West Virginia, A Must-See Destination for 2022

Lonely Planet has named West Virginia a Top 10 Travel Region for 2022. The state was awarded alongside top global destinations such as Burgundy, France and Shikoku, Japan. Not only was West Virginia in the Top Ten, but it came in at number two! See the full list below and read on to find out what makes this region so special.

  1. Westfjords, Iceland
  2. West Virginia, United States
  3. Xishuangbanna, China
  4. Kent’s Heritage Coast, United Kingdom
  5. Puerto Rico, United States
  6. Shikoku, Japan
  7. Atacama Desert, Chile
  8. The Scenic Rim, Australia
  9. Vancouver Island, Canada
  10. Burgundy, France

    Lonely Planet says “2022 is the perfect time to discover West Virginia, a still-uncrowded region with unspoiled mountains and unmistakable heritage where the leisurely tempo of Southern small towns converges with the adrenaline sports that attract adventurers from across the continent.”

Known for having some of the friendliest people, WV is also recognized for their world-class outdoor activities. Home to 63 National Parks, there is no shortage of recreational adventures. From scenic train rides to more hiking trails than you can imagine, the state is an outdoor playground!


Winter in Snowshoe, West Virginia


During the winter, West Virginia is notable for having incredible snowfall and winter sports. The small village of Snowshoe is gaining popularity as a Winter Wonderland! Snowshoe Mountain as named as the 2nd best place in West Virginia to experience the snow. With unbelievable charm, this mountaintop village looks straight out of a Christmas movie!



Add West Virginia to Your Bucketlist

Families, couples, nature-lovers, and solo travelers alike can revel in the beauty of the Mountain State. Tourism is surely to grow over the next few years as the state receives more notoriety amongst travelers and leaders in the industry. Don’t wait, book your trip here while you can!


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