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Winterplace rises to the south of the "Skyline City" of Beckley, WV, one of West Virginia's largest municipalities. So shops, stores, and attractions of all kinds may be found throughout the area.

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735 Main St., Mount Hope, WV 25880
Phone: 304-877-2088

Off the U.S. 19 expressway in historic Mount Hope, we've converted a hometown department store into one of the region's must-see antiques shops. You'll find vintage decor, unique gifts, flea-market bargains, rustics and primitives, country casual furniture, garden and architectural pieces, and a coffee corner for the less enthused. Open weekends -- 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and Saturday -- with extended summer hours.
206 Beckley Plaza
Beckley, WV 25801
Tel: 304-256-0616

Original art, furniture, and fine gifts from 60 retailers come together under one roof at Cranberry Station, the Winterplace area's most extensive garden and interior gallery.  We have everything you'll need to finish your vacation home or thank a friend -- soaps, candles, jewelry, framed prints, gourmet candies, ladies' designer accessories, home and garden accents, and hundreds of interior-design options. From the Winterplace area, follow U.S. 19 north approximately 20 miles to the Beckley Plaza Shopping Center, passing Lowe's and Wal-Mart. We're on the right beside K-mart.
526 W. Mount Lookout Rd.
Mount Lookout, WV 26678
Tel. 304-872-2841 or 304-872-0244
info@wvpottery.com 

Inspired by the whitewater of the New and Gauley rivers, our acclaimed lines of hand-crafted mugs, bowls, dishes, and dinnerware will recall your vacation for years to come. Currently our signature line, Gauley River Green pulls the turbulence and rich color out of the river and onto your table or into your display case. We'll be happy to bake the Gauley Green Glaze onto custom wares you request. All of our items are oven, microwave, and dishwasher safe, and all will be sure to increase in value with the popularity of Appalachian arts. Shop our online store or visit our studio off the U.S. 19 parkway at Mount Lookout, only five-minutes south of the Gauley River and 10-minutes north of the New River Gorge.
Grandview, WV
Tel: (304) 465-0508

Don't leave the Winterplace area without a visit to "Grandview," a spectacular natural area featuring stunning overlooks of the New River Gorge National River at its greatest depth. Hiking trails explore the park's upland forests and sandstone cliffs, which are with evergreen with rhododendron in winter. Some trails at Grandview are perfect for cross-country skiing: the park road to Turkey Spur Rock overlook provides a rolling, four-mile paved course along the rim of the gorge. Grandview is a 30-minute drive north of Winterplace. In summer, its Cliffside Amphitheatre hosts the outdoor dramas "Honey in the Rock" (the story of West Virginia's tumultuous birth) and "Hatfields and McCoys" (the legend of Appalachia's most-infamous feud, fought nearby).
HC 67 Box 120, Ansted, WV 25812
Tel. 304-658-4536
Email: peddlinbarb@webspawner.com 

Now you can find the same beautiful West Virginia candles you saw in New River shops online at Peddlin' Barb's. In our workshops near the New River Gorge at Ansted, we've refined the art of hand-pouring candles for long-lived aroma and extended burn-time. Choose from more than 40 delicious scents in a variety of shapes and sizes, including jars, tarts, cakes, bricks, votives, cupcakes, bundt cakes, and more. You'll bearly believe our scented wax West Virginia bears -- charming collectibles that keep your home or office fragrant. (West Virginia is, after all, home of the first Teddy Bear.) All our products are guaranteed satisfactory, or you can return the candle for a refund.

Pipestem, West Virginia (WV)
Tel: 1-800-CALL-WVA


Straddling the verge of the Bluestone National Scenic River 20-miles south of Winterplace, Pipestem's trails, lodges, cabins, and golf courses attract thousands of visitors through all seasons. An aerial tram, horseback rides, and stunning views of the Bluestone Canyon and surrounding tablelands are also among the park's popular attractions. Restaurants, an outdoor pool, and a fishing lake make this one of West Virginia's best vacation destination parks.
255 Resort Drive, Daniels, West Virginia (WV) 25832
Tel. 866-504-9548

The Resort at Glade Springs' Spa Orange is just the place to unwind, relax, rejuvenate and reward yourself after an adventure-filled day skiing at Winterplace Ski Resort. Choose from an extensive menu of therapeutic and beauty services that provide head to toe care. Indulge in a full body massage, followed by body and facial skin treatments that are sure to make you look and feel years younger. Open daily. Located 10 minutes from Winterplace Ski Resort on U.S. 19.
I-77 exit 45, Tamarack Park, Beckley, WV 25802
1 Tamarack Place, Beckley, WV
Tel: 1-800-CALL-WVA --
Tel: 1-88-TAMARACK
Email: service@tamarackwv.com

Prepare yourself for a shopping and dining experience unlike any other! Only 15-minutes north of Winterplace ski resort, Tamarack is the nation's first and only statewide collection of handmade craft, art, and cuisine that showcases "The Best of West Virginia." A one-of-a-kind shopping and cultural experience, Tamarack features 59,000 square feet of retail area with the work of more than 2,000 juried West Virginia artists. From hand-carved furniture to glass, from pottery to Appalachian quilts, Tamarack offers only the best native art. You will also find a delectable array of regional specialty foods and products, as well as theatre, live performances, and craft demonstrations. Open January-March 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. and April-December 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Closed Christmas Day. Tamarack is located on the West Virginia Turnpike at Beckley, just north of the intersection of Interstates 64 and 77
I-77 exit 45, Tamarack Park, Beckley, WV 25802
1 Tamarack Place, Beckley, WV
Tel: 1-800-CALL-WVA --
Tel: 1-88-TAMARACK
Email: service@tamarackwv.com

Appalachian sights, sounds, and tastes permeate Tamarack's "Taste of West Virginia" food court managed by The Greenbrier. Only 15-minutes north of Winterplace ski resort, the court offers a sampling of gourmet and down-home foods for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Breakfast includes such West Virginia favorites as egg biscuits with savory country ham and cheese, and fried green tomatoes, fresh apple fritters, and country gravy. For lunch or dinner, sample Tamarack's award-winning "Jake's Chili" fresh West Virginia's own "Jarroll's Italian Sausage," or a fried-green-tomato sandwich with Swiss cheese, bacon, and raspberry honey-mustard. Local favorites include West Virginia rainbow trout and Tamarack's barbecue sandwich. Of course, your meal would be remiss without dessert -- perhaps homemade cobbler or The Greenbrier's famous bread pudding with vanilla sauce. Tamarack is open January-March 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. and April-December 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Closed Christmas Day. Tamarack is located on the West Virginia Turnpike at Beckley, just north of the intersection of Interstates 64 and 77.
The Little Brick House Gift Shop
1818 Harper Road, Beckley, WV 25801
304-753-7242
Email: traube@cwv.net

The Little Brick House Gift Shop, off I-77 exit 44 near Tamarack and the Beckley Exhibition Coal Mine, is among the region's largest providers of West Virginia historical books, coal mining books, local history publications and Appalachian crafts. Our most popular collectibles include coal figurines, coal jewelry, Fenton glass, West Virginia handcrafts, and series by Dickens Village, Precious Moments, Tom Clark Gnomes, and local landmarks by Cat's Meow Villages. Open Monday-Saturday 9 a.m.-7 p.m. and Sunday 1-5 p.m. Our Mountain State Miniature Golf Course -- the region's best miniature golf -- is located behind our shop and is open from late spring until mid-August. We also have a rock-climbing wall for teens. 
1824 Harper Road, Beckley, WV
Tel: (304) 253-8004
Email: spafortyfour@aol.com

Relax and rejuvenate in the Winterplace area's finest total-body wellness center, just off I-77's exit 44 near Tamarack at Beckley. The Spa at Forty Four provides pedicures, manicures, therapeutic massage, European facials, body wraps, polishes, and waxing, acne treatments, and Dermalogica skin-care products in a private, relaxing atmosphere. The spa is located in the Beckley hotel district only one-half-mile east off I-77's exit 44 on Harper Road (W.Va.3). We're a 15-minute expressway drive north of Winterplace and fewer than five minutes from Tamarack.

221 Prince St., Beckley, WV 25801
Tel: 304-252-7697
Emails: thestudiomah@aol.com ... thestudiobsd@aol.com

Shop online for watercolor paintings by two of West Virginia's signature artists, or visit their working gallery -- The Studio -- near Tamarack, only 20-minutes north of Winterplace ski resort. The works of Barbara Daniel and Mary Anne Hodson have been exhibited in galleries throughout the Mid-Atlantic and are prized for their interpretation of transparent watercolor methods and native West Virginian thematics and undertones. Both are juried artists at Tamarack, West Virginia's native arts and shopping center on I-77 at Beckley. The Studio is open daily 9-11 a.m. and 2-4 p.m. or by appointment and is located on the courthouse square behind the courthouse at 221 Prince Street. Parking is available behind and in front of the gallery. All major credit cards are accepted.