Suggested Accommodations

If traveling from outside the area to attend Sassafras Farm events, find below a few suggested accommodations. If registering for retreats and workshops, parties, camping, or other events, detailed directions to the farm will be provided to you as part of your reservation information. Sassafras Farm is located about 30 minutes north of Charleston, WV, in southern Roane County, WV, between Clendenin and Walton. If traveling north on I-79, it is approximately 8 miles from I-79 via the Clendenin exit (exit 19), and is accessed from State Highway 119 and Amma Road. If traveling south on I-79, it is approximately 8 miles from I-79 via the Amma exit (exit 25), and is accessed from Amma Road.

Accommodations in Charleston at the Mink Shoals exit on I-79 (exit 1), approximately 27 miles from Sassafras Farm:
Sleep Inn

And at the Elkview exit (exit 9)–closest hotel to Sassafras Farm, approximately 18 miles:
La Quinta Inn
Note: The La Quinta at Elkview is temporarily closed due to bridge collapse during June 22, 2016 flood.

Closest Bed & Breakfast, less than 10 miles from the farm–Country Road House

You can also find more hotels in Charleston, approximately 30 miles from Sassafras Farm:
Charleston hotels on TripAdvisor

Bed & Breakfast accommodations in Spencer, WV, approximately 25 miles from Sassafras Farm:
Arnott House
Cunningham House

Camping is also available at Sassafras Farm. (Limited availability.) Contact CITRevents@yahoo.com for information if you wish to camp on the farm.

If you intend to come early, stay late, and/or make your trip into a complete West Virginia vacation, find more information at these sites:

West Virginia Tourism
West Virginia State Parks and Forests
Charleston, WV at Yahoo Travel

The nearest large city and travel hub to Sassafras Farm is Charleston, West Virginia.

By car: You may travel to Sassafras Farm via I-79 at the Clendenin exit (exit 19) or the Amma exit (exit 25).

By bus: Greyhound services Charleston, WV.

By train: Amtrak services Charleston, WV.

By plane: Travel to Yeager Airport in Charleston, WV. The airport code for Yeager is CRW.

Car rentals in Charleston to travel on to Roane County from the bus or train station or airport include:

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