Winter Retreats: 10 Cozy Mountain Spots

Here in Almost Heaven, there are a multitude of mountain spots to slip away to while enjoying the natural beauty and peace of the winter season. Whether you’re looking to make memories with the entire family, plan a romantic retreat or even have a weekend to yourself, we’re sure to have a spot that’s just right.

Ashland Resort

Northfork, WV

Surrounded by 1,600 acres of private forest, a cabin at Ashland Resort is the perfect place to cozy up and watch the snow fall. Or if you’re feeling adventurous, you’re in luck. This spot found within the famous Hatfield-McCoy Trail System, where you can off-road and explore all winter long.

Snowshoe Mountain Resort

Snowshoe, WV

At an elevation of 4,848 feet, Snowshoe Mountain offers unique activities options such as snowmobiling, adventure dining tours, sleigh rides, heated outdoor swimming areas as well as an entire village full of shopping and dining. Stay at the family-owned Corduroy Inn for an authentic seasonal experience.

Pipestem Resort State Park

Pipestem, WV

Immerse yourself in West Virginia’s wonderful outdoors with a comfortable cabin stay at Pipestem Resort State Park. Here, 26 cabins are spread throughout the park grounds which provides for a private and intimate feel while still having adventure and activity options close by.

North Fork Mountain Inn

Cabins, WV

It’s effortless to take in the array of picturesque winter views from this 10 room log cabin. Fireplaces, hot tubs, a complete selection of fine wines and beers and even an award-winning chef can all be found at the North Fork Mountain Inn. Adjacent to the Monongahela National Forest, this is the perfect place to take a winter wonderland hike.

Canaan Valley Resort State Park

Davis, WV

Accommodations at Canaan Valley Resort include a welcoming lodge and homey cabins along with RV campsites. Hit the slopes, lace up your ice skates or simply enjoy the small-town magic feel in nearby Davis and Thomas. No matter what, you’ll find yourself longing for Almost Heaven winter again.

Lost River Vacations

Mathias, WV

Find yourself snug as a bug when nestled up in one of these tiny homes this season. Just a short 2.5-hour drive from the D.C. Metro Area, Lost River Vacations offers 22 serene acres for guests to roam freely on as well as supplies for breakfast and s’mores.

Country Road Cabins

Hico, WV

Country Road Cabins has shelter options like no other. Cross the canopy bridge for a wondrous stay in the Holly Rock Treehouse or unwind in the Sugar Shack Yurt’s private indoor jacuzzi tub. Bring along the entire crew for a cabin getaway stay in Pillow Rock, which can sleep up to 12.

Timberline Mountain Resort

Davis, WV

Get out in the elements and challenge yourself to the 1,000 feet of vertical drops at Timberline Mountain. Rest and recharge within the warm on-site hotel with room sizes that host up to eight guests. Enjoy the convenience of having family time with food and fun right at your fingertips.

Hillbrook Inn

Charles Town, WV

Escape the hustle and bustle of the holidays and plan a girlfriend getaway to the historic Hillbrook Inn. This quaint bed & breakfast is made complete with a luxurious spa, fine dining, wine tastings and charming suites.

Winterplace Ski Resort

Ghent, WV

Ideal for beginners who are just learning to ski, Winterplace Ski Resort is home to 27 trails, 9 lifts and a terrain park. Here you can also find West Virginia’s largest tube park. Get cozy quickly in one of the on-property cabins, where each night’s stay includes a free breakfast at Mountain Mama’s Cafe.

Experience all the winter fun to be had in West Virginia while making magical memories that the entire family will remember forever.

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This post was last updated on September 21, 2023