5 days in West Virginia Itinerary

5 days in West Virginia Itinerary

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5 days in West Virginia Itinerary

Start: Washington DC
train:  1​h 15​min
1
Harpers Ferry
— 1 day
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Davis
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Weston
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Beckley
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  4​h 30​min
End: Washington DC

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day
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 25th (Sun): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Harpers Ferry National Historical Park, steep yourself in history at The Point, and then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Peter's Roman Catholic Church.

To see other places to visit, photos, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Harpers Ferry vacation planning app .

Washington DC to Harpers Ferry is an approximately 1.5-hour train ride. You can also drive. Traveling from Washington DC in August, expect little chillier with lows of 62°F in Harpers Ferry. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) early enough to travel to Davis.

Things to do in Harpers Ferry

Historic Sites Nature Parks
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Harpers Ferry National Historical Park ©
The Point ©
The Point
St. Peter's Roman Catholic Church ©
St. Peter's Roman Catholic Church

1
night
Davis

Davis ©
Davis is a town in Tucker County, West Virginia, along the Blackwater River. Kick off your visit on the 26th (Mon): view the masterpieces at WVHighlands Artisan Gallery, then look for all kinds of wild species at Canaan Valley National Wildlife Refuge, and then admire the sheer force of Blackwater Falls State Park.

To see other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Davis online trip itinerary builder .

Getting from Harpers Ferry to Davis by car takes about 2.5 hours. August in Davis sees daily highs of 83°F and lows of 62°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) so you can go by car to Weston.

Things to do in Davis

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

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

1
night
Weston

Weston ©
Weston is a city in Lewis County, West Virginia, United States. Start off your visit on the 27th (Tue): do a tasting at Lambert's Vintage Wines, then see the interesting displays at Museum of American Glass, then take in the exciting artwork at Appalachian Glass, and finally contemplate the long history of Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, use the Weston trip planner .

You can drive from Davis to Weston in 2 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 80°F, and evening lows to 61°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Beckley.

Things to do in Weston

Historic Sites Museums Wineries
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Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum ©
Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum
Appalachian Glass ©
Appalachian Glass
Museum of American Glass ©
Museum of American Glass

2
nights
Beckley

Beckley ©
Beckley is a city in and the county seat of Raleigh County, West Virginia, United States. Kick off your visit on the 28th (Wed): kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, then take in the views from New River Gorge Bridge, and then look for gifts at Tamarack: The Best of West Virginia. On the 29th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: Head underground at Lost World Caverns, then hike along Grandview State Park, and then examine the collection at Beckley Exhibition Coal Mine and Youth Museum.

For traveler tips, photos, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Beckley vacation planner .

You can drive from Weston to Beckley in 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 79°F in August, and nighttime lows around 61°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Beckley

Nature Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

New River Gorge Bridge, Lost World Caverns
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Lost World Caverns ©
Lost World Caverns
New River Gorge Bridge ©
New River Gorge Bridge

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