7 days in West Virginia Itinerary

7 days in West Virginia Itinerary

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Harpers Ferry
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Moundsville
— 1 night
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Weston
— 1 night
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Fayetteville
— 2 nights
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Charleston
— 1 night

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Harpers Ferry

Harpers Ferry ©
With a population of less than 300, Harpers Ferry is as quaint as they come.
On the 28th (Wed), steep yourself in history at John Brown's Fort, get great views at The Point, then contemplate the long history of White Hall Tavern, and finally try to win big at Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races. Keep things going the next day: stroll through Harpers Ferry National Historical Park and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Peter's Roman Catholic Church.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, use the Harpers Ferry trip itinerary tool.

Dallas to Harpers Ferry is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Dallas to Harpers Ferry. Traveling from Dallas in October, expect Harpers Ferry to be slightly colder, temps between 68°F and 46°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Thu) so you can travel to Moundsville.

Things to do in Harpers Ferry

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Fun & Games

Side Trip

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Harpers Ferry National Historical Park ©
Harpers Ferry National Historical Park
Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races ©
Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races
The Point ©
The Point

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Moundsville

Moundsville ©
Moundsville is a city in Marshall County, West Virginia, along the Ohio River. On the 30th (Fri), walk around Grand Vue Park, get engrossed in the history at Cockayne Farmstead, then contemplate the long history of West Virginia Penitentiary, and finally get engrossed in the history at Archive of the Afterlife, "A Paranormal Museum".

To find other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Moundsville trip tool.

Traveling by car from Harpers Ferry to Moundsville takes 4.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 66°F in October, and nighttime lows around 47°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Weston.

Things to do in Moundsville

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trip

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West Virginia Penitentiary ©
West Virginia Penitentiary
Grand Vue Park ©
Grand Vue Park

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Weston

Weston ©
Weston is a city in Lewis County, West Virginia, United States. Kick off your visit on the 31st (Sat): take in the exciting artwork at Appalachian Glass, examine the collection at Museum of American Glass, and then steep yourself in history at Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum.

For where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Weston online route planner.

Getting from Moundsville to Weston by car takes about 2.5 hours. In October, plan for daily highs up to 66°F, and evening lows to 46°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Sat) to allow time to travel to Fayetteville.

Things to do in Weston

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum ©
Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum
Appalachian Glass ©
Appalachian Glass
Museum of American Glass ©
Museum of American Glass

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Fayetteville

Fayetteville ©
Fayetteville is a town in and the county seat of Fayette County, West Virginia, United States. Kick off your visit on the 1st (Sun): look for gifts at Tamarack: The Best of West Virginia, then examine the collection at Beckley Exhibition Coal Mine and Youth Museum, then trek along Grandview State Park, and finally enjoy the sea views from Summersville Lake Lighthouse. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon): take in the dramatic natural features at New River Gorge National River, then snap pictures at New River Gorge Bridge, then let the river carry you with Cantrell Ultimate Rafting - Day Tours, and finally test your problem-solving skills at Escape-A-Torium.

To see reviews, maps, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Fayetteville trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Weston to Fayetteville takes 2 hours. In October, daily temperatures in Fayetteville can reach 65°F, while at night they dip to 46°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Mon) so you can drive to Charleston.

Things to do in Fayetteville

Outdoors · Parks · Nature · Tours

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
New River Gorge Bridge ©
New River Gorge Bridge
Beckley Exhibition Coal Mine and Youth Museum ©
Tamarack: The Best of West Virginia ©
Tamarack: The Best of West Virginia

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Charleston

Charleston ©
Charleston is the capital and the largest city in the U.S. On the 3rd (Tue), don't miss a visit to Shoney's Big Boy Museum, take an in-depth tour of West Virginia State Museum, then ponder the world of politics at West Virginia State Capitol, then appreciate the history behind West Virginia Department of Veterans Assistance, and finally hunt for treasures at Capitol Market.

For traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Charleston vacation planner.

Traveling by car from Fayetteville to Charleston takes 1.5 hours. In November in Charleston, expect temperatures between 57°F during the day and 35°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Charleston

Museums · Shopping
Highlights from your plan
West Virginia State Museum ©
West Virginia State Museum
West Virginia State Capitol ©
West Virginia State Capitol
Capitol Market ©
Capitol Market

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