W.Va. resort named top in U.S. News & World Report feature

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Tunneling through treetops, Adventures on the Gorge
Tunneling through the treetops at Adventures on the Gorge

Adventures on the Gorge has been numbered among the top six adventure resorts in the country in a U.S. News & World Report story.

On the New River Gorge in southern West Virginia, the resort near Fayetteville, West Virginia, offers an array of adventures including whitewater rafting on two rivers and aerial adventures including two zip lines, and guided tours on the catwalk beneath the New River Gorge Bridge.

Other resort offerings including hiking, fishing, rock climbing, kayaking, mountain biking and stand-up paddle boarding. The resort also offers a wide range of accommodations, including restaurants, bars, shops, event space, an outdoor pool, and a small-group conference center and several new cabins nearing completion.

Authored by Albuquerque travel writer Steve Larese, the story notes that increasing numbers of travelers are seeking “boundary-pushing experiences that forge lasting memories.”

Other resorts mentioned in the story are in Colorado, California, New Mexico, Florida and Utah.

Larese personally experienced the rapids on the Gauley River in 2015 when he joined Adventures on the Gorge on a two-day autumn rafting trip. The trip includes rafting the full 25 miles of the upper and lower Gauley River as well as overnight camping at Canyon Doors, a permanent campsite where Adventures on the Gorge accommodates guests with gourmet cuisine prepared riverside, wood-fired hot tubs and other conveniences.

Rafting has already begun on the New River, where early-season rafters are enjoying big waves, big holes and fast-running waters.

To book adventures, accommodations or packages, call 1-855-379-8738. Travelers can find out more about Adventures on the Gorge and learn about specials and other offers by connecting on Facebook or Twitter, signing up for AOTG e-newsletter or following the AOTG blog.


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