The world-renowned Greenbrier resort is located in White Sulphur Springs, West Virginia, 121 mi/195 km southeast of Charleston.
This posh facility comprises 6,500 acres/2,635 hectares of scenic land, a spa and mineral springs, three outstanding golf courses, pools, tennis courts, riding and hiking trails, and other outdoor adventures such as hunting and fishing.
Other activities include world-class cooking classes. You can stay in a guesthouse or in the historic hotel.
The resort has an unusual sightseeing attraction: tours of the underground bunker system built to protect the members of the U.S. Congress from nuclear attack. The facility was built during the Eisenhower presidency and exposed by the Washington Post in 1995.
Greenbrier State Forest is less than 2 mi/3 km from White Sulphur Springs and features camping, cabins, hiking trails, picnic pavilions and a beautiful view from atop Kate's Mountain.
About 30 mi/48 km northeast of White Sulphur Springs is Watoga State Park. It has the Greenbrier River as part of its boundary and is the state's largest park.
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