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There is so much great food here in Fayetteville, WV! These are ten of our favorite dishes from locally-owned restaurants. – This is 9/10 in our Top 10 blog post series celebrating our 10th anniversary.

Everybody loves Fayetteville, especially us. Here are our ten favorite things about this cool little town. – This is 6/10 in our Top 10 blog post series celebrating our 10th anniversary.

In celebration of the 10th anniversary of Lafayette Flats, Shawn wrote a book about our journey from lovers of Fayetteville to tourism entrepreneurs. Have a peek!

It doesn’t matter how long you’ve been married; your wedding anniversary is always special. But planning an anniversary getaway can be daunting. Well, worry no more! With these helpful tips and our insider info, you can easily put together a trip to New River Gorge National Park that you both will enjoy – without stress […]

Couple waterfall hunting in the New River Gorge.

We have a confession. One of the main reasons we invested in Fayetteville – buying and renovating the building that now houses Lafayette Flats Boutique Vacation Rentals – was because we loved the food. Seriously. We both have enthusiastic palates. A few of our favorite Fayetteville dishes include Brussels sprouts from Secret Sandwich Society, homemade […]

Secret Sandwich Society Burger and Fries in Fayetteville, WV

Quick trips are nice, but you’ll regret not staying longer. Use our 5-day itinerary to truly explore New River Gorge National Park – the natural beauty, the history, and the culture!

There’s something so charming about Fayetteville, West Virginia, the small town that sits on the rim of the New River Gorge National Park. Sure, the forest that surrounds Fayetteville is enchanting, but the small town itself has a lot to offer. At its center is the historic Fayette County Courthouse, which is surrounded by great […]

The Hobbit Hole hidden in downtown Fayetteville, WV

In 2013, when we began renovating the building that is now home to Lafayette Flats, vacation rentals were starting to really take off. But the idea of having several in one building was a complete novelty.⁠ We found ourselves in need of a quick way to accurately communicate what we were creating. Was it just […]

Guest Review of Boutique Vacation Rental

Editor’s Note: Jessica Sands is the first of two 2021 New River Gorge Creatives in Residence at Lafayette Flats. Jessica was born in WV and raised in Southern Pennsylvania.  She received degrees from Bethany College and West Virginia University, and she is currently working as Senior Lecturer, Multilingual Writing at Cornell University.  This is Jessica’s […]

New River Gorge Bridge in Winter

Yearning for a fun getaway but nervous about traveling? We get it, and we’re here to help. In this post, you’ll find a list of New River Gorge activities that get you outside in the fresh air and beautiful sunshine. No need to worry about group activities, close quarters, or social interactions. There is plenty […]

Sunrise at Grandview in NRG

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