8 days in West Virginia & Lonaconing Itinerary

8 days in West Virginia & Lonaconing Itinerary

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

1
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Fayetteville

Fayetteville ©
Fayetteville is a town in and the county seat of Fayette County, West Virginia, United States. Start off your visit on the 15th (Wed): take in the views from New River Gorge Bridge. Here are some ideas for day two: browse the exhibits of Beckley Exhibition Coal Mine and Youth Museum, then look for gifts at Tamarack: The Best of West Virginia, and then take a memorable tour with Tours.

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Philadelphia to Fayetteville is an approximately 5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Philadelphia in July; daily highs in Fayetteville reach 80°F and lows reach 62°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Weston.

Things to do in Fayetteville

Adventure · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trips

Beckley, Zipline
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New River Gorge Bridge ©
New River Gorge Bridge
Zipline
Beckley Exhibition Coal Mine and Youth Museum ©

2
nights
Weston

Weston ©
Weston is a city in Lewis County, West Virginia, United States. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Fri): pause for some photo ops at Iron Horse Statue, then steep yourself in history at Elkins Depot Welcome Center CVB, Inc., then gain insight at Augusta Heritage Center, and finally examine the collection at Museum of American Glass. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stop by Appalachian Glass, learn about all things military at Mountaineer Military Museum, and then steep yourself in history at Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum.

For where to stay, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read our Weston trip maker app.

Traveling by car from Fayetteville to Weston takes 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 81°F in July, and nighttime lows around 64°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Davis.

Things to do in Weston

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping

Side Trip

Elkins
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Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum ©
Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum
Appalachian Glass ©
Appalachian Glass
Museum of American Glass ©
Museum of American Glass

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Davis

Davis ©
Davis is a town in Tucker County, West Virginia, along the Blackwater River. On the 19th (Sun), visit Blackwater Outdoor Adventures, then view the masterpieces at WVHighlands Artisan Gallery, then immerse yourself in nature at Blackwater Falls State Park, and finally identify plant and animal life at Canaan Valley National Wildlife Refuge. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Mon): Head underground at Smoke Hole Caverns, then take in the dramatic natural features at Seneca Rocks, and then head outdoors with Seneca Rocks Mountain Guides.

To find reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Davis day trip app.

You can drive from Weston to Davis in 2 hours. In July in Davis, expect temperatures between 85°F during the day and 63°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) so you can travel to Lonaconing.

Things to do in Davis

Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

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

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Lonaconing

Lonaconing ©
Lonaconing is a town in Allegany County, Maryland, United States, along the Georges Creek Valley. Your day by day itinerary now includes Potomac Eagle Scenic Railroad. Start off your visit on the 21st (Tue): get interesting insight from Potomac Eagle Scenic Railroad and then take in the awesome beauty at Dan's Mountain State Park.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Lonaconing trip planner.

You can drive from Davis to Lonaconing in 1.5 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Lonaconing can reach 86°F, while at night they dip to 65°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) so you can travel to Harpers Ferry.

Things to do in Lonaconing

Tours · Parks · Nature

Side Trip

Potomac Eagle Scenic Railroad
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Potomac Eagle Scenic Railroad ©
Potomac Eagle Scenic Railroad
Dan's Mountain State Park ©
Dan's Mountain State Park

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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 22nd (Wed): stroll through Harpers Ferry National Historical Park, then get great views at The Point, and then try to win big at Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races.

For reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Harpers Ferry trip planning tool.

Drive from Lonaconing to Harpers Ferry in 2 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 87°F, and evening lows to 66°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) early enough to go by car back home.

Things to do in Harpers Ferry

Historic Sites · Parks · 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
The Point ©
The Point

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