5 days in West Virginia & Ohio Itinerary

5 days in West Virginia & Ohio Itinerary

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5 days in West Virginia & Ohio Itinerary

Start: Newark
Drive:  4​h 15​min
1
Harpers Ferry
— Few hours
Drive:  4​h
2
Weston
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
3
Cleveland
— 1 night
Train:  1​h 15​min
4
Sandusky
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  5​h 15​min
End: Newark

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Harpers Ferry

Harpers Ferry ©
With a population of less than 300, Harpers Ferry is as quaint as they come.
On the 18th (Thu), take some stellar pictures from The Point and then hike along Appalachian National Scenic Trail.

To see ratings, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Harpers Ferry travel planner .

Newark to Harpers Ferry is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive. April in Harpers Ferry sees daily highs of 66°F and lows of 42°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Weston.

Things to do in Harpers Ferry

Trails Outdoors Parks
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The Point ©
The Point

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Weston

Weston ©
Weston is a city in Lewis County, West Virginia, United States. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Fri): do a tasting at Lambert's Vintage Wines, then steep yourself in history at Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum, then view the masterpieces at Appalachian Glass, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of John Henry Memorial Park.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Weston itinerary maker website .

Traveling by car from Harpers Ferry to Weston takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around 65°F in April, and nighttime lows around 42°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Cleveland.

Things to do in Weston

Historic Sites Parks Wineries

Side Trip

John Henry Memorial Park
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Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum ©
Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum
Appalachian Glass ©
Appalachian Glass
John Henry Memorial Park ©
John Henry Memorial Park

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Cleveland

Cleveland ©
A culturally diverse city situated on the shores of Lake Erie, Cleveland boasts many places to visit, such as world-class museums, popular amusement parks, and sprawling recreational areas.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Sat): see the interesting displays at Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, explore the world behind art at The Cleveland Museum of Art, and then perfect your strike at Bay Lanes Bowling.

To find more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Cleveland travel planner .

You can drive from Weston to Cleveland in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and flight; or take a bus. When traveling from Weston in April, plan for slightly colder days in Cleveland, with highs around 57°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 40°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) to allow enough time to take a train to Sandusky.

Things to do in Cleveland

Museums Fun & Games

Side Trip

Bay Lanes Bowling
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Rock & Roll Hall of Fame ©
Rock & Roll Hall of Fame
The Cleveland Museum of Art ©
The Cleveland Museum of Art
Bay Lanes Bowling ©
Bay Lanes Bowling

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Sandusky

Sandusky ©
Sandusky positively bustles in the summertime due to its famed amusement park.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Sun): look for all kinds of wild species at Ottawa National Wildlife Refuge and then admire the majestic nature at Maumee Bay State Park. Keep things going the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at Castalia Quarry Reserve and then find something for the whole family at Cedar Point.

To see other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Sandusky attractions planner .

Traveling by train from Cleveland to Sandusky takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. April in Sandusky sees daily highs of 58°F and lows of 40°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Sandusky

Parks Wildlife Theme Parks

Side Trips

Maumee Bay State Park, Castalia Quarry Reserve, Ottawa National Wildlife Refuge
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Maumee Bay State Park ©
Maumee Bay State Park
Cedar Point ©
Cedar Point

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