Start your trip with a traditional pastry and coffee from Nu Era Bakery in Logan, which has been a downtown institution since 1940. Then, hop on the Hatfield-McCoy Trails – hundreds of miles of off-road trails that are open year-round for ATVs, UTVs, dirt bikes or 4x4s! Start with the Bearwallow trailhead to zip around the mountains.
After you’ve worked up an appetite, drive straight to Morrison’s Drive Inn, one of three drive-in restaurants in Logan and known for its West Virginia-style hotdogs with chili, slaw, mustard and onions. If you’re still hungry, stop by Janet’s Park & Eat or Parkway Drive-In to round out the trio!
Next, enjoy one of West Virginia’s best state parks, Chief Logan State Park. Try some miniature golf, hike the trails, visit the wildlife exhibit, cast a line, bike your heart out, catch a show and swim all day at this outdoor haven! Finally, rest up at Chief Logan Lodge.
Start your day at Hot Cup Coffee, a trendy coffee shop in downtown Logan. Then, it’s off to the Twisted Gun Golf Course in Wharncliffe. The Twisted Gun Golf Course is the hidden gem of the coal fields, with gorgeous fairways and vibrant greens. The course was built on top of a former mine site incorporating West Virginia’s history and roots into a recreational hub.
Grab some lunch at Pizzamingo in Gilbert, which serves up one of the best pizzas around! Then, make a stop at the Hatfield & McCoy Moonshine Distillery to sample some authentic moonshine. The recipe has been handed down for generations and is produced in small, handmade batches.
End your day with the Hatfield & McCoy Feud Tour driving tour to visit key feud sites, see the burial places of the infamous clan and maybe even catch a narrated tour during the Hatfield McCoy Marathon and Reunion Festival!
Wake up with nature at Cabwaylingo State Forest. This state forest features, biking, camping, fishing, hiking, hunting and outdoor adventure.
Head over to Chapmanville’s Surrey House to get a taste of southern comfort food. Located in one of the oldest homes in Chapmanville, this restaurant features fried green tomatoes, homemade pies and chicken and dumplings. Then, head south to marvel at the Coal House in Williamson, which was built from 65 tons of coal.
End your day in Matewan, exploring the history and culture of the area. First, stop by the Matewan Depot Replica Museum to explore the artifacts and historical records that bring a deeper appreciation for West Virginia heritage. Then, learn about the mine wars that helped bring about the rights of the modern labor force at the West Virginia Mine Wars Museum in Matewan. Finally, travel along the Tug River on a Hatfield & McCoy Airboat Tour! This mode of transportation will shake up your normal float on the river and leave you feeling like a champ. Bring the whole family for this blast on the water weekend getaway in the Hatfield-McCoy Mountains!