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A Day in…Hinton, WV

Adventure surrounds the Hinton National Historic District. As a southern gateway to the New River Gorge National Park & Preserve, and just down the road from Pipestem Resort State Park, Bluestone State Park, and Bluestone Lake, everyone is sure to find some outdoor fun here. As a stop on Amtrak’s Cardinal Line from NYC to Chicago, make Hinton a part of your cross-country trip!


Grab a coffee and walk the cobblestone streets of the historic district while with eclectic architecture, cute shops, and local restaurants. Explore Hinton’s history at the Railroad Museum, the CFM House Museum, and the Veteran’s Museum.


Grab lunch to go and have a picnic at Sandstone Falls in the New River Gorge National Park & Preserve. Explore more of the southern end of the park with overlooks, historic sites and be sure to swing by the National Park Visitor Center at Sandstone to discover the New River watershed through interactive exhibits. 


Dinner with a view? Yes, please! Head to Pipestem Resort State Park and dine with an amazing view of the Bluestone Gorge. Go zip lining, ride the tram, hike, bike, and soak in the abundant natural surroundings. Take an evening boat ride on Bluestone Lake at Bluestone State Park. Be sure to visit the Almost Heaven swings for picture perfect views at Bluestone & Pipestem parks.

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