best found in West Virginia.
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Chartered in 1892, this small city has a population of 586. It's home to many small businesses, like the popular Tip Top Coffee Shop.
The Purple Fiddle is also in Thomas, and hosts live music and has great food.
This tiny town has a population of just 59, mostly descended from Swiss immigrants.
If you'd like a small taste of Swiss culture, check out the Helvetia Hutte.
Sutton is the county seat of Braxton County. It was first settled in 1792, and now has a population of 994. The Cafe Cimino Country Inn is shown here.
The inn is part of the "slow food" movement, using local ingredients and making all dishes to order.
The property also has one of the Braxton County monster chairs, designed by the visitor's center as a celebration of the area's space monster legends.
The town also has a beautiful lake.
4. Green Bank
Green Bank is the center of the National Radio Quiet Zone, so you can truly get away from it all here.
It is home to the Green Bank Telescope, the world's largest fully steerable radio telescope, The Observatory is available for tours and family activities.
Davis is a small town of 600 people. The historic Bright Morning Inn is a bed and breakfast here.
The breakfast is available to the public as well as the guests of the inn.
Davis is also home to the amazing Blackwater Falls State Park.
You can end your trip on a sweet note: the Ice Cream Shop in Davis has incredible sundaes.
For for more small town charm, take a look at these
small towns in West Virginia where life is still simple.