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Discover West Virginia for an Enchanting Weekend Getaway in the Mountains

Nestled in the Appalachian region of the southern United States, West Virginia boasts natural beauty with scenic rolling hills and lush forests. Go hiking in a state park to make the most of this cherished holiday destination.

City Breaks in West Virginia: Top Accommodations

Cabin Sissonville
Oct 21 - Oct 28
$97 per night
Cabin ∙ 4 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms
Cabin in Sissonville
4.7
Excellent (55 ratings)
Sissonville, Kanawha County, West Virginia
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House Davis
Oct 28 - Nov 4
-53%
$256
$122 per night
House ∙ 4 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
House in Davis
4.8
Outstanding (10 ratings)
Davis, Tucker County, West Virginia
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Chalet Cheat Lake
Dec 23 - Dec 30
$249 per night
Chalet ∙ 8 guests ∙ 3 bedrooms
Chalet in Cheat Lake
5.0
Outstanding (3 ratings)
Cheat Lake, Eastern, West Virginia
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The Best Weekend Getaway Destinations in West Virginia

The Best Weekend Getaway Destinations in West Virginia

West Virginia has an array of destinations offering both relaxed and active activities for your family to enjoy. Everyone's catered for regardless of the season, making the area a preferred getaway destination. Here are some recommended weekend getaway spots.

  • 1. Wheeling

    A trip to Wheeling leads you to West Virginia Independence Hall, where the paperwork for statehood was signed. If you’re a golfer, check out the area's six courses, including Oglebay Park Golf Club. Stop at the Oglebay Good Zoo to see some endangered animals.

  • 2. Morgantown

    Situated on the Monongahela River, this hip destination hosts all sorts of outdoor activities. Hike the Cheat Lake Trail and encounter raccoons, deer, and a variety of birds. A visit in spring lets you experience the West Virginia Botanic Gardens in full bloom.

  • 3. Charleston

    If you’re staying at a self-catering rental in West Virginia's capital, stop at Capitol Market and pick up fresh honey and cheese. Visit the West Virginia State Museum and delve into the state's history.

  • 4. Huntington

    Head to this college town in the western part of the state and pop into the Museum of Radio and Technology to check out the vintage radio collection. Take an evening stroll around the Ritter Park Historic District and enjoy a picnic dinner from Fat Patty’s.

  • 5. Parkersburg

    Escape to Parkersburg for a quiet weekend and take a boat ride on the river. Visit the Blennerhassett Island Historic Museum and browse local artifacts, and on a sunny day, stroll along one of the trails at Parkersburg City Park.

Best Places to Stay for City Breaks in West Virginia

Villa Romney
Oct 7 - Oct 14
$271 per night
Villa ∙ 10 guests ∙ 4 bedrooms
Villa in Romney with Grill
5.0
Outstanding (2 ratings)
Romney, Hampshire County, West Virginia
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House Berkeley Springs
Jul 13 - Jul 20
-46%
$277
$149 per night
House ∙ 6 guests ∙ 3 bedrooms
House in Berkeley Springs with Indoor Pool
5.0
Outstanding (158 ratings)
Berkeley Springs, Morgan County, West Virginia
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Cabin Cherry Run
Dec 23 - Dec 30
$161 per night
Cabin ∙ 4 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Super Friendly Cabin in Cherry Run with Electric Fireplace
4.8
Outstanding (41 ratings)
Cherry Run, Morgan County, West Virginia
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Things to Do During Your Weekend Getaway in West Virginia

Things to Do During Your Weekend Getaway in West Virginia

Do you want some added adventure to spice up your weekend getaway in West Virginia? The destination has plenty of excellent outdoor activities to keep you and your family busy during the vacation. Use the following list as a guide.

  • 1. Water rafting

    West Virginia is famous for its whitewater rafting and kayaking. Whether you’re an experienced rafter or want a guided tour, a trip down New River and the Gauley and will leave you with lasting memories.

  • 2. Off-roading

    Boasting some of the best off-roading trails in East Coast, West Virginia offers an opportunity for you to challenge yourself. Bring your truck to Capon Bridge and put your skills to test by navigating hill climbs and other rugged rock formations.

  • 3. Skiing

    West Virginia is home to numerous ski resorts, such as Snowshoe and Canaan Valley. Ascend and descend the slopes amid comfortable and luxurious warm lodges. Complement your skiing with fine dining, massages, and enchanting nightlife.

  • 4. Hunting

    If you’re an avid hunter, dewy mountain mornings and crisp, fresh mountain air await in West Virginia. Head into the wilderness for game hunting. Beforehand, make sure to get a license from the WV Division of Natural Resources.

  • 5. Fishing

    With over 20,000 miles of streams and about 100 fishing lakes, West Virginia is every angler’s dream. Hop on a boat for a family fly-fishing trip north or south of Potomac River. Blackwater Falls State Park has some great fishing opportunities as well.

Recommended Accommodations for City Breaks in West Virginia

Cabin Sissonville
Oct 21 - Oct 28
$97 per night
Cabin ∙ 4 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms
Cabin in Sissonville
4.7
Excellent (55 ratings)
Sissonville, Kanawha County, West Virginia
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House Davis
Oct 28 - Nov 4
-52%
$256
$122 per night
House ∙ 4 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
House in Davis
4.8
Outstanding (10 ratings)
Davis, Tucker County, West Virginia
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Chalet Cheat Lake
Dec 23 - Dec 30
$248 per night
Chalet ∙ 8 guests ∙ 3 bedrooms
Chalet in Cheat Lake
5.0
Outstanding (3 ratings)
Cheat Lake, Eastern, West Virginia
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What to Pack for Your Weekend Getaway in West Virginia

What to Pack for Your Weekend Getaway in West Virginia

With an assortment of places to visit and activities to enjoy with your family, you'll want to make sure to pack your suitcase accordingly. Here iare some things you may need on a weekend getaway in West Virginia.

  • 1. Clothes

    Bring plenty of comfortable and casual attire. Carry a sweatshirt to wear during cooler evenings, a bathing suit, and wool or synthetic socks if you’re heading to a boggy area. A hat and rain jacket also come in handy.

  • 2. Shoes

    Above-the-ankle footwear is ideal for outdoor activities on land, and if you're partaking in watersports, one or two pairs of water shoes will do. Carry flip-flops for relaxing by the pool at your vacation rental.

  • 3. Gear

    A backpack, rope, insect repellant, snacks, and a dry bag for electronics is a must if you're heading out to nature. Consider taking a lightweight backpacking stove in case the wood is too wet to light a fire. Don't forget your fishing rod.

  • 4. Cash

    Carry some cash in small denominations in case you venture into cash-only eateries and shops, or if ATMs are unavailable.

Top Offers for City Breaks in West Virginia

House Shepherdstown
May 11 - May 18
$113 per night
House ∙ 4 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms
House in Shepherdstown with Pool, Yard & Grill
5.0
Outstanding (124 ratings)
Shepherdstown, Jefferson County, West Virginia
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Cabin Simoda
May 11 - May 18
$110 per night
Cabin ∙ 4 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Cabin in Simoda with Grill
4.9
Outstanding (131 ratings)
Simoda, Pendleton County, West Virginia
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Cabin Duck
May 4 - May 11
$98 per night
Cabin ∙ 6 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms
Rustic Cabin in Duck with Grill & Yard
4.8
Outstanding (41 ratings)
Duck, Clay County, West Virginia
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Information about Weekend Getaway in West Virginia

💳 Highest rates in December
😎 Least busy month October
🛏️ Popular home types Cabin and House rental
🌡️ Hottest months 82 °F in July and August
❄️ Coldest months January and February
🌧️ Rainiest months January and December

Frequently Asked Questions

How many vacation homes are available to rent for a weekend in West Virginia?

You can find more than 8,366 accommodations for rent in West Virginia with nightly prices starting from $43 per night.

What kinds of vacation rentals can I find for Weekend Getaway in West Virginia?

You can choose from 655 Cabin and 1,201 House rental for Weekend Getaway in West Virginia right here on HomeToGo.

Weekend Getaway in West Virginia: How much does it cost to rent a vacation home in West Virginia?

You can get a great vacation rental from $245 and get discounts up to 78%!

Can I find a vacation home for a group for Weekend Getaway in West Virginia?

House rental in West Virginia on average fits 9 guests.

How much does it cost to take a weekend getaway in West Virginia?

The cost of a vacation home in West Virginia for the weekend can range from $43 and can go up to $331 per night.

Do many accommodations in West Virginia come with a pool?

Yes, over 38% accommodations in West Virginia come with a pool.

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