9 days in West Virginia Itinerary

9 days in West Virginia Itinerary

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Harpers Ferry
— 1 night
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Davis
— 1 night
3
Weston
— 1 night
4
Fayetteville
— 2 nights
5
Charleston
— 1 night
6
Moundsville
— 2 nights

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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): pause for some serene contemplation at Ruins of St. John's Episcopal Church and then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Peter's Roman Catholic Church.

To find reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Harpers Ferry online trip itinerary planner.

Portland to Harpers Ferry is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and train. In April, Harpers Ferry is somewhat warmer than Portland - with highs of 66°F and lows of 42°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) early enough to travel to Davis.

Things to do in Harpers Ferry

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks

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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Davis

Davis ©
Davis is a town in Tucker County, West Virginia, along the Blackwater River. Start off your visit on the 24th (Fri): stop by Blackwater Outdoor Adventures, take in the exciting artwork at WVHighlands Artisan Gallery, then take in the dramatic scenery at Blackwater Falls State Park, and finally identify plant and animal life at Canaan Valley National Wildlife Refuge.

To find maps, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Davis day trip app.

You can drive from Harpers Ferry to Davis in 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 67°F in April, and nighttime lows around 41°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Weston.

Things to do in Davis

Parks · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trip

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

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Weston

Weston ©
Weston is a city in Lewis County, West Virginia, United States. On the 25th (Sat), see the interesting displays at Museum of American Glass, look for gifts at Appalachian Glass, and then contemplate the long history of Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum.

To see other places to visit, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Weston travel route builder site.

Traveling by car from Davis to Weston takes 2 hours. In April, plan for daily highs up to 65°F, and evening lows to 42°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) early enough to travel to Fayetteville.

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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Fayetteville

Fayetteville ©
Fayetteville is a town in and the county seat of Fayette County, West Virginia, United States. Kick off your visit on the 26th (Sun): examine the collection at Beckley Exhibition Coal Mine and Youth Museum, then stop by Tamarack: The Best of West Virginia, then examine the collection at Whipple Company Store and Museum, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Endless Wall Trail. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 27th (Mon): explore the striking landscape at New River Gorge National River, take in the views from New River Gorge Bridge, and then kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks.

To see photos, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Fayetteville trip maker app.

Getting from Weston to Fayetteville by car takes about 2 hours. In April, daytime highs in Fayetteville are 65°F, while nighttime lows are 43°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) so you can go by car to Charleston.

Things to do in Fayetteville

Outdoors · Parks · Tours

Side Trips

Beckley, Whipple Company Store and Museum, New River Gorge National River, Endless Wall Trail, Zipline
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New River Gorge Bridge ©
New River Gorge Bridge
Beckley Exhibition Coal Mine and Youth Museum ©
Zipline

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Charleston

Charleston ©
Charleston is the capital and the largest city in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 28th (Tue): pause for some photo ops at West Virginia Department of Veterans Assistance, get a sense of history and politics at West Virginia State Capitol, take an in-depth tour of West Virginia State Museum, then take a stroll around Culture Center, and finally hunt for treasures at Capitol Market.

For reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Charleston trip planner.

Traveling by car from Fayetteville to Charleston takes 1.5 hours. In April, daily temperatures in Charleston can reach 70°F, while at night they dip to 45°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Moundsville.

Things to do in Charleston

Shopping · Museums
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Capitol Market ©
Capitol Market
West Virginia State Capitol ©
West Virginia State Capitol
West Virginia State Museum ©
West Virginia State Museum

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Moundsville

Moundsville ©
Moundsville is a city in Marshall County, West Virginia, along the Ohio River. Kick off your visit on the 29th (Wed): take an in-depth tour of Cockayne Farmstead, then steep yourself in history at Grave Creek Mound Archaeological Complex, then steep yourself in history at West Virginia Penitentiary, and finally examine the collection at Archive of the Afterlife, "A Paranormal Museum". Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at Castle Halloween Museum and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Palace of Gold.

To find where to stay, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Moundsville day trip site.

Drive from Charleston to Moundsville in 3 hours. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Charleston in April: highs in Moundsville hover around 63°F, while lows dip to 42°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Moundsville

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Cockayne Farmstead, Castle Halloween Museum
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West Virginia Penitentiary ©
West Virginia Penitentiary
Grave Creek Mound Archaeological Complex ©
Grave Creek Mound Archaeological Complex

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