7 days in West Virginia Itinerary

7 days in West Virginia Itinerary

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Moundsville
— 1 day
2
Fayetteville
— 1 night
3
Weston
— 1 night
4
Davis
— 2 nights
5
Harpers Ferry
— 2 nights

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Moundsville

Moundsville ©
Moundsville is a city in Marshall County, West Virginia, along the Ohio River. On the 12th (Wed), steep yourself in history at Grave Creek Mound Archaeological Complex, steep yourself in history at West Virginia Penitentiary, and then get engrossed in the history at Archive of the Afterlife, "A Paranormal Museum".

To find photos, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Moundsville visit planner.

Washington DC to Moundsville is an approximately 4.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Washington DC in August: high temperatures in Moundsville hover around 81°F and lows are around 62°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Fayetteville.

Things to do in Moundsville

Historic Sites · Museums
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West Virginia Penitentiary ©
West Virginia Penitentiary
Grave Creek Mound Archaeological Complex ©
Grave Creek Mound Archaeological Complex

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Fayetteville

Fayetteville ©
Fayetteville is a town in and the county seat of Fayette County, West Virginia, United States. On the 13th (Thu), enjoy the sea views from Summersville Lake Lighthouse, take in the views from New River Gorge Bridge, then whizz through the canopy at Adventures on the Gorge, and finally test your problem-solving skills at Escape-A-Torium.

For more things to do, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read Fayetteville trip planner.

You can drive from Moundsville to Fayetteville in 4 hours. Expect a daytime high around 79°F in August, and nighttime lows around 61°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Weston.

Things to do in Fayetteville

Adventure · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trips

Summersville Lake Lighthouse, Adventures on the Gorge
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Adventures on the Gorge ©
Adventures on the Gorge
Summersville Lake Lighthouse ©
Summersville Lake Lighthouse
New River Gorge Bridge ©
New River Gorge Bridge

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Weston

Weston ©
Weston is a city in Lewis County, West Virginia, United States. Kick off your visit on the 14th (Fri): appreciate the extensive heritage of John Henry Memorial Park, then view the masterpieces at Appalachian Glass, and then contemplate the long history of Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum.

For reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Weston day trip planner.

Getting from Fayetteville to Weston by car takes about 2 hours. In August, daytime highs in Weston are 80°F, while nighttime lows are 61°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Davis.

Things to do in Weston

Historic Sites · Shopping · Parks

Side Trip

John Henry Memorial Park
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Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum ©
Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum
John Henry Memorial Park ©
John Henry Memorial Park
Appalachian Glass ©
Appalachian Glass

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Davis

Davis ©
Davis is a town in Tucker County, West Virginia, along the Blackwater River. On the 15th (Sat), stop by Blackwater Outdoor Adventures, take in the exciting artwork at WVHighlands Artisan Gallery, then take in the dramatic scenery at Blackwater Falls State Park, and finally admire the majestic nature at Fairfax Stone State Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Sun): admire the majestic nature at Seneca Rocks and then whizz through the canopy at NROCKS Outdoor Adventures.

To find ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Davis trip itinerary maker website.

Drive from Weston to Davis in 2 hours. In August, daytime highs in Davis are 83°F, while nighttime lows are 62°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) so you can travel to Harpers Ferry.

Things to do in Davis

Nature · Parks · Adventure

Side Trips

Seneca Rocks, NROCKS Outdoor Adventures, Blackwater Outdoor Adventures
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Blackwater Falls State Park ©
Blackwater Falls State Park
NROCKS Outdoor Adventures ©
NROCKS Outdoor Adventures
Seneca Rocks ©
Seneca Rocks

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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 17th (Mon): steep yourself in history at Harpers Ferry National Historical Park and then get great views at The Point. On the 18th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: try to win big at Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races, then trek along Appalachian National Scenic Trail, then kick your exploration up a notch at River Riders, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Peter's Roman Catholic Church.

For traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Harpers Ferry trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Davis to Harpers Ferry in 2.5 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 84°F, and evening lows to 62°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive back home.

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
River Riders ©
River Riders
Appalachian National Scenic Trail ©
Appalachian National Scenic Trail

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