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A Great Drive Despite the Snow!

My spouse and I headed out of Charleston on a day trip to Lewisburg to see some of West Virginia's... read more

Reviewed 17 April 2018
CJW913
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De Pere, Wisconsin
Natural Charm

Great weekend road trip. recommend fall for change of leaves. many interesting stops and many... read more

Reviewed 17 December 2015
michellebS4316OV
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Oak Hill, Ohio
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One of the oldest and most scenic routes in the United States, the Midland Trail, or old U.S. Route 60, offers a delightful 119-mile journey across south central West Virginia. Outdoor enthusiasts head for the Greenbrier River Trail, which offers...more
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Midland Trail is never appreciated or promoted for the wonderful beauty it holds. The mountains, rivers, creeks and multitude of beautiful waterfalls are beyond comparison. The scenery changes with every season yet never fails to be breath taking in its grandeur. It is a...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 17 April 2018

My spouse and I headed out of Charleston on a day trip to Lewisburg to see some of West Virginia's countryside while on a four-day visit. Following the blue and white Route 60 markers out of town, we noted that the scenery became more rural...More

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank CJW913
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

A must do vacation. We took a week too go on this drive. That way we could really enjoy the nature and see all the unique places. We love it so much we keep going back. Fall is the absolute best time to go. Its...More

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank lilriggsaroni
Reviewed 17 December 2015

Great weekend road trip. recommend fall for change of leaves. many interesting stops and many reasonable accommodations. Suggest review calendar of events for WV, our last trip concluded in Lewisburg during their Taste of Our Town (TOOT) with food vendors including the Greenbrier Hotel Restaurant....More

Date of experience: October 2015
1  Thank michellebS4316OV
Reviewed 19 October 2014

This was my second stay at Chopin. The hotel is sImple, comfortable, and at the good location. It is situated at the busy intersection, making transportation easy, but the trafic slows down after 11:00 pm, and it becomes fairly quiet. Good service, clean rooms. They...More

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Date of experience: October 2014
2  Thank Asia13303
Reviewed 21 August 2014

Please go online to find addresses and descriptions of historic sites along the route (www.midlandtrail.com). It makes for a more enjoyable and interesting journey. Plan to take some time checking out the sights along the way. Dont miss Hawks Nest and the Gorge Bridge. Food...More

Date of experience: August 2014
4  Thank G F
Reviewed 26 July 2014

Driven this road too many times to count! Always a favorite! Brings back memories of years past. Have not driven the whole road at one time, but have done Charleston to Virginia line. Great alternative to the interstate or turnpike.

Date of experience: June 2014
2  Thank BALLMOM04
Reviewed 14 July 2014

This route takes you through some of the depressed areas of West Virginia. But the people you'll meet are very friendly, and the scenery along the river is great. Truck traffic can be a hassle on this route, so a week-end visit makes a lot...More

Date of experience: October 2013
3  Thank tgw51
Reviewed 13 July 2014

My GPS routed my on US 60 from Charleston to New River Gorge. It was shorter distance (and cheaper) than taking the turnpike. The best parts were along the Kanawha & New River. The waterfall at Glen Jean was beautiful. The road can be slow,...More

Date of experience: July 2014
5  Thank ManningAvenger
Reviewed 11 June 2014

Love the scenic views of the rivers, streams, and waterfalls. A fall drive is a must! Beautiful in any season though but watch your speed! We picked up a ticket just before Gauley Bridge. A great inexpensive day!

Date of experience: May 2014
4  Thank 50988Mark_S
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