Want a really unique way to ring in the New Year?

West Virginia’s resorts and parks provide the perfect atmosphere to ring in a brand new year.

Grab a group of friends, clink glasses and count down to midnight among some of the most beautiful scenery in the state.

1. Let the kids celebrate, too— separately

Welcome the new year among the rolling hills at Canaan Valley Resort State Park. The resort will start things off with a buffet, including mouthwatering entrees like prosciutto wrapped chicken with lemon and thyme, and baked Atlantic salmon with whipped yukon gold potatoes. There will be live music, a champagne toast and dancing until well after the ball drops.

For those of you who want to have a little fun without the kids, the resort’s got you covered. For juniors (ages 6-12), the buffet is just $12, and fir kids 5 and under. they eat for free with dining parents!

2. Let Cacapon Resort worry about the dishes

Get down with music by Adam Keeling at the Cacapon Resort State Park. The resort offers a package including dinner, entertainment, a cozy place to rest after the festivities AND a refreshing recovery breakfast for less than $200 per couple!

3. Dance the night away at Pipestem Resort State Park

Spend your last moments of the year with an evening dinner at Pipestem Resort State Park. Party into the new year with dancing, party favors, hors d’oeuvres, prizes, a cash bar and champagne toast at midnight!

4. Celebrate 4,848 feet in the sky

Get a fresh perspective at the Mountain State’s island in the sky, Snowshoe Mountain! Join the Village DJ in your winter apparel during the Village Block Party for party favors and a warm beverage. Or, stop by the Comedy Show hosted by Phil Hogan for food, laughs and a midnight toast! If you’d rather dance the night away, stop by Connection Nightclub or Hoot’s Pub for entertainment, music and more.

5. Get classy at The Greenbrier

The world-class resort snuggled amongst the mountains offers a variety of ways for you and yours to celebrate the changing of years. Dress to the nines for Soiree ‘18, which includes The Ray Caddell Orchestra at The Greenbrier. There’s even a Casino Club Party, a Kids Big Night Out Dinner Party for ages 6-12, a “Z” Night Party with pizza and snacks for teens and a New Year’s Day Breakfast.


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This post was last updated on December 18, 2017