An Intro to Capon Springs

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Imagine you're here!

Picture yourself enjoying life as it was meant to be… relaxing at an all-inclusive secluded resort nestled in the majestic West Virginia mountains. Capon Springs’ rich history, healing water, delicious food, and long-standing traditions create that nostalgic feeling that many generations of guests have described as … coming home.

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An Intro to Capon Springs

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Figure a budget

Planning for your Capon getaway is simple!  Our all-inclusive per-person rates cover lodging, three all-you-can-eat meals per day (and snacks too!), and a wide variety of programs and activities for guests of all ages. Prices for adults range from $110/night to $175/night. There is no charge for children under the age of 5, and prices for older children range from $35/night to $90/night.

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An Intro to Capon Springs

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Understand the Magic

What truly makes Capon Springs different from other resorts are all the “extras” that you just won’t find anywhere else. Operated by multiple generations of the same family, you are welcomed into a warm and caring atmosphere where everything is based on the honor system.   The set-menu and meal times mean all you have to do is show up when the bell rings!

When was the last time you and your family had an opportunity to completely “unplug” and spend quality time together?  Now imagine how great it would be that as your Capon experience draws to a close, you actually feel completely relaxed, restored, and reenergized- and already dreaming about your return!

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An Intro to Capon Springs

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Book Your Reservation

We make your reservation experience personal.  Since there are no “cookie-cutter” rooms, we take the time to find out what location would work best for your perfect vacation.  We look forward to having you with us anytime during the Capon Springs’ resort season, which begins in early May and runs through the beginning of November.

To get the digital conversation started, click the Find Your Room button below and fill out a reservation request form. Or call us directly to get more information at 304-874-3695.

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Main House GPS Coordinates
North 39° 07.934′ West 78° 28.761′

We are located less than 2 hours from D.C. just south of the Eastern Panhandle of West Virginia in the foothills of the Allegheny Mountain range. With interstate access, yet worlds apart, Capon Springs is less than:

  • 30 – 40 minutes off Interstate 81 from Strasburg or Winchester, VA,
  • 75 minutes from Martinsburg, WV and Charles Town, WV
  • 100 minutes from Dulles Airport,
  • 2 hours from Washington, DC,
  • 3 hours from Baltimore, MD,
  • 3 hours from Richmond, VA,
  • 4 hours from Pittsburgh, PA,
  • 5 hours from New York City.

PLEASE NOTE: If you are coming by way of Rt. 50 (either East or West) use our directions and not your navigational system!


From the Washington DC area (I-66 West)

Follow I-66 until it ends at I-81. Take I-81 South to the 2nd Strasburg exit, #296. Turn right on Rt. 55 West and follow 12 miles to road on right marked Capon Springs Grade (Rt. 609). (*SEE DRIVER’S NOTES.) (Rt. 609 is exactly 2 miles after crossing bridge at Duck Run.) Follow this dirt road for 3½ miles to Capon Springs. (Allow approximately 2 hrs.)


From the South (Harrisonburg, VA)

Take I-81 North to the first Strasburg exit, #296. Turn left on Rt. 55 West and follow 12 miles to road on right marked Capon Springs Grade (Rt. 609). (*SEE DRIVER’S NOTES.) (Rt. 609 is exactly 2 miles after crossing bridge at Duck Run.) Follow this dirt road for 3½ miles to Capon Springs. (Allow approximately 1 hr. and 15 minutes.)

*Driver’s Notes – Capon Springs Grade (Rt. 609) begins in VA. If you cross the WV state line while still on Rt. 55, you have gone too far. However, to avoid the dirt road, continue on Rt. 55 to Wardensville, another 7 miles. Turn right on Rt. 259 North and continue for 6 miles to Capon Lake. Turn right on Rt. 16, Capon Springs Rd, crossing bridge, and continue for 4 miles to Capon Springs. Adds approximately 15 minutes to trip.


From Winchester, VA

Take Rt. 50 West for 12 miles. Turn left on Rt. 259. Continue for 14 miles to Capon Lake. Turn left on Rt. 16, Capon Springs Road, crossing bridge, and continue for 4 miles to Capon Springs. (Allow approximately 40 minutes.)


From Charleston, WV

Take Rt. 64 East to Rt. I-81 North. Take I-81 North to the first Strasburg exit, #296. Turn left on Rt. 55 West and follow 12 miles to road on right marked Capon Springs Grade (Rt. 609). (*SEE DRIVER’S NOTES.) (Rt. 609 is exactly 2 miles after crossing bridge at Duck Run.) Follow this dirt road for 3½ miles to Capon Springs.

For scenic route through West Virginia, take Rt. 79 North to Rt. 33/55 E to Elkins. Continue Rt. 219 North to Parsons. Continue Rt 32 North to Thomas, then Davis. Get on Corridor H (Rt. 48E) toward Wardensville where it ends. Continue on Rt. 259 for 6 miles to Capon Lake. Turn right on Rt. 16, Capon Springs Road, crossing bridge, and continue for 4 miles to Capon Springs (Allow approximately 4 hrs either route.)


From Baltimore, MD

Take I-70 West to Frederick, MD. Follow signs to Rt. 340 West/South toward Harpers Ferry. Continue on Rt. 340 through Harpers Ferry, WV to Charles Town, WV. Take the Rt. 340 Bypass around Charles Town and continue to the junction of Rt. 7 outside Berryville, VA. Take Rt. 7 West to Winchester, VA. To bypass Winchester, take I-81 North for one exit to Rt. 11 (Exit 317). Turn left on Rt. 11 South and follow to Rt. 37 South (Winchester Bypass). Follow Rt. 37 South to the Rt. 50 West exit. Refer to directions from Winchester, VA to complete your trip to Capon Springs. (Allow approximately 3 hours.)


From the North (Carlisle, PA)

Take I-81 South to the first Winchester, VA exit (Exit 317). Turn right on Rt. 11 South and follow to Rt. 37 South (Winchester Bypass). Follow Rt. 37 South to the Rt. 50 West exit. Refer to directions from Winchester, VA to complete your trip to Capon Springs. (Allow approximately 2 hours and 15 minutes.)


From Pittsburgh, PA, Columbus, OH and other points West on I-70

Follow the Pennsylvania Turnpike East to Breezewood. Take I-70 East (South) to Hancock, MD. Pick up Rt. 522 South and follow through Berkeley Springs, toward Winchester, VA. Once you cross the West Virginia/Virginia border, continue for 13 miles to Gainesboro, VA. Turn right on Rt. 600 South and follow to Rt. 50. Take Rt. 50 West for 5 miles. Turn left on Rt. 259 and continue for 14 miles to Capon Lake. Turn left on Rt. 16, Capon Springs Rd, crossing bridge, and continue for 4 miles to Capon Springs. (Allow approximately 4 hours.)


From other locations, please contact us for directions.

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