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 30​min
3
Lewisburg
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​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 15th (Tue): examine the collection at Archive of the Afterlife: The National Museum of the Paranormal and then contemplate the long history of West Virginia Penitentiary.

To find photos, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Moundsville road trip website .

New York City to Moundsville is an approximately 5.5-hour combination of car and flight. You can also drive. Expect slightly colder evenings in Moundsville when traveling from New York City in October, with lows around 47°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) so you can travel to Fayetteville.

Things to do in Moundsville

Parks Fun & Games Museums

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. Venture out of the city with trips to Beckley (Beckley Exhibition Coal Mine and Youth Museum & Grandview State Park) and Charleston (West Virginia State Capitol, Capitol Market, & more). There's still lots to do: snap pictures at New River Gorge Bridge, relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour, stop by Tamarack: The Best of West Virginia, and examine the collection at Whipple Company Store and Museum.

To see photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Fayetteville trip itinerary maker .

Traveling by car from Moundsville to Fayetteville takes 4 hours. In October, daytime highs in Fayetteville are 65°F, while nighttime lows are 46°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Lewisburg.

Things to do in Fayetteville

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Beckley, Charleston, New River Gorge National River, Whipple Company Store and 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
Lewisburg

Lewisburg ©
Lewisburg is a city in Greenbrier County, West Virginia, USA. On the 20th (Sun), contemplate the long history of Greenbrier Historical Society and North House Museum, explore the fascinating underground world of Lost World Caverns, then learn about winemaking at Watts Roost Vineyard, and finally ponder the world of politics at Greenbrier Government Relocation Facility. On the 21st (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: head outdoors with Hill and Holler Bicycle Works, pause for some serene contemplation at Old Stone Presbyterian Church, and then trek along Greenbrier River Trail.

For ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Lewisburg visit planning site .

You can drive from Fayetteville to Lewisburg in 1.5 hours. In October, daytime highs in Lewisburg are 65°F, while nighttime lows are 43°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) early enough to travel to Davis.

Things to do in Lewisburg

Outdoors Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Greenbrier River Trail, Greenbrier Government Relocation Facility
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Old Stone Presbyterian Church ©
Old Stone Presbyterian Church
Lost World Caverns ©
Lost World Caverns
Watts Roost Vineyard ©
Watts Roost Vineyard

4
nights
Davis

Davis ©
Davis is a town in Tucker County, West Virginia, along the Blackwater River. Explore Davis' surroundings by going to Ohiopyle State Park (in Ohiopyle), Flight 93 National Memorial (in Stoystown) and Fort Necessity National Battlefield (in Farmington). There's still lots to do: immerse yourself in nature at Blackwater Falls State Park, admire the striking features of Kentuck Knob, contemplate the long history of Fallingwater, and appreciate the views at Canaan Valley Resort State Park.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Davis planner .

You can drive from Lewisburg to Davis in 3.5 hours. In October, daytime highs in Davis are 69°F, while nighttime lows are 45°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) early enough to travel to Charles Town.

Things to do in Davis

Parks Nature Winter Sports

Side Trips

Swallow Falls State Park, Fallingwater, Kentuck Knob, Coopers Rock State Forest, Flight 93 National Memorial
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Blackwater Falls State Park ©
Blackwater Falls State Park
Fallingwater ©
Fallingwater
Flight 93 National Memorial ©
Flight 93 National Memorial

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. On the 26th (Sat), explore the striking landscape of Harpers Ferry National Historical Park and then try your luck at Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races.

To find ratings, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Charles Town trip planning website .

You can drive from Davis to Charles Town in 2.5 hours. October in Charles Town sees daily highs of 68°F and lows of 46°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) to allow time 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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