Attractions, Destinations, Shopping and other Amenities

Places you might want to see. Places you might want to go. Places to get things you might need. 
(more to be added - check back often) 

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WV TOURISM & PARKS

West Virginia Dept of Tourism - Order your free Vacation Guide!!
https://wvtourism.com/

West Virginia Waterfall Trail
https://wvtourism.com/west-virginia-waterfall-trail/


NEAR RALLY HQ - FLATWOODS - SUTTON – BRAXTON COUNTY

National Parks of Southern WV
https://www.nps.gov/neri/index.htm

Braxton County Convention and Visitor’s Bureau
https://braxtonwv.org/

Flatwoods Monster Museum https://braxtonwv.org/company/flatwoods-monster-museum/


New West Virginia Bigfoot Museum In Sutton
https://www.onlyinyourstate.com/west-virginia/truth-about-bigfoot-wv/

TO THE NORTH

Lambert's Winery, Weston WV
http://lambertswinery.com/

South Texas Barbecue Company, Weston WV
https://sotexbbqco.square.site/

Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum, Weston, WV
https://trans-alleghenylunaticasylum.com/

Potomac Eagle Scenic Railroad, Romney WV
https://potomaceagle.com/

Durbin & Greenbrier Valley Railroad, Elkins WV
https://mountainrailwv.com/tour/new-tygart-flyer/



TO THE SOUTH

New River Gorge National Park and Preserve
https://wvtourism.com/places-to-go/parks-public-lands/national-parks/new-river-gorge-national-park-and-preserve/

Thurmond WV (New River Gorge)
https://thurmondwv.org/

Babcock State Park
https://wvstateparks.com/babcock-webcam/

Hawks Nest State Park
https://wvstateparks.com/park/hawks-nest-state-park/

Beckley WV Exhibition Coal Mine
https://beckley.org/coal-mine/

Tamarack Marketplace, Beckley WV
https://www.tamarackwv.com/


TO THE WEST

Hillbilly Hot Dogs, Lesage, WV
http://www.hillbillyhotdogs.com | 
check them out on Diners, Drive-ins & Dives

Mothman Museum, Point Pleasant WV
http://www.mothmanmuseum.com


Road Conditions

Fuel near Rally HQ

Flatwoods

  • bp
  • Shell
  • GoMart
  • Pilot Travel Center
  • Exxon

Sutton

  • GoMart
  • Fast Fuel Food Stores

Gassaway

  • GoMart


Food Joints near HQ

Rally HQ (Days Inn & Suites)

  • Woods & Waters Restaurant

Near Rally HQ - Flatwoods

  • McDonalds
  • KFC
  • Taco Bell
  • Dunkin
  • Arby's
  • Subway
  • The Custard Stand
  • Little Caesars Pizza
  • Waffle Hut
  • Lloyd's Restaurant
  • Luzanders 3 Girl Diner
  • El Gallo Mexican Restaurant
  • China Buffet
  • Shoney's
  • Starbucks
  • PJ Fresh Marketplace
  • Moe's Southwest Grill

Sutton (5 miles south)

Gassaway (10 miles south)

  • Long John Silver's
  • Leona's Restaurant
  • Davis's Gourmet Pick-ups
  • Annabelle's Bohemian Bistro

Weston (32 miles north)

  • South Texas Barbecue Company


Markets

Flatwoods

  • Walmart Supercenter
  • GoMart

Sutton

  • The Produce Shack

Gassaway

  • Kroeger
  • Family Dollar


Common Retailers

  • Walmart (Flatwoods)
  • Home Depot (Bridgeport)
  • Lowes (Summersville, Buckhannon)
  • CVS (Gassaway)


Motorcycle Shops


Recreation

  • Lakeside Outfitters -Mt Nebo - Canoe/Kayak rentals

There are several outfitters near New River Gorge Bridge - this is just a few


Aliens & Monsters

MonsterQuest Article

Mythical Mountain Monsters

5 WV Monsters