Create The Perfect New River Gorge Cabin GetawayApril 30, 2019
Sometimes you just need a break from it all, a place to decompress and unwind. A cabin getaway to the New River Gorge is the perfect antidote to the day to day hustle and bustle. Nothing beats slipping off for a few days of fun and kicking it in one of the area’s comfortable cabins tucked in a wooded setting between adventures.
The New River Gorge is probably best known as an outdoor playground for bikers, climbers and whitewater enthusiasts, as well as a relaxing haven for those who want the slow pace of the area. Between hiking, rail trails, world class restaurants, galleries and boutiques, and all the human and natural history, there really is something for just about everyone here.
If dining out is your jam, check out area classics such as pizza at Pies & Pints, delicious sandwiches named after U.S. presidents at Secret Sandwich Society, or meals crafted from locally sourced ingredients at The Station. For sit down or grab-n-go breakfast try Cafe One Ten, The Vista Restaurant, or Top Knot. For the whole array dining choices, check out the full listing of New River Gorge dining possibilities.
The thrill of finding that perfect something can’t be beat. Fortunately, the New River Gorge boasts great shopping options from curio shops like The Hobbit Hole to funky gifts like Twisted Gypsy to local art like Wild Art Wonderful Things. And that’s just the tip of the iceberg! To see more, explore our full list of shopping experiences. Wherever you visit, you’ll be sure to find great gifts, either for a friend or yourself!
With the New River being one of the oldest rivers in the world and the hub of coal production in the mid-twentieth century, there’s natural and human history for days here in the New River Gorge. The New River Gorge Canyon Rim Visitor Center offers a great combination of both, providing a great overview of the area from the deep geologic past to late twentieth century. For train enthusiasts, visit the Thurmond Visitors Center. And Civil War buffs won’t want to miss Carnifex Ferry Battlefield State Park.
What’s your ideal New River Gorge cabin getaway?