6 days in West Virginia Itinerary

6 days in West Virginia Itinerary

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Harpers Ferry
— 1 night
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Elkins
— 3 nights
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White Sulphur Springs
— 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 30th (Sun): trek along Appalachian National Scenic Trail. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 31st (Mon): tour the pleasant surroundings at Harpers Ferry National Historical Park, get great views at The Point, and then try to win big at Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races.

To see reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Harpers Ferry road trip app.

Knoxville to Harpers Ferry is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Knoxville in August since evenings lows in Harpers Ferry dip to 62°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Mon) to allow time to travel to Elkins.

Things to do in Harpers Ferry

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature

Side Trip

Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races
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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
Appalachian National Scenic Trail ©
Appalachian National Scenic Trail

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Elkins

Elkins ©
Elkins is a city in Randolph County, West Virginia, USA. Take a break from the city and head to Blackwater Falls State Park and Bickel Knob Observation Tower. Change things up with these side-trips from Elkins: West Virginia State Wildlife Center (in French Creek), Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum (in Weston) and Snowshoe (Shavers Lake & Lift Rides & Cheat Mountain Ridge Natural Trail). There's more to do: identify plant and animal life at Dolly Sods and appreciate the history behind Statue of Minnehaha.

For where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Elkins planning website.

Traveling by car from Harpers Ferry to Elkins takes 3.5 hours. August in Elkins sees daily highs of 80°F and lows of 58°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) to allow time to travel to White Sulphur Springs.

Things to do in Elkins

Parks · Wildlife · Nature

Side Trips

Snowshoe, West Virginia State Wildlife Center, Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum, Blackwater Falls State Park
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Blackwater Falls State Park ©
Blackwater Falls State Park
Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum ©
Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum
Dolly Sods ©
Dolly Sods

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White Sulphur Springs

White Sulphur Springs ©
White Sulphur Springs is a city in Greenbrier County, West Virginia, United States. On the 4th (Fri), Head underground at Lost World Caverns, expand your understanding of the military at Greenbrier Government Relocation Facility, then look for all kinds of wild species at The Greenbrier, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Blue Bend Recreation Area.

For reviews, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read our White Sulphur Springs vacation planner.

You can drive from Elkins to White Sulphur Springs in 2.5 hours. In September, plan for daily highs up to 75°F, and evening lows to 53°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in White Sulphur Springs

Parks · Wildlife · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Lost World Caverns
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The Greenbrier ©
The Greenbrier
Lost World Caverns ©
Lost World Caverns

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