Why not make it a day trip... or more?
Monroe County, and our local area, offers incredible scenery and amazing opportunities. Below are just a few of our favorite local businesses, farms, and attractions.
Sunset Berry Farm & Produce
Located in Alderson, WV - 45 mintues
Kent is a third generation strawberry producer and has been growing his own strawberries since age 9. With 5 acres and 3 high tunnels in active production, Kent and Jennifer specialize in strawberry, sweet corn & watermelon production. Sunset Berry Farm was the recipient of the "sweetest strawberry" award at the West Virginia Strawberry festival in Buchannon... and are the exclusive providers of the sweet, perfectly ripened strawberries harvested for our strawberry wine.
Cook's Old Mill
Located in Greenville, WV - 5 mintues
Cook's Old Mill is a beautiful mid-1800's gristmill. It is a privately owned park-like venue for tourists, history buffs, Cook descendants, and mill enthusiasts. The mill is an anchor point on the “Farm Heritage Road”, one of Monroe County's Scenic Byways.
Located in Pembroke, VA - 45 mintues
One of the most beautiful waterfalls in Virginia. The 69-foot falls that are created as Little Stony Creek and other streams converge on this spot. In the winter, ice forms along the 200-foot cliff walls that surround the falls, creating a truly magical frozen scene.
Hanging Rock Raptor Observatory
Located on Peters Mtn, WV - 37 mintues
A one-mile hike from the Hanging Rock parking area will take you to the raptor observatory, sitting high atop Peters Mountain on the Eastern Continental Divide. From this vantage point, visitors have a 360 degree view of the surrounding areas and an eye-level view of migrating raptors.
Moncove Lake State Park
Located near Gap Mills, WV - 42 mintues
Moncove Lake State Park offers a peaceful setting for families to enjoy the outdoors. The park is a popular destination for outdoor social gatherings, quiet strolls, camping and water recreation.
The Rock - Music, Food & Fun
Located near Lindside, WV - 7 mintues
Open nearly every Friday and Saturday evening (check out their Facebook page), The Rock regularly features live music. Enjoy the best pizza, Cuban Panini sandwiches (along with a host of other food), and ice cold beer all at very reasonable prices. Pool tables are available. Safe, family-friendly, and oh so tasty!
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