Travel Blogs from Chapmanville
We arrived in Charleston, the capital of West Virginia, and as our main goal was to show the 35 star flag, we headed to the W V State Museum first. It was just closing, but we stated our intent at the front desk, and an e-mail was sent to the director, Charles Morris.
Close to Charleston was a beautiful campground located in Kanawha State Forest, where we chose to stay. Above us were tall trees and beside our tent was ...
Though we got a late start leaving Ohiopyle, by the time the battery was fixed, everyone was hungry. We stopped at a side of the road place called Joe's Hot Dogs and had a bite. Terrific! Finally arrived in Mt. Nebo WV and was pleasantly surprised at the beautiful campground Abe had picked out of the blue. Very quiet and clean, this campground has lots of stuff for the kids to do (though they remain on their ...
... s sky-high bridges. We marveled at how the bridges could have been constructed. We traveled on excellent highways without the heavy traffic on so many interstates. Would love to come back and spend more time here.
... Gorge. Along the way, there were a couple of turnouts which allowed us to stop and view the river below us. We also stumbled upon the National Park Service’s information center for the New River Gorge National River.
Once coal was discovered and rails were laid, the area and the river were all about coal. An interesting side note is that the legend of "John Henry" and the construction of the train tunnel took place not ...
... River Park. So, we had to wind around the parking lot that had some very tight turns before we could get to a large enough spot to park. We then went into the welcome center/ticket office which is also the check-in for their campground. Then we had to snake the coach and Jeep back out of the parking lot and then go about a block back down the street, turn onto a small street, ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
- Pets allowed