10 Best Romantic Weekend Getaways In West Virginia, the USA - Updated 2023

weekend getaways in wv
Trina Joy Cassey
Trina Joy Cassey 

Nestled on the eastern side of the US, West Virginia has a lot to offer to its visitors. It is home to stunning cities and towns including Charleston, Morgantown, Huntington, Wheeling, and others. West Virginia is characterized by its picturesque mountain beauty and a multitude of breathtaking rivers. It is also famous for its endless outdoor opportunities. Appalachian Mountains is one of the most popular hiking and camping sites for adventure seekers who wish to reconnect with nature. For those who are into watersports, New River Gorge National River is the place to go. Would like to indulge in a relaxing holiday in Allegheny Mountains? You might want to stay in the stunning The Greenbarrier that has been operational since 1778. You can even stay in one of the treehouse cabins in West Virginia for a unique experience. If you are planning an exciting romantic escapade with your special someone, check out our list of the best romantic weekend getaways in West Virginia, the USA.

1. Snowshoe Mountain (from USD 500)

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If your upcoming West Virginia escapade falls during the winter season, be sure to add Snowshoe Mountain to your list of places to check out. What’s more romantic than being one with nature while playing in the snow with the love of your life, right? Snowshoe Mountain is a fantastic ski resort boasting 3 excellent ski areas with a total of 60 safe and scenic trails. Whether you are a pro skier or not, you will surely be able to find a slope in Snowshoe Mountain that is perfect for your skill level. Plus, if you have no clue how this sport is done, you can always enroll in their ski programs. Equipment is also available for rent so no need to bring your own. Snowshoe is located 173 mi (278 km) away from Charleston.

Make Mountain Memories at Blue Heaven
Snowshoe, West Virginia, United States
58 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire home 4 Beds 10 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 10

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the cabin is super comfortable with all of the amenities of home
house was very comfortable and views were amazing on clear days
great kitchen for cooking wonderful living room for lounging and playing games
everything was clean and comfortable
everything was very clean and had everything we needed for our travel
clean quiet well appointed and fully functional
hosts were very responsive
host was very responsive and accommodating
deedee and taft were more than gracious hosts and very responsive
taft and deedee were very accommodating as well
great location for skiers
great location and the shuttle is very convenient
this place is super cute
awesome place close to mountain great amnesties
this place was perfect for what we needed
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2. White Sulphur Springs (from USD 85)

White Sulphur Springs Valley
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West Virginia is home to breathtaking cities, one of which is White Sulphur Springs. The name of this enchanting town is derived from its famous mineral springs which were believed to possess curative powers. For couples on a romantic vacation, you will never run out of things to visit and try on this side of West Virginia. You can have a spa day in The Greenbrier and test your luck in the resort’s casino afterward. If you like hiking and witnessing wildlife in its natural habitat, Kate’s Mountain should be in your holiday plans. Also, you might want to experience camping under the starry skies in Greenbrier State Forest. White Sulphur Springs is located 208 mi (334 km) away from Charleston.

The Guest House
White Sulphur Springs, West Virginia, United States
288 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Private room in home 2 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
very thoughtful breakfast spread
beautiful furnishings plenty of space for a couple or small group and expansive fresh breakfast
the space was great and the breakfast was perfect
what a pleasant place to stay shannon was very helpful and offered me coffee and continental breakfast
shannon great to communicate with nice personal notes even set out breakfast
it was clean and nicely decorated
super clean would definitely stay again
space was clean homey and comfortable
a very clean and lovely home
this is a super clean spacious beautiful home
shannon was the perfect host
shannon is a very nice host
shannon was an excellent host
she is an outstanding host
shannon is a great host
excellent location in quaint town
beautifully situated in walking distance to downtown sulpher springs as well as the greenbrier
wonderful location for this work trip - served our purposes well
i highly recommend this airb&b location
this is a wonderful place to stay in a quite neighborhood in white sulphur springs
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3. Coopers Rock State Forest (from USD 109)

Coopers Rock
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Coopers Rock Forest State Park is located in Preston and Monongalia counties in West Virginia. It is an enchanting natural park consists of 12747 ac (5158 ha) of land and home to the picturesque Cheat Lake. The name Cooper Rocks came from the remarkable sandstone cliffs in the area. Aside from hiking and camping, wildlife viewing, wall climbing, and going on exciting water rafting adventures are some of the activities you can do in the park. The best part? You will surely fall in love with the marvelous views of Almost Heaven. Coopers Rock State Forest is located 92 mi (148 km) away from Charleston.

Coopers Rock Retreat
Bruceton Mills, West Virginia, United States
309 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire rental unit 2 Beds 3 Guests 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 3

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Amenities & Room:
beautiful cozy room that has a great outdoor view of nature
beautiful apartment has everything you need amazing views right from the window
awesome accommodations very comfortable beautiful views n amazing hosts
chic and comfortable space amazing views and located close to town
the apartment was comfortable and clean with all the amenities we needed
very clean and comfortable
it is clean and stylish
very clean and thoughtful touches throughout
a very clean sleek space with all the necessities
joyce had the place sparkling clean with everything you needed
she’s so kind and attentive
hosts are friendly and responsive
responsive helpful hosts
hosts made my first time in wv an unforgettable one with their friendliness and hospitality
joyce was such a thoughtful & kind host
amazing location for visiting coopers rock
we were very close to coopers rock which we found to be a wonderful location for hiking
the scenery was beautiful and close to all places we planned to go
sytlish airbnb in a beautiful location close to cooper's rock and morgantown
joyce has a beautiful home in a great location by coopers rock
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4. Stonewall Jackson Lake State Park (from USD 189)

Stonewall Jackson Lake
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Photo is only for illustrative purposes

West Virginia is home to stunning natural parks. If you are the type of tourist who is more into nature adventures more than shopping and food trips, be sure to visit Stonewall Jackson Lake State Park and share the most romantic camping experience with your significant other. The park nests on Stonewall Jackson Lake with breathtaking views. The lake is an excellent swimming and fishing spot, but do note that there is no lifeguard on site. You can also go hiking and camping in the park. If you want a more luxurious experience, book accommodation in Stonewall Resort. It is an upscale resort in Stonewall Jackson Lake State Park that offers superb accommodations, a wonderful dining experience, excellent spa services, gorgeous pools, and more. Stonewall Jackson Lake State Park is located 97 mi (156 km) away from Charleston.

Stonewall Resort

Wifi Available

Address: 940 Resort Drive
Accommodates: 4

Restaurant Pets allowed Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-hour front desk Tennis court Sauna

5. Blackwater Falls State Park (from USD 192)

Blackwater Falls
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Blackwater Falls State Park is located in the beautiful town of Davis in Tucker County, West Virginia. This park is home to a breathtaking waterfall that is like a piece of heaven on earth. Its name came from the amber waters of the enchanting cascade. Set on Allegheny Mountains, the views in the area are definitely unforgettable. This park is a popular go-to for hikers and campers, and of course, those who like to experience swimming in freshwaters. There is also a campground on site perfect for tourists who wish to stay overnight. Blackwater Falls State Park is located 86 mi (138 km) away from Charleston.

Westwood-Very Private - Blackwater Canyon Trail- 1 mile from Thomas
95 reviews  Wifi Available
House 7 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 7
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 14 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
wifi is good for entertainment but just flaky enough to easily ignore work emails :-)
comfortable well equipped and tastefully decorated
rex was very helpful and made the check in process super easy
we loved the location of the property
great location for side trips to blackwater falls and senecca rocks
this was the perfect place to just get away from life for a few days
westwood is a great place to stay as it is central to all these adventures
the house had a great quiet location that was perfect for us
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6. Spruce Knob (from USD 115)

Spruce Knob
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Located in West Virginia, Spruce Knob is the state’s highest summit. It is the peak of Spruce Mountains. Spruce Knob reaches an elevation of 1482 m (4863 ft). Aside from the picturesque views, a lot of tourists come to this paradise to enjoy some picnic with their loved ones as there are picnic tables and comfort rooms at the top. Tourists who are into more challenging activities can try mountain climbing, hiking, and biking. Spruce Knob is located 134 mi (216 km) away from Charleston.

Charming Glamping Cabin! Explore the WV Mountains!
Riverton, West Virginia, United States
180 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire cabin 1 Bed 2 Guests 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
lovely cosy cabin had a fold up bed and a lovely place for bbq
cozy cabin with lots of thoughtful touches
it was cozy clean and provided all the basic amenities you need
a clean well maintained one-room cabin hidden in lush green forest from sights sounds and cell signals
very clean and cozy
super clean and cozy
its a clean cabin
very clean and cozy little cabin
it was very clean and tidy
kent was super helpful with directions and weather reports
kent was a very friendly host and we definitely enjoyed our stay
the hosts had thought of every detail to make our stay perfect
we spent the weekend here for our "honeymoon" and the hosts were great
we would absolutely recommend this place and these hosts
great location; many hiking spots and attractions close by
nice location on wv’s best mountain
kent’s place is in a perfect location for all the attractions near it
absolutely loved kent's cabin location was great
this place was in a great location
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7. Monongahela National Forest - Dolly Sods Wilderness (from USD 91)

Dolly Sods
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Another natural attraction that can be found in Allegheny Mountains is Dolly Sods Wilderness in Monongahela National Forest. Also referred to as Dolly Sods, this remarkable landmark is a stunning wilderness area that offers safe hiking trails. Not to mention, breathtaking views of expansive nature. Its 17371 ac (7029 ha) of land has 47 mi (76 km) of trails that will surely test your endurance. Some of the best hiking trails in the park include Bear Rocks Trail, Beaver Dam Trail, Big Stonecoal Trail, Blackbird Knob, Breathed Mountain, and others. Monongahela National Forest is located 160 mi (257 km) away from Charleston.

Spacious Basement Apartment & Farm in Arbovale, WV
Arbovale, West Virginia, United States
140 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire rental unit 3 Beds 6 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
great comfortable with lots of room and a great view
all creature comforts are available even a pool table
the kitchen had a good amount of food and snacks which is always appreciated
the views are spectacular the hosts are the friendliest and the space is clean and comfortable
the kids loved the chickens horses and the pool table
rachel’s place was clean and roomy
very clean plenty of room and a nice rural setting
the space is spotlessly clean warm comfortable and relaxing
the place is very clean quite and is exactly how it is pictures
it was clean with lots of nice little touches throughout
rachel and adam were wonderful hosts
the owners are amazing and helpful
the owner is lovely- so kind and accommodating
rachel and adam are an amazing host
rachel and adam are the nicest hosts we’ve met
great location to access snowshoe from
great apartment in a good location
it was a perfect location for a 30-35 minute drive to snowshoe mountain
the location was perfect for the places we were visiting
the location is 2hours or less from most places of interest in west virginia
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8. Harpers Ferry National Historical Park (from USD 130)

Harpers Ferry National Historical Park
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For lovers on a romantic road trip to West Virginia, be sure to swing by Harpers Ferry National Historic Park. Situated in the charming town of Harpers Ferry, this historic landmark is a fascinating community that houses old-fashioned streets and 19th-century buildings that will make you feel like traveling back in time. Also, it has a museum with interesting exhibits that tells the history of the Civil War. Adventure seekers love to go on a stroll in Harpers Ferry National Historical Park and explore its scenic hiking trails that were once battlegrounds in the past. Harper Ferry is located 17 mi (12 km) away from West Virginia’s capital city, Charleston.

Cantuta Inn

Wifi Available

Address: 1117 Washington Street
Accommodates: 2

Parking Garden Non-smoking rooms Free parking Internet services WiFi Available Free WiFi Non-smoking throughout

9. Cass Scenic Railroad State Park

Cass Scenic Railroad State Park
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Nestled in Cass, Pocahontas County, Cass Scenic Railroad State Park is one of the many charming parks you will find in the state. It is not just a regular park, but a heritage railroad that lets its guests experience riding steam-driven locomotives that were ones the most popular mode of transportation back in the day. Imagine riding a vintage vehicle while marveling at the picturesque views of nature in the lumbering town of Cass and one of the highest points in the state, Bald Know. Stop by excellent restaurants where you can indulge in mouthwatering home-cooked fares. It is definitely an experience that is one for the books. That’s why it’s worth sharing with the love of your life. Cass is located 164 mi (264 km) away from Charleston.

Whittaker Campground & Cabin Rental
Cass, West Virginia, United States
37 reviews
Entire cabin 1 Bed 0 Bedrooms 0 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the cabin is a comfortable space and is large for two people
very clean and cozy
a little dirty but the bed was clean
the cabin is clean and cozy
simple cabin but clean and everything i needed for my stay
bathroom is outside but still very warm and clean inside with shower
perfect for disconnecting from the world harry was an awesome host
great location right near snowshoe
location is great near cass and snowshoe
great spot to stay in close proximity to cass scenic railroad
good place to stay to keep costs down for a ski trip to snowshoe
if you book this location make sure you have some daylight to find
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10. Seneca Rocks

View of Seneca Rocks
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Situated in Pendleton County, Seneca Rocks is a remarkable landmark, and one of the most popular attractions among nature lovers in West Virginia. It is a rugged cliff that attracts tourists who are into rock climbing. If you and your partner are into extreme sports, why not take the challenge and climb this rock formation that is almost 900 ft (274 m) high? Climbing the top of the rock takes a 1.3-mi (2 km) hike, and the adventure starts at Seneca Rocks Discovery Center. Once you reach the top, you will get to see panoramic views of the fascinating community of Seneca Rocks as well as the enchanting Seneca Creek. Seneca Rocks is located 113 mi (182 km) away from Charleston.

Renovated Barn in Seneca Rocks
Seneca Rocks, West Virginia, United States
611 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Barn 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the barn’s wifi is excellent
the bed was super comfortable interior so thoughtfully done and a great space to explore seneca rocks from
the heater worked well and kept us warm even on chilly nights
we never met shelly but the barn is cozy and comfortable and the animals are very friendly
just as comfortable as its pictured
the barn was clean and comfortable
place was adorable clean creatively designed
it was an incredibly clean and relaxing getaway
shelly’s place is a neat clean place
bed was very comfortable and cabin was very clean
shelly is a great host
shelly was a great host
shelly is an awesome host
shes friendly and easy going and she also gave great advice on the local hiking trails
shelly was an excellent host very accommodating
great location very close to seneca rocks
close to fantastic hikes
close to many recreational opportunities
the location is also really great
great location for rock climbers
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Enjoy a romantic vacation in West Virginia with the love of your life

West Virginia is a captivating state on the eastern side of the US. It is home to stunning cities and towns that offer diverse tourist attractions. Some of them are Charleston, Morgantown, Huntington, Wheeling, Harpers Ferry, and a lot more. Although it has lots of modern things to offer, this region of the US is known for its mountainous landscapes and outdoor opportunities. If you wish to go on a memorable holiday in West Virginia with your special someone, make sure to refer to this list of the best romantic weekend getaways in the state.

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Trina is a preschool teacher, a working mom of a four-year-old girl, and a happy wife of an analyst programmer who loves to sing, cook, write and travel. She believes that travel is one of the best...Read more

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