13 days in West Virginia Itinerary

13 days in West Virginia Itinerary

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13 days in West Virginia Itinerary

Start: Charleston
Drive:  2​h 45​min
1
Moundsville
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 15​min
2
Harpers Ferry
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Davis
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
4
Snowshoe
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
5
Fayetteville
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
End: Charleston

1
night
Moundsville

Moundsville ©
Moundsville is a city in Marshall County, West Virginia, along the Ohio River. Start off your visit on the 16th (Sat): steep yourself in history at West Virginia Penitentiary and then brush up on your military savvy at Archive of the Afterlife, "A Paranormal Museum". Keep things going the next day: appreciate the history behind Madonna of the Trail, examine the collection at The Kruger Street Toy & Train Museum, then enjoy some diversion at Oglebay Park, and finally take in the views from Suspension Bridge.

To find photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Moundsville trip planner .

Charleston to Moundsville is an approximately 3-hour car ride. Traveling from Charleston in November, expect nights in Moundsville to be about the same, around 35°F, while days are a bit cooler, around 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) early enough to travel to Harpers Ferry.

Things to do in Moundsville

Museums Parks Fun & Games

Side Trip

Wheeling
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The Kruger Street Toy & Train Museum ©
Oglebay Park ©
Oglebay Park

3
nights
Harpers Ferry

Harpers Ferry ©
With a population of less than 300, Harpers Ferry is as quaint as they come.
Explore Harpers Ferry's surroundings by going to Berkeley Springs (Berkeley Springs State Park & Cacapon Resort State Park) and Orr's Farm Market (in Martinsburg). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the long history of Harpers Ferry National Historical Park, try your luck at Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races, trek along Armory Canal Trail, and get great views at The Point.

For traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Harpers Ferry road trip planning website .

You can drive from Moundsville to Harpers Ferry in 4.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 56°F in November, and nighttime lows around 34°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) early enough to travel to Davis.

Things to do in Harpers Ferry

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Berkeley Springs, Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races, Orr's Farm Market, Shepherdstown Public Library
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Cacapon Resort State Park ©
Cacapon Resort State Park
Berkeley Springs State Park ©
Berkeley Springs State Park

3
nights
Davis

Davis ©
Davis is a town in Tucker County, West Virginia, along the Blackwater River. Get out of town with these interesting Davis side-trips: Seneca Rocks (Seneca Rocks Mountain Guides & Seneca Rocks), Elkins (Elkins Depot Welcome Center CVB, Inc. & Bickel Knob Observation Tower) and Coopers Rock State Forest (in Bruceton Mills). And it doesn't end there: admire the sheer force of Blackwater Falls State Park, explore by horseback at Mountain Trail Rides Horseback Riding & More, take in the exciting artwork at WVHighlands Artisan Gallery, and appreciate the views at Canaan Valley Resort State Park.

For photos, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Davis trip maker app .

Traveling by car from Harpers Ferry to Davis takes 2.5 hours. In November, plan for daily highs up to 57°F, and evening lows to 32°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) to allow time to drive to Snowshoe.

Things to do in Davis

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Seneca Rocks, Elkins, Coopers Rock State Forest
Highlights from your plan
Blackwater Falls State Park ©
Blackwater Falls State Park
Seneca Rocks ©
Seneca Rocks
Seneca Rocks Mountain Guides ©
Seneca Rocks Mountain Guides

3
nights
Snowshoe

Snowshoe ©
Snowshoe is an unincorporated community in Pocahontas County, West Virginia, United States, centering on the Snowshoe Mountain ski resort. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Snowshoe: Spruce Knob (in Riverton), Lost World Caverns (in Lewisburg) and Pearl S. Buck Birthplace Museum (in Hillsboro). The adventure continues: contemplate the long history of Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum, immerse yourself in nature at Cass Scenic Railroad State Park, hit the slopes at Snowshoe Mountain Resort, and take in the exciting artwork at Appalachian Glass.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Snowshoe trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Davis to Snowshoe takes 2 hours. While traveling from Davis, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Snowshoe, ranging from highs of 48°F to lows of 33°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Fayetteville.

Things to do in Snowshoe

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Weston, Pearl S. Buck Birthplace Museum, Spruce Knob, Lost World Caverns, Cass Scenic Railroad State Park
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Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum ©
Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum
Cass Scenic Railroad State Park ©
Cass Scenic Railroad State Park
Spruce Knob ©
Spruce Knob

2
nights
Fayetteville

Fayetteville ©
Fayetteville is a town in and the county seat of Fayette County, West Virginia, United States. Start off your visit on the 27th (Wed): relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour, then explore the striking landscape at New River Gorge National River, and then snap pictures at New River Gorge Bridge. On the 28th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the majestic nature at Grandview State Park, stop by Tamarack: The Best of West Virginia, and then examine the collection at Beckley Exhibition Coal Mine and Youth Museum.

For more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Fayetteville trip planner .

Traveling by car from Snowshoe to Fayetteville takes 2.5 hours. November in Fayetteville sees daily highs of 53°F and lows of 35°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) early enough to drive back home.

Things to do in Fayetteville

Outdoors Parks Nature

Side Trips

Beckley, Zipline, 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

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