30 days in West Virginia Itinerary

30 days in West Virginia Itinerary

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Route & dates

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Harpers Ferry
— 5 nights
2
Petersburg
— 4 nights
3
Marlinton
— 5 nights
4
Pipestem
— 3 nights
5
Fayetteville
— 4 nights
6
Weston
— 4 nights
7
Moundsville
— 4 nights

5
nights
Harpers Ferry

Harpers Ferry ©
With a population of less than 300, Harpers Ferry is as quaint as they come.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Harpers Ferry National Historical Park and Harper Cemetery. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to The Point and Appalachian National Scenic Trail. Change things up with these side-trips from Harpers Ferry: Berkeley Springs (Berkeley Springs State Park, Prospect Peak, &more) and Martinsburg (Belle Boyd House & Orr's Farm Market). Next up on the itinerary: trek along Armory Canal Trail, stroll the grounds of Zion Episcopal Church Cemetery, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Peter's Roman Catholic Church, and make a trip to White Hall Tavern.

To see where to stay, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read Harpers Ferry online travel route planner.

Tucson to Harpers Ferry is an approximately 10-hour combination of shuttle and flight. You can also fly; or drive. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a 2 hour difference. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Tucson in November: high temperatures in Harpers Ferry hover around °F and lows are around °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) early enough to travel to Petersburg.

Things to do in Harpers Ferry

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Berkeley Springs, Shepherdstown, Martinsburg, Charles Town
Highlights from your plan
The Point ©
The Point
Appalachian National Scenic Trail ©
Appalachian National Scenic Trail
Harpers Ferry National Historical Park ©
Harpers Ferry National Historical Park

4
nights
Petersburg

Petersburg ©
Petersburg is a city in Grant County, West Virginia, USA. Get in touch with nature at Spruce Knob and Blackwater Falls State Park. Discover out-of-the-way places like Mountain Trail Rides Horseback Riding & More and Seneca Caverns. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Petersburg: Davis (Canaan Valley National Wildlife Refuge & White Grass Touring and Cafe), Lost River State Park (in Mathias) and Smoke Hole Caverns (in Seneca Rocks).

To find traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Petersburg online travel route planner.

You can drive from Harpers Ferry to Petersburg in 2.5 hours. In November in Petersburg, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) early enough to travel to Marlinton.

Things to do in Petersburg

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Davis, Riverton, Lost River State Park, Smoke Hole Caverns
Highlights from your plan
Spruce Knob ©
Spruce Knob
Seneca Caverns ©
Seneca Caverns
Lost River State Park ©
Lost River State Park

5
nights
Marlinton

Marlinton ©
Marlinton is a town in Pocahontas County, West Virginia, United States. Visiting Beartown State Park and Highland Scenic Highway will get you outdoors. Discover out-of-the-way places like Watoga State Park and Shavers Lake & Lift Rides. Get out of town with these interesting Marlinton side-trips: Cass Scenic Railroad State Park (in Cass), The Greenbrier (in White Sulphur Springs) and Droop Mountain Battlefield State Park (in Hillsboro). The adventure continues: identify plant and animal life at Cranberry Mountain Nature Center, contemplate the long history of Marlinton Railroad Depot, go for a walk through Cranberry Glades Botanical Area, and grab your bike and head to Greenbrier River Trail.

To find more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Marlinton online visit planner.

Getting from Petersburg to Marlinton by car takes about 2.5 hours. When traveling from Petersburg in November, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Marlinton: temperatures range from °F by day to °F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) so you can go by car to Pipestem.

Things to do in Marlinton

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Greenbrier River Trail, Shavers Lake & Lift Rides, Cass Scenic Railroad State Park, The Greenbrier, Cranberry Glades Botanical Area
Highlights from your plan
Beartown State Park ©
Beartown State Park
Shavers Lake & Lift Rides ©
Shavers Lake & Lift Rides
Watoga State Park ©
Watoga State Park

3
nights
Pipestem

Pipestem ©
Pipestem is an unincorporated community in Summers County, West Virginia, United States. You've now added Greenbrier Government Relocation Facility to your itinerary. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Camp Creek State Park & Forest and Greenbrier Historical Society and North House Museum. Get in touch with nature at Little Beaver State Park and Sandstone Falls. Explore Pipestem's surroundings by going to Organ Cave (in Ronceverte) and Confederate Cemetary of Lewisburg (in Lewisburg). The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at Hinton Railroad Museum.

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You can drive from Marlinton to Pipestem in 2 hours. In November, daytime highs in Pipestem are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Fayetteville.

Things to do in Pipestem

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Lewisburg, Little Beaver State Park, Organ Cave, Camp Creek State Park & Forest, Greenbrier Government Relocation Facility
Highlights from your plan
Organ Cave ©
Organ Cave
Camp Creek State Park & Forest ©
Camp Creek State Park & Forest
Sandstone Falls ©
Sandstone Falls

4
nights
Fayetteville

Fayetteville ©
Fayetteville is a town in and the county seat of Fayette County, West Virginia, United States. Take a break from the city and head to Endless Wall Trail and Carnifex Ferry Battlefield State Park. Explore hidden gems such as Thurmond and Chief Logan State Park. There's still lots to do: take a peaceful walk through Babcock State Park, immerse yourself in nature at Hawks Nest State Park, look for gifts at Tamarack: The Best of West Virginia, and explore the striking landscape at New River Gorge National River.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Fayetteville trip itinerary maker app.

You can drive from Pipestem to Fayetteville in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around °F in November, and nighttime lows around °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) so you can travel to Weston.

Things to do in Fayetteville

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

New River Gorge National River, Thurmond, Summersville Lake Lighthouse, Tamarack: The Best of West Virginia, Whipple Company Store and Museum
Highlights from your plan
Thurmond ©
Thurmond
New River Gorge National River ©
New River Gorge National River
Babcock State Park ©
Babcock State Park

4
nights
Weston

Weston ©
Weston is a city in Lewis County, West Virginia, United States. You'll discover tucked-away gems like WVU Jackson's Mill Farmstead and North Bend State Park. Popular historic sites such as Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum and Grafton National Cemetery are in your itinerary. Explore Weston's surroundings by going to Pricketts Fort State Park (in Fairmont), Elkins Depot Welcome Center CVB, Inc. (in Elkins) and Morgantown (Don Knotts Statue & Cheat Lake Trail). There's more to do: contemplate the long history of Arthurdale Heritage Inc. Museum and admire the majestic nature at Audra State Park.

For reviews, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Weston online tour planner.

Traveling by car from Fayetteville to Weston takes 2 hours. November in Weston sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) so you can drive to Moundsville.

Things to do in Weston

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Morgantown, Grafton National Cemetery, North Bend State Park, Pricketts Fort State Park, Arthurdale Heritage Inc. Museum
Highlights from your plan
Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum ©
Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum
North Bend State Park ©
North Bend State Park
Arthurdale Heritage Inc. Museum ©
Arthurdale Heritage Inc. Museum

4
nights
Moundsville

Moundsville ©
Moundsville is a city in Marshall County, West Virginia, along the Ohio River. Your inner history buff will appreciate West Virginia Penitentiary and Palace of Gold. Explore hidden gems such as Grave Creek Mound Archaeological Complex and G. W. Henderson Plantation - Henderson Hall. Step out of Moundsville with an excursion to Blennerhassett Island Historical State Park in Parkersburg--about 1h 55 min away. There's much more to do: stroll around Grand Vue Park, look for gifts at Cabela's, enjoy some diversion at Oglebay Park, and admire the masterpieces at Oglebay Institute Glass Museum.

To see photos, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read Moundsville trip tool.

You can drive from Weston to Moundsville in 2.5 hours. In November, daily temperatures in Moundsville can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Moundsville

Historic Sites Parks Fun & Games

Side Trips

Wheeling, Cabela's, Blennerhassett Island Historical State Park, G. W. Henderson Plantation - Henderson Hall
Highlights from your plan
Grave Creek Mound Archaeological Complex ©
Grave Creek Mound Archaeological Complex
G. W. Henderson Plantation - Henderson Hall ©
West Virginia Penitentiary ©
West Virginia Penitentiary

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