10 days in West Virginia Itinerary

10 days in West Virginia Itinerary

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Route & dates

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Charleston
— 1 night
2
Fayetteville
— 2 nights
3
Summersville
— 1 night
4
Lewisburg
— 1 night
5
Elkins
— 1 night
6
Seneca Rocks
— 1 night
7
Hinton
— 1 night

1
night
Charleston

Charleston
Charleston is the capital and the largest city in the U.S. Take the guesswork out of planning a Charleston vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Lawrenceville to Charleston is an approximately 5-hour combination of car and flight. You can also drive. In August, daily temperatures in Charleston can reach 84°F, while at night they dip to 64°F. You will leave for Fayetteville on the 2nd (Sun).

Things to do in Charleston

Outdoors · Tours · Parks
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Fayetteville

Fayetteville is a town in and the county seat of Fayette County, West Virginia, United States. Start off your visit on the 2nd (Sun): see a world frozen in time at Thurmond and then admire the sheer force of Cathedral Falls. On the 3rd (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks.

For maps, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Fayetteville trip itinerary tool.

Drive from Charleston to Fayetteville in 1.5 hours. When traveling from Charleston in August, plan for little chillier days in Fayetteville, with highs around 79°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 61°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Summersville.

Things to do in Fayetteville

Outdoors · Tours · Adventure

Side Trips

Zipline, Cathedral Falls, Thurmond
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Zipline
Cathedral Falls ©
Cathedral Falls
Thurmond ©
Thurmond

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Summersville

Summersville ©
Summersville is a city in Nicholas County, West Virginia, USA. On the 4th (Tue), contemplate the waterfront views at Gauley River, then learn about winemaking at Kirkwood Winery, and then enjoy the sea views from Summersville Lake Lighthouse.

For photos, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Summersville trip itinerary builder site.

Summersville is very close to Fayetteville. In August, daily temperatures in Summersville can reach 79°F, while at night they dip to 61°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Lewisburg.

Things to do in Summersville

Wineries · Nature · Parks

Side Trips

Summersville Lake Lighthouse, Gauley River
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Kirkwood Winery ©
Kirkwood Winery
Gauley River ©
Gauley River
Summersville Lake Lighthouse ©
Summersville Lake Lighthouse

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night
Lewisburg

Lewisburg ©
Lewisburg is a city in Greenbrier County, West Virginia, USA. Kick off your visit on the 5th (Wed): contemplate the waterfront views at Jackson River, admire the majestic nature at Watoga State Park, get to know the fascinating history of Greenbrier River Trail, look for all kinds of wild species at Cranberry Mountain Nature Center, then hike along Falls of Hills Creek, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Cranberry Glades Botanical Area. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the fascinating underground world of Lost World Caverns, sample the fine beverages at Smooth Ambler Distillery, then identify plant and animal life at Blue Bend Recreation Area, then take in the dramatic scenery at Roaring Run Falls, and finally explore the fascinating underground world of Organ Cave.

Plan my day in Lewisburg using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Traveling by car from Summersville to Lewisburg takes 1.5 hours. August in Lewisburg sees daily highs of 78°F and lows of 59°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Elkins.

Things to do in Lewisburg

Parks · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trips

White Sulphur Springs, Marlinton, Hillsboro, Roaring Run Falls, Organ Cave
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Watoga State Park ©
Watoga State Park
The Greenbrier ©
The Greenbrier
Cranberry Mountain Nature Center ©
Cranberry Mountain Nature Center

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Elkins

Elkins ©
Elkins is a city in Randolph County, West Virginia, USA. On the 6th (Thu), take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Bickel Knob Observation Tower and then trek along Allegheny Highlands Trail.

To find more things to do, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Elkins trip website.

Traveling by car from Lewisburg to Elkins takes 2.5 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Elkins can reach 80°F, while at night they dip to 58°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Seneca Rocks.

Things to do in Elkins

Parks · Outdoors · Nature
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Bickel Knob Observation Tower ©
Bickel Knob Observation Tower
Allegheny Highlands Trail ©
Allegheny Highlands Trail

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Seneca Rocks

Seneca Rocks ©
Seneca Rocks is an unincorporated community located in Pendleton County, West Virginia, United States. On the 7th (Fri), explore the fascinating underground world of Seneca Caverns, then Head underground at Smoke Hole Caverns, then get outside with Seneca Rocks Mountain Guides, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Seneca Rocks.

To find traveler tips, photos, maps, and tourist information, use the Seneca Rocks sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Elkins to Seneca Rocks takes an hour. In August, plan for daily highs up to 83°F, and evening lows to 62°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Hinton.

Things to do in Seneca Rocks

Nature · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trip

Seneca Caverns
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Seneca Rocks ©
Seneca Rocks
Seneca Caverns ©
Seneca Caverns
Seneca Rocks Mountain Guides ©
Seneca Rocks Mountain Guides

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Hinton

Hinton ©
Hinton is a city in Summers County, West Virginia, United States. Kick off your visit on the 8th (Sat): see the interesting displays at Hinton Railroad Museum, admire the majestic nature at Bluestone State Park, immerse yourself in nature at Camp Creek State Park & Forest, then take in the dramatic scenery at Brush Creek Falls, then immerse yourself in nature at Pipestem State Park, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Cascades National Recreation Trail. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: play a few rounds at Stonehaven Golf Course, find something for the whole family at Someplace Special Gem Mine, and then admire the sheer force of Sandstone Falls.

For maps, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read Hinton trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Seneca Rocks to Hinton takes 3.5 hours. In August, daytime highs in Hinton are 79°F, while nighttime lows are 61°F. On the 9th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Hinton

Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

Pembroke, Brush Creek Falls, Pipestem State Park, Stonehaven Golf Course, Someplace Special Gem Mine
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Bluestone State Park ©
Bluestone State Park
Cascade Falls ©
Cascade Falls
Camp Creek State Park & Forest ©
Camp Creek State Park & Forest

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