Arts & Entertainment

See the work of local artisans at places like Artists at Work or see a show at one of the local theaters like the American Mountain Theater or the Gandy Dancer Theatre.


Elkins has all the shopping conveniences of a big city in a small town. From antiques and souvenirs to the necessary amenities that you can find at our local Walmart. 

adventures & Attractions


From car enthusiasts to blues fans to history buffs, Elkins has a full calendar of festivals. For more detailed information visit


Try some fly fishing in the Monongahela National Forest or trout fishing at the Sure Catch Fish Farm. ​​Check out our helpful links for more information.

Whistlestop Cabins are close to many local attractions within driving distance to nearby areas of interest like Canaan Valley Ski Resort, Snowshoe Ski Resort, Seneca Rocks, Seneca Caverns, Smoke Hole Caverns, Blackwater Falls, and many other locales. Below are only a few of the amazing adventures that await you while staying at Whistlestop Cabins.


Play golf at the the local Elks Country Club, Ravens Golf Club at Snowshoe, WV, Canaan Valley Resort Golf Club, or enjoy a full round at the Palmer Course at nearby Stonewall  Resort. 

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Between Bickle Knob, Dolly Sods, Seneca Rocks, Spruce Knob, and Stuart Recreational Area, wildlife is never far. 

Train Ride

Take a scenic ride through the beautiful mountains on one of the climate-controlled passenger trains departing from the Elkins Depot.

Skiing & Snowboarding

Spend a day skiing or snowboarding the beautiful Snowshoe Mountain or Canaan Valley.

Rock Climbing and Caving

The surrounding areas of Elkins offer some of the best rock climbing and caving opportunities in the State of West Virginia.

Randolph County Convention and Visitors Bureau

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 Elkins, West Virginia


Hike Spruce Knob to the highest peak in West Virginia or take a stroll through Blackwater Falls State Park, or enjoy the scenic view from atop Seneca Rocks. 

Rafting and Tubing

Ride the rapids of Wild and Wonderful West Virginia's white waters! For more information go to our helpful link.

Motorcycle Tours and Scenic Drives

Whether you're riding a motorcycle or driving a vehicle, enjoy the scenic mountainous views from any direction you choose to go.