15 Best Romantic Weekend Getaways in West Virginia

  • SWATHI RAMASWAMY
  • UPDATED Jun 04, 2018
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Nicknamed as the mountain state, West Virginia is situated among the Appalachian mountain ranges.  One of the most picturesque places in the world complete with a lake, mountain ranges and a stream, West Virginia will certainly surprise you with the peaceful warmth that you will find there. It is known for its long winding country roads and outdoor adventure. Listed below are some of West Virginia’s romantic getaways for a break from the daily hustle of life. 

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1. Hillbrook Inn

Complete with luxurious accommodations with modern facilities like fine dining and spa facilities, Hill brook in is the perfect romantic retreat. The Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races, Summit Point Speedway and Shepherds-town and Harper's Ferry are a few of the local attractions available. Special packages are available for romantic retreats during anniversaries and other special days. A mixture of history and contemporary, this hotel is ideal for quick vacations.

2. James Wylie House, White Sulphur Springs

This quaint bed and breakfast overlook hundreds of acres of meadow land. It is the perfect escape for romantic weekends and will definitely help you unwind. The Greenbrier Valley boasts of various outdoor activities and rich Civil War history and culture. Various activities like ghost tours, biking, caving, etc. are available for the adventurous. All this combined with the delicious food will prove to be a memorable experience. 

3. Glade Springs Resort

Easily accessible by road and sky, this resort offers a wide range of suites and rooms with standard amenities. It is set amidst a property of 4,100 acres of land in the Appalachian mountain ranges. Outdoor as well as indoor facilities like white water rafting facilities, tennis courts, basketball courts and an equestrian centre are available. A pampering session for you and your loved one can be arranged in the Spa Orange that offers a wide range of treatments and therapies. Glade Springs is one of the best locations if you want to spend a vacation full of adventures with your partner. 

4. The General Lewis Inn

A boutique hotel, the General Lewis Inn is a historic inn equipped with modern amenities for a comfortable stay. It offers a picturesque view and great hospitality. Delicious locally grown food is available at the Jefferson Dining Room and Thistle Lodge inside the Inn. The local art, theatre and culture can be fully enjoyed by the couples as the inn is situated at a prime location. Visit this hotel for a complete and authentic experience if West Virginia.

5. Brass Pineapple Inn

The Brass Pineapple inn offers cosy and elegant accommodation with rooms furnished with pristine Victorian Antiques. It is equipped with all modern amenities and local, organic food. The State Capitol Complex is situated nearby and is a must visit for all history buffs. Located in the heart of downtown Charleston, it is a perfect place for a romantic rendezvous with your partner and a taste of the local culture and cuisine.

6. West Ridge Hollow

The West Ridge Hallow is a perfect bed and breakfast for a couple who loves to be amidst nature. Set in the woods surrounding Harpers Ferry, it is a great escape for a romantic weekend.  The Potomac River is a great spot for canoeing, for you and your partner if you love being outdoors. The Hollywood Casino nearby is a world-class destination for gaming and entertainment.  The West Ridge hallow is perfect for a quiet weekend with the one you love.

7. Serenity Now

It is located at the top of Snowshoe Mountain and is bed and breakfast perfect for a winter expedition. Overlooking two acres of woods and wilderness, it is a calm, quiet place that will definitely help you and your partner unwind. 

It is located right next to Snowshoe and Silvercreek Ski-resorts. Visit during winter for a full skiing experience. In the summer season, one can enjoy swimming, tubing, golfing and other such outdoor activities. Whisk away your partner for a quiet escape among the forests and waterfalls of this bed and breakfast.

8. Smoke Hole Resort

Situated among the Appalachian Mountains and Seneca Rocks, the Smoke Hole Resort has a view to die for. It offers comfortable accommodation with modern amenities for a comfortable stay. Guided tours are available for an understanding of the rich history of this place. The Riverside cottages and special honeymoon suites will make it an extremely memorable vacation. Visit the Smoke Hole Resort to experience the out-worldly scenic beauty of this place. 

9. The Lighthouse Inn

Initially known as the Keyes Inn, the Lighthouse Inn offers amazing hospitality and rooms with modern equipment and amenities. It ensures complete privacy as it has only three private suites.  Situated at a walking distance from the Harpers Historic town, couples can enjoy the local culture and understand and appreciate the history of the place. Outdoor activities like zip lining, kayaking, etc. are available nearby. The Appalachian Trail is another activity that you can do along with your partner for an authentic experience. 

10. The Ledge House

The ledge house is a quiet, calm bed and breakfast for the couple who wishes to stay away from the noise of the city and busy hotels. It is a beautiful place with a view of the Harpers Ferry gap and overlooks the Shenandoah River. It is an almost self-sufficient place that grows its produce and the breakfast provided is made with organic farm fresh vegetables and eggs. The Harpers Ferry is easily accessible from here and is a hub for activities like canoeing, zip lining, horse riding, etc. Visit the Ledge House for a calm weekend with your partner unwinding in the fresh mountain air. 

11. Golden Anchor Cabins

Complete with a gas log fireplace and private hot tubs, the Golden Anchor cabins specialize in luxurious getaways for couples. It is located in Tucker Country and is perfect for honeymoons or other special occasions.

The Durbin and Greenbrier train rides help you take in the magnificent beauty of the mountains in West Virginia in just a few hours.

It is located near various ski resorts and is only a short drive to the Blackwater Falls State Park, Seneca Caverns and Smoke Hole Caverns. These cabins are the perfect place for a once in a lifetime experience with your loved one.

12. Blennerhassett Hotel

Situated in Parkersburg, this hotel is a historic European style building equipped with all modern amenities. Simple but elegant décor makes this hotel perfect for couples searching for an aesthetically pleasing environment.  Parkersburg offers attractions like the River Cities Symphony Orchestra, which gives you an experience of the local tradition and culture. The Julia Inn Historic District walking tour is another must do activities here.

Visit Blennerhassett for a calm and informative vacation with your partner.

13. Thomas Shepherd Inn

The Thomas Shepherd Inn is situated at the Valley of Shenandoah River in Shepherds Town.  It is a calm place away from all the hustle and noise of busy towns and places.  You can visit the Potomac River, take a bike ride on the Canal Path or tour the nearby vineyards. The nearby town is home to unique shops, restaurants, art museums and historic sites. Indulge in the freshly brewed coffee and gourmet food with your loved one on this rendezvous.

14. North Fork Mountain Inn

The North Fork Mountain Inn offers a wide range of suites, rooms and privately rented cabins tucked away in the forests. Equipped with standard amenities, it has a splendid view of the mountains all year long.

The Birdwatching weekend is regularly conducted along with scenic trail hikes.  Activities like fly fishing, hiking along the Potomac Highlands, etc. are available. Various special packages for couples including the Valentines weekend Package and Romance Package are also available for a memorable romantic vacation. 

15. Canaan Valley Resort

Situated in Davis, Canaan overlooks a huge property and offers a wide range of rooms, suites, cabins and campsites for couples to choose from. It has various modern facilities including indoor and outdoor pools, golf courses and ski slopes. 

Activities are available all year round including hikes and golfing in the summer and skiing and snowboarding in winter. Gourmet food is available in the multiple restaurants inside the resort itself. The Canaan Valley Resort will have you and your partner spoilt for choice.

They say West Virginia brings you one step closer to heaven. One of the most charming states in the USA, West Virginia welcomes you for a once in a lifetime experience with your loved one, away from the rush and stresses of your daily life.

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