8 days in West Virginia Itinerary

8 days in West Virginia Itinerary

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1
Charleston
— 2 nights
2
Scarbro
— 1 night
3
Elkins
— 2 nights
4
Harpers Ferry
— 2 nights

2
nights
Charleston

Charleston ©
Charleston is the capital and the largest city in the U.S. On the 25th (Sat), ponder the world of politics at West Virginia State Capitol. Here are some ideas for day two: don't miss a visit to Fayette Station Road, whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, and then look for gifts at Tamarack: The Best of West Virginia.

To find more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Charleston trip itinerary builder tool.

New York City to Charleston is an approximately 6-hour combination of train and flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Charleston when traveling from New York City in July, with lows around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) early enough to travel to Scarbro.

Things to do in Charleston

Outdoors Trails Tours

Side Trips

Lansing, Zipline, New River Gorge Bridge, Summersville Lake Lighthouse, Tamarack: The Best of West Virginia
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New River Gorge Bridge ©
New River Gorge Bridge
Zipline
Tamarack: The Best of West Virginia ©
Tamarack: The Best of West Virginia

1
night
Scarbro

Scarbro ©
Scarbro is a census-designated place (CDP) and coal town in Fayette County, West Virginia, United States. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes West Virginia Adventures. Start off your visit on the 28th (Tue): relax and float downstream with West Virginia Adventures.

For reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Scarbro road trip tool.

You can drive from Charleston to Scarbro in an hour. While traveling from Charleston, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Scarbro, ranging from highs of °F to lows of °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Elkins.

Things to do in Scarbro

Tours Outdoors Adventure

Side Trip

West Virginia Adventures
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West Virginia Adventures ©
West Virginia Adventures

2
nights
Elkins

Elkins ©
Elkins is a city in Randolph County, West Virginia, USA. Start off your visit on the 29th (Wed): contemplate the long history of Iron Horse Statue, take in the dramatic scenery at Blackwater Falls State Park, and then visit Blackwater Outdoor Adventures. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 30th (Thu): stroll through Mountain Trail Rides Horseback Riding & More, thentake in the dramatic natural features at Seneca Rocks, and then Head underground at Seneca Caverns.

For where to stay, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read our Elkins attractions planner.

Getting from Scarbro to Elkins by car takes about 2.5 hours. In July in Elkins, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) so you can travel to Harpers Ferry.

Things to do in Elkins

Nature Parks Trails

Side Trips

Davis, Seneca Rocks, Seneca Caverns, 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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nights
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 31st (Fri): explore the striking landscape of Harpers Ferry National Historical Park, make a trip to The Point, and then admire the striking features of Restoration Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 1st (Sat): tour the pleasant surroundings at Appalachian National Scenic Trail, thentake some stellar pictures from Split Rock Overlook, and then take some stellar pictures from Jefferson Rock.

To see more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Harpers Ferry route maker website.

Traveling by car from Elkins to Harpers Ferry takes 3.5 hours. July in Harpers Ferry sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Harpers Ferry

Parks Historic Sites Nature
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Harpers Ferry National Historical Park ©
Harpers Ferry National Historical Park
Appalachian National Scenic Trail ©
Appalachian National Scenic Trail
Jefferson Rock ©
Jefferson Rock

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