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Sunday, June 19, 2011

Romantic Weekend Getaway-Berkeley Springs!

The town of Berkeley Springs in West Virginia was then known as the town of Bath since the year 1750, when Pres. George Washington took his brother Laurence to take in the warm mineral waters in the springs. Since then, many people had been going back to Berkeley Springs that they believe as the "healing waters."

Nowadays, it has become as a place with several spas, and dozens of owner-operated shops and restaurants, making it an all-encompassing weekend getaway you could ever experience. Due to a combination of relaxing spas and the small-town atmosphere, it makes it perfect for a romantic weekend getaway.

Berkeley Springs is also unique because of the various activities available for the weekender. It is located in the eastern panhandle of West Virginia directly south of Hancock.

Recommended things to do in Berkeley Springs:
  • Try the Roman Bath at the Berkeley Springs State Park which are the "original spas." The park has 9 individual 750 gallon tubs with walk-in chambers.

  • Get a meal at Lot 12Public House, a place where Berkeley Springs native chef Damian Heath, who was a semi-finalist for the southeast region's best chef by the James Beard Foundation.