32 days in West Virginia Itinerary

32 days in West Virginia Itinerary

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32 days in West Virginia Itinerary

Start: Washington DC
Drive:  3​h
1
Davis
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
2
Elkins
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Marlinton
— 7 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Lewisburg
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
Fayetteville
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
6
Morgantown
— 8 nights
Drive:  3​h
7
Harpers Ferry
— 6 nights
train:  1​h 15​min
End: Washington DC

1
night
Davis

Davis ©
Davis is a town in Tucker County, West Virginia, along the Blackwater River. Start off your visit on the 9th (Sat): head outdoors with Seneca Rocks Mountain Guides, then explore the striking landscape at Seneca Rocks, and then take in the exciting artwork at WVHighlands Artisan Gallery. Here are some ideas for day two: look for all kinds of wild species at Canaan Valley National Wildlife Refuge, then get interesting insight from White Grass Touring and Cafe, and then see the interesting displays at Garrett County Historical Museum.

For more things to do, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Davis vacation maker tool .

Washington DC to Davis is an approximately 3-hour car ride. Traveling from Washington DC in November, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Davis, with lows of 32°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) so you can go by car to Elkins.

Things to do in Davis

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports

Side Trips

Seneca Rocks, Garrett County Historical Museum
Highlights from your plan
Canaan Valley National Wildlife Refuge ©
Seneca Rocks ©
Seneca Rocks
Seneca Rocks Mountain Guides ©
Seneca Rocks Mountain Guides

3
nights
Elkins

Elkins ©
Elkins is a city in Randolph County, West Virginia, USA. Durbin and Greenbrier Valley Railroad has been added to your itinerary. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Elkins Depot Welcome Center and Bickel Knob Observation Tower. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Iron Horse Statue and Statue of Minnehaha. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Elkins: Kumbrabow State Forest (in Huttonsville), WVU Jackson's Mill Farmstead (in Weston) and Holly River State Park (in Hacker Valley). It doesn't end there: take an in-depth tour of Beverly Heritage Center and get to know the fascinating history of John Henry Memorial Park.

To find traveler tips, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Elkins trip itinerary app .

Traveling by car from Davis to Elkins takes an hour. Expect a daytime high around 54°F in November, and nighttime lows around 29°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Marlinton.

Things to do in Elkins

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

John Henry Memorial Park, Holly River State Park, WVU Jackson's Mill Farmstead, Beverly Heritage Center, Kumbrabow State Forest
Highlights from your plan
Elkins Depot Welcome Center ©
Elkins Depot Welcome Center
Kumbrabow State Forest ©
Kumbrabow State Forest
Holly River State Park ©
Holly River State Park

7
nights
Marlinton

Marlinton ©
Marlinton is a town in Pocahontas County, West Virginia, United States. Get a sense of the local culture at Barren Ridge Vineyards and Trinity Episcopal Church. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Cranberry Glades Botanical Area and Cranberry Mountain Nature Center. Get out of town with these interesting Marlinton side-trips: Rockbridge Vineyard (in Raphine), Bluestone Vineyard (in Bridgewater) and Droop Mountain Battlefield State Park (in Hillsboro). Make the 18th (Mon) an awe-inspiring day at Sherando Lake Family Recreation Area Campground. There's much more to do: admire the majestic nature at Seneca State Forest, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Loose Shoe Brewing Company, get to know the fascinating history of Greenbrier River Trail, and play a few rounds at Cascades Golf Course at The Homestead.

To see maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Marlinton journey site .

Traveling by car from Elkins to Marlinton takes 1.5 hours. Traveling from Elkins in November, expect nights in Marlinton to be about the same, around 33°F, while days are a bit cooler, around 48°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Lewisburg.

Things to do in Marlinton

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Hillsboro, Barren Ridge Vineyards, Rockbridge Vineyard, Sherando Lake Family Recreation Area Campground, Stinson Vineyards
Highlights from your plan
Barren Ridge Vineyards ©
Barren Ridge Vineyards
Trinity Episcopal Church ©
Trinity Episcopal Church
Bluestone Vineyard ©
Bluestone Vineyard

3
nights
Lewisburg

Lewisburg ©
Lewisburg is a city in Greenbrier County, West Virginia, USA. Get a sense of the local culture at Watts Roost Vineyard and Confederate Cemetary of Lewisburg. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Greenbrier Historical Society and North House Museum and George Washington & Jefferson National Forests. Explore Lewisburg's surroundings by going to Cascades National Recreation Trail (in Pembroke), Carvins Cove Natural Reserve (in Roanoke) and Tinglers Mill (in Paint Bank). It doesn't end there: Head underground at Organ Cave and take an in-depth tour of C & O Railway Heritage Center.

For ratings, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Lewisburg day trip planning tool .

You can drive from Marlinton to Lewisburg in 1.5 hours. November in Lewisburg sees daily highs of 52°F and lows of 32°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) early enough to go by car to Fayetteville.

Things to do in Lewisburg

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Tinglers Mill, Carvins Cove Natural Reserve, C & O Railway Heritage Center, Cascades National Recreation Trail, George Washington & Jefferson National Forests
Highlights from your plan
Carvins Cove Natural Reserve ©
Carvins Cove Natural Reserve
Organ Cave ©
Organ Cave
Watts Roost Vineyard ©
Watts Roost Vineyard

3
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 New River Gorge National River and Kaymoor Miners Trail. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Thurmond and Carnifex Ferry Battlefield State Park. Change things up with a short trip to Pipestem State Park in Pipestem (about 1h 10 min away). There's still lots to do: trek along Long Point Trail, stroll through Endless Wall Trail, examine the collection at Whipple Company Store and Museum, and visit a coastal fixture at Summersville Lake Lighthouse.

To see photos, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Fayetteville trip itinerary planning app .

Traveling by car from Lewisburg to Fayetteville takes 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 53°F in November, and nighttime lows around 35°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) so you can travel to Morgantown.

Things to do in Fayetteville

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Thurmond, New River Gorge National River, Carnifex Ferry Battlefield State Park, Endless Wall Trail, Whipple Company Store and Museum
Highlights from your plan
New River Gorge National River ©
New River Gorge National River
Pipestem State Park ©
Pipestem State Park
Thurmond ©
Thurmond

8
nights
Morgantown

Morgantown ©
Morgantown is a city in and the county seat of Monongalia County, West Virginia, situated along the banks of the Monongahela River. Step out of the city life by going to Cheat Lake Trail and Laurel Hill State Park. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Forks of Cheat Winery and Pricketts Fort State Park. Venture out of the city with trips to Stone Villa Wine Cellars (in Acme), Glades Pike Winery (in Somerset) and Flight 93 Memorial Chapel (in Stonycreek Township). There's much more to do: deepen your understanding at West Virginia University, take in nature's colorful creations at West Virginia Botanic Garden, play a few rounds at Lakeview Resort Golf Course, and steep yourself in history at Friendship Hill National Historic Site.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Morgantown trip builder tool .

Traveling by car from Fayetteville to Morgantown takes 2.5 hours. In November, daily temperatures in Morgantown can reach 55°F, while at night they dip to 36°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) so you can travel to Harpers Ferry.

Things to do in Morgantown

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Farmington, Somerset, Fallingwater, Friendship Hill National Historic Site, Flight 93 Memorial Chapel
Highlights from your plan
Friendship Hill National Historic Site ©
Pricketts Fort State Park ©
Pricketts Fort State Park
Flight 93 Memorial Chapel ©
Flight 93 Memorial Chapel

6
nights
Harpers Ferry

Harpers Ferry ©
With a population of less than 300, Harpers Ferry is as quaint as they come.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Old Rag Mountain Hike and St. Peter's Roman Catholic Church. Visiting Harpers Ferry National Historical Park and Stony Man Mountain Overlook will get you outdoors. Change things up with these side-trips from Harpers Ferry: DuCard Vineyards (in Etlan), Sperryville (Cooter's in the Country & Copper Fox Distillery) and Appalachian Trail (in Shenandoah National Park). The adventure continues: hike along Appalachian National Scenic Trail, tour the pleasant surroundings at Armory Canal Trail, contemplate the long history of John Brown's Fort, and do a tasting at Big Cork Vineyards.

For photos, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Harpers Ferry day trip site .

Getting from Morgantown to Harpers Ferry by car takes about 3 hours. December in Harpers Ferry sees daily highs of 47°F and lows of 30°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) early enough to take a train back home.

Things to do in Harpers Ferry

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Sperryville, Shenandoah National Park, Catoctin Creek Distillery, Stony Man Mountain Overlook, Desert Rose Ranch & Winery
Highlights from your plan
St. Peter's Roman Catholic Church ©
St. Peter's Roman Catholic Church
Old Rag Mountain Hike ©
Old Rag Mountain Hike
Stony Man Mountain Overlook ©
Stony Man Mountain Overlook

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