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Midland Trail National Scenic Byway

Historic Route 60, WV
+1 304-343-6001
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Natural Charm

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

Reviewed December 16, 2015
Saint Louis, Missouri

This was my second stay at Chopin. The hotel is sImple, comfortable, and at the good location. It... read more

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Reviewed October 19, 2014
Janina R
Lake in the Hills, Illinois
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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 over 80 miles of well-marked hiking and biking paths. History buffs can stop off at any number of historic sites including the Old Stone House, a reminder of what life was like for the industrial pioneers.
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Dec 16, 2015
“Natural Charm”
Oct 19, 2014
Historic Route 60, WV
+1 304-343-6001

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Reviewed December 16, 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

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Reviewed October 19, 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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2  Thank Janina R
Reviewed August 21, 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

4  Thank G F
Reviewed July 25, 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.

2  Thank BALLMOM04
Reviewed July 13, 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

3  Thank tgw51
Reviewed July 13, 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

4  Thank ManningAvenger
Reviewed June 10, 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!

4  Thank 50988Mark_S
Reviewed December 7, 2013

We took the Midland Trail scenic road after coming up from The Blue Ridge Parkway and Great Smokey Mountain National Park. Since we had done those other sight seeing trips, the Midland Trail was not the scenic trip it might have been. We enjoyed the...More

Thank yellowstone1
Reviewed November 25, 2013

This is a great scenic drive through Charleston and throught out the eastern part of WV. By a vehicle is good but I love this highway via a ride on a motorcycle and on a weekend is a lot better (no coal trucks) and a...More

1  Thank Daryl O
Reviewed September 22, 2013

We took a drive on Route 60 through the mountains and found it very beautiful. We really wanted to ride the Jet boats at Hawks Nest but they were only opened on the weekends and we arrived on a Monday, very disappointed. They open during...More

1  Thank Nanney12
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