Top 6 Locations for a Winter Getaway

Over the river and through the woods, to Mountaineer Country we go!

Over the river and through the woods, to Mountaineer Country we go for a one-of-a-kind winter getaway! Whether you enjoy the outdoors all year long and like to bunk in a cabin in the woods, or your idea of a getaway is a historic bed and breakfast with activities, you’ve come to the right place. Don’t let the cold weather stop you from getting out and exploring! Grab the kids for a bonding experience or plan a romantic getaway in the mountains. Check out these top six locations and book your stay today–you don’t want to miss out!

Chestnut Ridge Park and Campground

Chestnut Ridge Park and Campground offers year-round tent camping, RV sites, and a variety of cabin rentals. The park is fun for everyone with activities such as camping, hiking, sledding, and family activities year-round! Also, if you’re planning an event or looking for a unique retreat destination for a group, you can check out West Virginia University’s Adventure WV canopy tour yurt bunkhouses that sleep 12 individuals.

Dorsey’s Knob Lodge

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Want a great view over Morgantown, WV? Book your stay for a relaxing mountaintop atmosphere at Dorsey’s Knob Lodge. The Lodge is available for rent and accommodates up to 16 people with a total of seven bedrooms and five full bathrooms. It’s the perfect spot for a quick getaway or a week-long retreat and overlooks a great view all season long.

Mountain Creek Cabins at Cooper’s Rock 

This family-owned retreat features seven luxury log cabins at Cooper’s Rock State Forest. The cabins are equipped with kitchens, hot tubs, porches and fireplaces, and are perfect for couples who are looking for a private getaway or for a family who wants to spend more quality time together.


Tygart Lake State Park

Tygart Lake State Park offers 20 rooms within its lodge, which all overlook scenic Tygart Lake State Park and the wild and wonderful wilderness surrounding it. Enjoy a delicious, comforting meal in front of the fireplace within the lodge’s restaurant, take a winter hike, or enjoy a short drive to Downtown Grafton for a variety of must-see indoor attractions for the perfect seasonal escape.

Modern Homestead at Tathams

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The Modern Homestead Guest House features five immaculate suites that are newly renovated and comfortably furnished with fully-equipped kitchens, laundry, private baths and private parking. Guests can enjoy delicious homemade pastries and handcrafted drinks at the gift and coffee shop at Modern Homestead. Located in Reedsville, WV, Modern Homestead is centrally located just a short drive from the WVU Stadium & Coliseum, Arthurdale Heritage, Kingwood, WV, river rafting and Deckers Creek Rail Trail.

Preston County Inn 

The Preston County Inn offers eight simple rooms in a Civil War-era house with a country-style restaurant, a bar & free breakfast. The Inn is also pet-friendly and holds events for guests and the community!

Where do you spend your winter getaways in Mountaineer Country? Book your stay today and share it with us by using #VisitMountaineerCountry!

Interested in attending more than one event this weekend? Stay overnight at one of the many hotels and lodgings in Morgantown. Click to reserve your stay.

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