29 days in Mid-Ohio Valley Itinerary

29 days in Mid-Ohio Valley Itinerary

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29 days in Mid-Ohio Valley Itinerary

Start: Dallas
Fly + Drive:  10​h 15​min
1
Ripley
— 6 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Parkersburg
— 10 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Wheeling
— 11 nights
Bus + Fly:  7​h 30​min
End: Dallas

6
nights
Ripley

Ripley ©
Ripley is a city in and the county seat of Jackson County, West Virginia, United States. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Mothman Museum and U.S. Navy Poster Museum. Museum-lovers will get to explore Point Pleasant River Museum and West Virginia State Farm Museum. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Ripley: Point Pleasant (The Mason Jar, Tu-Endie-Wei State Park, & more). There's still lots to do: sample the fine beverages at Appalachian Distillery.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Ripley trip itinerary app .

Dallas to Ripley is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. You can also drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Dallas to Ripley due to the time zone difference. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Dallas in July: high temperatures in Ripley hover around 85°F and lows are around 64°F. You will leave for Parkersburg on the 10th (Wed).

Things to do in Ripley

Museums Nature Parks

Side Trip

Point Pleasant
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Mothman Museum ©
Mothman Museum
U.S. Navy Poster Museum ©
U.S. Navy Poster Museum
Point Pleasant River Museum ©
Point Pleasant River Museum

10
nights
Parkersburg

Parkersburg ©
Parkersburg is a city in and the county seat of Wood County, West Virginia, United States. You'll explore and learn at Blennerhassett Museum and Veterans Museum of Mid-Ohio Valley. Get outdoors at Blennerhassett Island Historical State Park and North Bend State Park. Go for a jaunt from Parkersburg to Harrisville to see Berdine's Five and Dime about 56 minutes away. The adventure continues: stroll around Fort Boreman Park, admire the striking features of G. W. Henderson Plantation - Henderson Hall, see the interesting displays at Oil & Gas Museum, and let little ones run wild at City Park.

To find photos, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Parkersburg trip planner.

You can drive from Ripley to Parkersburg in an hour. In July, plan for daily highs up to 84°F, and evening lows to 64°F. On the 20th (Sat), you're off toWheeling.

Things to do in Parkersburg

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

North Bend State Park, Berdine's Five and Dime, G. W. Henderson Plantation - Henderson Hall
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North Bend State Park ©
North Bend State Park
Blennerhassett Museum ©
Blennerhassett Museum

11
nights
Wheeling

Wheeling ©
Wheeling is a city in Ohio and Marshall counties in the U.S. Appreciate the collections at Archive of the Afterlife: The National Museum of the Paranormal and The Kruger Street Toy & Train Museum. Get some cultural insight at West Virginia Penitentiary and Cathedral of St. Joseph. Venture out of the city with trips to Moundsville (New Vrindaban Temple & Palace of Gold). The adventure continues: let little ones run wild at Oglebay Park, examine the collection at Wheeling-Ohio County Airport Museum, trek along Wheeling Heritage Trail System, and take an in-depth tour of Oglebay Institute Mansion Museum.

For photos, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Wheeling trip planning website .

Getting from Parkersburg to Wheeling by car takes about 2 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 82°F, and evening lows to 63°F. You'll set off for home on the 31st (Wed).

Things to do in Wheeling

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Moundsville
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West Virginia Penitentiary ©
West Virginia Penitentiary
Oglebay Park ©
Oglebay Park