West Virginia travelers choose from 6 Best Western hotels.
Winter in West Virginia means a grand ol' time in the Mountain State. From the northern cities of Berkeley Springs and Morgantown, to the capital of Charleston south to Chapmanville, West Virginia is brimming with winter excitement. Looking forward to hitting the slopes? West Virginia has four ski areas. Start in Ghent, an hour south of Charleston and home to Winterplace Ski Resort – West Virginia's largest snow tubing park. East of Summersville is Snowshoe Mountain Ski Resort, with 60 different trails ranging from extreme difficult to kid-friendly. Further north in Davis is the Canaan Valley Resort, an hour outside of Bridgeport, and the Timberline Four Season Resort. West Virginia is great for skiing – but don't pass on a wealth of historic sites.
In Beckley, south of Charleston, you'll find Brier Patch Golf Links. Open to the public, this par-72, 18-hole course should give you fun challenge. Winter in West Virginia also puts people into a college basketball frenzy, as Morgantown is home to the West Virginia University Mountaineers. Pay a visit to the WVU Coliseum and watch as WV teams compete in the Big East Conference for a shot at the Big Dance.