West Virginia November 14, 2015
Why Everyone In West Virginia Should Visit This One Tiny Town
With a population of 586 at last count, Thomas, W.Va. may seem like a place you could pass right by without missing anything. But there’s actually plenty going on in this former coal town located in beautiful Tucker county.
Thomas has an adorable main street with art galleries, antique stores and restaurants.
Are you into live music? Thomas has a great venue: the Purple Fiddle. Bands come from all over to play the Purple Fiddle, which hosts shows every weekend. There's an open mic night, and the place also has great food.
If you like craft beer, Thomas is a great place to be. The town is home to Mountain State Brewing Co., which makes great beer and also hosts live music from time to time.
Thomas has great restaurants, like TipTop, a popular coffee shop, and Flying Pigs, a brunch spot.
There are a few adorable bed and breakfast places in Thomas -- including this one, the Cooper House Bed and Cocktail, as well as Ladybug Bed and Breakfast and Douglas Falls The Bed and Breakfast.
If you're looking for unusual art, look no further than the White Room art gallery in Thomas. The gallery is open Friday through Sunday, 11 to 5 and is located at 14 East Avenue.
Thomas is a great stop to make after a long day of hiking or other activities. There are several places to hike in Tucker County -- including Blackwater Falls State Park, Dolly Sods Wilderness, Canaan Valley Resort State Park and Fairfax Stone State Park.
Have you ever been to Thomas? What was your favorite part? What other small towns in West Virginia are good places to visit?