West Virginia – Places that make you go crazy

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Surrounded by Kentucky, Virginia, Ohio and Pennsylvania, West Virginia is one of the favourite tourist spots in United States. If you are planning to have an awesome lengthy holiday, then West Virginia is the best one to be at.

New River Gorge BridgeNew River Gorge Bridge Virginia

3000 feet long arched bridge over the river Gorge is something that you can’t miss in West Virginia. The view from this bridge is way more phenomenal than anything else. There is an event occurs every year on the 3rd Saturday of the month October. You can see the demonstration of bungee jumping, rappelling and so on.

Harpers Ferry National Historic Park

Harpers Ferry National Historic Park West Virginia

One can find several historic museums throughout the park area. There is a footbridge whereby you can walk around the park and discover diverse historic places and things. Almost half million people visit this park every year. The place is easily accessible from Washington DC.

Coopers Rock State Forest

Coopers Rock State Forest West Virginia

Coopers Rock State Forest covers only 52 square KMs area that consists of several recreation sports like hiking, Rock climbing, campground and so on. If you like adventures and want to spend some time in the arm of nature then Coopers Rock State Forest is the best place in the US.

Blackwater Falls State Park

Blackwater Falls State Park Virginia

A 62 feet long waterfalls, located near Tucker County, West Virginia is one of the most phenomenal falls in US. The place has campgrounds, restaurants, fishing area, cross-country skiing and many more amenities to enjoy.

Lost world Caverns

Lost world Caverns West Virginia

Another place in West Virginia to explore some more adventures is Lost World Caverns. The place is famous for the underground natural sequence of caverns. The 1000 feet long and 120 feet high cave can be explored freely by walking through the cave.

West Virginia Penitentiary

West Virginia Penitentiary  old

West Virginia State Penitentiary is a large prison that is influenced by Gothic style. It is now used as a training base as well as a famous tourist attraction. During May every year the Elizabethtown Festival takes place and also Dungeon of Horrors event occurs during Halloween.

Mountaineer Field

Mountaineer Field Virginia

Commonly known as “Jewel of the Mountains”, Mountaineer Field is a football stadium located in West Virginia. If you are a soccer fan and spending time in West Virginia during a Mountaineer football match, you must watch it seating in the stadium. The feel is something beyond words as the stadium has capacity of 38000 people.

Adventure Sports

Adventure Sports West Virginia
Wild Whitewater Rafting in West Virginia

Adventure sports like rafting, trekking, hiking, fishing, road tripping, biking and much more can be found across the West Virginia. You can select any of the sport and make your day much more adventurous than any regular outing.

State Museum

State Museum  Virginia

State museum in West Virginia exhibits a lot of artwork and culture of the old and heritage times. To know details about the history and science of the state one must walk into the state museum.

Seneca Rocks State Park

Seneca Rocks State Park Virginia

Situated in the eastern side of West Virginia, the Seneca Rocks State Park is famous for rock climbing. On the other, the other parts such as Spruce Knob – highest peak of West Virginia and Smoke Hole Canyon – A canyon in Potomac River are also famous for recreation area in Seneca Rocks area. The place can be explored in a single day tour or you can stay overnight to witness the beautiful sun rise.

What are your favorite things to do in West Virginia?