Ripley Travel Guide

  • Things to Do
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  • Things to Do
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  • Things to Do
    by butterflykizzez04

Ripley Things to Do

  • Jackson County Courthouse

    Jackson County is a county located in the U.S. state of West Virginia. As of the 2010 census, the population was 29,211 Its county seat is Ripley,and its largest municipality is Ravenswood. The county was formed in 1831 from parts of Kanawha, Wood, and Mason Counties, and named for Andrew Jackson, seventh President of the United States

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  • Blue and Gray Trail

    Ripley is a stop along the Blue and Gray Trail, a highway which extends from the Great Lakes State of Michigan to the Atlantic Ocean, along U.S. 33. The highway has been so designated because of the many sites on it which have a connection with America's Civil War.On the courthouse square in Ripley is a monument to the Union Soldiers from Jackson...

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  • A Town Full of Pride and Patriotism

    Ripley is known for the largest Fourth of July celebration in West Virginia. The community's Independence Day festivities, which draw thousands of people each year, has been featured as the 'largest small town celebration' in America on the NBC TODAY Show. On July 4, 2002 the special guest for their celebration was the Comander-in-Chief himself,...

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  • Children's Day in Ripley (annual event)

    In Ripley, they are always having something to do on the Courthouse lawn. This is there annual Children's Day event. They had different games located on the lawn for the kids to play and they had some cartoon characters walking around enjoying the kids.The fire Department was there showing the kids the trucks and allowing them to climb on them....

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  • Courthouse lawn to listen to music

    We have special events and functions that take place on our courthouse lawn. They play music at the gazebo, sit up displays on the lawn like car shows, vendors, sales, etc.it is a very nice little town.

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  • Go to the POOL in the summer

    We like to go to the pool n the summer. Our Pool is only $2 for kids and $3.50 for adults..The hours are short, but we enjoy it. we have picnic tables w/shelters and we have two diving boards and a nice water slide.

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Ripley Restaurants

  • Tudor's Biscuit World

    When You say Tudor's anyone from WEST VIRGINIA knows immediately what your talking about...When I go home I have to stop at Tudor's on Sunday morning on my way home to enjoy my favorite biscuits until I make it home again!!! My favorite is "The Mary B" which is a large homemade buttermilk biscuit with egg, cheese and bacon..and I mean...Large and...

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  • Gino's Pizza & Spaghetti

    Pizza bread to die for!!!I live in Nashville, TN now but I am from Ripley WV ....and in Nashville, They DO NOT KNOW what Pizza Bread is...can't find it anywhere...tons of pizza restaurants that serve calzones and subs...but NO PIZZA breads..oh they have some Pizza Subs...but Heck..it's not Gino's Pizza Breads...So when I go to WV for a visit..I...

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  • Kam Bo Chinese Restaurant

    Not many choices in Ripley WV for chinese food but if you are hankering for some Asian Cuisine and you are in Ripley WV don't hesitate for a little Kam Bo Dining!!!My daughter and son loves this restaurant.I enjoy it while I am in the area. The price is not bad and the food is really good!!

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  • Pete's Hot Dogs

    I love this HOT DOG RESTAURANT...I live in Nashville TN now (Ripley is my hometown) and I can't find a decent Hot dog in the entire town..so every time I go home to WV for a visit (even for one day)..I have to go through the drive thru and grab me a HOT DOG with Everything...I love this restaurantI love this hot dogI want to eat them every day and...

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  • Lucky Dog Hot Dogs

    I am a big Hot Dog enthusiast and I love to find good hot dogs anywhere I can. When I go home to West Virginia I can always count on a good hot dog at my favorite locations so sometimes, I am leery about changing..but my parents raved about the new Hot Dog establishment "Lucky Dogs"...so I said why not!!!They have a drive thru and a slightly large...

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  • Eat with the Locals

    I passed through Ripley on a road trip at lunch time and looked for a restaurant that would give me a bit of local flavor. Virtually every small town has a place like that. In Ripley I saw two restaurants, side by side, right across the street from the courthouse. One of them looked to me like it was trying to be trendy, which is fine, but you...

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Ripley Shopping

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    by butterflykizzez04 Written May 27, 2014

    This is a cute little Shop..Located at 517 Main Street West, just past the Jackson Co. Courthouse and Fire Dept on Main Street. It is very easy to find.
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    It is a small location. Actually part of the home. It is owned by an Elderly Couple. We met them and they are so friendly. They everything imaginable. I asked her where she got everything and she laughed.."It's all from her own personal collections"..she said they have been married for over 50 yrs and it's all from years of collecting, shopping and just enjoyment.

    She has lots of gorgeous collectibles.. Dishes, stemware, glassware, Art Deco, Wexford Crystal, It is actually amazing how much she has crammed into this small room...but it is well Displayed and prices well marketsid. She has so many nice things. I will definitely go back.

    On the outside is the larger items, tons of license plates, chairs, old bicycles, wash tubs, more glassware, stone jugs and jars..too much to name..If you are in the area you have to stop...browse and buy something you can't live without.

    They have a dog on the porch..their watch dog...lol !!! Right, his name is Charlie and he is Red Rust long hair Pomeranian..and gorgeous... The owner is Anne and her husband Dale..they both enjoy talking and very very friendly so STOP ON IN...SUPPORT YOUR SMALL BUSINESS OWNERS...

    Tell them the lady from Nashville Sent you...she will just laugh..I told her I was going to write this review...she just laughed. She doesn't even own a computer, never worked one and didn't know about yelp. She is a Cash only business..so don't bring Credit or Debit card...she used to take checks but she has been burned to many times..so CASH ONLY....

    Open Tuesday - Saturday 10 am to 5pm
    Closed Sunday and Monday

    What to pay: Very reasonable, Cash ONLY

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    • Women's Travel
    • Arts and Culture
    • Historical Travel

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