Washington, the capital of the United States of America, is located about 200 miles (322 kilometers) east of Gassaway.
Try not to limit yourself to Gassaway; this region has been blessed with plenty of natural and cultural attractions which await the savvy traveler. Roanoke and Webster Springs are just two of the many other places you may wish to visit while you're in Central West Virginia.
While you are in Gassaway, don't forget to experience Charleston. Approximately 50 miles (80 kilometers) away, this regional city is where you'll find Kanawha State Forest, Appalachian Power Park and Charleston Town Center Mall. Avampato Discovery Museum, Clay Center for the Arts and Sciences and West Virginia State Museum are a number of other attractions worth visiting for those who find themselves with time to spare.
No getaway is complete without a good dose of down time. Camping is one way to relax here and bird watching is another.
For those who plan on arriving and departing by air, it's handy to remember that the closest major airport is Yeager Airport, 50 miles (80 kilometers) to the southwest of Gassaway.