4 days in West Virginia Itinerary

4 days in West Virginia Itinerary

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4 days in West Virginia Itinerary

Start: Philadelphia
Fly:  3​h 15​min
1
Charleston
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Fayetteville
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Lewisburg
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  5​h
End: Philadelphia

1
night
Charleston

Charleston ©
Charleston is the capital and the largest city in the U.S. Start off your visit on the 30th (Fri): pause for some photo ops at West Virginia Department of Veterans Assistance and then take a peaceful walk through Kanawha State Forest. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 31st (Sat): stroll around Ritter Park, take in the exciting artwork at Blenko Glass Co, then engage your brain at Clay Center, and finally browse the eclectic array of goods at Capitol Market.

To find photos, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Charleston trip planner .

Philadelphia to Charleston is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Philadelphia in August since evenings lows in Charleston dip to 64°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Sat) to allow time to drive to Fayetteville.

Things to do in Charleston

Parks Nature Shopping

Side Trips

Ritter Park, Blenko Glass Co
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Kanawha State Forest ©
Kanawha State Forest
Clay Center ©
Clay Center
Ritter Park ©
Ritter Park

1
night
Fayetteville

Fayetteville ©
Fayetteville is a town in and the county seat of Fayette County, West Virginia, United States. Start off your visit on the 1st (Sun): examine the collection at Whipple Company Store and Museum, then explore the striking landscape at New River Gorge National River, then immerse yourself in nature at Hawks Nest State Park, and finally enjoy the sea views from Summersville Lake Lighthouse.

To find photos, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Fayetteville travel planner.

Getting from Charleston to Fayetteville by car takes about 1.5 hours. Traveling from Charleston in August, expect nights in Fayetteville to be about the same, around 61°F, while days are little chillier, around 79°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) so you can drive to Lewisburg.

Things to do in Fayetteville

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

New River Gorge National River, Summersville Lake Lighthouse, Whipple Company Store and Museum, Hawks Nest State Park
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New River Gorge National River ©
New River Gorge National River
Whipple Company Store and Museum ©
Whipple Company Store and Museum
Summersville Lake Lighthouse ©
Summersville Lake Lighthouse

1
night
Lewisburg

Lewisburg ©
Lewisburg is a city in Greenbrier County, West Virginia, USA. On the 2nd (Mon), steep yourself in history at Greenbrier Historical Society and North House Museum, then pause for some serene contemplation at Old Stone Presbyterian Church, then sample the fine beverages at Smooth Ambler Distillery, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at The Greenbrier.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Lewisburg trip itinerary website .

You can drive from Fayetteville to Lewisburg in 1.5 hours. In September, daily temperatures in Lewisburg can reach 75°F, while at night they dip to 53°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Lewisburg

Historic Sites Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Smooth Ambler Distillery, The Greenbrier
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The Greenbrier ©
The Greenbrier
Smooth Ambler Distillery ©
Smooth Ambler Distillery

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