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New River Gorge
Things to Do in and Around the New River Gorge
Southern West Virginia and the New River Gorge are goldmines of opportunity for the adventurous traveler with a wide variety of attractions, events and historical points of interest on top of excellent outdoor activities, like whitewater rafting, rock climbing, fishing, mountain biking, ATV tours, horseback riding and more! It’s all here—less than a day’s drive away for over 60% of the U.S. population! And the truly incredible fact is how affordable it can be. You can experience all this for considerably less than the average cost of a vacation in other areas of the country. From Fayetteville, Beckley and Summersville, WV to Ansted, Hidden, Hico and Hampstead, you won’t run out of fun in Southern West Virginia!
If you like outdoor adventure, join us at Adventures On the Gorge where you can experience exciting whitewater rafting on the New and Gauley Rivers or go mountain biking or horseback riding through West Virginia's fabled hills. Try your hand at fly fishing or view the New River Gorge from on high as you hike trails out of history.
If outdoor adventure is not your cup of tea, don’t despair. You’ll find premier golf courses, unique handmade arts and crafts and Appalachian style cuisine, from country diners to the finest gourmet restaurants. Discover the rich variety of lodging, restaurants, shopping, outdoor adventures and area attractions sitting in your own back yard.
An adventure vacation in West Virginia leaves an indelible memory for a lifetime, one that you can relive many times over in years to come. So c’mon! Visit Southern WV and find out for yourself! There is something for everyone in the Mountain State.