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You and your guests will enjoy the wide variety of lodging options. From slopeside vacation homes with hot tubs and premium amenities to an abundance of hotel/motel rooms to lodge accommodations at the resorts, the choice is yours.
CANAAN VALLEY RESORT STATE PARK
With 160 new guest rooms and fireplace suites and 23 cabins and cottages for your guests’ accommodations as well as amenities that include an indoor pool, hot tub, saunas, 18-hole golf course, scenic chairlift rides, and more; Canaan Valley Resort is perfect for weddings, of all needs and sizes. Add delicious cuisine catered by the resort’s chef, and your wedding will be memorable not only for you, but for your guests as well. canaanresort.com; 304.866.4121, ext. 2671
BLACK BEAR RESORT
Black Bear Resort may be best known for its charming pedestal homes, but there are also large suites in the inn that overlook Canaan Valley National Wildlife Refuge. With amenities that include an outdoor heated pool, fish ponds, mini golf, playground, tennis, basketball, volleyball, a nature trail, 24-hour security, miles of private roads for riding bikes, and a large mountain lodge with large decks for meetings, events, weddings, or reunions, your wedding party will never want to leave. blackbearwv.com; 304.866.4391/800.553.2327
BLACKWATER FALLS STATE PARK
Blackwater Falls State Park is an iconic four-season state park, offering 54 lodge guest rooms that provide sweeping views of the densely forested gorge. In addition to lodge rooms, there are 39 fully furnished cabins—13 deluxe cabins and 26 vacation cabins—to choose from. blackwaterfalls.com; 304.259.5216
TIMBERLINE FOUR SEASONS RESORT
While there are plenty of adventures to be had in the area, another option is to just relax while you are at Timberline resort. Timbers Inn, a slopeside hotel, offers all the amenities you need to kick back after a day of celebrating. Vacation homes and condominiums are another option. Many homes feature hot tubs, decks, and fireplaces. t4sr.com; 866.438.7259
GOLDEN ANCHOR CABINS
Conveniently located two miles south of Canaan Valley State Park with panoramic views of Mount Porte Crayon, one of the five highest points on the Eastern Continental Divide, Golden Anchor Cabins offers luxury honeymoon cabin rentals with private hot tubs and gas fireplaces. Enhance your stay by adding hand-dipped chocolate covered strawberries, a custom welcome banner, a rose petal heart on the bed, a dozen long stem roses, and a chilled bottle of wine. goldenanchorcabins.com; 304.866.2722
RENT A VACATION HOME
With a plethora of rental companies in the area offering everything from intimate cabins perfect for the honeymooning couple to estate homes large enough to house your entire wedding party, it’s easy to make your destination wedding a weekend long affair.
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