6 days in West Virginia Itinerary

6 days in West Virginia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock West Virginia journey builder

©
This plan was created by another user.  Make it your plan

Route & dates

6 days in West Virginia Itinerary

Start: Nashville
Drive:  7​h
1
Fayetteville
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Weston
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Moundsville
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 15​min
4
Harpers Ferry
— 1 night
+2
train + subway + Fly:  5​h 45​min
End: Nashville

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 6th (Sun): immerse yourself in nature at Babcock State Park, explore the striking landscape of New River Gorge National River, and then snap pictures at New River Gorge Bridge. On the 7th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour, stop by Tamarack: The Best of West Virginia, and then explore the galleries of Beckley Exhibition Coal Mine and Youth Museum.

To find traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Fayetteville road trip planning tool .

Nashville to Fayetteville is an approximately 7-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of flight and car. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Nashville to Fayetteville due to the time zone difference. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Nashville in October, with highs in Fayetteville at 65°F and lows at 46°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) early enough to travel to Weston.

Things to do in Fayetteville

Nature Parks Shopping

Side Trips

Beckley, New River Gorge National River, Babcock State Park
Highlights from your plan
New River Gorge National River ©
New River Gorge National River
New River Gorge Bridge ©
New River Gorge Bridge

1
night
Weston

Weston ©
Weston is a city in Lewis County, West Virginia, United States. On the 8th (Tue), learn about winemaking at Lambert's Vintage Wines, then see the interesting displays at Museum of American Glass, then take in the exciting artwork at Appalachian Glass, and finally contemplate the long history of Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum.

To find maps, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Weston trip site .

You can drive from Fayetteville to Weston in 2 hours. In October, daytime highs in Weston are 66°F, while nighttime lows are 46°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) so you can go by car to Moundsville.

Things to do in Weston

Museums Historic Sites Wineries
Highlights from your plan
Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum ©
Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum
Appalachian Glass ©
Appalachian Glass
Museum of American Glass ©
Museum of American Glass

1
night
Moundsville

Moundsville ©
Moundsville is a city in Marshall County, West Virginia, along the Ohio River. On the 9th (Wed), take in the views from Suspension Bridge, let the kids burn off some steam at Oglebay Park, examine the collection at Archive of the Afterlife: The National Museum of the Paranormal, then learn about all things military at Archive of the Afterlife: The National Museum of the Paranormal, and finally steep yourself in history at West Virginia Penitentiary.

To find more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Moundsville holiday planner.

Drive from Weston to Moundsville in 2.5 hours. In October, daytime highs in Moundsville are 66°F, while nighttime lows are 47°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) early enough to travel to Harpers Ferry.

Things to do in Moundsville

Fun & Games Parks Museums

Side Trip

Wheeling
Highlights from your plan
West Virginia Penitentiary ©
West Virginia Penitentiary
Suspension Bridge ©
Suspension Bridge

1
night
Harpers Ferry

Harpers Ferry ©
With a population of less than 300, Harpers Ferry is as quaint as they come.
On the 10th (Thu), explore the striking landscape of Harpers Ferry National Historical Park and then try your luck at Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races.

For more things to do and more tourist information, you can read our Harpers Ferry trip builder .

Traveling by car from Moundsville to Harpers Ferry takes 4.5 hours. In October, daytime highs in Harpers Ferry are 68°F, while nighttime lows are 46°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Harpers Ferry

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races
Highlights from your plan

Similar Plans

7 days in New Jersey's Skylands Region & West Virginia BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES August, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: August, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 10 days in United States BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES October, kids, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular sights PREFERENCES: October, kids, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 7 days in United States BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES October, kids, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, wildlife, hidden gems PREFERENCES: October, kids, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 2 days in West Virginia BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES August, teens, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, museums, shopping, hidden gems PREFERENCES: August, teens, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 7 days in Charlotte & West Virginia BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES August, culture, outdoors, museums, popular sights PREFERENCES: August, culture, outdoors, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 1 day in West Virginia BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES September, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: September, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 2 days in West Virginia BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES August, teens, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: August, teens, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 9 days in West Virginia BY A USER FROM CANADA August, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: August ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 7 days in West Virginia BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES August, teens, popular sights PREFERENCES: August, teens ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 4 days in West Virginia BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES January, culture, relaxing, romantic, shopping, popular sights PREFERENCES: January, culture, relaxing, romantic, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 4 days in West Virginia BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES September, culture, relaxing, romantic, shopping, popular sights PREFERENCES: September, culture, relaxing, romantic, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 10 days in West Virginia BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES October, popular sights PREFERENCES: October ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium
View more plans