8 days in Potomac Highlands Itinerary

8 days in Potomac Highlands Itinerary

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Seneca Rocks
— 3 nights
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Marlinton
— 4 nights
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Seneca Rocks

Seneca Rocks is an unincorporated community located in Pendleton County, West Virginia, United States. Step out of the city life by going to Seneca Rocks and Spruce Knob. Get out of town with these interesting Seneca Rocks side-trips: Davis (WVHighlands Artisan Gallery, Canaan Valley Resort State Park, &more). There's more to do: explore the fascinating underground world of Smoke Hole Caverns and get outside with Seneca Rocks Mountain Guides.

For traveler tips, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read Seneca Rocks trip itinerary planner.

Richmond to Seneca Rocks is an approximately 3.5-hour car ride. Traveling from Richmond in October, plan for slightly colder nights in Seneca Rocks, with lows around 45°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Marlinton.

Things to do in Seneca Rocks

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Winter Sports

Side Trips

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Marlinton

Marlinton is a town in Pocahontas County, West Virginia, United States. Take a break from the city and head to Cass Scenic Railroad State Park and Beartown State Park. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Marlinton: Elkins (Elkins Depot Welcome Center CVB, Inc., Statue of Minnehaha, &more), Green Bank Observatory (in Green Bank) and Hillsboro (Falls of Hills Creek & Droop Mountain Battlefield State Park). And it doesn't end there: take a memorable drive along Highland Scenic Highway, ride a horse along Cheat Mountain Stables, and walk around Watoga State Park.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Marlinton travel route builder tool.

Traveling by car from Seneca Rocks to Marlinton takes 2 hours. When traveling from Seneca Rocks in October, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Marlinton: temperatures range from 59°F by day to 45°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Marlinton

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Scenic Drive

Side Trips