Top things to do in New River & the Greenbrier Valley

Top Choice Pizza in Fayetteville

Pies & Pints

Oooh baby. Let's talk about the Gouda Chicken. Topped with gourmet cheese, chipotle crema, apple-smoked bacon and grilled yard bird, this decadent pizza is darn-near heaven. The flagship location of the popular West…
Top Choice American in Fayetteville

Secret Sandwich Society

If you're a connoisseur of sandwiches, or just super hungry, this easygoing spot is a must. The eatery has sandwiches slathered in tasty toppings, delicious burgers, hearty salads and a changing lineup of local micr…
Bridge in New River Gorge National River

New River Gorge Bridge

Completed in 1977, the New River Gorge Bridge is the third-highest bridge in the US and the longest single-arch bridge in the Western Hemisphere. Made from 22,000 tons of structural steel, it rises 876ft above the N…
Mine in New River & the Greenbrier Valley

Beckley Exhibition Coal Mine

This mine in Beckley is a museum about the region's coal heritage. Visitors can ride a train 1500ft into a former coal mine, check out exhibits about mining life and explore the camp town village. Don't like enclose…
American in White Sulphur Springs

Greenbrier Main Dining Room

Dazzling diners for more than 100 years, the columned Main Dining Room is a place to celebrate in style. Slip into your finest duds – no denim, natch – for an evening of fine fare and live music. The menu changes se…
American in Lewisburg

Stardust Cafe

The magic in the signature Trust Me Salad is the homemade granola. Or maybe it's the just-right mix of chevre and avocado. Oh heck, maybe it's the hearty bowl of organic greens piled high with grilled chicken. Salad…
Viewpoint in New River Gorge National River

Hawks Nest Overlook

An 80yd paved trail leads to a lofty view of the New River. The photogenic rock wall surrounding the overlook was built by the Civilian Conservation Corps in the 1930s. It's worth the short walk from the parking lot…
State Park in New River Gorge National River

Hawks Nest State Park

There are hiking trails, a nature center and an aerial tram (open May to October; adult/child $7/5), which runs from the lodge down to the river's edge. The layout of the lodge is a little confusing, but the comfy r…
State Park in New River & the Greenbrier Valley

Beartown State Park

A wooden boardwalk drops, climbs and twists for a half-mile through a wonderland of moss-covered boulders in a leafy forest. On the slopes of Droop Mountain, the 110-acre park is named for the deep crevices in the r…
Food in Lewisburg

Bella the Corner Gourmet

Our favorite thing about this small shop might be the easy hospitality. Stop here for some darn fine homemade granola – free samples – as well as gourmet cheese, wine, and fancy kitchen utensils.