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Nestled in the heart of Virginia’s Mountain Highlands, Elkins, WV is a place of peace, quiet and unhurried living. Don’t let that fool you, though -- you won’t have to look far for either adventure in this rugged and idyllic town or an IHG Elkins hotel.
If the great outdoors are your passion, Elkins has more than a few memorable experiences to be had. Hike the windy trails, climb out onto the rocks at the Dolly Sods Wilderness Area and peer out over breathtaking lookouts. For incredible photo opportunities, don’t miss the chance to ride the Allegheny Highlands Trail by horse or bike. Take a deep breath, tighten your helmet and take a bold step out onto the thin ledges and teetering rope bridges at the Nelson Rocks Preserve, a hike that is far from the everyday. Keep the adrenaline pumping with white-knuckle rafting trip down Cheat River. Whatever outdoor flavors you crave, Elkins has a taste to satisfy.
For a more relaxing way to see surrounding West Virginia, hop aboard the New Tygart Flyer train tour, a four-hour excursion that navigates through stunning rural landscapes, picturesque river views and a majestic waterfall.
When the sun begins to set, head back into town to grab a bite to eat or just catch some sleep. Book with an IHG hotel in Elkins to receive the city’s best in service and comfort, all at an affordable price.