5 days in West Virginia Itinerary

5 days in West Virginia Itinerary

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5 days in West Virginia Itinerary

Start: Philadelphia
Drive:  3​h
1
Harpers Ferry
— Few hours
Drive:  4​h 30​min
2
Moundsville
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
3
Weston
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Fayetteville
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
End: Philadelphia

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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 10th (Wed), explore the striking landscape of Harpers Ferry National Historical Park.

To see traveler tips, photos, maps, and other tourist information, use the Harpers Ferry sightseeing planner.

Philadelphia to Harpers Ferry is an approximately 3-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or take a train. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Harpers Ferry when traveling from Philadelphia in July, with lows around 66°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) early enough to travel to Moundsville.

Things to do in Harpers Ferry

Parks Historic Sites Nature
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Harpers Ferry National Historical Park ©

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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 11th (Thu): contemplate the long history of Grave Creek Mound Archaeological Complex, steep yourself in history at West Virginia Penitentiary, then see the interesting displays at Fostoria Glass Museum, and finally see the interesting displays at Archive of the Afterlife: The National Museum of the Paranormal.

To see other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Moundsville vacation planner.

Traveling by car from Harpers Ferry to Moundsville takes 4.5 hours. When traveling from Harpers Ferry in July, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Moundsville: temperatures range from 82°F by day to 63°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Weston.

Things to do in Moundsville

Historic Sites Museums
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night
Weston

Weston ©
Weston is a city in Lewis County, West Virginia, United States. Kick off your visit on the 12th (Fri): learn about winemaking at Lambert's Vintage Wines, then take in the exciting artwork at Appalachian Glass, then see the interesting displays at Museum of American Glass, and finally contemplate the long history of Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum.

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Drive from Moundsville to Weston in 2.5 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 81°F, and evening lows to 64°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) early enough to travel to Fayetteville.

Things to do in Weston

Historic Sites Museums Wineries
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Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum ©
Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum
Museum of American Glass ©
Museum of American Glass
Lambert's Vintage Wines ©
Lambert's Vintage Wines

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nights
Fayetteville

Fayetteville ©
Fayetteville is a town in and the county seat of Fayette County, West Virginia, United States. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sat): snap pictures at New River Gorge Bridge, then explore the activities along New River Gorge National River, and then take a peaceful walk through Babcock State Park. Keep things going the next day: mingle with the ghosts of the past at Thurmond, then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and then trek along Endless Wall Trail.

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Traveling by car from Weston to Fayetteville takes 2 hours. In July in Fayetteville, expect temperatures between 80°F during the day and 62°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Fayetteville

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

New River Gorge National River, Endless Wall Trail, River Rafting & Tubing, Thurmond, Babcock State Park
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New River Gorge National River ©
New River Gorge National River
Babcock State Park ©
Babcock State Park
Thurmond ©
Thurmond

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