The Snowshoe Foundation, for the third year in a row, has enabled the completion of an essential Welcome Center improvement. By utilizing a Snowshoe grant, the Center received the necessary technological updates needed to nurture local community-enhancing projects and tourism-supported efforts across the region and state. “The Snowshoe Foundation grant has empowered the Elkins… Continue reading Snowshoe Foundation Gives Support!
Vital to the success of the Elkins Depot Welcome Center, our volunteers know how to make a difference in our community! At the very heart of our Welcome Center their dedication of time and effort allows us to remain open seven days a week throughout our busiest times of the year. Their contributions are greatly… Continue reading Exploring Elkins!
Opening up experiences for Davis & Elkins College Hospitality Club students, the Elkins Depot Welcome Center welcomes young professionals from D&E. Through a partnership with Melanie Campbell, Assistant Professor of Hospitality Management and the Elkins Depot Welcome Center, students are given the opportunity to step into the world of visitor services. Students gain real-life experiences… Continue reading Our Partnership with Davis & Elkins College Hospitality Program
The Elkins Depot Welcome Center, a hub for community and visitor information in Elkins, West Virginia, was presented a Certificate of Excellence award from TripAdvisor for the 2016 year. As the world’s largest travel site, TripAdvisor is a popular online reference for travelers, allowing its users to give candid reviews, voice their opinions and to… Continue reading Certificate of Excellence!
Fall is in the air and the leaves are beginning to change in Elkins! As one of the first stops for tourist information, the Elkins Depot Welcome Center answers many questions regarding the fall season. Just to set the record straight, we would like to chime in and agree: Elkins has much to… Continue reading Elkins In Autumn
If the Elkins Depot Welcome Center’s walls could talk, they would have a lot to share! Since opening its doors in 2006, the Welcome Center has been supported by its dedicated volunteers, all active members of the Elkins’ community. These volunteers have shaped the Center since its early days, proving they are the best source… Continue reading Celebrating Diversity
Welcome to the Elkins Depot Welcome Center blog! Get an inside look at the Welcome Center, learn more about our current community projects, and follow us as we explore Elkins, West Virginia and its neighboring areas. Elkins’ rich heritage and culture, its breathtaking sites, and passionate community members are the inspiration for this blog. Stay… Continue reading Welcome to our blog!