Destination guide

The captivating area of Elkins awaits your stay

The area's entertainment and opera are just some of the reasons to come on holiday to Elkins. Travellers to this welcoming city praise the mountain views, skiing and university setting. With a holiday rental, you get a home away from home – many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.


Activities and attractions in and around Elkins

Do you want to discover top things to see and do while you're in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Elkins a fun place to get away to. Here are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Canaan Valley Ski Resort (18.4 mi / 29.7 km)
  • Timberline Four Season Resort (22.3 mi / 35.8 km)

Seasonal weather averages in Elkins

Travellers enjoy Elkins for its skiing. If you're interested in winter sports, you might consider visiting in December, January, March or February, when snowfall averages 30.23 inches and temperatures average -6°F.

Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Elkins

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, Elkins is a great place to get outside. These are a few of the area's most stunning features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Stuart Recreation Area (0.8 mi / 1.3 km)
  • Elkins City Park (3.2 mi / 5.2 km)
  • Audra State Park (17 mi / 27.3 km)
  • Blackwater Falls State Park (20.2 mi / 32.6 km)
  • Monongahela National Forest (20.9 mi / 33.6 km)
  • Dolly Sods Wilderness Area (23.9 mi / 38.5 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Elkins

The nearest airport is in Elkins, WV (EKN-Randolph County), located 4.8 mi (7.7 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could book a flight to Clarksburg, WV (CKB-North Central West Virginia), which is 34.6 mi (55.7 km) away.

How many holiday rentals are available around Elkins?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 39 holiday lettings around Elkins. From 22 Cabins to 22 Cottages, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Elkins?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Elkins:

  • Northface: 108 holiday homes
  • Canaan Heights: 19 holiday homes
  • Timberline: 180 holiday homes
  • Old Timberline: 165 holiday homes
  • Canaan Valley Ski Resort: 337 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Elkins?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Elkins. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Monongahela National Forest: 413 holiday lettings
  • Davis and Elkins College: 45 holiday lettings
  • Dolly Sods Wilderness Area: 326 holiday lettings
  • Blackwater Falls State Park: 313 holiday lettings
  • Allegheny Highlands Trail: 44 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Elkins listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Cabins in Elkins?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 22 Cabins in Elkins. Our other popular types of Elkins holiday rentals include:

  • Cottages: 22 self catering accommodations
  • Houses: 16 self catering accommodations
  • Bungalows: 22 self catering accommodations

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Elkins?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 2 holiday homes with pool available in Elkins. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.