11 days in West Virginia Itinerary

11 days in West Virginia Itinerary

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11 days in West Virginia Itinerary

Start: Detroit
Fly + Drive:  5​h
1
Charles Town
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Davis
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Weston
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Fayetteville
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
5
Moundsville
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  4​h 45​min
End: Detroit

1
night
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 1st (Tue): go on a hair-raising tour with a ghost and vampire tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Harpers Ferry National Historical Park and then try to win big at Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races.

To see where to stay, maps, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Charles Town travel route builder tool .

Detroit to Charles Town is an approximately 5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. October in Charles Town sees daily highs of 68°F and lows of 46°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) early enough to travel to Davis.

Things to do in Charles Town

Nature Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Harpers Ferry National Historical Park
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2
nights
Davis

Davis ©
Davis is a town in Tucker County, West Virginia, along the Blackwater River. On the 3rd (Thu), explore the striking landscape at Seneca Rocks, then view the masterpieces at WVHighlands Artisan Gallery, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Blackwater Falls State Park. On the next day, admire the verdant scenery at Canaan Valley Resort State Park.

To see other places to visit and other tourist information, go to the Davis trip planner .

Getting from Charles Town to Davis by car takes about 2.5 hours. In October, daytime highs in Davis are 69°F, while nighttime lows are 45°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Weston.

Things to do in Davis

Nature Parks Winter Sports

Side Trips

Blackwater Outdoor Adventures, Seneca Rocks
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Blackwater Outdoor Adventures ©
Blackwater Outdoor Adventures
Blackwater Falls State Park ©
Blackwater Falls State Park
Canaan Valley Resort State Park ©
Canaan Valley Resort State Park

2
nights
Weston

Weston ©
Weston is a city in Lewis County, West Virginia, United States. On the 5th (Sat), contemplate the long history of Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum, learn about winemaking at Lambert's Vintage Wines, then see the interesting displays at Museum of American Glass, and finally view the masterpieces at Appalachian Glass. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 6th (Sun): steep yourself in history at WVU Jackson's Mill Farmstead, then appreciate the extensive heritage of John Henry Memorial Park, and then immerse yourself in nature at Audra State Park.

To find photos, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read Weston road trip website .

You can drive from Davis to Weston in 2 hours. In October in Weston, expect temperatures between 66°F during the day and 46°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) early enough to travel to Fayetteville.

Things to do in Weston

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Audra State Park, John Henry Memorial Park
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Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum ©
Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum
Appalachian Glass ©
Appalachian Glass
Museum of American Glass ©
Museum of American Glass

3
nights
Fayetteville

Fayetteville ©
Fayetteville is a town in and the county seat of Fayette County, West Virginia, United States. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Fayetteville: Beckley (Beckley Exhibition Coal Mine and Youth Museum & Grandview State Park), West Virginia State Capitol (in Charleston) and Lost World Caverns (in Lewisburg). There's much more to do: snap pictures at New River Gorge Bridge, take in the dramatic natural features at New River Gorge National River, see the interesting displays at Hinton Railroad Museum, and hunt for treasures at Tamarack.

For traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read Fayetteville sightseeing tool .

Traveling by car from Weston to Fayetteville takes 2 hours. In October in Fayetteville, expect temperatures between 65°F during the day and 46°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Moundsville.

Things to do in Fayetteville

Nature Parks Trails

Side Trips

Beckley, New River Gorge National River, West Virginia State Capitol, Summersville Lake Lighthouse, Hinton Railroad Museum
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New River Gorge National River ©
New River Gorge National River
New River Gorge Bridge ©
New River Gorge Bridge

2
nights
Moundsville

Moundsville ©
Moundsville is a city in Marshall County, West Virginia, along the Ohio River. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Thu): see the interesting displays at Castle Halloween Museum, then contemplate the long history of Grave Creek Mound Archaeological Complex, then steep yourself in history at West Virginia Penitentiary, and finally see the interesting displays at Archive of the Afterlife: The National Museum of the Paranormal. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the spiritual surroundings of Palace of Gold, see the interesting displays at Fostoria Glass Museum, then walk around Grand Vue Park, and finally examine the collection at Archive of the Afterlife: The National Museum of the Paranormal.

To see other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Moundsville visit planner.

Traveling by car from Fayetteville to Moundsville takes 4 hours. Expect a daytime high around 66°F in October, and nighttime lows around 47°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Moundsville

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Castle Halloween Museum
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West Virginia Penitentiary ©
West Virginia Penitentiary
Grand Vue Park ©
Grand Vue Park

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