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While a quiet weekend getaway or a place to stay close to an event might come to mind when thinking of a B&B, there is much more to experience in the area around Man Place.  From the mild to the wild, recreational to cultural, and everything in between you'll find a variety of exciting options to explore.  The following table gives just a sampling of what you will find:



ActivityOn The Milder SideA Wilder Option
River ActivitiesKayaking on the South Branch of the PotomacWhitewater Rafting
Lake ActivitiesRenting a speed boat at Deep Creek LakeGuided tank diving at Mt Storm Lake
Climbing ActivitiesWalking the trail to Seneca Rocks to watch Rock ClimbersClimbing Seneca Rocks with an Instructor
Equestrian ActivitiesHorseback riding on park trails at Lost River State ParkHorseback trip to the top of Seneca Rocks
Hiking ActivitiesA stroll through virgin forest at Cathedral State ParkWilderness hiking at Dolly Sods or Savage River
Train Activities2 hr. diesel excursion down the South Branch of the Potomac River4 hr. steam trip to the top of the mountains at Cass
Shopping ActivitiesNumerous local roadside flea marketsPlentiful area antique stores
Winter ActivitiesSkiing and other winter activities at Deep Creek or Canaan ValleyNumerous options at Snow Shoe Resort
Misc. ActivitiesGuided cavern tours at Smoke Hole and Seneca CavernsTour of Greenbanks National Radio Observatory


For additional information on these and other activities,click here to visit our attractions page.

Location and Directions

Man Place is located in Purgitsville WV on US Rt. 220 between Moorefield and Junction WV.  Drive time is less than three hours from Washington DC, Baltimore MD and Pittsburgh PA metro areas.  The closest major airport is Dulles International, about two hours away.  An Internet map program is recommended for the best directions from your location using Purgitsville WV as your destination.  Generic directions from the three metro areas is shown below (specific landmarks for locating the driveway will be provided with reservations):


From Washington DC take I 66 W to I 81 S.  Dulles Airport travelers should follow US 29 N to I 66 W.  Follow I 81 S to the second Strasburg exit US 48 and VA 55.  Follow US 48 W to the second Moorefield exit US 220 and WV 55.  Follow US 220 N to Purgitsville, about a fifteen minute drive.  Driveway will be on the right.


From Baltimore MD take I 70 W to I 81 S.  Follow I 81 S to the first Winchester exit VA 37 and US 11.  Follow VA 37 S to US 50 exit.  Follow US 50 W to the intersection with US 220 at Junction.  Follow US 220 S to Purgitsville, about a ten minute drive.  Driveway will be on the left.


From Pittsburgh PA take I 79 S to I 68 W.  Follow I 68W to Lavale exit for Truck US 220.  Follow Truck US 220 and MD 53 to US 220 in Cresaptown.  Follow US 220 S to Purgitsville (about 10 minutes past Junction where US 220 and US 50 split).  Driveway will be on the left.

Welcome to man place


Man Place Bed and Breakfast is a gay owned and operated contemporary guest home on 65 private acres in the Potomac Highlands of West Virginia.  With a masculine design and furnishings, we specialize in serving members of the leather and LGBT community.  We are open year round and environmentally conscience in our design, furnishings and food.  Our meals are made from scratch using local ingredients when available.  

The Potomac Highlands region is a very scenic area with unique geological formations and a well balanced mixture of mountains, foothills and wide valleys.  Population density is quite low, making it a relaxed, low stress and peaceful destination. 

Please visit the links above for additional details on rooms, rates and amenities.  

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