Destination guide

Outdoor adventures and natural beauty in Davis

Set in a county that is more than half protected national and state park and refuge lands, Davis is a wilderness haven with all the modern amenities. With gorgeous waterfalls, the beautiful Blackwater River and endless stretches of pristine forest to explore, Davis is a hub for outdoor adventures. From biking and hiking along stunning mountain trails to fishing the clear rivers and golfing a beautifully groomed course, there is always something to do in this town. Davis vacation rentals are perfect for kicking back after a fun day perusing shops and galleries and visiting historic buildings.

Activities

Fresh air and family fun in Davis

Adventures in the open air abound in Davis. Scenic chairlifts whisk you above the treetops for spectacular views of the Canaan Valley, and the fall colors are particularly mesmerizing. Horseback riding is a fun and gentle way to explore the nearby highlands, forests and wilderness areas, and kids will have a fabulous time playing miniature golf, going for pony rides and seeing animals up close at the petting zoo. Davis vacation rentals are close to all these excursions, and are ideal for resting in after a big day in the fresh air on the river or in the woods.

Weather

Outdoor fun is year-round in Davis

The small town of Davis has the cold, snowy winters and hot, humid summers common to West Virginia. It receives rainfall levels well above average, with about 57 inches of rain per year that keep the surroundings lush and green. In winter, Davis can get up to 120 inches of snow per year, perfect for heading out into the woods for snow-shoeing and cross-country skiing, or to the nearby mountains for downhill skiing. Hot summer temperatures range from the mid-70s to the mid-80s, which makes for fine early morning hikes and cooling afternoon swims in nearby lakes and rivers.

Natural features

Black bears and waterfalls in Davis

Resting along the shores of the Blackwater River in Tucker County, West Virginia, Davis is a tiny but charming river town. Right next to Blackwater Falls State Park and the Allegheny Mountains, Davis is surrounded by wondrous natural beauty, from sparkling, cascading waterfalls and verdant thick forests to rugged, rocky canyons and lush tree-covered hills. Wildlife flourishes in this region, and it's easy to spot white-tailed deer, and fox, gray and southern flying squirrels when taking a stroll along the river, while intrepid hikers may also see lumbering black bears, muskrats and beavers, when they venture further into the park

Transport

How to get to and around Davis

The nearest airport is in Elkins, WV (EKN-Randolph County), located 27.1 mi (43.6 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you might consider flying into Morgantown, WV (MGW-Morgantown Municipal), which is 47.4 mi (76.2 km) away.

Where to stay around Davis?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 296 vacation rentals near Davis. From 220 Houses to 42 Cabins, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Davis for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

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 Davis:

  • Timberline: 168 vacation rentals
  • Canaan Valley Ski Resort: 16 vacation rentals
  • Old Timberline: 155 vacation rentals
  • Northface: 112 vacation rentals
  • Canaan Heights: 16 vacation rentals

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

Can I rent Houses in Davis?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 220 Houses in Davis. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Davis include:

  • Cabins: 42 rentals available
  • Cottages: 42 rentals available
  • Chalets: 5 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Condos/Apartments and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Davis?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 27 vacation rentals with pool available in Davis. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.