The New River Gorge Bridge is about about 314 miles from Washington. Take Interstate 66 west to I-81 south. Near Lexington, take I-64 west into West Virginia. At Beckley, take U.S. 19 north, which leads you over the bridge.
201 W. Maple Ave.
Historic bed-and-breakfast with five rooms. Rooms from $85.
1690 Court St.
Funky side-of-the-road eatery serving small plates from $3.50.
1031 / 2 Keller Ave.
Sandwiches come with tasty house-made pickles and chips. Sandwiches from $7.
162 Visitor Center Rd.
Exhibits about the New River Gorge Bridge and area. Scenic overlook. Daily 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
U.S. 19, Canyon Rim Visitor Center exit
Tours daily, weather permitting. Reservations recommended. $69.
49 Hawks Nest Park Rd.
Free park admission. Tram ($4) operates daily except Wednesdays through Labor Day.