13 days in United States Itinerary

13 days in United States Itinerary

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13 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Charleston
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Charleston
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
2
Huntington
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
3
Wheeling
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Morgantown
— 5 nights
Drive:  3​h
5
Harpers Ferry
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
6
Fayetteville
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
End: Charleston

1
night
Charleston

Charleston ©
Charleston is the capital and the largest city in the U.S. Start off your visit on the 16th (Wed): explore the world behind art at Clay Center, then get engrossed in the history at West Virginia State Museum, then admire the striking features of West Virginia State Capitol, and finally take a stroll around Culture Center.

To see traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Charleston journey website .

Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to Charleston. In October, daytime highs in Charleston are 70°F, while nighttime lows are 47°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Huntington.

Things to do in Charleston

Museums Shopping Childrens Museums
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West Virginia State Museum ©
West Virginia State Museum
West Virginia State Capitol ©
West Virginia State Capitol
Clay Center ©
Clay Center

2
nights
Huntington

Huntington ©
Huntington is a city in Cabell County and Wayne County in the U.S. New River Train Excursions has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Thu): tour the old-fashioned way with New River Train Excursions. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the masterpieces at Huntington Museum of Art and then get engrossed in the history at Heritage Farm Museum and Village.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Huntington trip planner .

You can drive from Charleston to Huntington in an hour. In October, daytime highs in Huntington are 69°F, while nighttime lows are 48°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Wheeling.

Things to do in Huntington

Museums Tours
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Heritage Farm Museum and Village ©
Heritage Farm Museum and Village
Huntington Museum of Art ©
Huntington Museum of Art
New River Train Excursions ©
New River Train Excursions

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night
Wheeling

Wheeling ©
Wheeling is a city in Ohio and Marshall counties in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Sat): see the interesting displays at Wheeling-Ohio County Airport Museum, walk around Oglebay Park, and then enjoy some friendly competition at The Meadows Racetrack and Casino.

To see other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Wheeling trip planner .

You can drive from Huntington to Wheeling in 4 hours. Expect a daytime high around 66°F in October, and nighttime lows around 47°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Morgantown.

Things to do in Wheeling

Fun & Games Casinos Parks

Side Trip

The Meadows Racetrack and Casino
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Oglebay Park ©
Oglebay Park
The Meadows Racetrack and Casino ©
The Meadows Racetrack and Casino

5
nights
Morgantown

Morgantown ©
Morgantown is a city in and the county seat of Monongalia County, West Virginia, situated along the banks of the Monongahela River. Get out of town with these interesting Morgantown side-trips: Kings Covered Bridge (in Somerset), Ohiopyle State Park (in Ohiopyle) and Fallingwater (in Mill Run). There's much more to do: contemplate the long history of Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum, deepen your understanding at West Virginia University, make a trip to Don Knotts Statue, and admire the landmark architecture of Kentuck Knob.

For where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Morgantown route planner .

You can drive from Wheeling to Morgantown in 1.5 hours. In October, daily temperatures in Morgantown can reach 68°F, while at night they dip to 48°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) early enough to travel to Harpers Ferry.

Things to do in Morgantown

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Swallow Falls State Park, Ohiopyle State Park, Kings Covered Bridge, Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum, Flight 93 National Memorial
Highlights from your plan
Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum ©
Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum
Fallingwater ©
Fallingwater
Flight 93 National Memorial ©
Flight 93 National Memorial

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nights
Harpers Ferry

Harpers Ferry ©
With a population of less than 300, Harpers Ferry is as quaint as they come.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Harpers Ferry: Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center (in Chantilly) and Gettysburg (Little Round Top, Gettysburg National Military Park, & more). Next up on the itinerary: admire all the interesting features of Harpers Ferry National Historical Park, get lost in a book at C. Burr Artz Public Library, and partake in some friendly competition at Clue IQ: An Escape Room Experience.

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

Getting from Morgantown to Harpers Ferry by car takes about 3 hours. In October, daytime highs in Harpers Ferry are 68°F, while nighttime lows are 46°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) so you can travel to Fayetteville.

Things to do in Harpers Ferry

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Gettysburg, Frederick, Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center
Highlights from your plan

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night
Fayetteville

Fayetteville ©
Fayetteville is a town in and the county seat of Fayette County, West Virginia, United States. On the 27th (Sun), see the interesting displays at Whipple Company Store and Museum, then stop by Tamarack: The Best of West Virginia, then relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour, and finally take in the views from New River Gorge Bridge.

To find more things to do, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read Fayetteville holiday site .

Drive from Harpers Ferry to Fayetteville in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. In October in Fayetteville, expect temperatures between 65°F during the day and 46°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sun) early enough to drive back home.

Things to do in Fayetteville

Shopping Museums

Side Trips

Tamarack: The Best of West Virginia, Whipple Company Store and Museum
Highlights from your plan
Tamarack: The Best of West Virginia ©
New River Gorge Bridge ©
New River Gorge Bridge
Whipple Company Store and Museum ©
Whipple Company Store and Museum

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