Best spots to tie the knot Southern WVDecember 28, 2012
The most breathtaking set you can choose for the scene of your life, the Gorge is full of elegant, rustic options and local vendors with an eye for country flair.
Best for: a great overlook of the New River Gorge and gourmet food for up to 400 guests
Sitting right atop the rim of the Gorge, Smokey’s deck gives you one of the best views in the area. The staff can help you personalize the wedding, from live music or a DJ to dazzling cocktail receptions. Settle your guests into deluxe cabins for any budget, then take your wedding party for an adventure in the water, land or sky.
Best for: outdoor winery setting for up to 400 guests or intimate indoor ceremonies for up to 40
With four options for your wedding setting, at Daniel Vineyards you can host a large celebration in the outdoor pavilion (equipped for any bad weather that may try to rain on your big day) or gather a cozier crew in the gazebo, surrounded by the blueberry patch and dense forests.
Best for: small, secluded weddings in a log home for about 25 guests
This gigantic, rustic 6-bedroom pondside cabin sits on 28 acres of land on the edge of the New River Gorge National Park, allowing for a private woodland venue only 4 miles from Fayetteville. With a fully-equipped kitchen, indoor and outdoor jacuzzis, game room, big-screen satellite TV and wi-fi, Lynn’s Pond House has all the luxurious amenities for a smooth ceremony with your closest loved ones.
Best for: a banquet room wedding in an artisan haven for up to about 300 guests
The headquarters for West Virginia craftsmanship, Tamarack is the perfect place for a wedding. Keep the stress of planning to a minimum with the Tamarack Conference Center’s many venues to accommodate a ceremony and reception. With a Greenbrier-trained chef staff, the Tamarack is equipped to cater small or large weddings.
There’s still a host more options to create any sort of Southern WV wedding you can dream up. There are churches speckled across the mountain landscape, state parks perfect for secluded getaways and ski lodges that can accommodate the swankiest of nuptials.
Where do you see your dream WV wedding?