Amazing travel deals – Cyber Monday & Small Business Saturday

Score the best deals in West Virginia this Thanksgiving shopping weekend!

Supporting local shops feels amazing, but it’s not all about the warm and fuzzies! Here’s where to find some of the best shopping and adventure discounts in 2016.


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New River Gorge regionWilliamsonCharlestonParkersburgMorgantownWeston


New River Gorge region

The most exciting gift? Adventure!

Score great discounts on these wild-fun thrill rides:

  • Walk the iconic New River Gorge Bridge on a Bridge Walk tour 876 feet above the rugged canyon! From Nov. 25-30, tickets are just $45 per person.
  • River Expeditions will have amazing Cyber Monday deals on ziplining, whitewater and more! “Double Your Money Cyber Monday” matches whatever you spend. You can even use it on cabin rentals.
  • ACE Adventure Resort will have their best deals on seasonal passes— but there are only a limited number, so you’ll have to call fast to score ‘em!  (Yes call, not click! This “Not-So-Cyber Monday” deal is over the phone only.)
  • Adventures on the Gorge will unleash all kinds of deals on Cyber Monday, so get ready!
    • Single-day rafting trips on the New River are discounted to $89 per person.*
    • Want to whitewater raft the world-famous Gauley River? AOTG will also slash single-day passes to just $109.*
    • Prefer sticking to land? Zip line tours will only be $69 per person!
    • TimberTrek Adventure Park aerial obstacle course has the best deal of all: Tickets will go for only $29 each!

For your less daring friends, Wild Mountain Soap Company will have deals on handcrafted, chemical-free soaps on Black Friday, too. Get $5 off a $50 purchase or earn 1 free lotion bar when you buy 4. Swing by that Monday for even more discounts and deals!


Williamson celebrates Christmas in an all-day extravaganza: the Mistletoe Market Festival.

Deals are a given, but you can also get into the seasonal spirit with live music, hot chocolate, cookies and a kids’ scavenger hunt. As you shop, you might run into Mr. and Mrs. Claus and characters from “Frozen.” When you’re finished for the day, join the community for a Christmas tree lighting ceremony.


West Virginia’s capital is full with galleries and creative outlets, so it’s no surprise that you can score some great savings on art. And parking is free, so you can spend all day browsing.

Studios and shops stay open late for Charleston’s ArtWalk— Black Friday Edition. Wander through downtown’s extensive collections of sculptures, furniture, paintings and photography from 5-8 p.m. Then, head to Timothy’s for snacks, special drinks and entertainment.

The Art Emporium will have special sales on Small Business Saturday, too. This frame shop and gallery boasts a large assortment of West Virginia pottery, jewelry, stained glass and sculptures. You can even pick up some art supplies for the DIY creative types on your list.

Share some WV pride and unique designs. Everything at Kin Ship Goods will be on sale, including all their brand-new designs, apparel and hip holiday cards. Enjoy free cider, cookies and live entertainment while you browse. Free goodies for the first few folks through the door!


Parkersburg’s historic downtown is a one-stop savings shop for Small Business Saturday. Browse the artisan works and sample tasty fare from local farmers and bakers at the Point Park Marketplace.

Parkersburg Art Center will save you money and time this season. Not only are they sharing great deals in their gift shop, they’ll also wrap them for free. They’ll even have a local artist pop-up shop roundup, so you can find plenty of variety and head home with tree-ready picks for everyone on your list.

Kids and kids at heart will love a playful present from Classic Plastics Toy Store— and you’ll love the sales and discounts on vintage and brand-new action figures, comics, model cars and more!

Cap your all-local shopping spree with a cheers to the city’s newest small business, Parkersburg Brewing Company. They’ll have dark malt, pale ale, and tangy Citrus Tsunami beer, plus warm paninis, homemade Bavarian pretzel bites and desserts.


Morgantown takes Small Business Saturday savings to the extreme with free gifts. Feeling lucky? Spend $25 or more on Main Street Morgantown, and you could win a downtown gift basket— they’re worth $500 each!

Bonus: parking is free all weekend, too!

Be sure to stop by the Old Stone House Gift Shop to stack on some discounts. This historic boutique evokes plenty of Christmas charm: Large glass ornaments hang from the low ceilings, while stuffed polar bears, Santa Claus statues, and silvery trees and bells tucked into every open space.


Every year, Weston’s Small Business Saturday Marketplace sale gets bigger. They keep bringing in more artists to keep up with the demand, so you can find discounts on all sorts of unique crafts and handmade goods.


Where in WV are you shopping this Small Business Saturday?


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This post was last updated on July 29, 2020