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West Virginia Mountain Splendor

West Virginia Mountain Splendor

Be inspired on our trip to wonderful West Virginia with soaring mountain views and gorgeous state parks as our backdrop.

Welcome to Nature’s Mountain Playground – Pocahontas County, West Virginia!  Known for its inspiring views and sunsets, mountain music and unique attractions, there is a wide range of things to see and do during your visit to wonderful West Virginia! 


  • 3 Nights at Snowshoe Resort

  • 2 Full Days of Touring with Local Guide

  • Droop Mountain Battlefield State Park

  • Beartown State Park

  • Pearl S. Buck Birthplace

  • Cranberry Mountain Nature Center

  • Highland Scenic Highway

  • Green Bank Observatory

  • Cass Scenic Railroad State Park

  • Train Excursion aboard the Durbin & Greenbrier Valley Railroad

  • 3 Meals Included

  • Motorcoach Transportation

  • Requires Extended Amounts of Walking

Day 1

Built on coal, West Virginia today looks to its abundant natural beauty and recreational attractions to provide for its economic future. A composite of old and new, West Virginia features high wooded mountains, deep valleys and broad, rolling plateaus. This morning we depart for this beautiful scenic wonderland and a three-night stay at Snowshoe Resort.


Day 2

Today we will meet our tour guide for a day of local touring. Our first stops are Droop Mountain Battlefield and Beartown State parks. Here we will have an informative tour of the parks, get some Civil War history of the area and enjoy a breathtaking view from the top of the mountain. Then we are off to the Pearl S. Buck Birthplace, the first home of the Pulitzer and Nobel Prize winning author. Later we will visit Cranberry Glades Botanical Area. As we travel back to Snowshoe, we will enjoy the scenery along Highland Scenic Highway. Dinner and the evening will be at your leisure.


Day 3

This morning we depart on another day of touring with our guide. We visit the Green Bank Telescope, where we will see the world's largest, fully steerable radio telescope. We will then enjoy some more Green Bank touring before continuing to Cass Scenic Railroad State Park. Nestled in the mountains, Cass Scenic Railroad State Park offers excursions that transport you back in time to relive an era when steam-driven locomotives were an essential part of everyday life. Our visit to the State park includes an afternoon ride to Whittaker Station and free time to explore the company store and museum.


Day 4

After breakfast on your own, we depart for home. With stops for rest and lunch we will arrive home by early evening.

Please note

Our intention is to run each tour as originally planned and published. However, if deemed necessary to do so, Perkiomen Tours reserves the right to make changes to tour components, schedules or itineraries without prior notification.

Tips for Perkiomen motorcoach drivers and tour escorts are not included in the price of this tour. We feel that these gratuities should be extended on an individual basis and dictated by the level of service provided.

Motorcoach seating is assigned at the time of reservation but can not be guaranteed. Although we do our best to keep each traveler in the seat assigned at the time of reservation, there are times that it is necessary to move seat locations. Please be sure to verify your final seat number(s) with the driver at the time of boarding. Daily seat rotation is practiced on most multi-day tours. Seat rotation will be explained by your driver or tour escort.

Perkiomen Tours recommends that you consider purchasing Travel Insurance for your tour. Travel Insurance is purchased directly by you from a third-party of your choice. One option is Travel Safe Insurance. You can purchase insurance directly from Travel Safe through our website.

To fully participate in this tour may require extended amounts of walking. There may be steps, inclines, uneven surfaces or extended periods of standing. Participants with physical limitation should take this into consideration.

L=Lunch, D=Dinner

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Name Address Contact Details Times
Allentown - Motorcoach Calvary Temple Church
3436 Winchester Rd., Allentown, PA 18104
Pennsburg - Motorcoach Perkiomen Tours Office
875 Main St, Pennsburg, PA 18073
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