Washington, the capital of the United States of America, is about 230 miles (370 kilometers) to the northeast of Pipestem.
Don't just limit yourself to Pipestem; Southern West Virginia features a treasure trove natural and man-made attractions which await the savvy traveler. Journey 17 miles (27 kilometers) southeast from Pipestem to Beaver, where you can enjoy the Someplace Special Gem Mine and Little Beaver State Park.
Approximately 35 miles (56 kilometers) to the northeast of Pipestem is Lewisburg, a regional center which is home to West Virginia State Fair Fairgrounds, Greenbrier Valley Theatre and Lewisburg Elks Country Club. Lost World Caverns and North House Museum are also worth investigating before returning to Pipestem.
If the sun isn't shining, don't worry, Southern West Virginia boasts some terrific history museums, guaranteed to keep culture vultures busy.
Water adventures are a popular activity here. Don't miss the opportunity to go fishing or canoeing; this area has some great areas for it.
When it's time to say farewell to Pipestem, head to the nearest major airport situated in Beckley, 19 miles (31 kilometers) away.