5 days in West Virginia Itinerary

5 days in West Virginia Itinerary

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5 days in West Virginia Itinerary

Start: Detroit
+2
Fly + subway + train:  6​h
1
Harpers Ferry
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 45​min
2
Fayetteville
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Weston
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Moundsville
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  4​h 45​min
End: Detroit

1
night
Harpers Ferry

Harpers Ferry ©
With a population of less than 300, Harpers Ferry is as quaint as they come.
On the 15th (Tue), make a trip to Restoration Museum and then take some stellar pictures from The Point.

To see maps and other tourist information, refer to the Harpers Ferry trip itinerary maker tool .

Detroit to Harpers Ferry is an approximately 6-hour combination of flight and train. You can also do a combination of flight, bus, subway, and train; or drive. October in Harpers Ferry sees daily highs of 68°F and lows of 46°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Fayetteville.

Things to do in Harpers Ferry

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trip

Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races
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Harpers Ferry National Historical Park ©
The Point ©
The Point
Restoration Museum ©
Restoration Museum

1
night
Fayetteville

Fayetteville ©
Fayetteville is a town in and the county seat of Fayette County, West Virginia, United States. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Thu): see the interesting displays at Whipple Company Store and Museum, look for gifts at Tamarack: The Best of West Virginia, then let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour, and finally take in the views from New River Gorge Bridge.

For photos, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Fayetteville trip itinerary maker tool .

You can drive from Harpers Ferry to Fayetteville in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. In October, daytime highs in Fayetteville are 65°F, while nighttime lows are 46°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) early enough to travel to Weston.

Things to do in Fayetteville

Shopping Museums

Side Trips

Whipple Company Store and Museum, Tamarack: The Best of West Virginia
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Tamarack: The Best of West Virginia ©
New River Gorge Bridge ©
New River Gorge Bridge
Whipple Company Store and Museum ©
Whipple Company Store and Museum

1
night
Weston

Weston ©
Weston is a city in Lewis County, West Virginia, United States. Start off your visit on the 18th (Fri): learn about winemaking at Lambert's Vintage Wines, see the interesting displays at Museum of American Glass, then get a taste of the local shopping with Appalachian Glass, and finally contemplate the long history of Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Weston trip simple and quick.

Drive from Fayetteville to Weston in 2 hours. In October, daytime highs in Weston are 66°F, while nighttime lows are 46°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Moundsville.

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

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night
Moundsville

Moundsville ©
Moundsville is a city in Marshall County, West Virginia, along the Ohio River. Start off your visit on the 19th (Sat): snap pictures at Suspension Bridge, let the kids burn off some steam at Oglebay Park, then examine the collection at Archive of the Afterlife: The National Museum of the Paranormal, then brush up on your military savvy at Archive of the Afterlife: The National Museum of the Paranormal, and finally steep yourself in history at West Virginia Penitentiary.

To see other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Moundsville online road trip planner .

Drive from Weston to Moundsville in 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 66°F in October, and nighttime lows around 47°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Moundsville

Parks Fun & Games Historic Sites

Side Trip

Wheeling
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Oglebay Park ©
Oglebay Park
West Virginia Penitentiary ©
West Virginia Penitentiary
Suspension Bridge ©
Suspension Bridge

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