Cairo is situated approximately 220 miles (354 kilometers) west of Washington, the country's capital, and 110 miles (177 kilometers) southwest of Pittsburgh.
Don't just limit yourself to Cairo; Central West Virginia features an abundance scenic and cultural attractions which await the savvy traveler. Two examples of places within a relatively short distance of Cairo are Mineralwells, 19 miles (31 kilometers) to the east, and Grantsville, 20 miles (32 kilometers) to the north.
Once you've fully explored Cairo, why not visit the nearest regional city. Marietta is 20 miles (32 kilometers) away and features sights like Washington State Community College, Marietta Aquatic Center and Washington County Fairgrounds. Ohio River Museum, Campus Martius Museum of the Northwest Territory and Indian Acres Park are just a sample of the other points of interest here that should be high on everyone's itinerary.
Take a big breath and de-stress as you try out the area's relaxing activities such as camping and bird watching.
If you intend on arriving and departing by air, it's good to remember that the nearest major airport is Mid-Ohio Valley Regional Airport, 18 miles (29 kilometers) to the northwest of Cairo.