Adventure, Shop, Dine — Make the most of your wintertime getaway to Southern West Virginia.


From family-friendly snow tubing at Winterplace Ski Resort to dazzling hikes through the New River Gorge National Park and Preserve, there’s an activity for every adventurer in Southern West Virginia.

Fuel up after a day of winter fun at one of our award-winning restaurants. Whether you are craving a fine dining experience in the mountains or a flavorful meal on the go, there are plenty of options to discover here. 

And don’t forget to bring home a souvenir! Our area is home to Appalachian specialty shops, renowned art galleries, outdoor outlets, historic boutiques and more. Find a special treasure to remember your trip. 

Fill up your winter itinerary with our favorite seasonal activities, local businesses and delicious dining options to create your perfect weekend getaway.


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All About Bridge Day 2022

West Virginia’s largest single-day festival is almost here! Bridge Day 2022, one of the most exciting BASE jumping festivals in the world, returns on October 15 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on the New River Gorge Bridge in Lansing. This year’s event will be the first held in the New River Gorge National Park…

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Bridge Day by the Numbers

Measuring approximately 3,030-feet long and 73-feet wide, the New River Gorge Bridge is a sizable structure. It’s only fitting that it’s home to Bridge Day, West Virginia’s largest one-day festival.  The first Bridge Day was held on November 8, 1980. During the inaugural event, two people parachuted from a plane onto the bridge, and 5,500…

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