Road Trips

From the mountainous backcountry to history-packed byways, West Virginia has a scenic drive to suit every preference. Ride up and down our wild country roads discovering the beauty of the Mountain State — from the rich, rolling farmlands to the wildflower-filled valleys and quaint mountain towns. Along the way, uncover Appalachia’s unique culture and history plus a few hidden gems.

West Virginia’s winding country roads take you to uncrowded, charming towns and through peaceful and awe-inspiring landmarks. Here, feel free to stop and take it all in. Escape the concrete jungles for a change of pace in the Mountain State. You’ll find it’s actually quite heavenly. And if you want to stay a while, we invite you to do so.

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From historic towns rich with culture & heritage, to one-of-a-kind West Virginia sights like Seneca Rocks and Blackwater Falls, the state's country roads lead to unforgettable experiences. Check out a featured road trip below and get inspired to take one of your own this summer.

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Trip Inspiration

Check Out These Charming Small Towns in Almost Heaven

There’s something about visiting a small town to remind you of what’s really valuable in life. And this stretch, from Lewisburg up ...

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History and Nature Combine Along This Riverside Drive

This stretch of rolling, riverside scenery is the true gateway to the northernmost region of West Virginia. Following the Ohio River so...

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A Memorable Trip Through the Potomac Highlands

Located just two hours outside of Washington, D.C., the Potomac Highlands region features some of the state’s most dramatic scenery. ...

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Explore Some of West Virginia's Most Stunning Sights

Defined by its rivers and lush forests, this region in southern West Virginia has some of the most spectacular outdoor recreation. Ever...

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Get A True Taste of West Virginia Along This Memorable Route

Less than three hours outside Roanoke, this stretch of West Virginia is unlike anything you’ve ever seen before. Shaped by the famous...

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Discover the Most Spectacular Views in the Potomac Highlands

Shaped by the Potomac River and the Appalachian Mountains, there is no shortage of natural wonder in this part of West Virginia. Countless ...

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A Scenic Drive to One-of-a-Kind Experiences in West Virginia

A drive along the western side of West Virginia is not only stunningly beautiful—with plenty of river views and towering mountain ran...

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You Can Take a Drive and a Dip Along This Historic Loop

Just a short drive outside of the Washington and Baltimore metro areas, this loop through West Virginia’s Eastern Panhandle is both a...

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A Trip to Morgantown and Fairmont Will Make You Feel Like a Real Mountaineer

Only a short drive over the Pennsylvania border, cities like Morgantown and Fairmont offer both the friendly intimacy and bustling acti...

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