5 days in Potomac Highlands Itinerary

5 days in Potomac Highlands Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Potomac Highlands tour planner
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Cass
— 1 night
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Elkins
— 3 nights
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Cass — 1 night

Cass is a census-designated place (CDP) on the Greenbrier River in Pocahontas County, West Virginia, USA. As of the 2010 census, its population was 52. On the 17th (Mon), immerse yourself in nature at Cass Scenic Railroad State Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the majestic nature at Kumbrabow State Forest, then trek along Spruce Knob, and then look and learn at Green Bank Observatory.

To find ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Cass planning site.

Nashville to Cass is an approximately 9-hour car ride. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Nashville in October, with highs in Cass at 59°F and lows at 45°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) so you can go by car to Elkins.
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Elkins — 3 nights

Elkins is a city in Randolph County, West Virginia, USA. The community was incorporated in 1890 and named in honor of Stephen Benton Elkins (1841–1911), a U.S. Senator from West Virginia. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Elkins: Davis (WVHighlands Artisan Gallery, Blackwater Falls State Park, &more) and Seneca Rocks (Smoke Hole Caverns & Seneca Rocks). There's lots more to do: identify plant and animal life at Dolly Sods, appreciate the history behind Iron Horse Statue, and explore the galleries of Elkins Depot Welcome Center CVB, Inc..

To find ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Elkins day trip planning tool.

You can drive from Cass to Elkins in 1.5 hours. When traveling from Cass in October, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Elkins: temperatures range from 67°F by day to 42°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) early enough to drive back home.
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