3 days in Mid-Ohio Valley Itinerary

3 days in Mid-Ohio Valley Itinerary

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3 days in Mid-Ohio Valley Itinerary

Start: Charleston
Drive:  1​h
Point Pleasant
— 1 day
Drive:  2​h 45​min
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
End: Charleston

Point Pleasant

Point Pleasant ©
Point Pleasant is a city in and the county seat of Mason County, West Virginia, USA, at the confluence of the Ohio and Kanawha Rivers. Start off your visit on the 13th (Fri): examine the collection at Point Pleasant River Museum, then immerse yourself in nature at Tu-Endie-Wei State Park, then stop by The Mason Jar, and finally see the interesting displays at Mothman Museum.

For photos, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Point Pleasant driving holiday site .

Charleston to Point Pleasant is an approximately 1-hour car ride. In December in Point Pleasant, expect temperatures between 47°F during the day and 30°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) early enough to travel to Moundsville.

Things to do in Point Pleasant

Museums Parks Nature
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Mothman Museum ©
Mothman Museum
Tu-Endie-Wei State Park ©
Tu-Endie-Wei State Park
Point Pleasant River Museum ©
Point Pleasant River Museum


Moundsville ©
Moundsville is a city in Marshall County, West Virginia, along the Ohio River. Start off your visit on the 14th (Sat): take in nature's colorful creations at Heritage Port Park & Sculpture Garden, then bet on your favorite pup at Wheeling Island Racetrack and Gaming Center, then steep yourself in history at West Virginia Penitentiary, and finally learn about all things military at Archive of the Afterlife, "A Paranormal Museum". On the 15th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: appreciate the history behind Madonna of the Trail, explore the world behind art at Oglebay Institute Glass Museum, then stroll around Oglebay Park, and finally take in the views from Suspension Bridge.

To find other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Moundsville online route maker .

Traveling by car from Point Pleasant to Moundsville takes 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around 43°F in December, and nighttime lows around 29°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Moundsville

Museums Fun & Games Parks

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