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


In Charleston history comes alive! Whether exploring Spring Hill Cemetery and Park, our Civil War Trail or the most beautiful capitol in the United States., come see how our history is manifested in our future.

Governor's Mansion

  • Address:1716 Kanawha Blvd.
    Charleston, West Virginia 25305
  • Phone Number:304-558-4839

Located on the state Capitol grounds is the architecturally impressive Governor’s Mansion, a 30-room Georgian revival-style home.

J.Q. Dickinson Salt Works

  • Address:4797 Midland Dr., (304) 925-7918
    Malden, West Virginia 25306
  • Phone Number:(304) 925-7918

A 7th generation salt-making family harvests an all-natural salt by hand, from an ancient ocean trapped below the Appalachian Mountains of the Kanawha Valley in West Virginia.