30 days in West Virginia Itinerary

30 days in West Virginia Itinerary

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30 days in West Virginia Itinerary

Start: Tucson
+3
shuttle + Fly + subway + train:  10​h
1
Harpers Ferry
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Petersburg
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Marlinton
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h
4
Pipestem
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
5
Fayetteville
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
6
Weston
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
7
Moundsville
— 4 nights
Drive + Fly:  11​h 15​min
End: Tucson

5
nights
Harpers Ferry

Harpers Ferry ©
With a population of less than 300, Harpers Ferry is as quaint as they come.
Get outdoors at Harpers Ferry National Historical Park and Appalachian National Scenic Trail. Step off the beaten path and head to St. Peter's Roman Catholic Church and Harper Cemetery. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Harpers Ferry: Martinsburg (Belle Boyd House & Orr's Farm Market) and Berkeley Springs (Berkeley Springs State Park, Prospect Peak, & more). There's still lots to do: trek along Armory Canal Trail, stroll the grounds of Elmwood Cemetery, admire the striking features of Restoration Museum, and make a trip to The Point.

To see maps, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Harpers Ferry tour planning tool .

Tucson to Harpers Ferry is an approximately 10-hour combination of shuttle, flight, and train. You can also do a combination of shuttle, flight, bus, subway, and train; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time is 2 hours. Traveling from Tucson in November, expect Harpers Ferry to be a bit cooler, temps between 56°F and 34°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) to allow enough time 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
Berkeley Springs State Park ©
Berkeley Springs State Park
St. Peter's Roman Catholic Church ©

4
nights
Petersburg

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

To find other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Petersburg trip planner .

Traveling by car from Harpers Ferry to Petersburg takes 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 57°F in November, and nighttime lows around 32°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) so you can travel to Marlinton.

Things to do in Petersburg

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

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

5
nights
Marlinton

Marlinton ©
Marlinton is a town in Pocahontas County, West Virginia, United States. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Marlinton Railroad Depot and Droop Mountain Battlefield State Park. Step out of the city life by going to Highland Scenic Highway and Watoga State Park. Explore Marlinton's surroundings by going to The Greenbrier (in White Sulphur Springs), Shavers Lake & Lift Rides (in Snowshoe) and Cass Scenic Railroad State Park (in Cass). And it doesn't end there: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Cranberry Glades Botanical Area, stroll through Greenbrier River Trail, identify plant and animal life at Cranberry Mountain Nature Center, and immerse yourself in nature at Beartown State Park.

For reviews and tourist information, you can read our Marlinton tour itinerary builder website .

Getting from Petersburg to Marlinton by car takes about 2.5 hours. Traveling from Petersburg in November, you will find days in Marlinton are a bit cooler (48°F), and nights are about the same (33°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Pipestem.

Things to do in Marlinton

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

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

3
nights
Pipestem

Pipestem ©
Pipestem is an unincorporated community in Summers County, West Virginia, United States. Greenbrier Government Relocation Facility has been added to your itinerary. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Organ Cave and Little Beaver State Park. Escape the urban bustle at Camp Creek State Park & Forest and Sandstone Falls. Change things up with these side-trips from Pipestem: Lewisburg (Greenbrier Historical Society and North House Museum & Confederate Cemetary of Lewisburg). There's more to do: see the interesting displays at Hinton Railroad Museum.

Before you visit Pipestem, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

You can drive from Marlinton to Pipestem in 2 hours. In November in Pipestem, expect temperatures between 53°F during the day and 35°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) early enough to drive to Fayetteville.

Things to do in Pipestem

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Lewisburg, Camp Creek State Park & Forest, Organ Cave, Sandstone Falls, Hinton Railroad Museum
Highlights from your plan
Organ Cave ©
Organ Cave
Camp Creek State Park & Forest ©
Camp Creek State Park & Forest
Little Beaver State Park ©
Little Beaver State Park

4
nights
Fayetteville

Fayetteville ©
Fayetteville is a town in and the county seat of Fayette County, West Virginia, United States. Get outdoors at New River Gorge National River and Babcock State Park. You'll discover tucked-away gems like New River Gorge Bridge and Thurmond. When in Fayetteville, make a side trip to see Chief Logan State Park in Logan, approximately 1h 50 min away. Next up on the itinerary: admire the majestic nature at Hawks Nest State Park, see the interesting displays at Whipple Company Store and Museum, visit a coastal fixture at Summersville Lake Lighthouse, and look for gifts at Tamarack: The Best of West Virginia.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, go to the Fayetteville trip maker site .

Traveling by car from Pipestem to Fayetteville takes 1.5 hours. In November, daily temperatures in Fayetteville can reach 53°F, while at night they dip to 35°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Weston.

Things to do in Fayetteville

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Hawks Nest State Park, Babcock State Park, Chief Logan State Park, New River Gorge National River, Endless Wall Trail
Highlights from your plan
New River Gorge Bridge ©
New River Gorge Bridge
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 explore the less-touristy side of things at WVU Jackson's Mill Farmstead and North Bend State Park. Get some historical perspective at Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum and Grafton National Cemetery. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Weston: Pricketts Fort State Park (in Fairmont), Morgantown (Don Knotts Statue & Cheat Lake Trail) and Elkins Depot Welcome Center (in Elkins). Next up on the itinerary: steep yourself in history at Arthurdale Heritage Inc. Museum and admire the majestic nature at Audra State Park.

To find reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Weston online sightseeing planner .

Drive from Fayetteville to Weston in 2 hours. In November, daily temperatures in Weston can reach 53°F, while at night they dip to 34°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) early enough to drive to Moundsville.

Things to do in Weston

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Morgantown, Audra State Park, North Bend State Park, Arthurdale Heritage Inc. Museum, Elkins Depot Welcome Center
Highlights from your plan
Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum ©
Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum
Pricketts Fort State Park ©
Pricketts Fort State Park
Elkins Depot Welcome Center ©
Elkins Depot Welcome Center

4
nights
Moundsville

Moundsville ©
Moundsville is a city in Marshall County, West Virginia, along the Ohio River. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like West Virginia Penitentiary and Blennerhassett Island Historical State Park. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Grave Creek Mound Archaeological Complex and Oglebay Institute Glass Museum. Step out of Moundsville to go to Williamstown and see G. W. Henderson Plantation - Henderson Hall, which is approximately 1h 40 min away. There's lots more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Palace of Gold, examine the collection at Archive of the Afterlife: The National Museum of the Paranormal, stop by Cabela's, and let the kids burn off some steam at Oglebay Park.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Moundsville trip itinerary maker website .

Traveling by car from Weston to Moundsville takes 2.5 hours. November in Moundsville sees daily highs of 52°F and lows of 35°F at night. On the 30th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can 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
West Virginia Penitentiary ©
West Virginia Penitentiary

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