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Just a married couple traveling Wild & Wonderful West Virginia sharing our opinions of Potomac Highland's sights, tastes and sounds.

We want you to have the very best experience when staying in our cabins.  In our blog, we chronicle our explorations throughout Tucker County andThe Potomac Highlands.  We share our experiences with you as we take in the sights, have adventures and experience the culinary treats our area has to offer.  Hopefully this will inspire you to have your own adventure while staying at The Golden Anchor Cabins.

09/24 2016

Best Wings on the Golden Anchor Food Loop

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Here's a quick list of some of our favorite area restaurants serving up our favorite appetizer, the chicken wing!  Make sure you visit these locals doing it right, next time you're staying in our...

09/04 2016

Sitting on top of West Virginia over Labor Day Weekend

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We finally got around to climbing the big hill!  Spruce Knob's elevation is 4862' making it the highest mountain in West Virginia.  The summit of the mountain is around an hour from our cabins...

02/25 2016

Canaan Valley Resort’s Hickory Room lunch with a view of the mountains

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There awaits a wonderful dining experience just two miles from your cozy cabin here at the Golden Anchor. Drive north to the state maintained Canaan Valley Resort; turn left and drive to the...

02/15 2016

Useful Tips for Blackwater Falls State Park’s Sled Run

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Over Valentine's Day weekend, our never ending search for all things fun in Tucker County led our family from The Golden Anchor Cabins north 15 miles to Blackwater Falls State Park yet again. ...

12/13 2015

Big Run Falls: The waterfall in WV no one told you about.

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Big Run Falls is a locals' secret and Tucker County natives want to keep this gem to themselves.  But fortunately for you, I am NOT a native, and I want you to know about one of the best tucked...

11/22 2015

Making snow at Canaan Valley State Park!

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The park crew fired up the machines today so we ran up to see the powder flying for ourselves.  It won't be long until now until the slopes open in Tucker County!  Here's what we captured:

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11/21 2015

Tips for planning a fall vacation in West Virginia

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Another autumn season is in the books here at The Golden Anchor Cabins.  Though this is our busiest time of the year we did manage to get to a few lookout points and enjoy the vibrant colors.  At...

10/11 2015

Tasty Breakfast Special for Leaf-Peepers

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Jamie and I have discovered that the Bright Morning Inn (13 miles north of The Golden Anchor Cabins) in Davis is offering the perfect autumn breakfast for locals and travelers for this leaf...

10/02 2015

10.2.15 Hillside Note - loved the hot tub

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Beautiful house.  I brought my wife here for her b-day and the fall foliage.  We thoroughly enjoyed our stay.  Loved the hot tub, fireplace and the decor of the cabin.  We can tell that you put...

09/30 2015

9.30.2015 Hillside Note - 60th birthday

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Very nice cabin - we got together for my 60th birthday - old friend - we havent seen each other in awhile - came from 3 different directions!  Weather was lousy (rain) but we had fun - watched...

09/18 2015

One thing to avoid at Blackwater Falls State Park

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Blackwater Falls has become one of our absolute favorite destinations in the area. The park offers so many wonderful things to do like observing the cascading falls, listening to the babbling...

09/17 2015

9.17.15 Hillside Note - home away from home

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 The cabin was very clean and a home away from home.  We had a wonderful time and will be back again for our next anniversary

Joe & Cindy Ross

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09/14 2015

9.14.2015 Hillside Note - ride motorcycles thru the mountains

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Awesome place, everything we needed.  We came here to ride motorcycles thru the mountains and see parts of West Virginia And Virginia.  Great place to call home!

BMW Riders of Tusc. Cty Ohio

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09/07 2015

9.7.15 Hillside Note - view is wonderful

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Sept 7-11

We had a fabulous time!  The beds were comfy and the view is wonderful!  The cabin had averything we needed.  Thank youfor sharing your special place with us!  We look forward to...

09/07 2015

9.7.15 Royale Note - perfect romantic getaway

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What a stay!  Amazing location, amenities, and the perfect romantic getaway!  As I've read, everyone loves the heated floor just as much as we do!  The bed is amazing, it made it really hard to...