14 days in West Virginia Itinerary

14 days in West Virginia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock West Virginia trip planner

©
This plan was created by another user. Make it your plan

Route & dates

14 days in West Virginia Itinerary

Start: Newark
Drive:  4​h 15​min
1
Harpers Ferry
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
2
Davis
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Marlinton
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h
4
Fayetteville
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
5
Moundsville
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  4​h 45​min
End: Newark

2
nights
Harpers Ferry

Harpers Ferry ©
With a population of less than 300, Harpers Ferry is as quaint as they come.
Get in touch with nature at Armory Canal Trail and Harpers Ferry National Historical Park. St. Peter's Roman Catholic Church and John Brown's Fort will appeal to history buffs. And it doesn't end there: hike along Appalachian National Scenic Trail, stop by True Treats Historic Candy, contemplate the long history of Harpers Ferry Station, and make a trip to White Hall Tavern.

For more things to do, photos, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Harpers Ferry day trip website .

Newark to Harpers Ferry is an approximately 4.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Traveling from Newark in August, expect slightly colder with lows of 62°F in Harpers Ferry. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) so you can travel to Davis.

Things to do in Harpers Ferry

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Harpers Ferry National Historical Park ©
St. Peter's Roman Catholic Church ©
St. Peter's Roman Catholic Church
Harper Cemetery ©
Harper Cemetery

2
nights
Davis

Davis ©
Davis is a town in Tucker County, West Virginia, along the Blackwater River. On the 21st (Wed), shop like a local with WVHighlands Artisan Gallery and then admire the sheer force of Blackwater Falls State Park. Here are some ideas for day two: brush up on your military savvy at Top Kick's Military Museum and then take in the dramatic natural features at Seneca Rocks.

To find reviews, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, use the Davis online travel route builder .

Drive from Harpers Ferry to Davis in 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 83°F in August, and nighttime lows around 62°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Marlinton.

Things to do in Davis

Nature Parks Museums

Side Trips

Top Kick's Military Museum, Seneca Rocks, Blackwater Outdoor Adventures
Highlights from your plan
Blackwater Outdoor Adventures ©
Blackwater Outdoor Adventures
Blackwater Falls State Park ©
Blackwater Falls State Park
Seneca Rocks ©
Seneca Rocks

4
nights
Marlinton

Marlinton ©
Marlinton is a town in Pocahontas County, West Virginia, United States. Get outdoors at West Virginia State Wildlife Center and Cheat Mountain Ridge Natural Trail. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Spruce Knob and Greenbrier River Trail. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Marlinton: Green Bank Observatory (in Green Bank), Weston (Appalachian Glass & Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum) and John Henry Memorial Park (in Talcott).

To see ratings, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Marlinton road trip planner .

Traveling by car from Davis to Marlinton takes 2.5 hours. Traveling from Davis in August, things will get little chillier in Marlinton: highs are around 71°F and lows about 57°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Fayetteville.

Things to do in Marlinton

Parks Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trips

Weston, Greenbrier River Trail, West Virginia State Wildlife Center, Green Bank Observatory, Spruce Knob
Highlights from your plan
Appalachian Glass ©
Appalachian Glass
Green Bank Observatory ©
Green Bank Observatory
Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum ©
Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum

3
nights
Fayetteville

Fayetteville ©
Fayetteville is a town in and the county seat of Fayette County, West Virginia, United States. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Thurmond and Whipple Company Store and Museum. Get in touch with nature at Grandview State Park and Battle Run Beach. Venture out of the city with trips to Beckley Exhibition Coal Mine and Youth Museum (in Beckley) and Rehoboth Methodist Church (in Union). There's more to do: explore the striking landscape at New River Gorge National River and snap pictures at New River Gorge Bridge.

For reviews, maps, and other tourist information, use the Fayetteville route planning website .

Traveling by car from Marlinton to Fayetteville takes 2 hours. While traveling from Marlinton, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Fayetteville, ranging from highs of 79°F to lows of 61°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Thu) early enough to travel to Moundsville.

Things to do in Fayetteville

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Beckley, Whipple Company Store and Museum, Rehoboth Methodist Church, New River Gorge National River, Battle Run Beach
Highlights from your plan
New River Gorge Bridge ©
New River Gorge Bridge
New River Gorge National River ©
New River Gorge National River

2
nights
Moundsville

Moundsville ©
Moundsville is a city in Marshall County, West Virginia, along the Ohio River. Start off your visit on the 30th (Fri): take an in-depth tour of Cockayne Farmstead, examine the collection at Castle Halloween Museum, then examine the collection at Fostoria Glass Museum, and finally steep yourself in history at West Virginia Penitentiary. On your second day here, contemplate the long history of Grave Creek Mound Archaeological Complex, then see the interesting displays at Marx Toy Museum, then see the interesting displays at Archive of the Afterlife: The National Museum of the Paranormal, and finally brush up on your military savvy at Archive of the Afterlife: The National Museum of the Paranormal.

Plan a Moundsville trip in moments using our itinerary builder.

You can drive from Fayetteville to Moundsville in 4 hours. August in Moundsville sees daily highs of 81°F and lows of 62°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Moundsville

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Cockayne Farmstead, Castle Halloween Museum
Highlights from your plan
Fostoria Glass Museum ©
Fostoria Glass Museum
West Virginia Penitentiary ©
West Virginia Penitentiary

Similar Plans

15 days in West Virginia BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES June, teens, kids, popular sights PREFERENCES: June, teens, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 13 days in West Virginia BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES June, popular sights PREFERENCES: June ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 32 days in West Virginia BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES June, outdoors, historic sites, wildlife, hidden gems PREFERENCES: June, outdoors, historic sites, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 19 days in Las Cruces & West Virginia BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES June, popular sights PREFERENCES: June ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 4 days in West Virginia BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES June, romantic, beaches, historic sites, shopping, popular sights PREFERENCES: June, romantic, beaches, historic sites, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 16 days in United States BY A USER FROM POLAND June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 6 days in West Virginia BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES June, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: June, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 4 days in West Virginia BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES August, outdoors, relaxing, shopping, popular sights PREFERENCES: August, outdoors, relaxing, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 8 days in West Virginia BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES July, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: July, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 1 day in West Virginia BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES June, teens, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: June, teens, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 9 days in West Virginia BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES August, romantic, popular sights PREFERENCES: August, romantic ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 5 days in West Virginia BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES August, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, popular sights PREFERENCES: August, relaxing, beaches, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium
View more plans