Best of Summer in Almost Heaven

As the days get longer and the temperatures start to rise, experience the best of Almost Heaven this summer. Each region offers something special, so see how many you can experience before the season is over.

Eastern Panhandle

Located only an hour from D.C., The Bavarian Inn is the perfect summer stop in the Eastern Panhandle. The Bavarian Inn features a one of a kind infinity pool overlooking the Potomac River, an in-house brewery and more!

Mountain Lakes

Round up the family and head to Audra State Park for the perfect summer adventure! Surrounded by unmatched beauty, Audra State Park offers some of the best natural swimming spots for the whole family to enjoy this summer.

Hatfield-McCoy Mountains

Hit the one and only Hatfield-McCoy Trails this summer. Chose to explore one of eight trails in the system winding though southern West Virginia. Riders can stop and explore the many locally owned shops during their journey giving them a true Almost Heaven experience.

Potomac Highlands

While known in the winter months for its amazing ski slopes, Cannan Valley Resort State Park is also home to many fun summer activities. From golf to camping, Cannan Resort truly has something for the whole family to enjoy.

Metro Valley

Escape the summer heat during your Capitol Street stroll by exploring the many unique shops along the way. Head to Taylor Books to find your newest summer read. After a long day of shopping, head to Pies and Pints for an unmatched Almost Heaven meal.

Northern Panhandle

Explore Prabhupada’s Palace of Gold. This history packed Almost Heaven stop is perfect for a summer weekend getaway. Take in the unmatched beauty this Palace brings to the Northern Panhandle. Open 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. May though August. Tours take place every half hour in the main Palace lobby entrance.

Mid-Ohio Valley

Blennerhasset Island State Park is the perfect Mid-Ohio Valley summer stop!  Start your Blennerhasset Island adventure by boarding the sternwheeler to ride over to the historic island. Once on the island, enjoy tours of the grounds and mansion, and horse-drawn carriage rides. This is one Almost Heaven summer activity you won’t want to miss.

New River- Greenbrier Valley

It comes as no surprise Whitewater rafting is the best summer activity in the New River-Greenbrier Valley. No matter your skill level, there is sure to be a ride that everyone can enjoy. Beat the heat by jumping into one of the most fun adventures of your life.

Mountaineer Country

Located in the heart of Mountaineer Country, Tygart Lake State Park makes for the perfect summer family getaway. Tygart Lake offers a cozy atmosphere packed with fun activities. From Boating to water skiing, there is something for the whole family to love.

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This post was last updated on March 18, 2022