United States Forums

Start a new topic Change Forum
Advanced search

Trip to West Virginia

Jump to last reply

I am planning a week-long trip to WV next summer. I plan to stay in two or three areas: the New River Gorge and Cannan Valley or Seneca Rocks. Listed below is everything I plan to do and see:
Cannan Valley/Seneca Rocks area:

Spruce Knob Tower
Smoke Hole Canyon
Hiking Seneca Rocks
Sightseeing (driving around) and hiking at Dolly Sods
Hiking Nelson Rocks
Seeing Blackwater Falls and the gorge overlook near the lodge at that state park and maybe some hiking.

Along the way to Cannan Valley from Fayetteville:
Beartown State Park
Cranberry Bogs
Highland Scenic Byway
The Falls of Hill Creek on the Highland Scenic Byway
Possibly a ride on the Cass Railroad and/or activities at Snowshoe and/or a night at Cass or Snowshoe

Along the way to WV:
Coopers Rock Overlook (I live in maryland and will be coming in on I-68, so this is along the way)

New River Gorge area:
New River Gorge (the bridge, some hiking, sandstone falls, and seeing the other major areas of the Gorge like Grandview)
Babcock State Park (see the Glade Creek Gristmill)
Hawks Nest State Park (maybe take the jetboat ride)

I guess I will shoot for Fayetteville as a base for the New River Gorge. What about Cannan Valley/Seneca Rocks, should I stay at Cannan Valley or Seneca Rocks? And for how long to do everything I want? Same for Fayetteville?
Thanks-

5 Replies |Back to top

| Add a Reply

Sign in to comment.

Recent Activity

  • Announcement:
  • Fodor's 100 Hotel Award Winners Announced
    by Emily_D Fodor's Editor | Posted on Sep 17, 14 at 01:05 PM
View all United States activity »
  1. 1 Megabus, Tripper, or Boltbus from Wash DC to NYC. Which one is better?
  2. 2 Salem public transportation- how early or late??
  3. 3 Fall color yet?
  4. 4 Ideas for short driving tour around Washington DC, please
  5. 5 Rittenhouse restaurants?
  6. 6 Zion NP - Grand Canyon North Rim - Las Vegas
  7. 7 Activities in Maui and Kauai.....Please Help!
  8. 8 Steakhouse Suggestion in Boston Please
  9. 9 Sequoia and King's Canyon NP Lodging options
  10. 10 New York City with 3 teens!! Need help!!!
  11. 11 Charleston, SC transportation to HD from Airport
  12. 12 St Augustine Hotels, what area?
  13. 13 FIRST TIME ARIZONA WITH KIDS! HELP PLEASE!
  14. 14 ABQ Balloon Fiesta - What to do in the down time?
  15. 15 Colorado aspen updates
  16. 16 Chicago - Midway airport to downtown
  17. 17 Looking for Next Destination
  18. 18 Yosemite Lodging
  19. 19 advice please.. family of 8 trip to california in august
  20. 20 Worst Restaurants in America
  21. 21 Lesser seen places in DC?
  22. 22 Take the T or cab from Logan
  23. 23 SFO International Airport
  24. 24 Suggestions: Where to vist July 2015 ???
  25. 25 Trip Report Things I Missed Seeing in Tennessee
View next 25 » Back to the top