Snowshoe Mountain in Pocahontas County, W. Va., is a popular ski resort area offering a number of lodging accommodations. The mountain’s ski-area is approximately five hours away from major cities like Richmond, Columbus, Charlotte, Washington DC and Raleigh. Winter sports enthusiasts travel from these areas annually to ski and snowboard at Snowshoe. Nearby lodging accommodations are conveniently located right on the resort property, up to approximately 15 miles away at the base of the mountain. No matter where you decide to stay while visiting Snowshoe Mountain, your lodging will be close enough to trails, so that you can ski in or ski out.
Snowshoe Mountain Resort
The resort at Snowshoe Mountain offers a variety of lodging accommodations to fit your family size and budget needs. Choose from the resort's main lodge, private condos, out-of-the-way cabins, or chalets higher on the mountaintop. The resort area is divided into six neighborhoods of lodging to provide their guests with a number of different options and amenities. No matter where you stay within the mountain resort, you'll have access to their on-site perks like spa services, restaurants, shopping in the village, the pool and hot tub facilities. Families and kids will also enjoy the resorts video gaming arcade, children's play area, and a large lobby area equipped with a stone fireplace, large atrium and big-screen TV showing nightly movies. Additional resort features offered to guests are on-site laundry facilities, an exercise room, wireless Internet, satellite TV with movie channels and private, gated parking.
Snowshoe Mountain Resort 1 Snowshoe Dr. Snowshoe, WV 26209 800-453-8411 snowshoemtn.com
Mount Airy Bed and Breakfast
Approximately eight miles from the heart of Snowshoe Mountain ski resort, you'll find the Mount Airy Bed and Breakfast. This renovated charmer features five guest rooms each with a king- or queen-size waterbed. Guests who stay at Mount Airy can enjoy the closeness of the nearby ski resort, but with a more reclusive lodging option. This bed and breakfast is surrounded by wildlife, mountain vistas, plus historical, botanical and cultural attractions like former logging towns, rivers and waterfalls, rock formations and local astronomy observatory. Gourmet breakfasts are served each morning, and rooms are filled with antiques and fine art pieces. For this reason, the Mount Airy B & B only accepts adult guests; no children or pets are allowed.
Mount Airy Bed and Breakfast HC 69 and Mt. Airy Lane Slatyfork, WV 26291 304-572-5208 mtairybnb.com
Chestnut Ridge Country Inn
On the eastern side of Snowshoe Mountain, the Chestnut Ridge Country Inn is a private bed and breakfast accommodation for visitors of the nearby ski resort. Nestled near the base of the mountain, this renovated farmhouse turned B & B is about 15 miles from the heart of Snowshoe ski resort. Chestnut Ridge offers four spacious guestrooms, each with a private bath. The farmhouse was originally built in the late 19th century, and even though it's been refurbished by its current owners, they kept much of the antiquated chestnut paneling, original wood flooring and clawfoot bathtubs. Breakfast is included each morning to guests, and afterward, you can gather in the common room to sit and relax by the large fireplace. Families will appreciate the larger guestrooms; the Chestnut Ridge suite and the Griffin Room guestroom. Each can accommodate four to five people, while the Peters Ridge and Snow Ridge rooms sleep one to two people comfortably.
Chestnut Ridge Country Inn Route 1, Box 1C Dunmore, WV 24934 304-456-4280 chestnutridgecountryinn.com