WV 100 miles on US Highway 50

This 277 mile detour might be of interest if you're travelling I-81 in northern Virginia. Click the map to enlarge it.
This 277 mile detour might be of interest if you're travelling I-81 in northern Virginia. Click the map to enlarge it.

Someone on our Facebook page recommended the 120 miles of US Highway 50 between Winchester, VA and Grafton, WV. So here is a detour that begins and ends at I-81. It's about 100 miles from Baltimore, Pittsburgh, or Richmond, crossing the Appalachian Mountains twice - on US 50 and US 250.

 

US 250 crosses Virginia, West Virginia, and Ohio going all the way to Lake Erie in Sandusky.  Click the map to enlarge it.
US 250 crosses Virginia, West Virginia, and Ohio going all the way to Lake Erie in Sandusky. Click the map to enlarge it.