Things to See

Romantic Views in the New River Gorge

Views of the New River Gorge

Tourist Attractions in West Virginia

If a picture is worth a thousand words, how many do you think are packed into a West Virginia vacation? There are amazing sights for you to enjoy while you’re here, but you’ve got to visit to see them all. Stay a little longer and see all the beautiful sights in Southern West Virginia.


The forests of West Virginia are some of the most diverse ecosystems in the world. The mountains surround you. The valleys plunge below. Everywhere, you hear the sound of mountain streams and flowing waterfalls. Welcome to one of our wonderful southern West Virginia parks!    

Fairs and Festivals

In Southern West Virginia, we love to celebrate! We put together some of the best festivals you'll ever attend, and we bring the music, food, and culture to go with them.

Wine, Beer & Spirits

Southern West Virginia is home to several award-winning vineyards, unique distilleries and craft breweries. Taste the difference in our locally crafted spirits.

Performing Arts

Southern West Virginia is home to terrific troupes and venues for the performing arts. From plays in outdoor amphitheaters to toe-tapping mountain music, our region offers live entertainment for everyone.

History / Heritage

History abounds in Southern West Virginia and heritage sites range throughout this part of the mountains. The civil war, colonial life and early explorers all helped shape our culture, as did our coalfields and railroads. You can experience it all when you visit Southern West Virginia.        


Southern West Virginia's natural bird habitat makes it the perfect place for birders. The remarkable aviary facilities in our region give visitors a unique, up-close experience with the animals they admire.

State Attractions

Southern West Virginia is like nowhere else. Our small towns offer unique, one-of-a-kind things to do and see. Stay a little longer to experience these incredible Mountain State attractions in Southern West Virginia.