26 days in Potomac Highlands Itinerary

26 days in Potomac Highlands Itinerary

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Marlinton
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Elkins
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Marlinton

Marlinton is a town in Pocahontas County, West Virginia, United States. Attractions like Snowshoe Mountain Resort and Cheat Mountain Ridge Natural Trail make great kid-friendly stops. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Marlinton: Cass (Durbin and Greenbrier Valley Railroad - Cass Scenic Railroad & Cass Scenic Railroad State Park), Green Bank Observatory (in Green Bank) and Snowshoe (Snowshoe Mountain Tubing Park, Shavers Lake & Lift Rides, &more). Next up on the itinerary: admire the majestic nature at Watoga State Park, get to know the fascinating history of Greenbrier River Trail, explore and take pictures at Highland Scenic Highway, and contemplate the long history of Marlinton Railroad Depot.

For more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read Marlinton trip itinerary planning site.

Charleston to Marlinton is an approximately 3-hour car ride. Traveling from Charleston in September, you will find days in Marlinton are slightly colder (68°F), and nights are about the same (54°F). On the 1st (Thu), you're off to Elkins.

Things to do in Marlinton

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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Elkins

Elkins is a city in Randolph County, West Virginia, USA. Attractions like Blackwater Falls State Park and Blackwater Outdoor Adventures make great kid-friendly stops. Explore Elkins' surroundings by going to Huttonsville (Cheat Summit Fort & Kumbrabow State Forest), Mountaineer Wind Energy Center (in Thomas) and Davis (Fairfax Stone State Park, WVHighlands Artisan Gallery, &more). Next up on the itinerary: tour in style with Durbin and Greenbrier Valley Railroad, deepen your understanding at Augusta Heritage Center, steep yourself in history at Elkins Depot Welcome Center CVB, Inc., and take a peaceful walk through Monongahela National Forest.

For more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Elkins trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Marlinton to Elkins by car takes about 1.5 hours. Traveling from Marlinton in October, expect nights in Elkins to be about the same, around 42°F, while days are a bit warmer, around 67°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Elkins

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Winter Sports

Side Trips