6 days in Mid-Ohio Valley Itinerary

6 days in Mid-Ohio Valley Itinerary

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6 days in Mid-Ohio Valley Itinerary

Start: Charleston
Drive:  1​h
1
Point Pleasant
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Parkersburg
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Moundsville
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
End: Charleston

1
day
Point Pleasant

Point Pleasant ©
Point Pleasant is a city in and the county seat of Mason County, West Virginia, USA, at the confluence of the Ohio and Kanawha Rivers. Start off your visit on the 2nd (Mon): stop by The Mason Jar, examine the collection at Mothman Museum, then immerse yourself in nature at Tu-Endie-Wei State Park, and finally examine the collection at Point Pleasant River Museum.

To see ratings, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read Point Pleasant road trip planner .

Charleston to Point Pleasant is an approximately 1-hour car ride. In December, daytime highs in Point Pleasant are 47°F, while nighttime lows are 30°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) early enough to drive to Parkersburg.

Things to do in Point Pleasant

Museums Nature Parks
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Mothman Museum ©
Mothman Museum
Tu-Endie-Wei State Park ©
Tu-Endie-Wei State Park
Point Pleasant River Museum ©
Point Pleasant River Museum

2
nights
Parkersburg

Parkersburg ©
Parkersburg is a city in and the county seat of Wood County, West Virginia, United States. Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Tue): walk around Fort Boreman Park, then immerse yourself in nature at Blennerhassett Island Historical State Park, then take an in-depth tour of Blennerhassett Museum, and finally don't miss a visit to Point Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 4th (Wed): stop by Berdine's Five and Dime, admire the majestic nature at North Bend State Park, and then admire the landmark architecture of G. W. Henderson Plantation - Henderson Hall.

To find maps, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Parkersburg online driving holiday planner .

You can drive from Point Pleasant to Parkersburg in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 47°F in December, and nighttime lows around 31°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) early enough to drive to Moundsville.

Things to do in Parkersburg

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

G. W. Henderson Plantation - Henderson Hall, North Bend State Park, Berdine's Five and Dime
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Fort Boreman Park ©
Fort Boreman Park
Blennerhassett Museum ©
Blennerhassett Museum

3
nights
Moundsville

Moundsville ©
Moundsville is a city in Marshall County, West Virginia, along the Ohio River. Moundsville is known for historic sites, museums, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of West Virginia Penitentiary, try your luck at Wheeling Island Racetrack and Gaming Center, learn about all things military at Archive of the Afterlife, "A Paranormal Museum", and pause for some photo ops at Madonna of the Trail.

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Getting from Parkersburg to Moundsville by car takes about 2 hours. December in Moundsville sees daily highs of 43°F and lows of 29°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Moundsville

Historic Sites Parks Fun & Games

Side Trip

Wheeling
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West Virginia Penitentiary ©
West Virginia Penitentiary
Oglebay Park ©
Oglebay Park