30 days in West Virginia Itinerary

30 days in West Virginia Itinerary

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Route & dates

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Harpers Ferry
— 5 nights
2
Petersburg
— 4 nights
3
Marlinton
— 5 nights
4
Pipestem
— 3 nights
5
Fayetteville
— 4 nights
6
Weston
— 4 nights
7
Moundsville
— 4 nights

5
nights
Harpers Ferry

Harpers Ferry ©
With a population of less than 300, Harpers Ferry is as quaint as they come.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Harpers Ferry National Historical Park and St. Peter's Roman Catholic Church. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to The Point and Appalachian National Scenic Trail. Change things up with these side-trips from Harpers Ferry: Martinsburg (Belle Boyd House & Orr's Farm Market) and Berkeley Springs (Berkeley Springs State Park, Prospect Peak, &more). And it doesn't end there: hike along Armory Canal Trail, stroll the grounds of Zion Episcopal Church Cemetery, make a trip to White Hall Tavern, and try to win big at Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races.

For more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Harpers Ferry tour itinerary tool.

Tucson to Harpers Ferry is an approximately 10-hour combination of shuttle and flight. You can also fly; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Tucson to Harpers Ferry. Traveling from Tucson in November, things will get a bit cooler in Harpers Ferry: highs are around 56°F and lows about 34°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) so you can travel to Petersburg.

Things to do in Harpers Ferry

Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

Berkeley Springs, Shepherdstown, Martinsburg, Charles Town
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The Point ©
The Point
Appalachian National Scenic Trail ©
Appalachian National Scenic Trail
Harpers Ferry National Historical Park ©
Harpers Ferry National Historical Park

4
nights
Petersburg

Petersburg ©
Petersburg is a city in Grant County, West Virginia, USA. Get in touch with nature at Spruce Knob and Mountain Trail Rides Horseback Riding & More. Discover out-of-the-way places like Lost River State Park and White Grass Touring and Cafe. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Petersburg: Davis (Blackwater Falls State Park & Canaan Valley National Wildlife Refuge), Smoke Hole Caverns (in Seneca Rocks) and Seneca Caverns (in Riverton).

To find traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Petersburg online travel route planner.

You can drive from Harpers Ferry to Petersburg in 2.5 hours. In November in Petersburg, expect temperatures between 57°F during the day and 32°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) early enough to travel to Marlinton.

Things to do in Petersburg

Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

Davis, Riverton, Smoke Hole Caverns, Lost River State Park
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Spruce Knob ©
Spruce Knob
Seneca Caverns ©
Seneca Caverns
Lost River State Park ©
Lost River State Park

5
nights
Marlinton

Marlinton ©
Marlinton is a town in Pocahontas County, West Virginia, United States. Visiting Beartown State Park and Shavers Lake & Lift Rides will get you outdoors. Discover out-of-the-way places like Highland Scenic Highway and Cranberry Mountain Nature Center. Get out of town with these interesting Marlinton side-trips: Cass Scenic Railroad State Park (in Cass), The Greenbrier (in White Sulphur Springs) and Droop Mountain Battlefield State Park (in Hillsboro). Next up on the itinerary: immerse yourself in nature at Watoga State Park, hike along Greenbrier River Trail, take a peaceful walk through Cranberry Glades Botanical Area, and steep yourself in history at Marlinton Railroad Depot.

For traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Marlinton planning site.

Traveling by car from Petersburg to Marlinton takes 2.5 hours. While traveling from Petersburg, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Marlinton, ranging from highs of 48°F to lows of 33°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) early enough to drive to Pipestem.

Things to do in Marlinton

Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

Cranberry Glades Botanical Area, Cass Scenic Railroad State Park, Greenbrier River Trail, The Greenbrier, Droop Mountain Battlefield State Park
Find places to stay Nov 10 — 15:
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Beartown State Park ©
Beartown State Park
Shavers Lake & Lift Rides ©
Shavers Lake & Lift Rides
Watoga State Park ©
Watoga State Park

3
nights
Pipestem

Pipestem ©
Pipestem is an unincorporated community in Summers County, West Virginia, United States. You've now added Greenbrier Government Relocation Facility to your itinerary. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Camp Creek State Park & Forest and Little Beaver State Park. Get in touch with nature at Sandstone Falls and Organ Cave. Explore Pipestem's surroundings by going to Lewisburg (Greenbrier Historical Society and North House Museum & Confederate Cemetary of Lewisburg). The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at Hinton Railroad Museum.

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You can drive from Marlinton to Pipestem in 2 hours. In November, daytime highs in Pipestem are 53°F, while nighttime lows are 35°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Fayetteville.

Things to do in Pipestem

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Lewisburg, Little Beaver State Park, Greenbrier Government Relocation Facility, Organ Cave, Camp Creek State Park & Forest
Find places to stay Nov 15 — 18:
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Organ Cave ©
Organ Cave
Camp Creek State Park & Forest ©
Camp Creek State Park & Forest
Sandstone Falls ©
Sandstone Falls

4
nights
Fayetteville

Fayetteville ©
Fayetteville is a town in and the county seat of Fayette County, West Virginia, United States. Take a break from the city and head to Endless Wall Trail and Babcock State Park. Explore hidden gems such as Thurmond and New River Gorge National River. Step out of Fayetteville with an excursion to Chief Logan State Park in Logan--about 1h 50 min away. There's much more to do: take in the views from New River Gorge Bridge, see the interesting displays at Whipple Company Store and Museum, immerse yourself in nature at Hawks Nest State Park, and look for gifts at Tamarack: The Best of West Virginia.

For maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Fayetteville trip planner.

Traveling by car from Pipestem to Fayetteville takes 1.5 hours. In November, plan for daily highs up to 53°F, and evening lows to 35°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) so you can travel to Weston.

Things to do in Fayetteville

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Endless Wall Trail, New River Gorge National River, Babcock State Park, Thurmond, Tamarack: The Best of West Virginia
Find places to stay Nov 18 — 22:
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Thurmond ©
Thurmond
New River Gorge National River ©
New River Gorge National River
Carnifex Ferry Battlefield State Park ©
Carnifex Ferry Battlefield State Park

4
nights
Weston

Weston ©
Weston is a city in Lewis County, West Virginia, United States. You'll discover tucked-away gems like WVU Jackson's Mill Farmstead and Arthurdale Heritage Inc. Museum. Popular historic sites such as Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum and Pricketts Fort State Park are in your itinerary. Explore Weston's surroundings by going to North Bend State Park (in Cairo), Elkins Depot Welcome Center CVB, Inc. (in Elkins) and Grafton National Cemetery (in Grafton). The adventure continues: hike along Cheat Lake Trail, make a trip to Don Knotts Statue, and admire the majestic nature at Audra State Park.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Weston trip itinerary maker site.

Drive from Fayetteville to Weston in 2 hours. In November in Weston, expect temperatures between 53°F during the day and 34°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) early enough to drive to Moundsville.

Things to do in Weston

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Morgantown, North Bend State Park, Arthurdale Heritage Inc. Museum, Pricketts Fort State Park, Audra State Park
Find places to stay Nov 22 — 26:
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Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum ©
Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum
North Bend State Park ©
North Bend State Park
Arthurdale Heritage Inc. Museum ©
Arthurdale Heritage Inc. Museum

4
nights
Moundsville

Moundsville ©
Moundsville is a city in Marshall County, West Virginia, along the Ohio River. Your inner history buff will appreciate West Virginia Penitentiary and Palace of Gold. Explore hidden gems such as Grave Creek Mound Archaeological Complex and Grand Vue Park. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Moundsville: G. W. Henderson Plantation - Henderson Hall (in Williamstown) and Blennerhassett Island Historical State Park (in Parkersburg). There's much more to do: explore the world behind art at Oglebay Institute Glass Museum, look for gifts at Cabela's, walk around Oglebay Park, and pause for some photo ops at Madonna of the Trail.

To see photos, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read Moundsville trip tool.

You can drive from Weston to Moundsville in 2.5 hours. In November, daily temperatures in Moundsville can reach 52°F, while at night they dip to 35°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Moundsville

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Wheeling, Cabela's, G. W. Henderson Plantation - Henderson Hall, Blennerhassett Island Historical State Park
Find places to stay Nov 26 — 30:
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Grave Creek Mound Archaeological Complex ©
Grave Creek Mound Archaeological Complex
G. W. Henderson Plantation - Henderson Hall ©
West Virginia Penitentiary ©
West Virginia Penitentiary

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