12 days in Covington & West Virginia Itinerary

12 days in Covington & West Virginia Itinerary

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Covington
— 2 nights
2
Fayetteville
— 3 nights
3
Cass
— 1 night
4
Davis
— 1 night
5
Weston
— 1 night
6
Moundsville
— 1 night
7
Harpers Ferry
— 2 nights

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Covington

Covington is a city in and the parish seat of St. Start off your visit on the 12th (Mon): steep yourself in history at Olde Towne Slidell Main Street, then surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, and then identify plant and animal life at Big Branch Marsh National Wildlife Refuge. On the 13th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: look for all kinds of wild species at Global Wildlife Center, then identify plant and animal life at Insta-Gator Ranch & Hatchery, and then immerse yourself in nature at Fontainebleau State Park.

For maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Covington trip builder app.

New Orleans to Covington is an approximately 1-hour car ride. Traveling from New Orleans in October, you will find days in Covington are somewhat warmer (84°F), and nights are little chillier (58°F). On the 14th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Fayetteville.

Things to do in Covington

Wildlife · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

Slidell, Fontainebleau State Park, Global Wildlife Center, Big Branch Marsh National Wildlife Refuge
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Insta-Gator Ranch & Hatchery ©
Insta-Gator Ranch & Hatchery
Smith H J & Sons General Store and Museum ©
Smith H J & Sons General Store and Museum

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Fayetteville

Fayetteville ©
Fayetteville is a town in and the county seat of Fayette County, West Virginia, United States. Change things up with these side-trips from Fayetteville: White Sulphur Springs (The Salt Cave and Spa & Greenbrier Government Relocation Facility), Lost World Caverns (in Lewisburg) and Beckley (Beckley Exhibition Coal Mine and Youth Museum & Grandview State Park). There's much more to do: take in the views from New River Gorge Bridge, explore the striking landscape at New River Gorge National River, visit a coastal fixture at Summersville Lake Lighthouse, and let the river carry you with Cantrell Ultimate Rafting - Day Tours.

For traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Fayetteville tour builder.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Covington to Fayetteville. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Covington to Fayetteville. Traveling from Covington in October, things will get slightly colder in Fayetteville: highs are around 65°F and lows about 46°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Cass.

Things to do in Fayetteville

Nature · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

Beckley, White Sulphur Springs, Summersville Lake Lighthouse, New River Gorge National River, Lost World Caverns
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New River Gorge Bridge ©
New River Gorge Bridge
Beckley Exhibition Coal Mine and Youth Museum ©
Tamarack: The Best of West Virginia ©
Tamarack: The Best of West Virginia

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Cass

Cass ©
Cass is a census-designated place (CDP) on the Greenbrier River in Pocahontas County, West Virginia, USA. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Sun): see the sky in a new way at Green Bank Observatory, then tour in style with Durbin and Greenbrier Valley Railroad - Cass Scenic Railroad, and then immerse yourself in nature at Cass Scenic Railroad State Park.

For traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Cass trip planner.

Getting from Fayetteville to Cass by car takes about 2.5 hours. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Fayetteville in October: highs in Cass hover around 59°F, while lows dip to 45°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) early enough to drive to Davis.

Things to do in Cass

Nature · Parks · Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Green Bank Observatory
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Cass Scenic Railroad State Park ©
Cass Scenic Railroad State Park
Green Bank Observatory ©
Green Bank Observatory

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Davis

Davis ©
Davis is a town in Tucker County, West Virginia, along the Blackwater River. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Mon): identify plant and animal life at Canaan Valley National Wildlife Refuge, then take in the dramatic scenery at Blackwater Falls State Park, then view the masterpieces at WVHighlands Artisan Gallery, and finally admire the majestic nature at Cathedral State Park.

For more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Davis driving holiday planner.

You can drive from Cass to Davis in 2 hours. When traveling from Cass in October, plan for a bit warmer days in Davis, with highs around 69°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 45°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Weston.

Things to do in Davis

Parks · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trip

Cathedral State Park
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Blackwater Falls State Park ©
Blackwater Falls State Park
Canaan Valley National Wildlife Refuge ©
Canaan Valley National Wildlife Refuge
WVHighlands Artisan Gallery ©
WVHighlands Artisan Gallery

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Weston

Weston ©
Weston is a city in Lewis County, West Virginia, United States. Start off your visit on the 20th (Tue): see the interesting displays at Museum of American Glass, then take in the exciting artwork at Appalachian Glass, and then contemplate the long history of Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum.

For ratings, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, go to the Weston trip planner.

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. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) so you can drive to Moundsville.

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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Moundsville

Moundsville ©
Moundsville is a city in Marshall County, West Virginia, along the Ohio River. On the 21st (Wed), stroll around Grand Vue Park, take an in-depth tour of Cockayne Farmstead, then contemplate the long history of West Virginia Penitentiary, and finally examine the collection at Archive of the Afterlife, "A Paranormal Museum".

For more things to do, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Moundsville trip itinerary builder tool.

You can drive from Weston to Moundsville in 2.5 hours. In October, daytime highs in Moundsville are 66°F, while nighttime lows are 47°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) early enough to travel to Harpers Ferry.

Things to do in Moundsville

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Cockayne Farmstead
Highlights from your plan
West Virginia Penitentiary ©
West Virginia Penitentiary
Grand Vue Park ©
Grand Vue Park

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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 22nd (Thu), contemplate the long history of Harpers Ferry National Historical Park, get great views at The Point, and then make a trip to Restoration Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the different monuments and memorials at Harper Cemetery, try your luck at Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races, and then go on a hair-raising tour with a ghost and vampire tour.

For photos, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read our Harpers Ferry online driving holiday planner.

Getting from Moundsville to Harpers Ferry by car takes about 4.5 hours. In October, daily temperatures in Harpers Ferry can reach 68°F, while at night they dip to 46°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Harpers Ferry

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks

Side Trip

Charles Town
Highlights from your plan
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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