Plan your trip
It's difficult to capture a true sense of the area through the lens of a camera, but we encourage you to try. From the breathtaking views at Lake Sherwood to the original performance work at Trillium Performing Arts Collective, there is so much to experience during your visit. We offer everything from world-famous cuisine to authentic country cooking, challenging outdoor recreation to luxurious and pampering relaxation. This eclectic valley will certainly leave you longing for more.
Greenbrier Valley Visitors Center
Welcome. The Visitors Center is the information headquarters for the entire Greenbrier Valley region. We provide a multitude of maps and brochures which are available for you to take on your journey. Pamphlets cover a wide range of topics including local history, attractions, shopping, dining and lodging options for our area, as well as popular “must do’s” around the state. We have a welcoming staff of “Information Specialists” on hand to share their expertise and answer any questions. They know a lot about the area; you may want to stay another day!
Greenbrier Valley Packages
Take the stress out of planning a trip to the Greenbrier Valley with one of our specialty packages. Bundle a stay at The Greenbrier resort with luxury accommodations and five-star dining. Expect to find holiday weekends, event packages and special promotions. Offerings change frequently, so be sure to check back regularly.
Greenbrier Valley Weather
Truly, a place to get away from it all, the Greenbrier Valley and its four seasons provide ample opportunity to relax and enjoy your time away from home! Whether you want to catch the seasons changing, participate in local celebrations, or find an adventure in the scenic Allegheny Mountains, the Greenbrier Valley offers unlimited “Wild and Wonderful West Virginia” experiences.
The average warmest month is July.
The highest recorded temperature was 98°F in 1988.
On average, the coolest month is January.
The lowest recorded temperature was -22°F in 1989.
The most precipitation on average occurs in May.
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Getting to the Greenbrier Valley
Nestled in the southeastern hills and mountains of West Virginia, the Greenbrier Valley is the perfect setting for a cozy getaway, family vacation or time away with friends. Combine your stay with the friendly character of small-town life, a “punch” card of things to do, and you have a vacation that tops them all.
Whether you’re looking to travel by plane, train or via the interstate, getting here is easy. Use the information below to help plan your trip.
Greenbrier County, WV, is conveniently located within a day’s drive of two-thirds of the nation’s population. The municipalities of Greenbrier County, including Lewisburg and White Sulphur Springs, are directly accessible from Interstate 64 via Exits 169, 175 and 181.
Distance from Major Cities:
Washington, D.C. - 4 hrs
Roanoke, VA - 1.5 hrs
Richmond, VA - 3 hrs
Hampton, VA - 4.5 hrs
Pittsburgh, PA - 4 hrs
Philadelphia, PA - 6.5 hrs
Columus, OH - 5 hrs
Cleveland, OH - 6 hrs
Huntington, WV - 3 hrs
Morgantown, WV - 3 hrs
The Amtrak Cardinal route, New York City-Penn Station (NYP) to Chicago-Union Station (CHI) stops in White Sulphur Springs and Alderson, WV three times weekly. An Amtrak station is conveniently located directly across from The Greenbrier in White Sulphur Springs and there is a whistle stop in downtown Alderson. Due to the fact that these are unstaffed stations, with no ticketing services available, prior reservations are required.
White Sulphur Springs Station
West-bound schedule: Sun, Wed, Fri – 5:05pm
East-bound schedule: Sun, Wed, Fri – 11:39am
West-bound schedule: Sun, Wed, Fri – 5:36pm
East-bound schedule: Sun, Wed, Fri – 11:02am
The Greenbrier Valley Airport (LWB) in Lewisburg provides non-stop air service to and from Washington Dulles (IAD) and Chicago O-Hare (ORD) airports on United Express operated by SkyWest Airlines. The airport is conveniently located on US 219, five miles north of historic downtown Lewisburg and thirteen miles from The Greenbrier.
For the most up-to-date information or to book a flight direct to the Greenbrier Valley, visit united.com
Greenbrier Limo has a seven-passenger Ford Expedition and stretch limousine. Reservations are recommended. 304-647-4888, greenbrierlimo.com
One of the best parts of working in the Visitors Center is the opportunity to talk with visitors from all over the country and around the world. Our staff learns something new every day by chatting with our guests. For your reference, we have compiled our top 12 most frequently asked questions. Do you have a question? Feel free to contact us. If we don’t know the answer, we’ll find out who does!
West Virginia became a state in 1863 when it seceded from the state of Virginia during the Civil War.
Built in 1902, Carnegie Hall is an active arts and education center located in downtown Lewisburg. It was named for philanthropist Andrew Carnegie who donated monies to construct a classroom building that supported the Lewisburg Female Institute.
The bunker was built at The Greenbrier resort in the late 1950’s as a relocation facility for the U.S. Congress in the event of a national emergency. Tours of the facility are given several times daily and reservations are requested. It is a unique trip back in history and a rare chance to visit a facility of this type.
Ronceverte is pronounced ron-suh-vurt. It means “green brier” in French and was named for a prickly climbing plant of the lily family.