Washington, the national capital, is situated 300 miles (483 kilometers) east of Williamson, while Lexington is 120 miles (193 kilometers) to the west.
This part of the United States of America is popular with travelers from all four corners of the globe. To see why, set aside some time and explore the places surrounding Williamson. Two examples of places within a relatively short distance of Williamson are Pikeville, 19 miles (31 kilometers) to the northeast, and Inez, 19 miles (31 kilometers) to the southeast.
About 50 miles (80 kilometers) to the north of Williamson is Huntington, a regional city where you can explore Huntington Museum of Art, Marshall University and Pullman Square. Huntington has much of interest for those willing to linger. Ritter Park and Keith Albee Theatre are just a couple of the other points of interest you won't want to miss.
The best places for travelers to visit when they first arrive in a new destination are the spots that provide a picture of the local culture. Don't skip Southern West Virginia's history museums.
If you enjoy the water, plan to enjoy some watersports. Fishing is popular with the locals and another great activity is canoeing.
Sadly, vacations can't last forever, so when it's time go home, you'll find the nearest major airport in Huntington, 50 miles (80 kilometers) to the north.