Top 10 Must-See Stops

  1. Woodburn Hall: The iconic West Virginia University building was built in 1876 and placed on the National Register of Historic Places.
  2. Coopers Rock State Forest: Filled with breathtaking overlooks at every turn, this state forest has numerous recreational opportunities.
  3. Philippi Covered Bridge: A picturesque landmark now, this was the site of a Civil War battle and one of seven covered bridges in Mountaineer Country.
  4. Tygart Lake State Park: This park is known for its 10-mile long 1,750-acre lake, which makes it the perfect spot for water skiing, scuba diving, fishing and kayaking.
  5. Heston Farm Winery: Taste the wines or sip Copperhead, a premium buckwheat whiskey from the family’s Pinchgut Hollow Distillery.
  6. Valley Falls State Park: Scenic beauty and historical significance define this state park, which features a series for four picturesque waterfalls.
  7. International Mother’s Day Shrine: Mother’s Day was created right in Grafton by Anna Jarvis in honor of her mother.
  8. Prickett’s Fort State Park: Experience frontier life in Fairmont with costumed interpreters, including working weavers, blacksmiths and gunsmiths.
  9. Barbour County Historical Museum: This small museum features mummies that were once part of an attraction with the P.T. Barnum Circus.
  10. Arthurdale: This small community was created from the nation’s first New Deal homestead championed by First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt.

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