8 days in West Virginia Itinerary

8 days in West Virginia Itinerary

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

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Moundsville

Moundsville ©
Moundsville is a city in Marshall County, West Virginia, along the Ohio River. To see traveler tips, photos, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Moundsville trip itinerary planning site.

Chicago to Moundsville is an approximately 5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Chicago to Moundsville is 1 hour. In June, daily temperatures in Moundsville can reach 79°F, while at night they dip to 60°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) early enough to travel to Davis.

Things to do in Moundsville

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

Cockayne Farmstead
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West Virginia Penitentiary ©
West Virginia Penitentiary
Grave Creek Mound Archaeological Complex ©
Grave Creek Mound Archaeological Complex

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Davis

Davis ©
Davis is a town in Tucker County, West Virginia, along the Blackwater River. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sat): visit Blackwater Outdoor Adventures, view the masterpieces at WVHighlands Artisan Gallery, then admire the sheer force of Blackwater Falls State Park, and finally identify plant and animal life at Canaan Valley National Wildlife Refuge.

To see maps, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Davis trip maker tool.

Traveling by car from Moundsville to Davis takes 3.5 hours. June in Davis sees daily highs of 83°F and lows of 60°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Harpers Ferry.

Things to do in Davis

Parks · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trip

Blackwater Outdoor Adventures
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Blackwater Outdoor Adventures ©
Blackwater Outdoor Adventures
Blackwater Falls State Park ©
Blackwater Falls State Park
WVHighlands Artisan Gallery ©
WVHighlands Artisan Gallery

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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 7th (Sun): trek along Appalachian National Scenic Trail, then contemplate the long history of The Point, and then explore the striking landscape of Harpers Ferry National Historical Park. On your second day here, get great views at Jefferson Rock, make a trip to Monument to Heyward Shepherd, then try to win big at Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races, and finally go on a hair-raising tour with a ghost and vampire tour.

For where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Harpers Ferry tour builder tool.

Getting from Davis to Harpers Ferry by car takes about 2.5 hours. In June, daytime highs in Harpers Ferry are 83°F, while nighttime lows are 61°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) early enough to travel to Beckley.

Things to do in Harpers Ferry

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature

Side Trip

Charles Town
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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
Jefferson Rock ©
Jefferson Rock

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Beckley

Beckley ©
Beckley is a city in and the county seat of Raleigh County, West Virginia, United States. Kick off your visit on the 9th (Tue): kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, take in the views from New River Gorge Bridge, and then stop by Tamarack: The Best of West Virginia. Keep things going the next day: explore the fascinating underground world of Lost World Caverns, then admire the majestic nature at Grandview State Park, and then examine the collection at Beckley Exhibition Coal Mine and Youth Museum.

For photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Beckley trip planning tool.

You can drive from Harpers Ferry to Beckley in 4.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of car and flight. When traveling from Harpers Ferry in June, plan for little chillier days in Beckley, with highs around 78°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 60°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) early enough to travel to Weston.

Things to do in Beckley

Outdoors · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

New River Gorge Bridge, Lost World Caverns, Zipline
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New River Gorge Bridge ©
New River Gorge Bridge
Tamarack: The Best of West Virginia ©
Tamarack: The Best of West Virginia
Zipline

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Weston

Weston ©
Weston is a city in Lewis County, West Virginia, United States. Start off your visit on the 11th (Thu): see the interesting displays at Museum of American Glass, view the masterpieces at Appalachian Glass, and then steep yourself in history at Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum.

For where to stay, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Weston road trip planning app.

You can drive from Beckley to Weston in 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 78°F in June, and nighttime lows around 60°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Weston

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping
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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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