WEST VIRGINIA (LOOTPRESS) – We’re officially less than a month away from Christmas and many have already set up their Christmas decorations and started buying gifts.
For those who would like to get into the holiday spirit, we’ve compiled a list of the top five holiday shops to visit in the Mountain State this year.
5. Imperial Christmas Store – Wheeling, WV
The Imperial Christmas Shoppe on Main Street in Wheeling is the perfect stop for any Christmas lover. They have a variety of items from Christmas cards to full size Christmas trees.
The shop, billed as “the only Christmas camp in the valley,” is open Monday through Friday from 10am to 6pm and Saturday from 10am to 4pm. closed on Sundays.
The Imperial Christmas Shoppe is located at 2332 Main St, Wheeling, WV 26003.
4. Christmas Shoppe & More – Thomas, WV
The Christmas Shoppe & More on State Highway 32 in Tucker County should be at the top of any Christmas lover’s bucket list. The store is a short drive from Blackwater Falls State Park and could make for the perfect day trip.
The year-round Christmas store sells a variety of things like Yankee Candles, Krasco baskets, LuLu jewelry with baubles, West Virginia logo merchandise, Stephaine Dawn purses, Appalachian blown glass, Carson flags and accessories, locally made crafts and many more things.
The shop is open on Sundays from 12pm to 4pm and on Mondays, Fridays and Saturdays from 10am to 5pm.
You can find the store at 136 State Hwy 32, Thomas, WV 26292.
3. Memories of Berkeley Springs – Berkeley Springs, WV
Berkeley Springs Memories is a gift and souvenir shop that sells Christmas items year round. Located on Washington Street in Berkeley Springs, this is the place to go for anyone looking for unique Christmas items.
The store sells a variety of items year-round and specializes in unique and affordable gifts, American-made jewelry, t-shirts, sweatshirts, hats, magnets, postcards, local ornaments, and WV jams and jellies.
Berkeley Springs Memories is open Wednesday through Monday from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and is closed on Tuesdays.
The store is located at 15 N Washington Street, Berkeley Springs, WV 25411.
2. The Christmas Shop – Ansted, WV
The Christmas Shoppe at Hawks Nest State Park in Ansted offers some of the best views in the state. When visiting the nearby Lover’s Leap Overlook in the park, be sure to visit The Christmas Shoppe and pick up a West Virginia Christmas souvenir to take home.
Enjoy novelty Christmas gift items that include decoration and ornaments, WV food ideas and WV gifts.
The Christmas shop is open daily from 10.30am to 4.30pm during the holiday season and is only closed on Christmas Day and New Year’s Day.
You’ll find the Shoppe across from Lover’s Leap Overlook just off US Route 60.
1. The Greenbrier Christmas Store at Depot – White Sulfur Springs, WV
The Greenbrier Christmas Shop at the depot is perhaps the most unique in West Virginia, as the store also serves as an Amtrak train station.
Located in the old passenger depot, the Greenbrier Christmas Shop has something for everyone. From ornaments to figurines, this store is a must for any Christmas lover.
This Christmas store is the only one in West Virginia where someone can take a train straight to the store’s entrance.
The Greenbrier Christmas Shop in the depot is open daily from 9am to 5pm.
The store is located at 300 W Main St, White Sulfur Springs, WV 24986.