Lewisburg, West Virginia

While the quicker route is heading south on Highway 219, the more scenic route to Lewisburg, West Virginia is taking 66 East to 28 South to 92 South. Tucked into the hills of Greenbrier County, this picture perfect town is a treasure chest of art galleries, cafes, boutiques and historic architecture. Stroll down the main street on a historic walking tour of this small town, catch a local theatrical production or check out local artist’s work at the Greenbrier Valley Theater. If you’re in town on a Saturday from May to October, visit the downtown Farmer’s Market.

Nearby outdoor recreation opportunities abound, including walking or riding the 80-mile (129 km) Greenbrier River Trail and hiking, fishing, swimming and camping at Greenbrier State Forest. Travel 120 feet (36.6 m) underground to explore the Lost World Caverns and then check out the adjoining Natural History Museum.

The options for a good bite or brew include The Irish Pub, voted by Southern Living Magazine as one of the Top 100 bars in the South; the magical Stardust Café and the Livery Tavern. And when you’re ready to turn in for the evening, stay at one of the many accommodations located in the Greenbrier Valley.

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