A Foodie’s Long Weekend Road Trip in West Virginia
Begin your long weekend road trip of delicious food in the charming town of Lewisburg. Lewisburg is a historic town with dozens of boutique shops, art galleries and restaurants lining its picturesque main street. In Lewisburg, there’s no shortage of unique restaurants including Hill and Holler a restaurant that uses fresh and simple ingredients for their pizzas. Some favorites include their spinach and ricotta, prosciutto and pesto and spinach and feta pizzas. Another favorite is The French Goat, a casual French style bistro that makes delicious dishes such as seared pork belly, smoked salmon benedict, croque madame and more. They even have an incredible Sunday brunch menu. Make a trip to Retro Donuts a fun retro style donut shop that sells mouthwatering donuts, coffee, sandwiches, soups and salads.
An hour away from Lewisburg, you’ll find Daniel Vineyards a gorgeous family-owned estate winery nestled in the Appalachian Mountains. Visit the winery, sip their reds, whites and dessert wines and maybe even stroll the gorgeous property.
From the vineyard, make the quick 30-minute drive to Fayetteville, a trendy town full of incredible restaurants. Stop by Secret Sandwich Society for deliciously unique sandwiches, burgers and more. A favorite sandwich is the Truman, which comes with turkey, peach jam, blue cheese spread and crispy onions on a toasted baguette. Or maybe you’re looking for somewhere to quench your thirst, and in that case, Bridge Brew Works is your place. Bridge Brew Works features locally brewed, creatively crafted beers. Stop by their new tasting room for a flight of their beers or grab a pint of one of their classics. Try their Peregrine Porter, caramelized barley creates smooth hints of chocolate and coffee, with aromas of dark fruit.
After your stay in Fayetteville, head up to the gorgeous mountain town of Davis about two hours and 50 minutes away. Town staples include Sirianni’s and Hellbender Burritos, which are conveniently located right across the street from each other. Sirianni’s has been serving New York-style pizza since 1988, and Hellbender Burritos creates unique burritos for both meat-eaters and vegetarians. Just down the street you’ll find Stumptown Ales, a brewery that pays homage to hops and brews with passion and precision and embraces the towns history. Try their Six Legged Frog IPA, its brewed with an abundant of galaxy hops from Australia for fruity hop flavors and little bitterness.
For a little pick-me-up, head just three miles away to the beautiful town of Thomas where you’ll find TipTop Coffee Bar. It’s a trendy coffee spot that makes top notch coffee and pastries where you cant relax and enjoy a delicious cup of coffee.
After your mountain town escape, it’s time to head to Shepherdstown, a gorgeous town with colonial ambiance and old-world elegance just a two hours and 25 minutes’ drive away. Once in Shepherdstown, stop at Pressed Flour for fresh, handcrafted pastries and breads, breakfast and lunch and locally brewed coffee. For dinner visit The Press Room, an upscale restaurant that served American cuisine served with an Italian flair. On the menu they have grilled seafood, meats, pasta, oysters and more. Wrap your road trip up with something sweet at Shepherdstown Sweet Shop Bakery.
This post was last updated on November 26, 2018