Washington, the national capital, is located about 240 miles (386 kilometers) east of Montgomery.
Try not to limit yourself to Montgomery; Southern West Virginia has plenty of natural and cultural attractions just waiting to be explored. You'll also find Elkview, 19 miles (31 kilometers) to the southeast, and Peytona 20 miles (32 kilometers) to the east.
Charleston is 20 miles (32 kilometers) from Montgomery. This regional center features a some great things to do and see, including West Virginia State Capitol Building, Avampato Discovery Museum and Appalachian Power Park. Charleston Town Center Mall, West Virginia State Museum and Clay Center for the Arts and Sciences are just a sample of the other interesting attractions in Charleston.
If the weather forecast makes you want to stay indoors, plan a trip to Southern West Virginia's history museums.
If you're not the kind of traveler to go on vacation purely to unwind, Southern West Virginia offers a number of adventure pursuits such as quad biking and horse riding.
When planning your trip to Montgomery, keep in mind that the most convenient major airport, Yeager Airport, is situated in in Charleston, 20 miles (32 kilometers) away.