West Virginia Vacation Rentals: An Introduction
Dubbed as the "Mountain State," West Virginia is bordered by Virginia, Maryland, Pennsylvania, Kentucky and Ohio. It is nestled between the Ohio River and the Blue Ridge Mountains, giving it a natural landscape that offers a great setting for a host of outdoor recreational activities.
West Virginia also has plenty of vacation home rentals and most of the best and most affordable rentals are included in our listings. Be sure to check out the West Virginia vacation home rentals that we have, including Canaan Valley vacation homes, Fayetteville vacation rentals as well as vacation home rentals in Oak Hill, Berkeley Springs, Snowshoe and Kingwood. There are also numerous West Virginia vacation specials and West Virginia vacation deals in our listings so you could take advantage of them to save money and get the best accommodations based on your travel needs.
West Virginia Vacation Rentals: Attractions and Activities
If you are staying at a Huntington vacation home, one of the first attractions that you need to see would be Camden Park. It is a premier amusement park in West Virginia which features everything from kiddie rides to roller coasters, making it an excellent family destination.
Located in Fairmont, the Volcano Island Indoor Water Park Resort offers a wide range of attractions and activities that both kids and adults would enjoy. Some of the key attractions of the resort would include be: the numerous pools, hot tubs and slides; the Aqua Play Rain Fortress; the 1000-gallon tipping bucket; the Lazy River that come with waterfalls and adventure zones; a children's area; and a Tropics Bar that overlooks the park. You might want to spend a whole day at the resort before heading back to your Fairmont vacation rental home.
If you want to visit an attraction that would allow you to feel as if it is Halloween every day, then you should head off to the Castle Halloween Museum. Here, you would be able to see all kinds of Halloween-related collections of artifacts and relics which date back to the 18th century. If you are staying at a Benwood vacation rental, make sure to pass by this attraction, as your entire family would surely have a blast exploring everything that the museum has to offer.
West Virginia is home to many farms and nurseries, which have all kinds of plants and crops. While renting a West Virginia vacation home, make sure to add a couple of farms and other agricultural attractions to your itinerary. Some good suggestions would include: Nieman's Greenhouse and Nursery; the York Hill Orchard and Farm; Stonehouse Farm; La Paix Herb Farm; Whipkey Tree Farm; and the Sunny Hollow Farms.
Situated near some Wheeling vacation rentals, this zoo would be a good stop for families with young children. The zoo has some of the finest and most interesting animal species that would amaze even adults. Visit during the Christmas season and go through tons of Christmas-related memorabilia at the Wilkerson Christmas Tree Farm. If you are staying at a Griffithsville vacation rental, you could drop by the Wilkerson Christmas Tree Farm and either look through the wide selection of evergreens or the countless Christmas items and decor.
Held every year on the streets of Logan, this arts and crafts fair would offer a whole day of fun for people of all ages. Here, children could enjoy face-painting booths while parents would surely be delighted with all the concessionaires and refreshment stands that line the streets. Make sure to visit the fair if you have been able to schedule your trip around the time it is held.
You can schedule a tour of several museums and galleries to learn more about local and international art. Some good places that you can add to your trip itinerary include the John Brown Wax Museum, the Anna Jarvis Birthplace Museum, The Washington Street Gallery and Floe Pottery.
There are also several Moundsville vacation rentals where you can stay at if you are planning to visit some attractions in the area such as the Palace of Gold. Named as "Americas Taj Mahal," the Palace of Gold is an attraction which features ten elaborately decorated rooms that make use of more than 40 varieties of precious stones and metals.
Many tourists choose to stay Snowshoe vacation rental homes during both the winter and the summer. This is because Snowshoe Mountain has everything that all kinds of holidaymakers need: from skiing to snowshoeing to snowboarding, people of all ages can enjoy different snow activities here. Aside from this, there are also facilities for hiking, mountain biking, playing golf, horseback riding and numerous lake activities.
Another outdoor recreation area would be Stonewall Jackson Lake which is where many people who are interested to do boating and fishing go to in West Virginia. Here, vacationers can enjoy 82 miles of shoreline where all sorts of lake activities are available.
This attraction in Beckley would allow you to take in the best the state has to offer. From the moment you pass through its beautiful bronze door, you would be able to set your eyes on the most distinctive architecture as well as one of the richest art collections in the state. They also have a 200-seat theater where films and live performances are held regularly.