5 days in West Virginia Itinerary

5 days in West Virginia Itinerary

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Harpers Ferry
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Hillsboro
— 1 night
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Lansing
— 2 nights
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Weston
— 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.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Sat): contemplate the long history of John Brown's Fort, then take some stellar pictures from The Point, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Peter's Roman Catholic Church, and finally hike along Appalachian National Scenic Trail.

To see photos, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Harpers Ferry itinerary builder site.

Fort Lauderdale to Harpers Ferry is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and train. While traveling from Fort Lauderdale, expect slightly colder days and colder nights in Harpers Ferry, ranging from highs of 68°F to lows of 46°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) early enough to travel to Hillsboro.

Things to do in Harpers Ferry

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife
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Appalachian National Scenic Trail ©
Appalachian National Scenic Trail
St. Peter's Roman Catholic Church ©
St. Peter's Roman Catholic Church
The Point ©
The Point

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Hillsboro

Hillsboro ©
Hillsboro is a town in Pocahontas County, West Virginia, United States. Start off your visit on the 11th (Sun): go for a walk through Cranberry Glades Botanical Area, take in the dramatic scenery at Falls of Hills Creek, then steep yourself in history at Pearl S. Buck Birthplace Museum, and finally witness the site of a historic battle at Droop Mountain Battlefield State Park.

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Drive from Harpers Ferry to Hillsboro in 4.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 65°F in October, and nighttime lows around 43°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Lansing.

Things to do in Hillsboro

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature

Side Trip

Cranberry Glades Botanical Area
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Cranberry Glades Botanical Area ©
Cranberry Glades Botanical Area
Falls of Hills Creek ©
Falls of Hills Creek
Droop Mountain Battlefield State Park ©
Droop Mountain Battlefield State Park

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Lansing

Lansing ©
Lansing is an unincorporated community in Fayette County, West Virginia, United States. Start off your visit on the 12th (Mon): surround yourself with nature on TreeTops Canopy Tour, see a world frozen in time at Thurmond, then test your problem-solving skills at Escape-A-Torium, and finally take a peaceful walk through Babcock State Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: trek along Endless Wall Trail, then take in the dramatic natural features at New River Gorge National River, then enjoy the sea views from Summersville Lake Lighthouse, and finally stroll through Carnifex Ferry Battlefield State Park.

To find more things to do, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, use the Lansing online road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Hillsboro to Lansing takes 2 hours. In October, daily temperatures in Lansing can reach 65°F, while at night they dip to 46°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Weston.

Things to do in Lansing

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Escape-A-Torium, Thurmond, Carnifex Ferry Battlefield State Park, New River Gorge National River, Summersville Lake Lighthouse
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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

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Weston

Weston ©
Weston is a city in Lewis County, West Virginia, United States. On the 14th (Wed), contemplate the long history of WVU Jackson's Mill Farmstead and then contemplate the long history of Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum.

To see ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Weston driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Lansing to Weston takes 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 66°F in October, and nighttime lows around 46°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Weston

Historic Sites
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WVU Jackson's Mill Farmstead ©
WVU Jackson's Mill Farmstead
Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum ©
Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum

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