The Remarkable Bridge In West Virginia That Everyone Should Visit At Least Once
As West Virginians, one our our biggest pride and joy landmarks is the world-famous New River Gorge Bridge. At the time it opened to traffic in October of 1977, it was the longest single span arched bridge in the world (it’s currently ranked number four). It’s among the most photographed of places in the entire Mountain State. Are you among those that have visited and captured your own memorable moments at the bridge?
Exploring and visiting the New River Gorge Bridge is a fantastic way to spend a day. Have you visited lately?
West Virginia was the first to build a bridge this big and this long, but we’ve led the pack on many other occasions. To see a list of other things West Virginia was the first to do, keep reading here!
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Robin Jarvis is a travel writer and editor for OnlyInYourState.com with a bachelor's degree in Journalism. Her love for travel has taken her to many parts of the world. She's lived in the Carolinas for nearly three decades and currently resides in Charleston. When she's not working, she loves to cook with friends and check out new adventures. General questions and FAM tours: email@example.com.