45 days in West Virginia Itinerary

45 days in West Virginia Itinerary

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45 days in West Virginia Itinerary

Start: Copenhagen
Fly + Drive:  12​h 30​min
1
Harpers Ferry
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Berkeley Springs
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Davis
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Morgantown
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
Weston
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
6
Snowshoe
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
7
White Sulphur Springs
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
8
Fayetteville
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
9
Charleston
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
10
Huntington
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h
11
Wheeling
— 6 nights
Drive + Fly:  14​h 45​min
End: Copenhagen

4
nights
Harpers Ferry

Harpers Ferry ©
With a population of less than 300, Harpers Ferry is as quaint as they come.
Get in touch with nature at Harpers Ferry National Historical Park and Appalachian National Scenic Trail. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Ruins of St. John's Episcopal Church and White Hall Tavern. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Harpers Ferry: Martinsburg (Belle Boyd House & DeFluri's). The adventure continues: brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Bloomery Plantation Distillery, try to win big at Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races, get great views at Split Rock Overlook, and stroll the grounds of Elmwood Cemetery.

To find where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Harpers Ferry trip builder app .

Copenhagen, Denmark to Harpers Ferry is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time (CET) to Eastern Standard Time (EST) is minus 6 hours. March in Harpers Ferry sees daily highs of 12°C and lows of 0°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) early enough to travel to Berkeley Springs.

Things to do in Harpers Ferry

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Martinsburg, Shepherdstown, Charles Town
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. Start off your visit on the 22nd (Fri): identify plant and animal life at Sleepy Creek Wildlife Management Area, admire the majestic nature at Cacapon Resort State Park, and then take in the natural beauty of Berkeley Springs State Park. Keep things going the next day: appreciate the extensive heritage of Prospect Peak, stroll through Give Purrs a Chance, examine the collection at Museum of the Berkeley Springs, browse the eclectic array of goods at Berkeley Springs Antique Mall, then sample the tasty concoctions at Berkeley Springs Brewing Co, and finally see the interesting displays at Morgan County Observatory.

To find ratings and other tourist information, read Berkeley Springs visit planning tool .

You can drive from Harpers Ferry to Berkeley Springs in 1.5 hours. In March in Berkeley Springs, expect temperatures between 12°C during the day and 0°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) so you can travel to Davis.

Things to do in Berkeley Springs

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trip

Sleepy Creek Wildlife Management Area
Highlights from your plan
Berkeley Springs State Park ©
Berkeley Springs State Park
Cacapon Resort State Park ©
Cacapon Resort State Park
Sleepy Creek Wildlife Management Area ©

5
nights
Davis

Davis ©
Davis is a town in Tucker County, West Virginia, along the Blackwater River. Take a break from the city and head to Canaan Valley National Wildlife Refuge and Blackwater Falls State Park. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Davis: Lost River State Park (in Mathias), Seneca Caverns (in Riverton) and Seneca Rocks (Seneca Rocks & Seneca Rocks Mountain Guides). Spend the 26th (Tue) among lush scenery at Canaan Valley Resort State Park. There's still lots to do: take a memorable tour with White Grass Touring and Cafe, look for all kinds of wild species at Little Canaan Wildlife Management Area, hit the slopes at Timberline Four Seasons Resort, and explore by horseback at Mountain Trail Rides Horseback Riding & More.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Davis tour planner .

Getting from Berkeley Springs to Davis by car takes about 2 hours. In March, daily temperatures in Davis can reach 14°C, while at night they dip to 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Morgantown.

Things to do in Davis

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Seneca Rocks, Lost River State Park, Our Lady of the Pines Church, Seneca Caverns
Highlights from your plan
Blackwater Falls State Park ©
Blackwater Falls State Park
Seneca Rocks ©
Seneca Rocks
Seneca Rocks Mountain Guides ©
Seneca Rocks Mountain Guides

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. Arthurdale Heritage Inc. Museum and Pricketts Fort State Park will appeal to history buffs. Escape the urban bustle at Cheat Lake Trail and Dolly Sods. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Morgantown: Elkins (Bickel Knob Observation Tower & Allegheny Highlands Trail) and Grafton (Tygart Lake State Park & Grafton National Cemetery). There's much more to do: admire the majestic nature at Coopers Rock State Forest, admire all the interesting features of West Virginia University, make a trip to Don Knotts Statue, and stop by Old Stone House Gift Shop.

For other places to visit, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Morgantown sightseeing tool .

Getting from Davis to Morgantown by car takes about 2 hours. In March in Morgantown, expect temperatures between 12°C during the day and 0°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Weston.

Things to do in Morgantown

Parks Nature Trails

Side Trips

Elkins, Grafton, Pricketts Fort State Park, Coopers Rock State Forest, Valley Falls State Park
Highlights from your plan
Dolly Sods ©
Dolly Sods
Arthurdale Heritage Inc. Museum ©
Arthurdale Heritage Inc. Museum
Coopers Rock State Forest ©
Coopers Rock State Forest

5
nights
Weston

Weston ©
Weston is a city in Lewis County, West Virginia, United States. Get outdoors at Cedar Creek State Park and Stonewall Resort. Visit Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum and Adaland Mansion for their historical value. Change things up with these side-trips from Weston: North Bend State Park (in Cairo), Philippi bridge (in Philippi) and West Virginia State Wildlife Center (in French Creek). Next up on the itinerary: get to know the fascinating history of John Henry Memorial Park, see the interesting displays at Museum of American Glass, do a tasting at Lambert's Vintage Wines, and get a taste of the local shopping with Appalachian Glass.

To find other places to visit, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Weston trip planner .

Traveling by car from Morgantown to Weston takes an hour. In April, daily temperatures in Weston can reach 21°C, while at night they dip to 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Snowshoe.

Things to do in Weston

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

West Virginia, Philippi, Audra State Park, North Bend State Park, Cedar Creek State Park
Highlights from your plan
Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum ©
Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum
John Henry Memorial Park ©
John Henry Memorial Park
North Bend State Park ©
North Bend State Park

3
nights
Snowshoe

Snowshoe ©
Snowshoe is an unincorporated community in Pocahontas County, West Virginia, United States, centering on the Snowshoe Mountain ski resort. Escape the urban bustle at Cheat Mountain Ridge Natural Trail and Gaudineer Scenic Area. There's much more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Snowshoe Mountain Resort, hike along Shavers Lake & Lift Rides, admire the majestic nature at Cass Scenic Railroad State Park, and hit the slopes at Snowshoe Mountain Tubing Park.

To find ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read Snowshoe attractions planner.

Traveling by car from Weston to Snowshoe takes 2 hours. When traveling from Weston in April, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Snowshoe: temperatures range from 17°C by day to 5°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) early enough to travel to White Sulphur Springs.

Things to do in Snowshoe

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Gaudineer Scenic Area, Cass Scenic Railroad State Park
Highlights from your plan
Snowshoe Mountain Resort ©
Snowshoe Mountain Resort
Cass Scenic Railroad State Park ©
Cass Scenic Railroad State Park
Shavers Lake & Lift Rides ©
Shavers Lake & Lift Rides

2
nights
White Sulphur Springs

White Sulphur Springs ©
White Sulphur Springs is a city in Greenbrier County, West Virginia, United States. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Wed): get a sense of history and politics at Greenbrier Government Relocation Facility, then look for all kinds of wild species at The Greenbrier, then try to win big at The Casino Club at the Greenbrier, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Blue Bend Recreation Area. On the next day, admire the majestic nature at Beartown State Park, then look for all kinds of wild species at Cranberry Mountain Nature Center, and then trek along Greenbrier River Trail.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our White Sulphur Springs online tour planner .

You can drive from Snowshoe to White Sulphur Springs in 2 hours. When traveling from Snowshoe in April, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in White Sulphur Springs: temperatures range from 20°C by day to 5°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) early enough to travel to Fayetteville.

Things to do in White Sulphur Springs

Parks Wildlife Trails

Side Trips

Marlinton, Greenbrier River Trail
Highlights from your plan
The Greenbrier ©
The Greenbrier
Cranberry Mountain Nature Center ©
Cranberry Mountain Nature Center
Beartown State Park ©
Beartown State Park

3
nights
Fayetteville

Fayetteville ©
Fayetteville is a town in and the county seat of Fayette County, West Virginia, United States. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Summersville Lake Lighthouse and Confederate Cemetary of Lewisburg. Step out of the city life by going to Grandview State Park and New River Gorge National River. Change things up with these side-trips from Fayetteville: Winterplace Ski Resort (in Flat Top) and Lost World Caverns (in Lewisburg). And it doesn't end there: snap pictures at New River Gorge Bridge, contemplate the waterfront views at Gauley River, see the interesting displays at Whipple Company Store and Museum, and relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour.

To find ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Fayetteville trip builder app .

You can drive from White Sulphur Springs to Fayetteville in 1.5 hours. In April, daytime highs in Fayetteville are 21°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) early enough to travel to Charleston.

Things to do in Fayetteville

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Beckley, West Virginia, Lewisburg, Whipple Company Store and Museum, Summersville Lake Lighthouse
Highlights from your plan
New River Gorge National River ©
New River Gorge National River
Lost World Caverns ©
Lost World Caverns
Summersville Lake Lighthouse ©
Summersville Lake Lighthouse

5
nights
Charleston

Charleston ©
Charleston is the capital and the largest city in the U.S. Visiting Wallace Hartman Nature Preserve and Little Creek Park will get you outdoors. Visit Blennerhassett Island Historical State Park and Governor's Mansion for their historical value. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Charleston: Holl's Swiss Chocolatier (in Vienna), Fort Boreman Park (in Parkersburg) and Hatfield-McCoy Trail (in Lyburn). There's still lots to do: immerse yourself in nature at Chief Logan State Park, take an in-depth tour of West Virginia State Museum, contemplate the long history of Craik-Patton House, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Midland Trail Scenic Highway.

For other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Charleston tour planning site .

Getting from Fayetteville to Charleston by car takes about 1.5 hours. April in Charleston sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 8°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) early enough to travel to Huntington.

Things to do in Charleston

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Parkersburg, Chief Logan State Park, Holl's Swiss Chocolatier, Midland Trail Scenic Highway, Hatfield-McCoy Trail
Highlights from your plan
Chief Logan State Park ©
Chief Logan State Park
Spring Hill Cemetery ©
Spring Hill Cemetery

4
nights
Huntington

Huntington ©
Huntington is a city in Cabell County and Wayne County in the U.S. Popular historic sites such as Fort Randolph and Heritage Station are in your itinerary. Visiting Tu-Endie-Wei State Park and Hatfield McCoy Trail - Buffalo Mountain Trail System will get you outdoors. Get out of town with these interesting Huntington side-trips: Point Pleasant (Point Pleasant River Museum, U.S. Navy Poster Museum, & more) and Matewan Depot Replica and Museum (in Matewan). There's much more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Ritter Park, explore the world behind art at Huntington Museum of Art, get engrossed in the history at Heritage Farm Museum and Village, and explore and take pictures at Joan C. Edwards Stadium.

To find reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Huntington route planner .

Drive from Charleston to Huntington in an hour. In April, daily temperatures in Huntington can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) so you can travel to Wheeling.

Things to do in Huntington

Museums Parks Trails

Side Trips

Point Pleasant, Matewan Depot Replica and Museum, Hatfield McCoy Trail - Buffalo Mountain Trail System, Blenko Glass Co
Highlights from your plan
Mothman Museum ©
Mothman Museum
Tu-Endie-Wei State Park ©
Tu-Endie-Wei State Park
Heritage Station ©
Heritage Station

6
nights
Wheeling

Wheeling ©
Wheeling is a city in Ohio and Marshall counties in the U.S. Visiting McDonough Wildlife Refuge and Wheeling Heritage Trail System will get you outdoors. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like West Virginia Penitentiary and G. W. Henderson Plantation - Henderson Hall. Get out of town with these interesting Wheeling side-trips: Moundsville (Palace of Gold & New Vrindaban Temple). There's still lots to do: examine the collection at Archive of the Afterlife: The National Museum of the Paranormal, make a trip to Eckhart House, explore and take pictures at West Virginia Independence Hall, and snap pictures at Suspension Bridge.

For traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, go to the Wheeling trip itinerary builder app .

Traveling by car from Huntington to Wheeling takes 3.5 hours. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Huntington in April: highs in Wheeling hover around 20°C, while lows dip to 6°C. On the 29th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Wheeling

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Moundsville, McDonough Wildlife Refuge, Cabela's, Cockayne Farmstead, G. W. Henderson Plantation - Henderson Hall
Highlights from your plan
West Virginia Penitentiary ©
West Virginia Penitentiary
McDonough Wildlife Refuge ©
McDonough Wildlife Refuge

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