11 days in West Virginia Itinerary

11 days in West Virginia Itinerary

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11 days in West Virginia Itinerary

Start: Valparaiso, Florida
Fly + Drive:  5​h 15​min
1
Wheeling
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Morgantown
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Davis
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Marlinton
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
5
Fayetteville
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
6
Charleston
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 45​min
End: Valparaiso, Florida

1
night
Wheeling

Wheeling ©
Wheeling is a city in Ohio and Marshall counties in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 16th (Wed): appreciate the history behind Madonna of the Trail.

For maps, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Wheeling trip itinerary maker website .

Valparaiso to Wheeling is an approximately 5.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Valparaiso to Wheeling due to the time zone difference. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Valparaiso in October, with highs in Wheeling at 66°F and lows at 47°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Morgantown.

Things to do in Wheeling

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Castle Halloween Museum, Archive of the Afterlife, "A Paranormal Museum"
Highlights from your plan
Cathedral of St. Joseph ©
Cathedral of St. Joseph
Madonna of the Trail ©
Madonna of the Trail

1
night
Morgantown

Morgantown ©
Morgantown is a city in and the county seat of Monongalia County, West Virginia, situated along the banks of the Monongahela River. Start off your visit on the 18th (Fri): admire the majestic nature at Pricketts Fort State Park, admire the majestic nature at Coopers Rock State Forest, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Cheat Lake Trail, and finally stop by Old Stone House Gift Shop.

For maps, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Morgantown day trip site .

Drive from Wheeling to Morgantown in 1.5 hours. In October, plan for daily highs up to 68°F, and evening lows to 48°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) so you can drive to Davis.

Things to do in Morgantown

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Pricketts Fort State Park, Coopers Rock State Forest
Highlights from your plan
Coopers Rock State Forest ©
Coopers Rock State Forest
Pricketts Fort State Park ©
Pricketts Fort State Park
Old Stone House Gift Shop ©
Old Stone House Gift Shop

2
nights
Davis

Davis ©
Davis is a town in Tucker County, West Virginia, along the Blackwater River. Start off your visit on the 19th (Sat): take in the exciting artwork at WVHighlands Artisan Gallery, then take in the dramatic natural features at Seneca Rocks, and then head outdoors with Seneca Rocks Mountain Guides. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: immerse yourself in nature at Cathedral State Park, identify plant and animal life at Canaan Valley National Wildlife Refuge, and then admire the sheer force of Blackwater Falls State Park.

To find more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Davis tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Morgantown to Davis takes 2 hours. October in Davis sees daily highs of 69°F and lows of 45°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) early enough to travel to Marlinton.

Things to do in Davis

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Seneca Rocks, Cathedral State Park
Highlights from your plan
Blackwater Falls State Park ©
Blackwater Falls State Park
Seneca Rocks ©
Seneca Rocks
Seneca Rocks Mountain Guides ©
Seneca Rocks Mountain Guides

3
nights
Marlinton

Marlinton ©
Marlinton is a town in Pocahontas County, West Virginia, United States. Escape the urban bustle at Cass Scenic Railroad State Park and Greenbrier River Trail. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Marlinton: Kumbrabow State Forest (in Huttonsville) and Cheat Mountain Ridge Natural Trail (in Snowshoe). There's still lots to do: immerse yourself in nature at Seneca State Forest, experience rural life at Edray State Trout Hatchery, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Greenbrier River Trail.

For maps, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Marlinton road trip tool .

Traveling by car from Davis to Marlinton takes 2.5 hours. While traveling from Davis, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Marlinton, ranging from highs of 59°F to lows of 45°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) to allow time to drive to Fayetteville.

Things to do in Marlinton

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Kumbrabow State Forest, Greenbrier River Trail, Cheat Mountain Ridge Natural Trail, Greenbrier River Trail, Cass Scenic Railroad State Park
Highlights from your plan
Seneca State Forest ©
Seneca State Forest
Cass Scenic Railroad State Park ©
Cass Scenic Railroad State Park
Beartown State Park ©
Beartown State Park

2
nights
Fayetteville

Fayetteville ©
Fayetteville is a town in and the county seat of Fayette County, West Virginia, United States. On the 24th (Thu), immerse yourself in nature at Grandview State Park, then examine the collection at Whipple Company Store and Museum, and then explore the activities along New River Gorge National River. On your second day here, delve into the lush surroundings at Babcock State Park, stroll through Hawks Nest Rail Trail, and then take in the views from New River Gorge Bridge.

For ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read our Fayetteville online visit planner .

You can drive from Marlinton to Fayetteville in 2 hours. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Marlinton in October: highs in Fayetteville hover around 65°F, while lows dip to 46°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) so you can drive to Charleston.

Things to do in Fayetteville

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Hawks Nest Rail Trail, Babcock State Park, Grandview State Park, Whipple Company Store and Museum, New River Gorge National River
Highlights from your plan
New River Gorge Bridge ©
New River Gorge Bridge
New River Gorge National River ©
New River Gorge National River
Babcock State Park ©
Babcock State Park

1
night
Charleston

Charleston ©
Charleston is the capital and the largest city in the U.S. Start off your visit on the 26th (Sat): take a stroll around Culture Center, ponder the world of politics at West Virginia State Capitol, then trek along Midland Trail Scenic Highway, and finally grab your bike and head to Little Creek Park.

Discover how to plan a Charleston trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

You can drive from Fayetteville to Charleston in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 70°F in October, and nighttime lows around 47°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Charleston

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trips

Little Creek Park, Midland Trail Scenic Highway
Highlights from your plan
West Virginia State Capitol ©
West Virginia State Capitol

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