West Virginia September 30, 2017
9 Undeniably Fun Weekend Trips To Take If You Live In West Virginia
There’s no shortage of cool things to see and do in West Virginia, and sometimes you need a whole weekend to truly discover a place. Here are some trip ideas for places that will keep you busy all weekend long.
1. Enjoy nature at Babcock State Park.
Learn about the working grist mill, stay in a charming cabin, and explore the seemingly endless nature in this beautiful state park.
2. Visit Harpers Ferry, where history comes to life.
This tiny town was caught in the middle of the Civil War, so there are plenty of historical sites and ghost stories. Find out more about the town
3. Explore the New River Gorge area.
The bridge is one of West Virginia's most iconic themes, and the little town of Fayetteville has been named one of the coolest small towns in America.
4. Go hiking in the Dolly Sods wilderness.
This time of year, the low-lying bushes turn a brilliant red, making the ground appear like a colorful carpet. Bring a tent and camp overnight.
5. Visit Blackwater Falls State Park.
The waterfalls here are stunning, and you can spend the weekend exploring the charming little towns of Davis and Thomas nearby.
6. Hike or bike the North Bend Rail Trail.
The 72-mile-long trail includes some gorgeous scenery and historic sites. Some of the tunnels are rumored to be haunted, so thrill-seekers may find some extra adventure.
7. Take our fall foliage road trip.
Follow this guide to see some of the most scenic locations in the state to view the fall foliage. Read more
8. Spend the weekend hunting for antique treasures.
9. Check out the little town of Williamson.
Stay in the Hatfield McCoy House, see a building made entirely of coal, enjoy some great restaurants, and
This list should keep you busy for a while! But if you’re looking for even more amazing trips around the state, try some of these
8 unforgettable road trips.