These unique places to stay can only be found in Almost Heaven
Everyone needs a change in their normal routine from time to time. When planning your next vacation to West Virginia, why not try something new? Almost Heaven is home to some of the most unique and original bed and breakfasts, as well as lodges and secret luxury hideaways. Add even more excitement to your next Mountain State adventure by staying at one of these eccentric and rare places.
The folks in Durbin have refurbished two original Wabash Railroad cabooses and connected them to the Durbin Rocket, an antique 55-ton steam locomotive from 1910. The conductor will take you and up to five others to a remote location along the Greenbrier River – and then leave. The Castaway Caboose will serve as your personal riverside home for however long you prefer. Once the conductor leaves you and your group, you won’t see them (or anyone from the outside world, really) until they arrive to pick you up on the day you choose. The caboose comes complete with a refrigerator, range, heat, linens, towels, utensils, a DVD player, full-size shower and a restroom. The area is part of the National Radio Quiet Zone so you won’t need your cell phone and will truly be off the grid.
If you’re traveling near Buckhannon, you’ll find the McNemar House – a one-of-a-kind music venue that features artists from around the world as well several top-class accommodations. The McNemar family (pronounced mick|nee|mer) has created a venue that makes visitors feel right at home. The venue cultivates music and the arts and provides a more intimate setting where visitors are able to see the show as well as meet the musicians. The house has overnight accommodations that include numerous themed bedrooms.
Grand Vue Park Treetop Villas
Overlooking historic Moundsville, Grand Vue Park offers unmatched adrenaline and adventure, as well as cozy and comfortable accommodations. One of their most popular attractions is their assortment of luxurious Treetop Villas. The villas are each one-floor for easy access and overlook the scenic Ohio Valley. Each villa comes equip with flat screen TVs, a hot tub with a covered deck, a full kitchen and appliances, and so much more. After a day full of fun at the Grand Vue Adventure Park, relax in the hot tub, enjoy scenic views and sleep amongst the trees.
Barn With Inn
The Barn With Inn sits on a working farm in the rolling hills of Wellsburg. The innkeepers describe it as rural elegance with a focus on mindful farming and farm-to-table foods. The farm produces several types of food and accommodations can be found inside the main house, the restored hay loft or stable. The property also includes a fishing pond, in-ground swimming pool and two outdoor showers. This is a remote getaway unlike any other.
Step outside of the norm here in Almost Heaven. These one-of-a-kind destinations offer top-class and unique accommodations that will give you an experience you’ll always remember.
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This post was last updated on January 7, 2019