4 days in West Virginia Itinerary

4 days in West Virginia Itinerary

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4 days in West Virginia Itinerary

Start: Chicago
Fly:  3​h 30​min
1
Charleston
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Fayetteville
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Weston
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
4
Harpers Ferry
— 1 night
+2
train + subway + Fly:  6​h
End: Chicago

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Charleston

Charleston ©
Charleston is the capital and the largest city in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Thu): take an in-depth tour of West Virginia State Museum and then ponder the world of politics at West Virginia State Capitol.

For maps, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Charleston road trip app .

Chicago to Charleston is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. In October in Charleston, expect temperatures between 70°F during the day and 47°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Fayetteville.

Things to do in Charleston

Museums
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West Virginia State Museum ©
West Virginia State Museum
West Virginia State Capitol ©
West Virginia State Capitol

1
night
Fayetteville

Fayetteville ©
Fayetteville is a town in and the county seat of Fayette County, West Virginia, United States. Kick off your visit on the 11th (Fri): examine the collection at Whipple Company Store and Museum, look for gifts at Tamarack: The Best of West Virginia, then kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, and finally snap pictures at New River Gorge Bridge.

To find more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Fayetteville holiday planning app .

Traveling by car from Charleston to Fayetteville takes 1.5 hours. While traveling from Charleston, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Fayetteville, ranging from highs of 65°F to lows of 46°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) early enough to travel to Weston.

Things to do in Fayetteville

Shopping Museums

Side Trips

Tamarack: The Best of West Virginia, Whipple Company Store and Museum
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Tamarack: The Best of West Virginia ©
New River Gorge Bridge ©
New River Gorge Bridge
Whipple Company Store and Museum ©
Whipple Company Store and Museum

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night
Weston

Weston ©
Weston is a city in Lewis County, West Virginia, United States. On the 12th (Sat), steep yourself in history at Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum, get a taste of the local shopping with Appalachian Glass, and then do a tasting at Lambert's Vintage Wines.

To find photos, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read our Weston route tool .

You can drive from Fayetteville to Weston in 2 hours. In October, daily temperatures in Weston can reach 66°F, while at night they dip to 46°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Harpers Ferry.

Things to do in Weston

Historic Sites Wineries Shopping
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Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum ©
Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum
Appalachian Glass ©
Appalachian Glass
Lambert's Vintage Wines ©
Lambert's Vintage Wines

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night
Harpers Ferry

Harpers Ferry ©
With a population of less than 300, Harpers Ferry is as quaint as they come.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Sun): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Harpers Ferry National Historical Park and then try your luck at Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races.

To find more things to do, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Harpers Ferry trip planner .

You can drive from Weston to Harpers Ferry in 4 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In October, daytime highs in Harpers Ferry are 68°F, while nighttime lows are 46°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Harpers Ferry

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trip

Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races
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