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LocationDriving time
Pittsburgh, PA2 hrs
Cleveland, OH4.25 hrs
Charleston, WV1.5 hrs
Roanoke, VA3.75 hrs
Richmond, VA4.75 hrs
Washington, DC4.25 hrs
Charlotte, NC5 hrs
Lexington, KY4.25 hrs
Marietta, OH1.75 hrs
Morgantown, WV1 hr
Cincinnati, OH5 hrs
Baltimore, MD4.25 hrs

Our Location

The Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum (TALA) is located just three miles off of I-79, EXIT 99, right along Highway 33 West, in North Central West Virginia. This world renowned National Historic Landmark is also conveniently located two hours south of Pittsburgh, and five hours from Washington DC. The nearest airports are in Clarksburg and Charleston, making the Asylum’s location accessible from anywhere in the world! It is nestled among the wealth of interesting historical sites, remarkable geological wonders, and exciting outdoor adventure destinations that West Virginia has to offer.

The Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum grounds are minutes away from historic Jackson’s Mill, where visitors can experience times gone by, with living history demonstrations, in their extensive historic area. Less than a mile from the Asylum, visitors can observe fascinating, hand-blown glass demonstrations, and learn about the rise and fall of Weston’s booming glass manufacturing industry. Weston is extremely rich in Civil War history. The Mountaineer Military Museum is a powerful tribute to those who have served our country in all major conflicts. Guests can relax on the beautiful Arnold Palmer Golf Course, just minutes from TALA, or visit a luxury spa, and enjoy fine dining at the five-star Stonewall Resort. The Stonewall Resort State Park boasts outdoor recreation for all ages and abilities.