New York & the Mid-Atlantic - West Virginia (PDF Chapter)
This is the West Virginia chapter from Lonely Planet’s New York & the Mid-Atlantic guidebook.
For rugged East Coast adventuring with a gorgeous mountain backdrop, set your car toward wild and wonderful West Virginia. With its line of unbroken green mountains, raging white-water riv-ers and snowcapped ski resorts, this outdoor-lovers’ paradise is one of the prettiest states in the Union.
- tackle the white-water on a rafting adventure on New River Gorge National River
- step into the town’s dramatic Civil War–era past in Harpers Ferry National Historic Park’s well-preserved collection of museums and historic structures
- tour the secret Cold War–era bunker at one of the country’s poshest resorts, The Greenbri-er
- restaurants & accommodation
Coverage includes: Eastern Panhandle, Harpers Ferry, Shepherdstown, Berkeley Springs, Monongahela National Forest, Canaan Valley, Snowshoe & Pocahontas County, Thomas & Davis, New River & the Greenbrier Valley, New River Gorge National River, Fayetteville, Lewisburg, Charleston.
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