Destination guide

The captivating area of Elkins awaits your stay

The area's entertainment and opera are just a few of the reasons to vacation in Elkins. Travelers to this welcoming city praise the mountain views, skiing and university setting. With a vacation 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 vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Elkins a fun place to get away. Here are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • 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

Travelers 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 11.90 inches and temperatures average 21°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 center:

  • 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 center. 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.

Where to stay around Elkins?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 38 vacation rentals near Elkins. From 21 Cabins to 21 Cottages, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Elkins for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Elkins:

  • Timberline: 177 vacation rentals
  • Old Timberline: 162 vacation rentals
  • Canaan Valley Ski Resort: 321 vacation rentals
  • Northface: 104 vacation rentals
  • Canaan Heights: 16 vacation rentals

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

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Elkins?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Elkins. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Blackwater Falls State Park: 297 vacation rentals
  • Monongahela National Forest: 385 vacation rentals
  • Audra State Park: 30 vacation rentals
  • Seneca Rocks: 306 vacation rentals
  • Seneca Caverns: 88 vacation rentals

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 vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Cabins in Elkins?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 21 Cabins in Elkins. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Elkins include:

  • Cottages: 21 rentals available
  • Houses: 16 rentals available
  • Bungalows: 21 rentals available

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Elkins?

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