Road Trips

From the mountainous backcountry to history-packed byways, West Virginia has a scenic drive to suit every preference. Ride up and down our wild country roads discovering the beauty of the Mountain State — from the rich, rolling farmlands to the wildflower-filled valleys and quaint mountain towns. Along the way, uncover Appalachia’s unique culture and history plus a few hidden gems.

West Virginia’s winding country roads take you to uncrowded, charming towns and through peaceful and awe-inspiring landmarks. Here, feel free to stop and take it all in. Escape the concrete jungles for a change of pace in the Mountain State. You’ll find it’s actually quite heavenly. And if you want to stay awhile, we invite you to do so.

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From historic towns rich with culture & heritage, to one-of-a-kind West Virginia sights like Seneca Rocks and Blackwater Falls, the state's country roads lead to unforgettable experiences. Check out a featured road trip below and get inspired to take one of your own this summer.

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Trip Inspiration

5 Weekend Getaways To Take In 2022

The colder months in Almost Heaven are some of the best times to explore quaint mountain towns and their charming adventures with a weekend...

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Fall Foliage Road Trip: U.S. Route 50

Mid-Ohio Valley Sights Rounding out a beautiful fall season in Almost Heaven, our final fall foliage report is guiding us towards a ...

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Fall Foliage Road Trip: U.S. 250 to W.Va. 88

Northern Panhandle Must-Visits With later than normal peak color arriving in the Mountain State, beautiful fall foliage remains in s...

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Fall Foliage Road Trip: W.Va. Route 310

Shifting Hues & Historic Views Due to a warmer than usual fall, color has been slower to peak in West Virginia this year. The hi...

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Fall Foliage Road Trip: Midland Trail & Country Route 11

Iconic Views & Breathtaking Overlooks This week in Almost Heaven, we are beginning to see vibrant color spread across the state....

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Road Trips from Columbus – Mid-Ohio Valley

The Mid-Ohio Valley Region, known for its tourism, agriculture and manufacturing industries, is a charming place full of adventure and ric...

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Road Trips from Virginia: New River/Greenbrier Valley

The New River/Greenbrier Valley Region is a beautiful, scenic area where upscale luxury meets small-town charm. With ample rock-climbing, ...

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Road Trips on I-77: Mountain Lakes

The Mountain Lakes Region of West Virginia, while being the portion of the state with the smallest population, is in no shortage of beauti...

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Road Trips from Pittsburgh: Mountaineer Country

The Mountaineer Country Region of West Virginia is a lively and beautiful area filled with scenic attractions, fine dining, ample shopping ...

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