Whenever I drive my RV toward West Virginia, I blast the country music loud on the radio.I then pop on my cowboy hat, and imagine campfire nights under starry skies or line-dancing with some good-hearted country folk!
If you enjoy the rich history of the Civil War era, then head on over to “the state that said no.” Travelers can head down to where the Potomac River meets the Shenandoah River to enjoy a history-rich camping trip with a wide variety of fun activities to fill your days.
Kennedy Marina and Campground
For travelers that want to go glamping instead of hardcore camping, this is the spot to stop at. The Kennedy Marina and campground offers every modern amenity you could wish for. For those with a boat, you can hook it up to the dock and enjoy the waters. as the marina has plenty of opportunities to enjoy all the waters have to offer. Visitors can also rent boats in case they don’t have their own.
For those that want to venture out, the nearby Newell community has shopping, dining, and entertainment. After a day of fishing, skiing, or hiking, campers can relax on the banks of the beautiful Ohio river, light a fire, and grill the catch of the day.
Big Bear Lake RV Campground
For visitors that want to experience mother nature consider the Appalachian Mountains with their bountiful forest hills, lakes, streams, and mountains. Here campers can set up camp at Big Bear Lake RV Campground and enjoy the breathtaking views. With more than 500 acres of woodlands, visitors can catch a view of the ample wildlife. It makes for fantastic photography trips.
It’s the perfect campground for nature lovers that enjoy kayaking, swimming, boating, and fishing. For those that need some physical fitness, the water park and sports field are readily available.
Indian Meadows RV Park
The park is on 100 acres of lush green woodlands where guests can enjoy one of countless hiking or biking trails. The campgrounds offer large campsites equipped with water and electricity hook-ups, picnic tables, and fire pits. For social activities, travelers can head over to the rec hall and pavilion.
The Indian Meadows RV Park is not only relaxing, but it’s also the perfect setting for adrenaline chasers looking for an adventure. The campgrounds are well kept and the modern facilities offer all that a camper could need for a comfortable stay.
Tomlinson Run State Park
The campground is nestled in the Northern Panhandle of West Virginia and offers a well-established park setting with modern facilities in the beautiful wilderness. It’s on 1,390 acres filled with wildlife and forests. Adventurous travelers can enjoy rock climbing on one of the great overhanging cliffs surrounded by beautiful greenery. It’s a wildlife photographer’s dream come true.
The RV park also offers on-site fun for the family and you can enjoy a game of miniature golf or take a leisurely walk through one of the many trails.
Hefner’s RV Park
I Hefner’s RV Park is an excellent location to set up home. They offer great rates for long-term campers and come well equipped with cable, internet, and proper sewer and electrical facilities. Travelers that are planning on staying a while, be sure to ask for your private mailbox and telephone.
Another reason travelers should consider making Hefner’s their home base is that it’s close to medical care, shopping, and entertainment facilities. It’s a great place to settle down for a time before hitting the long-haul to the next destination.
Despite being one of the smaller states to visit, West Virginia offers the best of both worlds. It provides opportunities to explore nature and take wildlife photography while providing well-equipped campgrounds with modern amenities.