12 days in Mid-Ohio Valley Itinerary

12 days in Mid-Ohio Valley Itinerary

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12 days in Mid-Ohio Valley Itinerary

Start: Charleston
Drive:  1​h
1
Point Pleasant
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Parkersburg
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Moundsville
— 7 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
End: Charleston

1
night
Point Pleasant

Point Pleasant ©
Point Pleasant is a city in and the county seat of Mason County, West Virginia, USA, at the confluence of the Ohio and Kanawha Rivers. Start off your visit on the 8th (Mon): stop by The Mason Jar, then immerse yourself in nature at Tu-Endie-Wei State Park, and then see the interesting displays at Point Pleasant River Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get engrossed in the history at West Virginia State Farm Museum, learn about all things military at U.S. Navy Poster Museum, and then examine the collection at Mothman Museum.

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Charleston to Point Pleasant is an approximately 1-hour car ride. In June, daily temperatures in Point Pleasant can reach 85°F, while at night they dip to 61°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) so you can go by car to Parkersburg.

Things to do in Point Pleasant

Museums Parks Nature
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Mothman Museum ©
Mothman Museum
Tu-Endie-Wei State Park ©
Tu-Endie-Wei State Park
Point Pleasant River Museum ©
Point Pleasant River Museum

3
nights
Parkersburg

Parkersburg ©
Parkersburg is a city in and the county seat of Wood County, West Virginia, United States. Get out of town with these interesting Parkersburg side-trips: North Bend State Park (in Cairo), Appalachian Distillery (in Ripley) and Berdine's Five and Dime (in Harrisville). There's much more to do: admire the majestic nature at Blennerhassett Island Historical State Park, walk around Fort Boreman Park, get engrossed in the history at Blennerhassett Museum, and contemplate the long history of G. W. Henderson Plantation - Henderson Hall.

For where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Parkersburg trip builder website .

Traveling by car from Point Pleasant to Parkersburg takes 1.5 hours. In June, daily temperatures in Parkersburg can reach 82°F, while at night they dip to 61°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) early enough to drive to Moundsville.

Things to do in Parkersburg

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

G. W. Henderson Plantation - Henderson Hall, Appalachian Distillery, North Bend State Park, Berdine's Five and Dime
Highlights from your plan
Fort Boreman Park ©
Fort Boreman Park
Blennerhassett Museum ©
Blennerhassett Museum

7
nights
Moundsville

Moundsville ©
Moundsville is a city in Marshall County, West Virginia, along the Ohio River. Moundsville is known for historic sites, museums, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at West Virginia Penitentiary, see the interesting displays at Fostoria Glass Museum, walk around Grand Vue Park, and brush up on your military savvy at Archive of the Afterlife, "A Paranormal Museum".

To find where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Moundsville visit app .

Getting from Parkersburg to Moundsville by car takes about 2 hours. June in Moundsville sees daily highs of 79°F and lows of 60°F at night. You'll set off for home on the 19th (Fri).

Things to do in Moundsville

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Wheeling
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West Virginia Penitentiary ©
West Virginia Penitentiary
Palace of Gold ©
Palace of Gold