8 days in West Virginia Itinerary

8 days in West Virginia Itinerary

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Elkins
— 1 night
2
Berkeley Springs
— 1 night
3
Harpers Ferry
— 2 nights
4
White Sulphur Springs
— 1 night
5
Fayetteville
— 2 nights

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Elkins

Elkins ©
Elkins is a city in Randolph County, West Virginia, USA. On the 12th (Sat), admire the majestic nature at Blackwater Falls State Park. On your second day here, explore the galleries of Elkins Depot Welcome Center CVB, Inc., then steep yourself in history at Iron Horse Statue, then identify plant and animal life at Dolly Sods, and finally explore the striking landscape at Seneca Rocks.

For where to stay, reviews, photos, and tourist information, read Elkins trip itinerary maker website.

Columbus to Elkins is an approximately 4-hour car ride. Traveling from Columbus in September, plan for a bit cooler nights in Elkins, with lows around 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) early enough to travel to Berkeley Springs.

Things to do in Elkins

Parks · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trips

Seneca Rocks, Blackwater Falls State Park
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Blackwater Falls State Park ©
Blackwater Falls State Park
Seneca Rocks ©
Seneca Rocks
Dolly Sods ©
Dolly Sods

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Berkeley Springs

Berkeley Springs ©
Berkeley Springs is a town in, and the county seat of, Morgan County, West Virginia, USA, in the state's Eastern Panhandle. On the 14th (Mon), admire the majestic nature at Berkeley Springs State Park, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, then admire the majestic nature at Cacapon Resort State Park, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Prospect Peak.

To find reviews, maps, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Berkeley Springs trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Elkins to Berkeley Springs takes 3 hours. In September, plan for daily highs up to 79°F, and evening lows to 56°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) so you can drive to Harpers Ferry.

Things to do in Berkeley Springs

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites
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Berkeley Springs State Park ©
Berkeley Springs State Park
Cacapon Resort State Park ©
Cacapon Resort State Park
Spas

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Harpers Ferry

Harpers Ferry ©
With a population of less than 300, Harpers Ferry is as quaint as they come.
On the 15th (Tue), trek along Appalachian National Scenic Trail, try to win big at Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races, look for gifts at True Treats Historic Candy, then contemplate the long history of John Brown's Fort, then steep yourself in history at White Hall Tavern, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Peter's Roman Catholic Church. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Harpers Ferry National Historical Park, then take some stellar pictures from The Point, and then don't miss a visit to Restoration Museum.

To see photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Harpers Ferry tour itinerary maker tool.

Getting from Berkeley Springs to Harpers Ferry by car takes about 1.5 hours. In September, daytime highs in Harpers Ferry are 79°F, while nighttime lows are 56°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) so you can travel to White Sulphur Springs.

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
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 17th (Thu), stroll the grounds of Confederate Cemetary of Lewisburg, then brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Smooth Ambler Distillery, then identify plant and animal life at The Greenbrier, and finally ponder the world of politics at Greenbrier Government Relocation Facility.

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Getting from Harpers Ferry to White Sulphur Springs by car takes about 3.5 hours. In September, daytime highs in White Sulphur Springs are 75°F, while nighttime lows are 53°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Fayetteville.

Things to do in White Sulphur Springs

Historic Sites · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

Smooth Ambler Distillery, Confederate Cemetary of Lewisburg
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Confederate Cemetary of Lewisburg ©
Confederate Cemetary of Lewisburg
Smooth Ambler Distillery ©
Smooth Ambler Distillery
The Greenbrier ©
The Greenbrier

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Fayetteville

Fayetteville ©
Fayetteville is a town in and the county seat of Fayette County, West Virginia, United States. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Fri): visit a coastal fixture at Summersville Lake Lighthouse, explore the wealth of natural beauty at New River Gorge National River, then snap pictures at New River Gorge Bridge, and finally kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks. On the 19th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at Whipple Company Store and Museum, then mingle with the ghosts of the past at Thurmond, then go deep underground at Beckley Exhibition Coal Mine and Youth Museum, and finally look for gifts at Tamarack: The Best of West Virginia.

For reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Fayetteville trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from White Sulphur Springs to Fayetteville takes 1.5 hours. In September, daytime highs in Fayetteville are 75°F, while nighttime lows are 56°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Fayetteville

Historic Sites · Museums · Nature

Side Trips

Beckley, Whipple Company Store and Museum, New River Gorge National River, Summersville Lake Lighthouse, Thurmond
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Thurmond ©
Thurmond
New River Gorge National River ©
New River Gorge National River
New River Gorge Bridge ©
New River Gorge Bridge

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