4 days in West Virginia Itinerary

4 days in West Virginia Itinerary

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4 days in West Virginia Itinerary

Start: Washington DC
Drive:  4​h 30​min
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Snowshoe
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
2
Davis
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Harpers Ferry
— 1 night
train:  1​h 15​min
End: Washington DC

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Snowshoe

Snowshoe ©
Snowshoe is an unincorporated community in Pocahontas County, West Virginia, United States, centering on the Snowshoe Mountain ski resort. Kick off your visit on the 25th (Fri): engage your brain at Green Bank Observatory. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: immerse yourself in nature at Cass Scenic Railroad State Park, get outside with Village at Snowshoe, and then hit the slopes at Snowshoe Mountain Resort.

To find maps, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Snowshoe journey maker site .

Washington DC to Snowshoe is an approximately 4.5-hour car ride. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Washington DC in October: high temperatures in Snowshoe hover around 59°F and lows are around 45°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) so you can drive to Davis.

Things to do in Snowshoe

Outdoors Parks Nature

Side Trips

Cass Scenic Railroad State Park, Green Bank Observatory
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Snowshoe Mountain Resort ©
Snowshoe Mountain Resort
Green Bank Observatory ©
Green Bank Observatory
Cass Scenic Railroad State Park ©
Cass Scenic Railroad State Park

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Davis

Davis ©
Davis is a town in Tucker County, West Virginia, along the Blackwater River. On the 27th (Sun), ride a horse along Mountain Trail Rides Horseback Riding & More and then admire the sheer force of Blackwater Falls State Park.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read Davis itinerary planner .

You can drive from Snowshoe to Davis in 2 hours. When traveling from Snowshoe in October, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Davis: temperatures range from 69°F by day to 45°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) so you can travel to Harpers Ferry.

Things to do in Davis

Nature Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Blackwater Outdoor Adventures
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Blackwater Falls State Park ©
Blackwater Falls State Park
Blackwater Outdoor Adventures ©
Blackwater Outdoor Adventures

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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 28th (Mon): try your luck at Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races, then get great views at The Point, and then explore the striking landscape of Harpers Ferry National Historical Park.

For more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read our Harpers Ferry trip planner .

Getting from Davis to Harpers Ferry by car takes about 2.5 hours. In October in Harpers Ferry, expect temperatures between 68°F during the day and 46°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Mon) early enough to take a train back home.

Things to do in Harpers Ferry

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trip

Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races
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The Point ©
The Point
Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races ©

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