Exclusive gifts from the bridge and where to find them
Shop your favorite stops from the Bridge for the holidays! Did something at Bridge Day catch your eye? You can still shop from these favorites from our vendor lineup:
1. Adventures on the Gorge
Treat your loved one to some quality time, or their own getaway! Book your adventurous friends a trip to go rafting, ziplining, rock climbing and more! For the more laid-back folks on our list? A cabin escape, horseback riding and some amazing views of the New River Gorge from the pool, decks or even from the bridge itself.
This outdoor outfitter also has 2 gift shops. Stop by and get your fill of New River Gorge swag, camping gear, books and sunglasses. You’ll find all kinds of chic mementos of your favorite hangout spot!
2. Adkins Alley
This Oak Hill shop wears many hats: consignment and thrift store, plus a few antiques. You can also dig around for DVDs, music, vintage glassware and vintage knick knacks. There’s also a steady supply of fashionable purses and clothing.
3. New River Gorge Harley Davidson
Does someone in your family like to take it full-throttle? Surprise ‘em this year with a gift from an iconic American company. In addition to motorcycles and parts, you can get stylish shirts, windproof gloves and knit hats for men and women.
4. Canyon Rim Gifts
Share some famous homemade fudge with your loved ones! This New River Gorge shop makes up to 15 flavors with real cream. Mix n’ match by the piece for a sweet Christmas present. You can even ship fudge, too. Canyon Rim Gifts also has jams, apparel and more.
5. Hackworth’s Wood & Steel
These metal spinners, ornaments, sun catchers and wind chimes are West Virginia exclusives! Most feature motifs any local would recognize, like the New River Gorge Bridge and the grist mill.
6. Wild Mountain Soap Company
Wild Mountain only uses organic, natural ingredients— so you don’t have to grind funky chemicals into your skin. These soaps look and smell great, too. Assemble your own gift bag with scents like peppermint (perfect for Christmas!) and Almost Heaven Honeysuckle. They make shampoo and beard care products for men, too.
Sign up for a round of late-night cosmic bowling, watch sports on TV and eat your way through appetizers, burgers and sandwiches. Pinheads has an extensive beer menu, too. Best of all, you can bundle all of these great experiences onto a stocking-sized gift card.
8. Crossroads Mall
Shop around for everyone on your list— it’s easy at this 1-stop shop. Browse top stores like Dick’s Sporting Goods, Hot Topic, Aeropostale and LeRoy’s Jewelers. When you’re done, treat yourself to lunch at Crossroads Mall’s on-site restaurants.
Northern WV picks
If you can’t make it to the gorge till later in the year, you can find some of our favorites up North and plan a trip here later.
Who would have thought plastic bottles could turn into soft, durable fabric? SustainU’s stylish hoodies and shirts come from recycled materials and cotton, so everything is environmentally friendly. The entire process from design to completion is all-American.
10. Charleston Department Store, Morgantown
Wear your WVU pride on your sleeve— literally! Since 1921, this Charleston Department Store has supported the Mountaineers with all kinds of swag: shirts, hats and jackets. Get auto accessories, glassware and golf gear, too. The options are as limitless as your blue-and-gold passion.
Where do you like to shop on Bridge Day?