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Sunday Afternoon Road Trip - Fall Leaf Tour

Sunday Afternoon Road Trip - Fall Leaf Tour

The leaves are starting to change and sometimes it is just fun to get out and breath in the crisp autumn air, drink in the brilliant October skies and enjoy those around you. Here is a drive that will allow you and your family take in some of the areas while it is draped in fall colors!

From Parkersburg Head South on I-77 to the Rockport Exit - EXIT 161

Turn Left on Rt. 21 Toward Rockport.

3.8 Miles Turn Left onto Windy Ridge Road 

2.9 Turn Left on Sommerville Fork Road

8.4 Miles Turn Left on Garfield Road

5.5 Miles Turn Left on Rt 14 North

15.9 Miles Arrive in Mineral Wells, WV

*These distances are estimates.

 

Here are some of the photos from my trip along this route! Please share your photos on social media with the Hashtag #VisitPKB #FallRoadTrip

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