5 days in West Virginia Itinerary

5 days in West Virginia Itinerary

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5 days in West Virginia Itinerary

Start: New York City
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  5​h 15​min
1
Moundsville
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Weston
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Fayetteville
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
4
Marlinton
— 1 night
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  5​h 45​min
End: New York City

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Moundsville

Moundsville ©
Moundsville is a city in Marshall County, West Virginia, along the Ohio River. Ask Inspirock to suggest an itinerary and make planning a trip to Moundsville fast, fun, and easy.

New York City to Moundsville is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Moundsville when traveling from New York City in July, with lows around 63°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) so you can go by car to Weston.

Things to do in Moundsville

Historic Sites Museums
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1
night
Weston

Weston ©
Weston is a city in Lewis County, West Virginia, United States. Start off your visit on the 4th (Thu): contemplate the long history of WVU Jackson's Mill Farmstead, view the masterpieces at Appalachian Glass, then see the interesting displays at Museum of American Glass, and finally steep yourself in history at Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum.

To see more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Weston road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Moundsville to Weston takes 2.5 hours. In July in Weston, expect temperatures between 81°F during the day and 64°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Fayetteville.

Things to do in Weston

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
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WVU Jackson's Mill Farmstead ©
WVU Jackson's Mill Farmstead
Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum ©
Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum
Museum of American Glass ©
Museum of American Glass

2
nights
Fayetteville

Fayetteville ©
Fayetteville is a town in and the county seat of Fayette County, West Virginia, United States. Start off your visit on the 5th (Fri): immerse yourself in nature at Hawks Nest State Park, delve into the lush surroundings at Babcock State Park, and then take in the views from New River Gorge Bridge. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: mingle with the ghosts of the past at Thurmond, then witness the site of a historic battle at Carnifex Ferry Battlefield State Park, and then explore the striking landscape of New River Gorge National River.

To see reviews, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read our Fayetteville vacation maker website .

Drive from Weston to Fayetteville in 2 hours. July in Fayetteville sees daily highs of 80°F and lows of 62°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) so you can go by car to Marlinton.

Things to do in Fayetteville

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Carnifex Ferry Battlefield State Park, Babcock State Park, New River Gorge National River, Hawks Nest State Park, Thurmond
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Thurmond ©
Thurmond
New River Gorge National River ©
New River Gorge National River
Carnifex Ferry Battlefield State Park ©

1
night
Marlinton

Marlinton ©
Marlinton is a town in Pocahontas County, West Virginia, United States. Start off your visit on the 7th (Sun): admire the majestic nature at Beartown State Park and then grab your bike and head to Greenbrier River Trail.

To find ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Marlinton online road trip planner .

You can drive from Fayetteville to Marlinton in 2 hours. When traveling from Fayetteville in July, plan for slightly colder days in Marlinton, with highs around 74°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 61°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Marlinton

Parks Nature Trails

Side Trip

Greenbrier River Trail
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Beartown State Park ©
Beartown State Park

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