Ever consider a contract job in Dallas, TX? You may just want to stick around and enjoy everything this wonderful city has to offer when you're not working hard. West Virginia a place where the Blue Ridge Mountains meet rolling valleys. This sleepy coal mining state is often underrated, what it lacks in metropolitan cities it makes up for in history and some of the most beautiful scenic landscape our country offers. If West Virginia seems like a place for you reach out to us. We are currently hiring for multiple positions in the Bridgeport area. You can reach out to a recruiter or check out openings here.
Do you love a location with all four seasons? Bridgeport covers spring, summer, fall and winter with an average summer high of 87℉ and a winter low of 21℉. The summers are often hot and humid and during the winter on average they see up to 35 inches of snow. West Virginia is also one of the best places to view the change of leaves during late October and Early November.
Bridgeport is a small town in Eastern West Virginia with a population of only 8,400 people. With an average home price around $220,000 it is still about 12% lower than the national average. Renting an apartment or house can average between $500 and $600 a month. Besides a lower than average cost of living for the rest of the country, the average commute time in Bridgeport is only 16 minutes.
Bridgeport has quite a few restaurants, from coal fired pizza, hot dog stands, bakeries, fine Italian dining to one of the oldest microbreweries in the state. You'll be sure to satisfy all your cravings!
One of the local's favorite spots, Brickside Bar & Grill, has been serving up American staples likes cheese fries, wings and Bloody Mary's for over 10 years. With a casual menu and outdoor seating, it's worth a stop in after work or to watch a game on one of their big screen TV's.
If you are looking for something sweet to go along with one of their fresh brewed specialty coffee's you're going to want to make time to check out Almost Heaven Dessert & Coffee Shop. They aren't just a bakery; they also serve light lunch fare from salads to sandwiches to go. They are also baking fresh desserts daily ranging from cheesecakes to cannoli's and over a dozen different types of pies.
If you're looking for things to do West Virginia is thriving with outdoor activities, situated in the Appalachian Mountains you could spend countless hours outside exploring the beauty of the Blue Ridge. A short drive from Bridgeport is the town of Elkins situated alongside the Cheat River. Here you can fulfill your inner-adventure seeker and book a whitewater rafting tour with Blackwater Outdoors.
If you're feeling brave enough try touring the infamous Trans-Allegany Lunatic Asylum located in Weston West Virginia. Don't forget to go to the Mothman Festival held every September and learn about the creature that haunts the town of Point Pleasant.
There are multiple hotels within Bridgeport and the surrounding towns of Fairmont and Clarksburg. Townplace Suites by Marriot in Bridgeport is an option for long-term stay. They offer amenities like suites with kitchens, an indoor pool and free breakfast. Another budget friendly option is the Days Inn & Suites also offering kitchenettes, an indoor pool and breakfast.
If you have an RV that you would like to bring with you M&M RV Park and Campground is located just 15 minutes from Bridgeport. Situated off the beaten path they offer quiet and serene living that is not only pet friendly, but the owners allow hunting on their property.