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Cheap flights to West Virginia

Often called the Mountain State, with its location nestling completely within a mountain range, West Virginia is often dubbed as the outdoor recreation capital of the east. For this, the state motto has always been, “Mountaineers are always free.” You will surely embrace the great outdoor adventure of the state, whether it be fishing on a calm day, or sloping down the ski resorts on a fine weather, or going against the current by engaging in white-water rafting, West Virginia will always find a way to thrill you. Don’t fret if you are not an outdoor, adventurous type of person, you can simply enjoy the natural scenery by simply driving around backwoods of the state. Mountaineer or not, you will surely find freedom in West Virginia’s wonderful state.

What to see & do

Located just seven miles from Charleston, you can visit the Kanawha State Forest, notable for its diverse wildflower and bird populations. The Kanawha State Forest is also home to some of West Virginia’s popular picnic areas, alongside with hiking, mountain biking, and cross-country skiing opportunities. If you come here by summertime, you can lounge in the pool. If you are travelling with your family or with a large group of people, you can let your inner child run free on the playground, which serves as one of the forest’s highlights during the summer season.

Meanwhile in the city of Davis, you should not miss visiting the Blackwater Falls State Park, named after the falls of the black water, which is a result of tannic acid from fallen hemlock and red spruce needles, and is thus, one of the most photographed sites in the region. While in the park, you can also do fishing in the Blackwater River itself, as well as at Pendleton Lake. You can also opt to tread the 20-mile hiking trail with the help of guided maps.

To keep energy levels running high while on your quest to explore West Virginia, keep yourself stuffed with local cuisine. A staple specialty of the region would be the pepperoni roll, which is mainly soft bread roll with pepperoni baked inside, which makes up for a tasty and delicious snack. Other variations include slices or strips of pepperoni, the inclusion of cheese, tomato sauce, and banana peppers.

How to get around

It is advisable that you have your own car in West Virginia, since the region is short on reliable statewide public transportation, and more often than not, towns with the best scenery can only be reached by car. In many metropolitan areas however, you will find inter-area bus systems to be useful.

If you will be driving, or renting a car, take note that Charleston is accessible by three interstates: I-77 goes from Parkesburg in the northwest to Beckley and Bluefield in the South, I-64 goes from Huntington in the west to Beckley and Lewisburg in the southeast, and I-79 begins in Charleston and continues all the way to Morgantown in northeast. Both the I-77 and I-64 are near the Yeager Airport.

How to get there

You can book a flight and get to West Virginia via Skyscanner, your online source for cheap flights and tickets. West Virginia has about 30 small airports, seven of which offer regular commercial flights to other cities. But the major airport in West Virginia would be the Yeager Airport in Charleston. Yeager Airport is a public airport in located approximately 6 kilometres of downtown Charleston. The airport is being served by American Eagle, Delta Airlines, Delta Connection, Spirit Airlines, United Express, and US Airways Express. All aforementioned airlines, except Spirit Airlines, offer over 70 flights daily to eight major cities such as Atlanta, Charlotte, Chicago, Detroit, Dallas, Houston, Philadelphia, and Washington, D.C.

Flights to West Virginia

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