6 days in West Virginia Itinerary

6 days in West Virginia Itinerary

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6 days in West Virginia Itinerary

Start: San Antonio
+2
Fly + Bus + Train:  8​h 30​min
1
Harpers Ferry
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
2
Wheeling
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Weston
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Fayetteville
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
5
Charleston
— 1 night
Fly:  6​h 45​min
End: San Antonio

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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 27th (Thu), hike along Appalachian National Scenic Trail, pause for some serene contemplation at Ruins of St. John's Episcopal Church, contemplate the long history of White Hall Tavern, then steep yourself in history at John Brown's Fort, then get great views at The Point, and finally look for gifts at True Treats Historic Candy.

To find more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Harpers Ferry trip maker .

San Antonio to Harpers Ferry is an approximately 8.5-hour combination of flight and train. You can also do a combination of flight, bus, subway, and train; or drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from San Antonio to Harpers Ferry due to the time zone difference. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from San Antonio in December: high temperatures in Harpers Ferry hover around 47°F and lows are around 30°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Wheeling.

Things to do in Harpers Ferry

Trails Parks Wildlife
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St. Peter's Roman Catholic Church ©
St. Peter's Roman Catholic Church
John Brown's Fort ©
John Brown's Fort
Ruins of St. John's Episcopal Church ©

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Wheeling

Wheeling ©
Wheeling is a city in Ohio and Marshall counties in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 28th (Fri): explore the world behind art at Oglebay Institute Glass Museum, see the interesting displays at The Kruger Street Toy & Train Museum, then steep yourself in history at Grave Creek Mound Archaeological Complex, and finally learn about all things military at Archive of the Afterlife: The National Museum of the Paranormal.

To find ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Wheeling trip planning site .

You can drive from Harpers Ferry to Wheeling in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, flight, and bus; or do a combination of car, flight, and bus. December in Wheeling sees daily highs of 43°F and lows of 29°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Weston.

Things to do in Wheeling

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Moundsville
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Weston

Weston ©
Weston is a city in Lewis County, West Virginia, United States. On the 29th (Sat), examine the collection at Museum of American Glass, steep yourself in history at WVU Jackson's Mill Farmstead, then do a tasting at Lambert's Vintage Wines, and finally have fun at Stonewall Resort Recreation.

For maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Weston trip planner .

You can drive from Wheeling to Weston in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 46°F in December, and nighttime lows around 31°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) early enough to travel to Fayetteville.

Things to do in Weston

Fun & Games Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trip

Stonewall Resort Recreation
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Museum of American Glass ©
Museum of American Glass
Lambert's Vintage Wines ©
Lambert's Vintage Wines
WVU Jackson's Mill Farmstead ©
WVU Jackson's Mill Farmstead

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Fayetteville

Fayetteville ©
Fayetteville is a town in and the county seat of Fayette County, West Virginia, United States. On the 30th (Sun), see the interesting displays at Whipple Company Store and Museum, then take in the dramatic natural features at New River Gorge National River, then hike along Endless Wall Trail, and finally visit a coastal fixture at Summersville Lake Lighthouse.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Fayetteville holiday planning tool .

Traveling by car from Weston to Fayetteville takes 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 46°F in December, and nighttime lows around 30°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) early enough to travel to Charleston.

Things to do in Fayetteville

Parks Nature Trails

Side Trips

New River Gorge National River, Whipple Company Store and Museum, Endless Wall Trail, Summersville Lake Lighthouse
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New River Gorge National River ©
New River Gorge National River
Summersville Lake Lighthouse ©
Summersville Lake Lighthouse
Whipple Company Store and Museum ©
Whipple Company Store and Museum

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Charleston

Charleston ©
Charleston is the capital and the largest city in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 31st (Mon): take a peaceful walk through Kanawha State Forest, then take a stroll around Culture Center, and then get curious at Clay Center.

To find maps, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Charleston visit planning website .

Drive from Fayetteville to Charleston in 1.5 hours. In December, daytime highs in Charleston are 50°F, while nighttime lows are 32°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Charleston

Parks Nature Childrens Museums
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Kanawha State Forest ©
Kanawha State Forest
Clay Center ©
Clay Center

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