West Virginia

West Virginia Travel Guide

Articles about West Virginia

By Helen Zook

Imagine you and the kids in Hawaii. Hiking to a waterfall. Snorkeling through a lagoon. Lounging beachside. Dining at a luau. Aulani, a Disney Resort & Spa on Oahu, makes this kind of family vacation, well, possible. And that's just one of the country's best family stays.

By Katrina Brown Hunt

What makes a town magnetic? Travel + Leisure readers voted for their favorite small towns—with beaches, mountains, vineyards, and personality to spare.

By David Gould
Pursuing a life as close to nature as possible would have been madness to the seventeenth-century English philosopher Thomas Hobbes, who sensed “continual fear and danger” in such an existence. Hobbes felt certain it would be “poor, nasty, brutish...
By Lauren Kay
Pursuing a life as close to nature as possible would have been madness to the seventeenth-century English philosopher Thomas Hobbes, who sensed “continual fear and danger” in such an existence. Hobbes felt certain it would be “poor, nasty, brutish...
By Katrina Brown Hunt

Introducing the artists, foragers, pirates and shrine-builders who populate quirky small towns across the U.S.

Hotels in West Virginia

The water in all guestrooms in this charming white house comes direct from mountain springs. Book The Roost, a private cabin with log walls and a gas fireplace.

Restaurants in West Virginia

Feast on catfish with kale and grits under the authentic pressed-tin ceilings.

Things to do in West Virginia

Skiing the 39 slopes is one of many winter activities at Canaan. Snow-loving adventurers can also try snow tubing and “airboarding,” a high-tech take on traditional downhill sledding on an inflatable ride. The 250-room lodge has an arcades room, a spa and gym, and a kids’ center.