5 days in West Virginia Itinerary

5 days in West Virginia Itinerary

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Harpers Ferry
— 2 nights
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Buckhannon
— 2 nights

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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 13th (Mon), steep yourself in history at Harpers Ferry National Historical Park. Keep things going the next day: look for gifts at True Treats Historic Candy, identify plant and animal life at Appalachian National Scenic Trail, and then try your luck at Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races.

To see maps, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Harpers Ferry trip planning site.

Philadelphia to Harpers Ferry is an approximately 3-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or do a combination of train, bus, and flight. Traveling from Philadelphia in August, plan for little chillier nights in Harpers Ferry, with lows around 62°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) early enough to travel to Buckhannon.

Things to do in Harpers Ferry

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Trails

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Buckhannon

Buckhannon ©
Buckhannon is the only incorporated city in, and the county seat of, Upshur County, West Virginia, United States, and is located along the Buckhannon River. Get some cultural insight at Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum and Elkins Depot Welcome Center CVB, Inc.. Explore Buckhannon's surroundings by going to Dolly Sods (in Elkins), Weston (Appalachian Glass & Lambert's Vintage Wines) and Blackwater Falls State Park (in Davis).

To see photos, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Buckhannon day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Harpers Ferry to Buckhannon takes 4 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Buckhannon can reach 80°F, while at night they dip to 61°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Buckhannon

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums · Wildlife

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Art Gallery
Appalachian Glass
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Wildlife Area
Dolly Sods
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