Snowshoe is situated about 160 miles (257 kilometers) west of the national capital Washington, and 85 miles (137 kilometers) west of Charlottesville.
Vacationing in just one place, regardless of its popularity, will only ever provide you with a narrow glimpse into the broader rhythms and life-ways of a region. So try to set aside some time to explore Central West Virginia's other sights and attractions. Head 4 miles (6 kilometers) west to Cass, where you can enjoy the Cass Railroad Museum and Cass Scenic Railroad.
Rent a vehicle and head out to Lewisburg, a major city for the region, about 50 miles (80 kilometers) away from Snowshoe. This regional center has a range of tourist attractions, for example Greenbrier Valley Theatre, Lewisburg Elks Country Club and Lost World Caverns. North House Museum and West Virginia State Fair Fairgrounds are some of the other attractions in Lewisburg that should be high on every visitor's list.
Central West Virginia features plenty of gentle pastimes. Spend the day camping or bird watching and leave your worries behind.
When planning your vacation to Snowshoe, it's handy to remember that the most convenient major airport, Greenbrier Valley Airport, is situated in in Lewisburg, 45 miles (72 kilometers) to the southwest.