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As you would expect, The Mountain State displays rustic charm with dramatic river gorges, large limestone caverns and spectacular mountain views. West Virginia hosts outdoor enthusiasts and family vacationers looking for fresh-air activities and serene mountain atmosphere. Begin planning your visit by browsing through our luxury cabin and pioneer cottage rentals to find the perfect fit for your family. In the popular Snowshoe skiing area, townhome rentals provide plenty of room for ski gear and close proximity to the slopes. To help you make your selection, unbiased visitor reviews offer first-hand comments about the comfort and convenience of vacation rentals. When you set out for skiing or hiking or leisurely drives through picturesque towns, you’ll savor the idea of returning home to relax in front of your own roaring fire.
If stimulating city holidays are your preference, Charleston combines warm hospitality with a lovely riverside location. A family-friendly destination, you’ll discover children’s theatre, river park recreation and popular Bridge Road for shopping and dining. Smaller towns blend outdoor adventure with quaint village atmospheres. Set between the New, Greenbrier and Bluestone Rivers, Hinton is an historic rail town filled with turn-of-the-century architecture and a host of water activities at its doorstep – rafting, fishing, kayaking and more. In the heart of West Virginia, Summersville is a “Mountain Water Playground.” Its lakeside location encourages outdoor recreation from swimming and boating to scuba diving and rafting. And history buffs can trace Civil War battles throughout the states historic sites and state parks. Hiking or horseback riding along trails through deep hardwood forests is another family favorite, especially when you stop for a picnic along a clear mountain stream.
Vacation rentals ideal for families
Pack up kids and grandparents, favorite games and recreation gear and head for a family-friendly mountain cabin or ski slope condo. You’ll have room for everything, the entertainment center you’re used to and a well-equipped kitchen to save money on meals prepared at home. After exploring parks at Harper’s Ferry or Beech Fork, you can return home for a fried chicken feast on your quiet mountain-view deck. Venture out for an evening of festive Appalachian music, and end the day with hot chocolate by the fire. When you close the door at the end of your stay, you and your family will be rested, relaxed and ready to plan your next vacation in the comfort of a rental home.