Find Tourist Places in West Virginia

The Mountain State, nicknamed as such as it is the only state that is entirely within the area being served by the Appalachian Regional Commission, is the 41st largest state in the entire country. The state is well known for its rolling hills and mountains and the outdoor recreation opportunities it provides such as skiing, fishing, hiking, whitewater rafting, backpacking, hunting and mountain biking. West Virginia is a top producer of coal, next to Wyoming, in the US and is also major source of lumber due to the overpopulation of trees in the state. Popular tourist spots in West Virginia include the New River Gorge Bridge, Harpers Ferry National Historical Park and several state parks. The Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum also provides a haunting, thrilling experience for visitors and is a must visit. Other places to check are the West Virginia State Museum, Beckley Exhibition Coal Mine and Youth Museum and the West Virginia Penitentiary.

There are over 400 tourist attractions in West Virginia. This is 1% of all tourist attractions listed in the USA. Top cities in West Virginia with popular tourist destinations are Charleston, Harpers Ferry, Wheeling, Huntington and Fairmont. The major types of tourist attractions listed here are nature attractions and museums. Then there is also landmarks listed in West Virginia. You may find a list of all categories of West Virginia attractions on this page. Click on a category to find all attractions of West Virginia of that type.

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