Things To Do In Beckley


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  • New River Climbing School
    New River Climbing School’s PCGI-trained and certified staff, led by senior cragsman David Wolff, shepherds climbers of all skill levels skyward during a variety of education-packed tours. Small groups equipped with the necessary climbing and rappelling gear—such as shoes, helmets, and microphones for amplifying yodels—follow the step-by-step instructions of experienced guides, who undergo rigid evaluations before earning a spot on the school’s team. Throughout each adventure, the New River Gorge coddles sensory receptors with an array of sites, sounds, and smells, including kaleidoscopic rock swirls and towering mountains chiseled into words of encouragement. Half-day and full-weekend tours enable the staff to further cater to guests from varying backgrounds, occupations, and experience levels.
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    162 Visitor Center Road
    Lansing, WV US
  • North American River Runners NARR
    Nestled amid rustic riverside scenery, North American River Runner's 1,500-acre resort welcomes families, friends, and nature enthusiasts with a plethora of engaging al fresco entertainment. Guests can set up their own tents and equipment on the mountaintop campgrounds for two nights (a $26 value) amid peaceful, panoramic views of the surrounding forest, free from the modern world and its brilliantly colored jumbotrons. Although not included in this Groupon, campers may opt to upgrade from standard accommodations to bunkhouses or deluxe lodging for an additional fee or add on rental tents and gear, such as a flannel-lined sleeping bag and pillow ($5) or a camp kit with an assembled four-man tent and four half-inch, close-cell foam sleeping pads ($10). The grounds afford campers access to a fire pit and picnic table, as well as shower houses within walking distance for washing up or crooning. Along with one breakfast (up to a $9 value) and lunch (a $9 value), NARR's foodie-friendly dinner banquet boasts vegetarian options, tender beef brisket, and Cajun-rubbed rack of pork alongside an army of side dishes, desserts, and drinks (up to a $20 value).
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    1 Concho Rd.
    Minden, WV US
  • Adventures on the Gorge
    West Virginia's New River Gorge beckons thrill-seekers and nature-lovers alike with a stretch of unspoiled nature, and Adventures on the Gorge rests on the rim to make sure they find it. Blending quiet country peace with adrenaline-pumping excitement, the resort has a little something for everyone. Whitewater rafting expeditions, for instance, send paddlers of all skill levels across the rolling rapids and peaceful stretches of the Lower New River and the Gauley River. Ziplines, on the other hand, lift nature explorers into the canopy, and the TimberTrek Aerial Park lets guests navigate the forest the same way squirrels do?on a series of ziplines, swings, and bridges. So that guests never have to leave, Adventures on the Gorge tends to all their creature comforts. Cabins nestled in the woods contain comfy couches and even hot tubs, whereas campgrounds allow people to get back to their simpler roots. Yet no matter where they stay, guests can swing into the onsite restaurants and pubs to grab a cold one and avoid the hassle of cooking a casserole over a fire.
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    1 Ames Heights Road
    Lansing, WV US
  • Pies and Pints
    Pies and Pints is a fantastic spot to grab a quick slice. This place will leave you feeling satisfied no matter what kind of dietary needs you have. Order a bottle for the table if you like — Pies and Pints has a full bar stocked with the best wine, beer, and more. You won't need to get a sitter before heading to Pies and Pints — kids are more than welcome at this family-friendly establishment. What do you need at the end of the workweek? A happy hour at Pies and Pints. Wireless Internet access is just a click away at Pies and Pints. Your group can sit comfortably at Pies and Pints, a local restaurant. For some fresh air during the non-winter months, dine outside on Pies and Pints' patio. Weeknights are busy for Pies and Pints, so call ahead and make a reservation if you can. No suit, no problem! The dress code at laid-back Pies and Pints is ultra casual. Getting your food to go is also an option. null If you don't want a night that will cost you an arm and a leg but you do want a delicious meal, come to Pies and Pints. The dinner menu is a crowd pleaser at the pizzeria, though breakfast and lunch are also served.
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    219 W Maple Ave
    Fayetteville, WV US
  • Maloney's
    Whether you love them dunked in ranch dressing or smothered in barbecue sauce, the wings at Summersville's Maloney's will fit any taste. The bar at Maloney's is fully stocked, so pair your meal with a glass of wine or beer. Round up your coworkers and head to Maloney's for happy hour. Large groups will appreciate Maloney's for its ability to seat them quickly. Outdoor dining doesn't get much better than the beautiful patio at Maloney's. Shake off the stiff workday duds at Maloney's — attire is casual. If you're in a hurry, place an order for pickup instead. In addition to street parking, there is a lot right around the corner, so finding a space shouldn't be an issue for drivers dining at the restaurant. There's no need to spend a fortune on a delicious meal at Maloney's — most prices are under $15.
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    603 Church St
    Summersville, WV US
  • Chili's
    Come to Chili's to grab an American classic with a side of fries. Keep your diet in check at Chili's, a local restaurant with gluten-free and low-fat menu items. The bar at Chili's is fully stocked, so pair your meal with a glass of wine or beer. Enjoy discounted food and drinks at Chili's' happy hour. Chili's is well-known for being able to seat large parties. Put on your dancing shoes! The restaurant provides plenty of space for those who love to boogie. A relatively loud restaurant, this is not the place for a quiet night out. Dining out isn't your only option here — pickup is available, too. Feed the gang at your next get-together with catering from Chili's as well. null You'll typically spend about $30 per person to dine at Chili's, so plan your budget accordingly.
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    1106 N Eisenhower Dr
    Beckley, WV US
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