Northern Panhandle

The northernmost point of West Virginia blends scenic beauty with city living – just miles outside the metropolis of Pittsburgh. Filled with rich history, cultural diversity and surprising discoveries, this slender riverside region provides the perfect backdrop for a memorable vacation.

Timeless Memories. One hour away.

In the Northern Panhandle, there is something for everyone. Because, here, mouth-watering dining, live music, outdoor adventures and Broadway shows are always at the ready. Set out on an unforgettable journey through this charming region, where lasting memories await.

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Build Your Own Itinerary

Thinking about building your own itinerary? Look no further. Your options are endless but also just at your fingertips. With so much to do and see, you have quite the adventure ahead of you.

Arts, Culture, and Adventure

Escape the hustle and bustle and whisk away to West Virginia, where you can adventure at your own pace. Whether that’s perusing one-of-a-kind shops, browsing art galleries or escaping to the great outdoors, it’s all awaiting you – and only one hour away.

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Rich History & Heritage At Every Turn

The Northern Panhandle tells a story of West Virginia’s history and heritage. Whether you’re an avid history buff or just looking to learn something new, you can look forward to going back in time. Though only sixteen miles wide, its history is rich and its roots deep.

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Unique Places to Call Homebase

From premium resort accommodations to cozy treetop villas, the Northern Panhandle has ample space available for your West Virginia getaway. Whether you’re looking to stay in a comfy lodge or nestle yourself in nature, you’ll rest easy in this slice of Almost Heaven.

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