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.
Purple Fiddle Fiddler’s Roost
21 East Ave.
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
A sprawling Victorian with cozy rooms and an elegant living room about five minutes’ drive from Thomas. Rooms from $90.
214 East Ave.
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.
Diner classics including a delightful assortment of pancakes and breakfast sandwiches. Entrees start at $7.
21 East Ave.
Soups, sandwiches and beer. Entrees start at $6.
The White Room Art Gallery
14 East Ave.
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.
643 Weiss Knob Ski Rd., Davis
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.