Tamarack: The Best of West Virginia, Beckley

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A large arts and crafts facility noted for displaying handmade works by some of the region's best-known artists, Tamarack: The Best of West Virginia draws over half a million visitors each year. Featuring an easily recognizable red roof, the venue sells wood, glass, textile, and metal artworks, many of them one-of-a-kind pieces made by hand. You can visit any one of the facility's five studios to watch local artisans make pottery, jewelry, and blown-glass items, or drop by the food court to taste regional specialties prepared by some of West Virginia's finest master chefs. Check the online schedule of events for a list of upcoming artisan demonstrations, live performances, and food tastings. To visit Tamarack: The Best of West Virginia and get the most from your holiday in Beckley, create itinerary details personal to you using our Beckley trip itinerary maker.
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  • Tamarack is more than your average truck stop. It does feature your large sized gas station and a fast food court. But, take a moment and head up to the building on the hill. Inside will be a mini...  more »
  • I love stopping at Tamarack. I had not been there for awhile and they had lots of new things. They also have an exhibit of glass blowing there and you attend a workshop and learn how to make...  more »
  • Great place to shop and eat. A must stop if you are traveling through. They have allot of arts and crafts to browse and buy. The cafeteria is wonderful. We had pan seared trout with veggies and bread pudding that was wonderful. I wish every state had a place like this
  • A nice place to stop while traveling the WV Turnpike. The outdoor play area is a nice place for the kids to stretch their legs. We've only eaten at the restaurant once, seems to be a limited menu but the taco salad I had was delicious. Also something unique to find when searching for a gift, just wish more things were in my price range. Many of the artisans are local.

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