The Beckley, West Virginia, Exhibition Coal Mine portrays the history, culture and character of this coal-mining region. The main attraction is an underground tour, led by a veteran coal miner. Visitors travel 1500 feet beneath the hillsides of New River Park, riding in authentic shuttle cars from the mine entrance, to old working areas of the coal mine and back. The facility includes a 14,000 square foot company store, visitor center, coal museum, fudgery and gift shop.

The Beckley, West Virginia, Exhibition Coal Mine portrays the history, culture and character of this coal-mining region. The main attraction is an underground tour, led by a veteran coal miner.

Beckley, West Virginia.

Beckley, WV This is our new home. Not far from my birthplace in Bluefield. I can't wait to join my hubby there!

Things You Didn't Know You Could Do in WV - Photo: Exhibition Coal Mine

7 things you didn’t know you could do in WV

7 things you didn’t know you could do in WV - Wild, Wonderful West Virginia

Beckley, West Virginia

Beckley, WV Named to Smithsonian Magazine's List of 20 Best Small Towns in U.

Babcock State Park, a West Virginia State Park located nearby Beckley, Oak Hill

Babcock State Park, a West Virginia State Park located nearby Beckley, Oak Hill. Skyline Trail was awesome!

New River Gorge Bridge in WV.

Beautiful West Virginia.

New River Gorge Bridge. The New River Gorge Bridge Festival is a celebration of the momentous bridge and features many fun events.

Phil G McDonald Bridge--“World’s Highest Truss Bridge”--Glade Creek Bridge  Beckley, West Virginia, United States  700 feet high / 213 meters high  784 foot span / 239 meter span  1988--Distinguished by it's bright green paint.

Phil G McDonald Bridge--“World’s Highest Truss Bridge”--Glade Creek Bridge Beckley, West Virginia, United States 700 feet high / 213 meters high 784 foot span / 239 meter span. I've crossed this bridge many times!

Beckley Travel Plaza, Beckley, West Virginia : Driving Bucket List: Iconic Highways Around the World : TravelChannel.com

Coolest Rest Stops and Gas Stations Around the World

Even if you’re in full on “road mode,” these 11 gas stations, rest stops and truck stops are worth braking for.

Lake Shawnee Amusement Park (abandoned) - supposedly haunted  4213 Beckley Road, Princeton, West Virginia 24740 USA ph. 304-921-1580 - Tours available - Links to story of Lake Shawnee, the cursed amusement park.

The terrifying story of Lake Shawnee, the cursed amusement park

Soldiers Memorial Theatre - Beckley, West Virginia - Built 1931-32, the theater is believed to lie near a Civil War-era cemetery, although this fact doesn’t seem to have to do with the hauntings here. Witnesses say they’ve seen an apparition of a man in his 60s wearing 1930s clothes. Also, ghosts and sounds of children playing have been seen and heard, as well as mysterious saxophone music.

Soldiers Memorial Theatre - Beckley, West Virginia - Built the theater…

Beckley Exhibition Mine in Beckley West Virginia----you have to see this to believe people actually worked there.

Beckley Exhibition Mine in Beckley West Virginia----you have to see this to believe people actually worked there. Mission trip here ;

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