These 3 WV Towns are officially the South’s Best

Awarded each year by Southern Living, the South’s Best Awards are an annual tradition. Coming off of a challenging year, the 2021 awards recognize those places across the southern region that have stood the test of time. With a wide selection of towns and categories, West Virginia is the proud home to three of the South’s Best Towns of 2021.

Best Small Towns: Wheeling

Best Mountain Towns: Elkins

Best Mountain Towns: Fayetteville

Celebrate the exciting news by joining us on a road trip through each of these winning towns. Starting in the Northern Panhandle in Wheeling, you are sure to find a unique culture. Heading over to the Potomac Highlands, Elkins is a lush escape among the Monongahela National Forest. End your getaway in the New River-Greenbrier Valley where Fayetteville awaits as an adventure paradise.


Featured Itinerary

Happening now in Elkins, Fayetteville & Wheeling


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