7 days in West Virginia Itinerary

7 days in West Virginia Itinerary

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Harpers Ferry
— 1 night
2
Weston
— 2 nights
3
Oak Hill
— 2 nights
4
Hillsboro
— 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.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Sun): take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Peter's Roman Catholic Church, thenget great views at The Point, and then contemplate the long history of Harpers Ferry National Historical Park. Here are some ideas for day two: steep yourself in history at John Brown's Fort, thentry your luck at Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races, thenhike along Armory Canal Trail, and finally identify plant and animal life at Appalachian National Scenic Trail.

To see reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Harpers Ferry trip itinerary tool.

Washington DC to Harpers Ferry is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. You can also take a train. Traveling from Washington DC in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Harpers Ferry, with lows of °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Weston.

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
Appalachian National Scenic Trail ©
Appalachian National Scenic Trail
St. Peter's Roman Catholic Church ©
St. Peter's Roman Catholic Church

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Weston

Weston ©
Weston is a city in Lewis County, West Virginia, United States. On the 4th (Tue), shop like a local with Artworks, thensteep yourself in history at WVU Jackson's Mill Farmstead, thensee the interesting displays at Museum of American Glass, and finally contemplate the long history of Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: appreciate the history behind Iron Horse Statue, thencontemplate the long history of Elkins Depot Welcome Center CVB, Inc., thenget engrossed in the history at The Stirrup Gallery of Davis & Elkins College, and finally identify plant and animal life at West Virginia State Wildlife Center.

To find reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Weston travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Harpers Ferry to Weston takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or fly. In August, daily temperatures in Weston can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) early enough to travel to Oak Hill.

Things to do in Weston

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Elkins, Artworks, West Virginia State Wildlife Center
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Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum ©
Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum
West Virginia State Wildlife Center ©
West Virginia State Wildlife Center
WVU Jackson's Mill Farmstead ©
WVU Jackson's Mill Farmstead

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Oak Hill

Oak Hill ©
Oak Hill is a city in Fayette County, West Virginia, United States and is the primary city within the Oak Hill, WV Micropolitan Statistical Area. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Thu): delve into the lush surroundings at Babcock State Park, explore the activities along New River Gorge National River, thensee the interesting displays at Whipple Company Store and Museum, and finally see a world frozen in time at Thurmond. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: witness the site of a historic battle at Carnifex Ferry Battlefield State Park, thenkick back and relax at Battle Run Beach, and then hike along Endless Wall Trail.

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You can drive from Weston to Oak Hill in 2 hours. August in Oak Hill sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) so you can go by car to Hillsboro.

Things to do in Oak Hill

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Summersville, New River Gorge National River, Thurmond, Babcock State Park, Whipple Company Store and Museum
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Babcock State Park ©
Babcock State Park
New River Gorge National River ©
New River Gorge National River
Thurmond ©
Thurmond

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Hillsboro

Hillsboro ©
Hillsboro is a town in Pocahontas County, West Virginia, United States. Start off your visit on the 8th (Sat): take a peaceful walk through Cranberry Glades Botanical Area, admire the sheer force of Falls of Hills Creek, thencontemplate the long history of Pearl S. Buck Birthplace Museum, and finally grab your bike and head to Greenbrier River Trail.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read our Hillsboro road trip planning tool.

You can drive from Oak Hill to Hillsboro in 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around °F in August, and nighttime lows around °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Hillsboro

Parks Trails Outdoors

Side Trips

Greenbrier River Trail, Cranberry Glades Botanical Area
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Cranberry Glades Botanical Area ©
Cranberry Glades Botanical Area
Falls of Hills Creek ©
Falls of Hills Creek
Pearl S. Buck Birthplace Museum ©
Pearl S. Buck Birthplace Museum

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