City of Charleston at Night
Fort Hill offers a spectacular view of the Kanawha River and downtown Charleston.

Day Trips

Charleston is a gateway to all that is Wild and Wonderful about the Mountain State: World class whitewater rafting, zip lining, mountain climbing, biking, ATV trails, artisan destinations and heritage sites are within an hour's drive. Stay in Charleston and play every day at a new destination.

Appalachian Boarding Company

  • Address:PO Box 744
    Scott Depot, West Virginia 25560
  • Phone Number:304-693-2955

From the mile high mountain lakes of the Pacific Northwest, to the crystal clear waters of the Caribbean Sea...Appalachian Boarding Company has paddled them all and everywhere in between, and found there's nothing more wild and wonderful than the waterways of West Virginia right here at home in Appalachia.


  • Address:Downtown
    Charleston, West Virginia 25311
  • Phone Number:304-340-4253

A free self-guided walking tour of Downtown Charleston's shops, galleries and businesses featuring a variety of art - from paintings and sculptures to photography and music. ArtWalk is typically held the third Thursday of each month.