Few states in the nation contain more natural beauty and unspoiled wilderness than West Virginia. Lansing, WV, a unique rural community hidden in the West Virginia mountains, offers a first-rate view of this wilderness as well as a warm atmosphere. The area maintains a steady stream of tourists because of the distinct season views Lansing offers, complete with winter snow, spring flowers, and colorful fall leaves. The area hosts a plethora of outdoor recreational activities, including mountain biking, whitewater rafting, fishing, rock climbing, hiking, and hunting. The area is also the home of the second-oldest river in the world, the New River.
Lansing is located less than 5 miles outside of the larger town of Fayetteville, WV, making it an ideal place for a wilderness getaway. Visitors can enjoy the historical area while staying near the convenience of the nearby city. The area is well-known for its Romanesque revival construction style, the pinnacle of which is the county courthouse, which was completed in 1897. The area is also home to the annual festival called Bridge Day each October, which celebrates the nearby New River Gorge Bridge.