Snowshoe Foundation Gives Support!

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!

Our Partnership with Davis & Elkins College Hospitality Program

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

Certificate of Excellence!

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!

Celebrating Diversity

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 our blog!

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!