3 Vacations Ideas the Whole Family will Love

Summer is the perfect time for you and your family to experience West Virginia. Discover the endless opportunities waiting for you in Almost Heaven.

Splash into Sutton Lake

This Almost Heaven lake is surrounded by more than 10,000 acers of public land, so all boaters can enjoy the picturesque waters and lush green mountain scenery. With 1,440 acres of water and 44 miles of shoreline, Sutton Lake offers endless opportunities for fun. Start your vacation by renting a house boat from WV HouseBoat Vacation. Boats are available to rent for up to seven days at a time, and staff are always on site to help less experienced boaters dock at the end of the day. Once on the water, the adventure can begin. Enjoy fishing for bass, swimming, tubing and more. If you’re looking to spend a day on land, head to the Bee Run Recreation Area where you can enjoy a beach and a playground perfect for the kids.

Explore Snowshoe Mountain

While most think of Snowshoe as a winter destination, it’s also a great summer vacation spot – especially for families. Enjoy Snowshoe’s beachfront on Shavers Lake. Other than swimming, visitors can paddle board, kayak, fish, and climb on the many inflatables on the lake. If you’re looking for something a little more adventurous, Snowshoe is also home to amazing mountain bike trails, a zipline, horseback riding trip and more. Parents looking to have some alone time away from the kids? Look no further than Snowshoe’s Camp Wildcat. This camp will give your children a fun, activity filled day on the mountain giving you some time to head to the spa or enjoy a relaxing yoga class.

Hit the Hatfield-McCoy Trails

Perfect for families with older children, the Hatfield-McCoy trails are an adventurer’s paradise. With eight trails in the system ranging in difficulty, you are sure to find one that fits your family’s needs. Bearwallow trail, located in Logan offers a nice mix of easy-riding scenic vistas with some more difficult portions making it the perfect Almost Heaven ride. After a long day of riding, rest your head in one of Chief Logan State Park’s brand-new vacation cabins. These four-room cabins are perfect for families of all sizes. Book you cabin here!

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This post was last updated on March 18, 2022