15 days in West Virginia Itinerary

15 days in West Virginia Itinerary

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15 days in West Virginia Itinerary

Start: Houston
Fly:  4​h 30​min
1
Charleston
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Fayetteville
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Lewisburg
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Marlinton
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
5
Weston
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
6
Davis
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
7
Harpers Ferry
— 2 nights
+2
train + subway + Fly:  7​h 30​min
End: Houston

2
nights
Charleston

Charleston ©
Charleston is the capital and the largest city in the U.S. On the 13th (Thu), make a trip to Shoney's Big Boy Museum and then take a peaceful walk through Kanawha State Forest. On the 14th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the world behind art at Huntington Museum of Art, take an in-depth tour of Heritage Farm Museum and Village, then get a taste of the local shopping with Blenko Glass Co, then browse the eclectic array of goods at Capitol Market, and finally get curious at Clay Center.

For traveler tips, maps, photos, and other tourist information, read our Charleston online road trip planner .

Houston to Charleston is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Houston to Charleston is 1 hour. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Houston in June: high temperatures in Charleston hover around 84°F and lows are around 62°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Fayetteville.

Things to do in Charleston

Museums Parks Nature

Side Trips

Huntington, Point Pleasant, Appalachian Distillery, Blenko Glass Co
Highlights from your plan
Kanawha State Forest ©
Kanawha State Forest
Blenko Glass Co ©
Blenko Glass Co
Heritage Farm Museum and Village ©
Heritage Farm Museum and Village

2
nights
Fayetteville

Fayetteville ©
Fayetteville is a town in and the county seat of Fayette County, West Virginia, United States. On the 16th (Sun), visit a coastal fixture at Summersville Lake Lighthouse, take a peaceful walk through Babcock State Park, explore the striking landscape at New River Gorge National River, then examine the collection at Whipple Company Store and Museum, and finally see a world frozen in time at Thurmond. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the sheer force of Cathedral Falls, admire the majestic nature at Hawks Nest State Park, then witness the site of a historic battle at Carnifex Ferry Battlefield State Park, and finally trek along Endless Wall Trail.

To find ratings and tourist information, you can read our Fayetteville trip planning site .

Traveling by car from Charleston to Fayetteville takes 1.5 hours. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Charleston in June: highs in Fayetteville hover around 78°F, while lows dip to 60°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Lewisburg.

Things to do in Fayetteville

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Whipple Company Store and Museum, Cathedral Falls, Summersville Lake Lighthouse, Thurmond, Babcock State Park
Highlights from your plan
Babcock State Park ©
Babcock State Park
New River Gorge National River ©
New River Gorge National River
Hawks Nest State Park ©
Hawks Nest State Park

1
night
Lewisburg

Lewisburg ©
Lewisburg is a city in Greenbrier County, West Virginia, USA. Start off your visit on the 18th (Tue): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Old Stone Presbyterian Church, steep yourself in history at Greenbrier Historical Society and North House Museum, then Head underground at Organ Cave, then look for all kinds of wild species at The Greenbrier, and finally sample the fine beverages at Smooth Ambler Distillery.

For ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Lewisburg trip planner.

Drive from Fayetteville to Lewisburg in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 78°F in June, and nighttime lows around 57°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) so you can go by car to Marlinton.

Things to do in Lewisburg

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Smooth Ambler Distillery, Organ Cave, The Greenbrier
Highlights from your plan
The Greenbrier ©
The Greenbrier
Old Stone Presbyterian Church ©
Old Stone Presbyterian Church
Organ Cave ©
Organ Cave

3
nights
Marlinton

Marlinton ©
Marlinton is a town in Pocahontas County, West Virginia, United States. Popular historic sites such as Elkins Depot Welcome Center and Droop Mountain Battlefield State Park are in your itinerary. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Cranberry Mountain Nature Center and Watoga State Park. Venture out of the city with trips to Falls of Hills Creek (in Hillsboro) and West Virginia State Wildlife Center (in French Creek). There's much more to do: explore the landscape on two wheels at Greenbrier River Trail, cruise along Highland Scenic Highway, take a peaceful walk through Cranberry Glades Botanical Area, and admire the majestic nature at Beartown State Park.

To see more things to do, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Marlinton day trip planning website .

Drive from Lewisburg to Marlinton in 1.5 hours. When traveling from Lewisburg in June, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Marlinton: temperatures range from 72°F by day to 58°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) so you can go by car to Weston.

Things to do in Marlinton

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Hillsboro, Elkins Depot Welcome Center, West Virginia State Wildlife Center, Greenbrier River Trail
Highlights from your plan
Beartown State Park ©
Beartown State Park
Elkins Depot Welcome Center ©
Elkins Depot Welcome Center
West Virginia State Wildlife Center ©

1
night
Weston

Weston ©
Weston is a city in Lewis County, West Virginia, United States. On the 22nd (Sat), shop like a local with West Virginia American Art Glass, brush up on your military savvy at Mountaineer Military Museum, examine the collection at Museum of American Glass, contemplate the long history of WVU Jackson's Mill Farmstead, then do a tasting at Lambert's Vintage Wines, and finally view the masterpieces at Appalachian Glass.

To see more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Weston tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Marlinton to Weston takes 2.5 hours. Traveling from Marlinton in June, you will find days in Weston are somewhat warmer (78°F), and nights are about the same (60°F). Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) early enough to go by car to Davis.

Things to do in Weston

Museums Shopping Wineries
Highlights from your plan
Museum of American Glass ©
Museum of American Glass
Lambert's Vintage Wines ©
Lambert's Vintage Wines
WVU Jackson's Mill Farmstead ©
WVU Jackson's Mill Farmstead

3
nights
Davis

Davis ©
Davis is a town in Tucker County, West Virginia, along the Blackwater River. Get outdoors at Spruce Knob and Canaan Valley National Wildlife Refuge. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Blackwater Outdoor Adventures and Mountain Trail Rides Horseback Riding & More. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Davis: Seneca Caverns (in Riverton) and Smoke Hole Caverns (in Seneca Rocks). There's much more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Little Canaan Wildlife Management Area, glide through natural beauty at White Grass Touring and Cafe, take in the exciting artwork at WVHighlands Artisan Gallery, and immerse yourself in nature at Cathedral State Park.

To see traveler tips, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Davis trip itinerary builder app .

Getting from Weston to Davis by car takes about 2 hours. June in Davis sees daily highs of 83°F and lows of 60°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Harpers Ferry.

Things to do in Davis

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Riverton, Smoke Hole Caverns, Blackwater Outdoor Adventures, Cathedral State Park
Highlights from your plan
Spruce Knob ©
Spruce Knob
Seneca Caverns ©
Seneca Caverns
Canaan Valley National Wildlife Refuge ©

2
nights
Harpers Ferry

Harpers Ferry ©
With a population of less than 300, Harpers Ferry is as quaint as they come.
On the 26th (Wed), don't miss a visit to Restoration Museum, steep yourself in history at John Brown's Fort, steep yourself in history at White Hall Tavern, take some stellar pictures from The Point, then look for gifts at True Treats Historic Candy, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Peter's Roman Catholic Church. On your second day here, take an in-depth tour of Civil War Living History Museum, get great views at Jefferson Rock, get engrossed in the history at John Brown Wax Museum, then steep yourself in history at Harpers Ferry Station, then pick up a one of a kind souvenir at O'Hurley's General Store, and finally explore and take pictures at Shepherd University.

Plan my day in Harpers Ferry using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Getting from Davis to Harpers Ferry by car takes about 2.5 hours. In June, plan for daily highs up to 83°F, and evening lows to 61°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Harpers Ferry

Parks Trails Outdoors

Side Trip

Shepherdstown
Highlights from your plan
St. Peter's Roman Catholic Church ©
St. Peter's Roman Catholic Church
John Brown Wax Museum ©
John Brown Wax Museum
White Hall Tavern ©
White Hall Tavern

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