New River-Greenbrier Valley

From outdoor recreation to culture and history, you’ll find it all in the scenic New River and Greenbrier Valley. Visitors flock to the New River Gorge to enjoy some of the best whitewater rafting and rock climbing on the East Coast, while the Greenbrier Valley is home to the world-famous Greenbrier Resort. With a mix of outdoor recreation, small town charm and first-class luxury, you’ll never want to leave.

Here, exploring is never boring.

West Virginia has been selected as one of National Geographic’s “Best of the World” Top 20 Travel Experiences for 2024 because of world-class whitewater rafting at the New River Gorge National Park & Preserve. From heart-pounding, high-adrenaline rafting to family-friendly floats, the New River Gorge National Park provides one of the world’s best experiences.

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It doesn’t end there. The region’s world-class adventures combine with its spirited small towns to create unforgettable mountain getaways. Let country roads lead you far from the ordinary and a little closer to Almost Heaven.

Exciting Adventures

There are several ways to take in the beauty of America’s newest national park – whether by foot, bike, raft or plane. One of the most unique vantage points comes from the New River Gorge Bridge itself, 850 feet above the river. Bridge Walk offers panoramic views of lush scenery and those world-class rapids.

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Charming Towns

The heart of West Virginia is expressed through the open arms of its people. Teeming with sweet southern culture and rich history, these small towns are a home away from home. From the thrill-seeker to the history buff, excitement is at every turn. Take a look at the town guides below to start planning your trip.

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Unique Stays

Follow up on your action-packed days with the coziest of stays. Whether you’re looking for a luxe retreat at The Greenbrier or wanting to reserve your spot in nature at Country Road Cabins, there’s a place for every explorer to lay their head – and rest up for the adventures ahead, of course.

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