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Winter in West Virginia



Winter in West Virginia

You won’t get the winter blues in West Virginia. With a long ski season and plenty of natural snowfall, you can enjoy the thrills of downhill skiing and snowboarding or a slower paced cross-country skiing trek. Families will enjoy the snow tubing parks available at several ski resorts.

Winter is a great time for a getaway because the fishing is good and small game
hunting seasons are in effect during January and February.

If you like to watch the winter weather from the comfort of the great indoors, book a
spa package at one of our great resorts or state parks. A weekend of pampering is just what you need to get you through winter and ready for spring!



Winter Lights


Bright Lights

Experience the dazzling holiday lights on display across the state including:

Holiday Shopping


Holiday Shopping


From downtown boutiques and gift shops to suburban plazas and malls, the Mountain State offers fashionable, unique and fine-quality products in a pleasant shopping atmosphere. Winter is a popular season for arts and crafts shows as well. With such a great selection of goods, it is easy to find something for everyone on your holiday shopping list.


Winter Activities
  1. Breakfast with Santa - North Bend State Park
    City: CairoDate: Dec 13, 2014

    Santa and Mrs....

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  2. Christmas in Shepherdstown
    City: ShepherdstownDate: Nov 28, 2014 - Dec 21, 2014

    The historic...

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  3. February Discovery Series Culinary Weekend
    City: White Sulphur SpringsDate: Feb 20, 2015 - Feb 22, 2015

    Imagine ...

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  4. Somm Smackdown
    City: White Sulphur SpringsDate: Mar 6, 2015

    Enjoy a wine...

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  5. Festival of Lights at Welton Park
    City: PetersburgDate: Nov 27, 2014 - Jan 2, 2015

    A tradition in...

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  6. Winter Indoor Flea Market at State Fair Grounds
    City: FairleaDate: Dec 6, 2014 - Mar 28, 2015

    Fans of locally...

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