Taylor County, West Virginia provides an abundance of enjoyable sights and stops for your travel tour group. Grafton, West Virginia is one of the last remaining active coal towns in West Virginia. It is also the birthplace of Anna Jarvis the founder of Mothers Day and home to the Grafton National Cemetery and West Virginia National Cemetery. The Tygart Dam built between 1934-1938 created the beautiful Tygart Lake where Tygart Lake Marina is located.
Travel the outskirts of Taylor County
- Begin your day at the Adaland Mansion outside Philippi, West Virginia.
- As you travel N119 to Grafton , stop for a guided tour of the Anna Jarvis House and Museum to learn about the founding of Mother's Day.
- Stop by the Grafton National Cemetery as you enter downtown Grafton.
Explore the historic downtown Grafton, West Virginia.
- Grafton offers a plethora of shops and eating establishments such as Tygart Artisans Guild, Olde Town Coffee & Donut Shop, Gallery 62 West and Leonard's Grill.
- Toad Hall provides a great view of the active coal train yard that runs along downtown Grafton.
- Grafton is also home to the Mother's Day Shrine and visitors center.
Enjoy the beautiful Tygart Lake
- Next on your stop you don't want to miss the beautiful views at, Tygart Lake, where you can attend a historic cruise on the Tygart Lake Cruises Princess cruise boat.
- On your way out of town you can drive through the West Virginia National Cemetery located along Rt 50 E.
LOCAL GROUP LODGING OPTIONS
- Tygart Lake State Park offers 21 rooms with beautiful lake views, on-site restaurant, gift shop, courtesy dock, and direct access to The Dam hiking trail.
NEARBY GROUP LODGING OPTIONS