If you’re into skiing, hiking, rafting, boating, fishing, rock climbing, caving, camping, or other sports like swimming, tennis and golf, then Davis, West Virginia is the place for you. Stay at a cabin or a vacation rental near its densely-forested wilderness areas, wild mountain, and fast-running rivers. It is paradise for wanderers and thrill seekers.
Davis is a town with a cool climate all year being the highest elevated town in the whole of West Virginia, at 3,200 feet above sea level. Located in Tucker County, in the northern part of Canaan Valley, along Blackwater River and surrounded by the Monongahela National Forest, it’s the perfect place to ski during winter and other outdoor adventures during summer. If you like road trips, it’s located at the intersection of WV 32 and WV 93, just off Corridor H. If you decide on flying in, Pittsburgh International Airport in Pittsburgh and Dulles International Airport in Washington, D.C. are both only 3 hours away.
Canaan Valley Resort State Park, Black Bear Resort, and Timberline Four Seasons Resort, are some of the most popular lodging places in Davis. These condo rentals are near Big John’s Family Fixin’s and Wicked Wilderness Pub for great dinners. For coffee lovers, Trailhead Coffee Shop & Sur Reel Coffee are local favorites. Looking for something stronger? Try Muttley’s and the Stumptown Ales. If you want to go shopping, there’s Green Bank Country Store and Rite Aid. Watch out for their festivals such as County’s Leaf Peepers and Appalachian Mt. Flame Off.
Accommodation in vacation rentals, like Canaan Valley Resort, offer luxurious rooms and amenities, state-of-the-art restaurants and fitness center, and access to their indoor & outdoor pools, championship golf course or ski through the 47 slopes and trails. Room rates vary from $190 and up. Remember to check all available options when renting.
If you want to feel at home, rent a cabin by the lake or the mountain, relax and be one with nature. A vacation home rental can meet your needs. 1 or more bedroom(s) or bathroom(s), prices start at $70 per night, depending on the length of your stay and the location or size of the house.
High season is from May to October, and low season from November to February. Summers can get humid and hot but cooler weather during Spring and Fall. Always prepare for safety and fun skiing during winter, with heavy snowfall and the cold, meaning some establishments might be closed during winter. Better check the forecast before picking dates. Some vacation rentals in Davis have lower prices during mid-week stays. Although it’s an affordable vacation spot, it’s best to plan and book far in advance to secure availability of the perfect cabin or vacation rental, especially during holidays or festivals, like the Augusta Festival, which is held during the busiest month, August. Owner Direct has been matching holiday guests with private vacation rental homes, cabins, chalets and condos for short and long term lodging since 1994.