32 days in Potomac Highlands Itinerary

32 days in Potomac Highlands Itinerary

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Petersburg
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Elkins
— 11 nights
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Marlinton
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Petersburg

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Petersburg is a city in Grant County, West Virginia, USA. Take a break from the city and head to Seneca Rocks Mountain Guides and Seneca Caverns. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Top Kick's Military Museum and Yokum's Riding Stables. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Petersburg: Seneca Rocks (Smoke Hole Caverns & Seneca Rocks), NROCKS Outdoor Adventures (in Circleville) and Spruce Knob (in Riverton).

To see ratings, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Petersburg trip app.

New York City to Petersburg is an approximately 6-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of flight and car. In January, plan for daily highs up to 43°F, and evening lows to 22°F. You'll have a few hours on the 10th (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling to Elkins.

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Horseback Riding Tour
Yokum's Riding Stables
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Elkins

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Elkins is a city in Randolph County, West Virginia, USA. Take a break from the city and head to White Grass Touring and Cafe and Dolly Sods. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Elkins Depot Welcome Center CVB, Inc. and Cheat Summit Fort. Get out of town with these interesting Elkins side-trips: Mountaineer Wind Energy Center (in Thomas), Davis (WVHighlands Artisan Gallery, Canaan Valley National Wildlife Refuge, &more) and Gaudineer Scenic Area (in Durbin). There's lots more to do: take a peaceful walk through Bickel Knob Observation Tower, immerse yourself in nature at Kumbrabow State Forest, hike along Allegheny Highlands Trail, and appreciate the history behind Statue of Minnehaha.

To find traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Elkins trip site.

You can drive from Petersburg to Elkins in 1.5 hours. In January, daily temperatures in Elkins can reach 39°F, while at night they dip to 18°F. You will have some time to spend on the 21st (Thu) before leaving for Marlinton.

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Marlinton

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Marlinton is a town in Pocahontas County, West Virginia, United States. Attractions like Village at Snowshoe and Split Rock Pools make great kid-friendly stops. Visiting Beartown State Park and Watoga State Park will get you outdoors. Get out of town with these interesting Marlinton side-trips: Hillsboro (Falls of Hills Creek, Droop Mountain Battlefield State Park, &more), Cass (Durbin and Greenbrier Valley Railroad - Cass Scenic Railroad & Cass Scenic Railroad State Park) and Snowshoe (Shavers Lake & Lift Rides, Raven Golf Club, &more). Next up on the itinerary: identify plant and animal life at Cranberry Mountain Nature Center, cruise along Highland Scenic Highway, look and learn at Green Bank Observatory, and get engrossed in the history at Pocahontas County Historical Society Museum.

To see ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Marlinton trip builder website.

Traveling by car from Elkins to Marlinton takes 1.5 hours. When traveling from Elkins in January, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Marlinton: temperatures range from 34°F by day to 20°F at night. You'll have a few hours on the 1st (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling home.

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