Unique Stays in Almost Heaven, West Virginia
Plan a new year’s escape to the Mountain State, where you’ll find some of the most magnificent lodging options around. Reconnect with your family, experience a romantic getaway or treat yourself to a solo adventure. From fire towers and teepee tents to barn lofts and glamping domes, a unique stay in West Virginia is guaranteed to be one that you’ll never forget.
The Barn Loft
Climb the ladder for access to the charming Barn Loft, which seems to come straight out of a fairytale. Relax in the canopy bed and find it’s easy to unwind in this quaint, intimate space. Small gaps in the wood give a glimpse to the surrounding forest of tall trees. For a night out, explore the streets of Fayetteville- named one of America’s coolest small towns. This spot provides a unique glamping experience and is best enjoyed in the milder seasons.
Thorny Mountain Fire Tower
Find yourself amongst some of West Virginia’s most beautiful views with a stay in the Thorny Mountain Fire Tower, tucked within Seneca State Forest. Standing 65 feet high, this structure provides jaw-dropping panoramic sights of the sunrise and sunset. Due to high demand, it is recommended that guests make a reservation up to a year in advance.
The Schoolhouse Hotel
White Sulphur Springs, WV
Find yourself immersed in hallways lined with memorabilia with a stay at The Schoolhouse Hotel. The world’s first fully accessible hotel, this spot tells the story of its rich past while offering some of the newest innovations found world wide. Each of the 30 guest rooms are uniquely designed along with the upscale restaurant and rooftop bar.
Tuscany Tree House
Sleep amongst the treetops when booking a stay with Country Road Cabins. This treehouse can be found at 20 feet in the air and includes a private queen bedroom and additional queen sleeper sofa. Retreat to the deck for a rejuvenating dip in the hot tub or simply for a moment of solitude. Located near the New River Gorge National Park and Preserve, adventure abounds nearby.
Indulge in the luxury accommodations offered at the Alpine-style chalet known as the Bavarian Inn. Take a dip in the infinity pool overlooking the Potomac River or dine on scrumtpious German fare. Browse the property to witness the gorgeous European design and end with a visit to the beer garden on-site.
WV Glamping Domes
Elevate the traditional camping experience with a WV Glamping Dome. From personal domes suitable for two, to larger domes that accommodate up to ten, there’s sure to be something for you. A hot tub, star-gazing window, fire pit and farm-to-table food service are among the things to enjoy, here. Also, be sure to take part in complimentary kayaking with each stay.
Originally built in 1872, what used to be the Kearneysville schoolhouse now serves as a fully renovated lodging option for history lovers young and old. Guests will find themselves just minutes away from scenic hiking trails, tranquil vineyards and countless historical sites. While in town, you’ll also want to visit Harpers Ferry National Historical Park.
West Virginia State Parks
Get off the grid and take in the Almost Heaven atmosphere with a Tentrr campsite stay, available at Cacapon Resort State Park, Lost River State Park, Coopers Rock State Forest, Blackwater Falls State Park and Hawks Nest State Park. These canvas tents come ready to go with a queen size bed, camp table, benches, chairs, fire pit and a grill.
Seneca Rocks, WV
Spend the day hiking West Virginia’s iconic Sceneca Rocks and spend the night in a teepee at Yokum’s Vactionland. Located just across the road, guests can witness the impressive formation paired with the backdrop of a star-filled night sky. The five teepees available to rent are all built upon the original Indian Village for which it’s named. Guests are asked to bring their own sleeping bags and mats.
Stay overnight at the Koolwink Motel and be transported back in time. This retro 70’s motel first opened its doors to the traveling public as a tourist home in 1936. The family-owned businesses prides itself in providing guests a unique, yet comfortable stay within West Virginia’s oldest town.
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This post was last updated on January 24, 2023