If you go: Thomas, W.Va.

March 21, 2013
IF YOU GO
GETTING THERE

Thomas, W.Va., is about 171 miles from Washington. Take Interstate 66 west to U.S. Route 48/Virginia Route 55 west. After about 64 miles, take a left onto West Virginia Route 93 west. In about 25 miles, turn right onto W.Va. Route 32 north, which will take you right into town.

WHERE TO STAY

Purple Fiddle Fiddler’s Roost

21 East Ave.

304-463-4040

www.purplefiddle.com

A spartan guesthouse and hostel with communal bathrooms and a pool table. Beds from $20, private rooms from $45.

Meyer House Bed and Breakfast

Third Street and Thomas Avenue, Davis

304-259-5451

www.meyerhousebandb.com

A sprawling Victorian with cozy rooms and an elegant living room about five minutes’ drive from Thomas. Rooms from $90.

WHERE TO EAT

TipTop

214 East Ave.

304-463-4455

www.tiptopthomas.com

All-purpose dining option with high-quality coffee, mouthwatering snacks, drinks and family-style meals. Entrees start at $15.

Flying Pigs Breakfast and Lunchery

158 East Ave.

304-463-4292

Diner classics including a delightful assortment of pancakes and breakfast sandwiches. Entrees start at $7.

Purple Fiddle

21 East Ave.

304-463-4040

www.purplefiddle.com

Soups, sandwiches and beer. Entrees start at $6.

WHAT TO DO

The White Room Art Gallery

14 East Ave.

304-621-2008

www.thewhiteroomofthomas.com

Eccentric art gallery full of unique finds. Thursday 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Friday-Sunday 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Free.

White Grass

643 Weiss Knob Ski Rd., Davis

304-866-4114

www.whitegrass.com

Cross-country skiing and snowshoeing along 18 miles of trails for experts and beginners. Daily 9 a.m. to dark December through March. Adults $20, children $5. Rental fees: cross-country skis $20, snowshoes $15.

INFORMATION

www.canaanvalley.org

A.E.

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