36 days in West Virginia Itinerary

36 days in West Virginia Itinerary

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36 days in West Virginia Itinerary

Start: Newark
Drive:  4​h 15​min
1
Harpers Ferry
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Berkeley Springs
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Davis
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Morgantown
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
Weston
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
6
Snowshoe
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
7
Beckley
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
8
Charleston
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
9
Huntington
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
10
Moundsville
— 4 nights
Drive + Fly:  4​h 45​min
End: Newark

3
nights
Harpers Ferry

Harpers Ferry ©
With a population of less than 300, Harpers Ferry is as quaint as they come.
Get a sense of the local culture at Harpers Ferry National Historical Park and St. Peter's Roman Catholic Church. There's much more to do: stop by True Treats Historic Candy, trek along Armory Canal Trail, take an in-depth tour of John Brown Wax Museum, and steep yourself in history at Harpers Ferry Station.

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

Newark to Harpers Ferry is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive. Traveling from Newark in October, plan for little chillier nights in Harpers Ferry, with lows around 46°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Berkeley Springs.

Things to do in Harpers Ferry

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trip

Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races
Highlights from your plan
Harpers Ferry National Historical Park ©
Harper Cemetery ©
Harper Cemetery
White Hall Tavern ©
White Hall Tavern

2
nights
Berkeley Springs

Berkeley Springs ©
Berkeley Springs is a town in, and the county seat of, Morgan County, West Virginia, USA, in the state's Eastern Panhandle. On the 30th (Tue), admire the majestic nature at Cacapon Resort State Park, then hunt for treasures at Berkeley Springs Antique Mall, then take in the natural beauty of Berkeley Springs State Park, and finally admire nature's wide array of creatures at Give Purrs a Chance. On the 31st (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: look for all kinds of wild species at Sleepy Creek Wildlife Management Area, see the interesting displays at Morgan County Observatory, then get to know the fascinating history of Prospect Peak, and finally browse for treasures at Old Factory Antique Mall.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Berkeley Springs online tour itinerary maker .

Getting from Harpers Ferry to Berkeley Springs by car takes about 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 68°F in October, and nighttime lows around 46°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Wed) early enough to travel to Davis.

Things to do in Berkeley Springs

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Sleepy Creek Wildlife Management Area
Highlights from your plan
Berkeley Springs State Park ©
Berkeley Springs State Park
Sleepy Creek Wildlife Management Area ©
Prospect Peak ©
Prospect Peak

4
nights
Davis

Davis ©
Davis is a town in Tucker County, West Virginia, along the Blackwater River. Venture out of the city with trips to Seneca Rocks (in Seneca Rocks), Spruce Knob (in Riverton) and Elkins (Bickel Knob Observation Tower & Dolly Sods). Spend the 4th (Sun) among lush scenery at Canaan Valley Resort State Park. There's still lots to do: admire the sheer force of Blackwater Falls State Park, admire the majestic nature at Fairfax Stone State Park, view the masterpieces at WVHighlands Artisan Gallery, and contemplate the long history of Our Lady of the Pines Church.

To find photos, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, go to the Davis online trip maker .

Drive from Berkeley Springs to Davis in 2.5 hours. In October, daytime highs in Davis are 69°F, while nighttime lows are 45°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Morgantown.

Things to do in Davis

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Elkins, Spruce Knob, Seneca Rocks, Our Lady of the Pines Church
Highlights from your plan
Dolly Sods ©
Dolly Sods
Bickel Knob Observation Tower ©
Bickel Knob Observation Tower

4
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. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Morgantown: Hovatter's Wildlife Zoo (in Kingwood) and Tygart Lake State Park (in Grafton). And it doesn't end there: immerse yourself in nature at Coopers Rock State Forest, explore and take pictures at Mountaineer Field at Milan Puskar Stadium, steep yourself in history at Arthurdale Heritage Inc. Museum, and get your game on at Coal Country Miniature Golf.

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Drive from Davis to Morgantown in 2 hours. November in Morgantown sees daily highs of 55°F and lows of 36°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) so you can travel to Weston.

Things to do in Morgantown

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Fairmont, West Virginia, Tygart Lake State Park, Arthurdale Heritage Inc. Museum, Hovatter's Wildlife Zoo
Highlights from your plan
Coopers Rock State Forest ©
Coopers Rock State Forest
Arthurdale Heritage Inc. Museum ©
Arthurdale Heritage Inc. Museum
Morgantown History Museum ©
Morgantown History Museum

4
nights
Weston

Weston ©
Weston is a city in Lewis County, West Virginia, United States. Do some cultural sightseeing at Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum and Appalachian Glass. Get out of town with these interesting Weston side-trips: West Virginia State Wildlife Center (in French Creek), Parkersburg (Fort Boreman Park & Blennerhassett Island Historical State Park) and Berdine's Five and Dime (in Harrisville). Next up on the itinerary: take in the awesome beauty at Cedar Creek State Park, see the interesting displays at Museum of American Glass, view the masterpieces at West Virginia American Art Glass, and admire the majestic nature at North Bend State Park.

For reviews, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Weston trip itinerary builder app .

You can drive from Morgantown to Weston in an hour. In November, daily temperatures in Weston can reach 53°F, while at night they dip to 34°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) early enough to travel to Snowshoe.

Things to do in Weston

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Parkersburg, North Bend State Park, Stonewall Resort Recreation, Berdine's Five and Dime, Cedar Creek State Park
Highlights from your plan
Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum ©
Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum
Appalachian Glass ©
Appalachian Glass
Museum of American Glass ©
Museum of American Glass

3
nights
Snowshoe

Snowshoe ©
Snowshoe is an unincorporated community in Pocahontas County, West Virginia, United States, centering on the Snowshoe Mountain ski resort. Get out of town with these interesting Snowshoe side-trips: White Sulphur Springs (Greenbrier Government Relocation Facility, The Greenbrier, & more), Watoga State Park (in Marlinton) and Green Bank Observatory (in Green Bank). There's lots more to do: immerse yourself in nature at Cass Scenic Railroad State Park, contemplate the long history of Locust Creek Bridge, tour the pleasant surroundings at Snowshoe Mountain Resort, and hike along Greenbrier River Trail.

To see photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Snowshoe day trip planning tool .

You can drive from Weston to Snowshoe in 2 hours. When traveling from Weston in November, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Snowshoe: temperatures range from 48°F by day to 33°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) so you can travel to Beckley.

Things to do in Snowshoe

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

White Sulphur Springs, Green Bank Observatory, Locust Creek Bridge, Greenbrier River Trail, Watoga State Park
Highlights from your plan
Cass Scenic Railroad State Park ©
Cass Scenic Railroad State Park
Green Bank Observatory ©
Green Bank Observatory
The Greenbrier ©
The Greenbrier

4
nights
Beckley

Beckley ©
Beckley is a city in and the county seat of Raleigh County, West Virginia, United States. Get some cultural insight at Old Stone Presbyterian Church and Kirkwood Winery. Get out of town with these interesting Beckley side-trips: White Oak Rail Trail (Oak Hill Trail) (in Oak Hill), Lewisburg (Hill and Holler Bicycle Works & Lost World Caverns) and Summersville Lake Lighthouse (in Mount Nebo). And it doesn't end there: snap pictures at New River Gorge Bridge, take in the exciting artwork at Tamarack, discover the riches below the earth's surface at Beckley Exhibition Coal Mine and Youth Museum, and see the interesting displays at Whipple Company Store and Museum.

To see reviews, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Beckley online trip builder .

Getting from Snowshoe to Beckley by car takes about 2.5 hours. In November in Beckley, expect temperatures between 53°F during the day and 35°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) so you can go by car to Charleston.

Things to do in Beckley

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Lewisburg, Hawks Nest State Park, Kirkwood Winery, Summersville Lake Lighthouse, White Oak Rail Trail (Oak Hill Trail)
Highlights from your plan
New River Gorge National River ©
New River Gorge National River
Whipple Company Store and Museum ©
Whipple Company Store and Museum

4
nights
Charleston

Charleston ©
Charleston is the capital and the largest city in the U.S. Get a sense of the local culture at Governor's Mansion and Coal Heritage Museum. Get out of town with these interesting Charleston side-trips: Chief Logan State Park (in Logan) and Washington's Western Lands Museum (in Ravenswood). There's still lots to do: get a sense of history and politics at West Virginia State Capitol, enjoy breathtaking views from Yeager Airport Observation Area, pause for some photo ops at West Virginia Department of Veterans Assistance, and stroll through Haddad Riverfront Park.

To find more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Charleston trip builder website .

You can drive from Beckley to Charleston in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In November, daily temperatures in Charleston can reach 57°F, while at night they dip to 35°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) so you can travel to Huntington.

Things to do in Charleston

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Mardi Gras Casino, Coal Heritage Museum, South Charleston Indian Mound, Chief Logan State Park, Washington's Western Lands Museum
Highlights from your plan
Kanawha State Forest ©
Kanawha State Forest
West Virginia State Museum ©
West Virginia State Museum
Coal Heritage Museum ©
Coal Heritage Museum

3
nights
Huntington

Huntington ©
Huntington is a city in Cabell County and Wayne County in the U.S. Get out of town with these interesting Huntington side-trips: Point Pleasant (Point Pleasant River Museum, Tu-Endie-Wei State Park, & more). There's still lots to do: view the masterpieces at Blenko Glass Co, admire the masterpieces at Huntington Museum of Art, tour the pleasant surroundings at Harris Riverfront Park, and admire all the interesting features of Joan C. Edwards Stadium.

To see maps, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read Huntington trip maker app .

You can drive from Charleston to Huntington in an hour. In November, daytime highs in Huntington are 57°F, while nighttime lows are 36°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) so you can travel to Moundsville.

Things to do in Huntington

Parks Museums Nature

Side Trips

Point Pleasant, Blenko Glass Co
Highlights from your plan
Ritter Park ©
Ritter Park
U.S. Navy Poster Museum ©
U.S. Navy Poster Museum
Mothman Museum ©
Mothman Museum

4
nights
Moundsville

Moundsville ©
Moundsville is a city in Marshall County, West Virginia, along the Ohio River. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Archive of the Afterlife: The National Museum of the Paranormal and West Virginia Penitentiary. Do your shopping at Centre Market and Cabela's. There's much more to do: stop by Russell Stover Chocolates, admire all the interesting features of West Virginia Independence Hall, trek along Wheeling Heritage Trail System, and snap pictures at Suspension Bridge.

To see maps, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Moundsville day trip website .

Drive from Huntington to Moundsville in 4 hours. Traveling from Huntington in November, you will find days in Moundsville are slightly colder (52°F), and nights are about the same (35°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Moundsville

Parks Outdoors Fun & Games

Side Trips

Wheeling, Triadelphia, Cockayne Farmstead
Highlights from your plan
Oglebay Park ©
Oglebay Park
Cockayne Farmstead ©
Cockayne Farmstead
West Virginia Penitentiary ©
West Virginia Penitentiary

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