8 days in West Virginia Itinerary

8 days in West Virginia Itinerary

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Charles Town
— 1 night
2
White Sulphur Springs
— 1 night
3
Summersville
— 2 nights
4
Elkins
— 3 nights

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Charles Town

Charles Town ©
Charles Town, officially the City of Charles Town, is a city in Jefferson County, West Virginia, and is also the county seat. Start off your visit on the 2nd (Tue): take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Peter's Roman Catholic Church and then try to win big at Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races. Here are some ideas for day two: trek along Appalachian National Scenic Trail, contemplate the long history of The Point, and then explore the striking landscape of Harpers Ferry National Historical Park.

To find more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Charles Town trip planner.

Newark to Charles Town is an approximately 4.5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of car and flight. Expect a daytime high around °F in June, and nighttime lows around °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to White Sulphur Springs.

Things to do in Charles Town

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trip

Harpers Ferry
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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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White Sulphur Springs

White Sulphur Springs ©
White Sulphur Springs is a city in Greenbrier County, West Virginia, United States. On the 4th (Thu), steep yourself in history at Greenbrier Historical Society and North House Museum, get a sense of history and politics at Greenbrier Government Relocation Facility, thenlook for all kinds of wild species at The Greenbrier, and finally identify plant and animal life at Blue Bend Recreation Area.

To see reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our White Sulphur Springs road trip website.

Traveling by car from Charles Town to White Sulphur Springs takes 3.5 hours. When traveling from Charles Town in June, plan for slightly colder days in White Sulphur Springs, with highs around °F, while nights are about the same with lows around °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) so you can drive to Summersville.

Things to do in White Sulphur Springs

Wildlife Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Greenbrier Historical Society and North House Museum
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The Greenbrier ©
The Greenbrier

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Summersville

Summersville ©
Summersville is a city in Nicholas County, West Virginia, USA. Kick off your visit on the 5th (Fri): stroll through Battle Run Beach, explore the activities along New River Gorge National River, and then snap pictures at New River Gorge Bridge. Here are some ideas for day two: do a tasting at Kirkwood Winery, enjoy the sea views from Summersville Lake Lighthouse, examine the collection at Whipple Company Store and Museum, thensee a world frozen in time at Thurmond, and finally witness the site of a historic battle at Carnifex Ferry Battlefield State Park.

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You can drive from White Sulphur Springs to Summersville in 1.5 hours. In June, daily temperatures in Summersville can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Elkins.

Things to do in Summersville

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

New River Gorge National River, New River Gorge Bridge, Thurmond, Summersville Lake Lighthouse, Whipple Company Store and Museum
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New River Gorge National River ©
New River Gorge National River
Thurmond ©
Thurmond
Carnifex Ferry Battlefield State Park ©
Carnifex Ferry Battlefield State Park

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Elkins

Elkins ©
Elkins is a city in Randolph County, West Virginia, USA. Your inner history buff will appreciate Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum and Elkins Depot Welcome Center CVB, Inc.. Visiting Dolly Sods and Blackwater Falls State Park will get you outdoors. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Elkins: Lambert's Vintage Wines (in Weston), Canaan Valley National Wildlife Refuge (in Davis) and Seneca Rocks (in Seneca Rocks). The adventure continues: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Bickel Knob Observation Tower.

To see where to stay, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read our Elkins sightseeing app.

Getting from Summersville to Elkins by car takes about 2 hours. In June in Elkins, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Elkins

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Weston, Davis, Seneca Rocks
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Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum ©
Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum
Blackwater Falls State Park ©
Blackwater Falls State Park
Seneca Rocks ©
Seneca Rocks

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