West Virginia is home to some of the most magnificent and rugged scenery on the East Coast, as well as year-round outdoor adventure options. Hiking, camping, caving, rock climbing, whitewater rafting, boating, and fishing are all popular activities in the area's untamed mountain range, heavily forested wilderness areas, and fast-running rivers. Ski resorts offer a variety of snow sports throughout the winter.
There will never be a shortage of things to do here for active travelers. While many visitors come to West Virginia for the state's outdoor activities and scenic landscapes, the state has much more to offer in terms of tourist attractions, ranging from the historic sights of Harpers Ferry and the elegant Greenbrier and its legendary golf courses to some very unusual attractions, such as a tour of a penitentiary.
With our list of West Virginia's best tourist sites, you'll have plenty of vacation options.