12 days in West Virginia Itinerary

12 days in West Virginia Itinerary

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12 days in West Virginia Itinerary

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

1
night
Moundsville

Moundsville ©
Moundsville is a city in Marshall County, West Virginia, along the Ohio River. Kick off your visit on the 25th (Fri): contemplate the long history of West Virginia Penitentiary.

For photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Moundsville online trip itinerary maker .

New York City to Moundsville is an approximately 5.5-hour combination of car and flight. You can also drive. Traveling from New York City in October, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Moundsville, with lows of 47°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Fayetteville.

Things to do in Moundsville

Parks Fun & Games Historic Sites

Side Trip

Wheeling
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Oglebay Park ©
Oglebay Park
West Virginia Penitentiary ©
West Virginia Penitentiary
Grand Vue Park ©
Grand Vue Park

3
nights
Fayetteville

Fayetteville ©
Fayetteville is a town in and the county seat of Fayette County, West Virginia, United States. Get out of town with these interesting Fayetteville side-trips: West Virginia State Capitol (in Charleston), Beckley (Beckley Exhibition Coal Mine and Youth Museum & Grandview State Park) and Lost World Caverns (in Lewisburg). Next up on the itinerary: snap pictures at New River Gorge Bridge, kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, examine the collection at Whipple Company Store and Museum, and explore the striking landscape at New River Gorge National River.

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Traveling by car from Moundsville to Fayetteville takes 4 hours. In October in Fayetteville, expect temperatures between 65°F during the day and 46°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) early enough to travel to Weston.

Things to do in Fayetteville

Parks Nature Trails

Side Trips

Beckley, Hinton Railroad Museum, Lost World Caverns, Whipple Company Store and Museum, New River Gorge National River
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New River Gorge National River ©
New River Gorge National River
New River Gorge Bridge ©
New River Gorge Bridge

2
nights
Weston

Weston ©
Weston is a city in Lewis County, West Virginia, United States. On the 30th (Wed), get your bearings at Elkins Depot Welcome Center, then do a tasting at Lambert's Vintage Wines, then view the masterpieces at Appalachian Glass, and finally contemplate the long history of Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum. On the 31st (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: deepen your understanding at Augusta Heritage Center, take in the views from Philippi bridge, and then admire the majestic nature at Valley Falls State Park.

To find traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Weston holiday planner.

You can drive from Fayetteville to Weston in 2 hours. In October, plan for daily highs up to 66°F, and evening lows to 46°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Davis.

Things to do in Weston

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Elkins, Philippi bridge, Valley Falls State Park
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Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum ©
Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum
Lambert's Vintage Wines ©
Lambert's Vintage Wines
Augusta Heritage Center ©
Augusta Heritage Center

4
nights
Davis

Davis ©
Davis is a town in Tucker County, West Virginia, along the Blackwater River. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Davis: Cass Scenic Railroad State Park (in Cass), Dolly Sods (in Elkins) and Green Bank Observatory (in Green Bank). There's still lots to do: admire the sheer force of Blackwater Falls State Park, shop like a local with WVHighlands Artisan Gallery, immerse yourself in nature at Coopers Rock State Forest, and gain insight at West Virginia University.

To find maps, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Davis online route planner .

You can drive from Weston to Davis in 2 hours. In October in Davis, expect temperatures between 69°F during the day and 45°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) early enough to travel to Charles Town.

Things to do in Davis

Parks Nature Trails

Side Trips

Morgantown, Coopers Rock State Forest, Spruce Knob, Seneca Rocks, Dolly Sods
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Blackwater Falls State Park ©
Blackwater Falls State Park
Cass Scenic Railroad State Park ©
Cass Scenic Railroad State Park
Coopers Rock State Forest ©
Coopers Rock State Forest

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 5th (Tue): explore the striking landscape of Harpers Ferry National Historical Park and then try your luck at Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races.

For ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Charles Town road trip app .

You can drive from Davis to Charles Town in 2.5 hours. In November in Charles Town, expect temperatures between 56°F during the day and 34°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Charles Town

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trip

Harpers Ferry National Historical Park
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