Our 2020 Winter Bucket List
Don’t find yourself mid-January having missed out on all festive adventures! Fill our your winter bucket list using this comprehensive guide as your inspiration.
- Harpers Ferry & Bolivar Olde Tyme Christmas– Enjoy festive street views and socially distanced activities at this traditional celebration.
- Hillbrook Inn and Suites– Cuddle up for a relaxing evening of rest in one of the elegant rooms of this historic inn.
- True Treats Historic Candy– With nostalgic sweets and seasonal confections, this spot is a must-try for any candy-lover.
- Coal Heritage Museum– Learn more about life for West Virginian coal miners of years past at this National Coal Heritage Authority Area stop.
- Hot Cup Coffee– Everyone loves a warm cup of joe this time of year. Find this and more at a unique spot in the Hatfield-McCoy mountains.
- Hatfield-McCoy Trails– Enjoy year-round fun at this off-road adventurers heaven starting off in Mercer County.
- Lola’s Pizza– As you land down at West Virginia International Yeager Airport head to this Charleston fan favorite for a warm slice.
- Christmas Village– Huntington‘s Heritage Farm, is preparing for a safe and festive season of fun.
- Commons Marketplace at Valley Park– Check holiday shopping off of your list at this one-stop-shop in Putnam County.
- The Downtowner– Get your fill of comfort food at this family-owned classic in Ripley.
- Blennerhassett Hotel– This legendary resting place is the perfect spot for a holiday getaway.
- Mulberry Lane Country Store– Pick up a few seasonal goodies at the largest country store in West Virginia.
- Kirkwood Winery & Isaiah Morgan Distillery– Grab a bottle of red or a bottle of white at this Summersville staple.
- Carnifex Ferry Cabins– With endless history and an unbeatable location, these cozy cabins are a great pick.
- Stillwaters– In the beloved Stonewall Resort, Stillwaters serves local fares to the whole of Lewis County.
- Celebration of Lights– Socially distance in your own vehicle and enjoy hundreds of lights at this Marion County highlight.
- Miller’s Eats & Sweets– It is hard to beat a delicious sweet treat this time of year!
- Alpine Lake Resort– High within the Alleghenies lies a mountain resort, complete with golf adventures and lake living.
New River Greenbrier Valley
- Small Talk Cafe– With seasonal soups and indulgent baked goods, this spot adds to the magic of the Resort at Glade Springs.
- Winterplace– Within the rolling hills of Southern WV is a snowy wonderland, perfect for hitting the slopes.
- Weekends with Santa– Family-friendly activities are in no shortage at The Greenbrier Resort this season in the Greenbrier Valley.
- Oglebay Resort & Conference Center– Catch a glimpse of some magic reindeer and enjoy sparking lights at this northern resort.
- Christmas with the Cockayne’s– Tour this historic (and festive) farmstead during this season’s open house just outside of Moundsville.
- Figaretti’s Restaurant– Homemade Italian cuisine is on our mind as the temperature continues dropping.
- Ski the Valley– Looking for downhill slopes or cross-country skiing? These three resorts have something for every winter sports lover.
- Trail Head Coffee– Before you hit the slopes or go adventure hunting, grab a cup of warm coffee in Davis.
- Bright Morning Inn– After enjoying all that the Potomac Highlands have to offer, refresh at this quaint and historic inn.
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Travelers exploring this season are encouraged to check the status of individual businesses before taking a trip. A statewide indoor face-covering requirement is in effect and visitors are encouraged to maintain a safe social distance when traveling the state.
This post was last updated on January 11, 2022