13 days in Lewes & West Virginia Itinerary

13 days in Lewes & West Virginia Itinerary

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Lewes
— 1 night
2
Harpers Ferry
— 1 night
3
Davis
— 6 nights
4
Beckley
— 2 nights
5
Moundsville
— 2 nights

1
night
Lewes

Lewes ©
Lewes is an incorporated city on the Delaware Bay in eastern Sussex County, Delaware. Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Mon): kick back and relax at Cape Henlopen State Park and then stroll through Lewes Beach.

To see photos, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Lewes trip planner.

Lakewood to Lewes is an approximately 3-hour car ride. Traveling from Lakewood in August, expect nights in Lewes to be about the same, around °F, while days are somewhat warmer, around °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Harpers Ferry.

Things to do in Lewes

Outdoors Beaches Parks
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Cape Henlopen State Park ©
Cape Henlopen State Park
Lewes Beach ©
Lewes Beach

1
night
Harpers Ferry

Harpers Ferry ©
With a population of less than 300, Harpers Ferry is as quaint as they come.
On the 4th (Tue), wander the wide-open spaces of Rocking S Ranch. Keep things going the next day: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Harpers Ferry National Historical Park, thencontemplate the long history of The Point, and then admire the landmark architecture of Restoration Museum.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Harpers Ferry vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Lewes to Harpers Ferry in 4 hours. Another option is to do a combination of bus and train. In August, daytime highs in Harpers Ferry are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Davis.

Things to do in Harpers Ferry

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trip

Rocking S Ranch
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Harpers Ferry National Historical Park ©
Harpers Ferry National Historical Park
Rocking S Ranch ©
Rocking S Ranch
The Point ©
The Point

6
nights
Davis

Davis ©
Davis is a town in Tucker County, West Virginia, along the Blackwater River. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Monongahela National Forest as well as Coopers Rock State Forest. Change things up with a short trip to Seneca Rocks in Seneca Rocks (about 42 minutes away). It doesn't end there: admire the sheer force of Blackwater Falls State Park and stop by Blackwater Outdoor Adventures.

To see ratings, photos, reviews, and tourist information, use the Davis trip maker website.

Drive from Harpers Ferry to Davis in 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around °F in August, and nighttime lows around °F. You'll set off for Beckley on the 11th (Tue).

Things to do in Davis

Nature Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Monongahela National Forest, Blackwater Outdoor Adventures, Coopers Rock State Forest, Seneca Rocks
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Blackwater Falls State Park ©
Blackwater Falls State Park
Blackwater Outdoor Adventures ©
Blackwater Outdoor Adventures
Seneca Rocks ©
Seneca Rocks

2
nights
Beckley

Beckley is a city in and the county seat of Raleigh County, West Virginia, United States. On the 11th (Tue), visit a coastal fixture at Summersville Lake Lighthouse, kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, thenstop by Tamarack: The Best of West Virginia, and finally see the interesting displays at Beckley Exhibition Coal Mine and Youth Museum. On your second day here, take in the views from New River Gorge Bridge, thenimmerse yourself in nature at Grandview State Park, and then brush up on your military savvy at Raleigh county veterans museum.

For traveler tips, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Beckley trip itinerary website.

Getting from Davis to Beckley by car takes about 3.5 hours. August in Beckley sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Moundsville.

Things to do in Beckley

Outdoors Museums Adventure

Side Trips

New River Gorge Bridge, Summersville Lake Lighthouse, Zipline
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Zipline
Beckley Exhibition Coal Mine and Youth Museum ©
New River Gorge Bridge ©
New River Gorge Bridge

2
nights
Moundsville

Moundsville ©
Moundsville is a city in Marshall County, West Virginia, along the Ohio River. Moundsville is known for historic sites, museums, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: learn about all things military at Archive of the Afterlife, "A Paranormal Museum", steep yourself in history at West Virginia Penitentiary, see the interesting displays at Castle Halloween Museum, and take an in-depth tour of Cockayne Farmstead.

To find ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Moundsville trip planner.

You can drive from Beckley to Moundsville in 4 hours. In August in Moundsville, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Moundsville

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Cockayne Farmstead, Castle Halloween Museum, Imperial Glass Museum
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West Virginia Penitentiary ©
West Virginia Penitentiary
Grand Vue Park ©
Grand Vue Park

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