Mountain State, Spring Break: Plan the perfect WV getaway

With unmatched beauty, exquisite dining and one-of-a-kind people, Almost Heaven is certainly the place to spend your spring break. To enjoy all that the Mountain State has to offer in the safest ways possible, here are some tips and tricks to help make the best of your time in Almost Heaven.

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Playing it Safe

Stay Up-to-Date

Before your spring break in Almost Heaven begins, make sure you’re up-to-date on state and federal COVID-19 guidelines. Travel responsibly, and this way, you can navigate the state with ease. As of now, West Virginia is operating under a mask-mandate, so be sure to bring your favorite spring prints.

Call Ahead of Time

Opening and closing times are at the discretion of individual businesses and attractions. To ensure that you check off your spring break bucket list, call ahead. Doing this will save time and ensure that you get to do all your heart desires in West Virginia.

Bring your PPE

Bags? Check. Keys? Check. Mask? Check. Bringing along your mask, gloves and hand sanitizer is just as important as bringing your suitcase. This spring, let’s keep West Virginia as safe as it is beautiful.

Decide on Your Ride

Not comfortable flying just yet? No worries. There’s a song about these country roads for a reason. With glorious views, breathtaking overlooks and picture-perfect moments, every route here is scenic. If you don’t want to fly over the Appalachian mountains, then feel free to venture through them.

Planning Your Trip

Go on an Outdoor Adventure

After you’ve taken all the necessary precautions, Almost Heaven becomes yours to explore. West Virginia is the hub of a variety of exhilarating outdoor adventures. Home to whitewater rafting at New River Gorge, hiking at Monongahela National Forest and rock climbing at Cooper’s Rock State Forest, you may find that your spring break won’t be long enough.

Take a Stroll Down Memory Lane

Immerse yourself in Almost Heaven history during this spring break. Ready with your mask and hand sanitizer, you can explore the ins and outs of Harpers Ferry National Historical Park to discover what a quaint life in historic Appalachia was like. You can also indulge your artistic side by viewing centuries-old paintings at the Art Museum of West Virginia University.

Experience Luxury

When you’ve done your part to have a safe spring break, you can truly sit back and relax. Stonewall Resort State Park is prepared to pamper you this spring break. Lake cruises, rounds of golf and a peaceful evening on the patio await you. Luxurious living also comes to life at the boutique Hotel Morgan, newly renovated and recently re-opened for 2021.

Stick to a Road Trip

With a number of road trips to choose from, your options are endless in Almost Heaven. Want to socially distance like a pro? Stick to a sightseeing road trip where you can explore the beauty of springtime amidst these newly-green Appalachian mountains.

In Almost Heaven, you don’t have to compromise safety for fun, so how will you enjoy a safe spring break this season? Check out our Exclusive Country Roads Edition Vacation Guide for even more inspiration.


Travelers are encouraged to check the status of individual businesses and to review all Travel Responsibly guidelines before taking a trip.

This post was last updated on May 24, 2021