6 days in West Virginia Itinerary

6 days in West Virginia Itinerary

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6 days in West Virginia Itinerary

Start: Evansville
Fly:  4​h
1
Charleston
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Fayetteville
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Weston
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Wheeling
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
5
Harpers Ferry
— 2 nights
+3
Train + Subway + Bus + Fly:  8​h 30​min
End: Evansville

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Charleston

Charleston ©
Charleston is the capital and the largest city in the U.S. Start off your visit on the 15th (Mon): get outside with Appalachian Power Park and then ponder the world of politics at West Virginia State Capitol.

To find where to stay, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, go to the Charleston driving holiday planner .

Evansville to Charleston is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of flight and taxi. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Evansville to Charleston. October in Charleston sees daily highs of 70°F and lows of 47°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) so you can travel to Fayetteville.

Things to do in Charleston

Outdoors
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Appalachian Power Park ©
Appalachian Power Park
West Virginia State Capitol ©
West Virginia State Capitol

1
night
Fayetteville

Fayetteville ©
Fayetteville is a town in and the county seat of Fayette County, West Virginia, United States. Kick off your visit on the 16th (Tue): hunt for treasures at Tamarack, then take in the views from New River Gorge Bridge, and then explore the striking landscape at New River Gorge National River.

Plan my day in Fayetteville using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Getting from Charleston to Fayetteville by car takes about 1.5 hours. When traveling from Charleston in October, plan for a bit cooler days in Fayetteville, with highs around 65°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 46°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Weston.

Things to do in Fayetteville

Nature Parks Shopping

Side Trips

New River Gorge National River, Tamarack: The Best of West Virginia
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New River Gorge National River ©
New River Gorge National River
New River Gorge Bridge ©
New River Gorge Bridge
Tamarack: The Best of West Virginia ©

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night
Weston

Weston ©
Weston is a city in Lewis County, West Virginia, United States. On the 17th (Wed), examine the collection at Museum of American Glass, then take in the exciting artwork at Appalachian Glass, then learn about winemaking at Lambert's Vintage Wines, and finally steep yourself in history at Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read Weston sightseeing planning site .

You can drive from Fayetteville to Weston in 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 66°F in October, and nighttime lows around 46°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Wheeling.

Things to do in Weston

Museums Historic Sites Wineries
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Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum ©
Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum
Appalachian Glass ©
Appalachian Glass
Museum of American Glass ©
Museum of American Glass

1
night
Wheeling

Wheeling ©
Wheeling is a city in Ohio and Marshall counties in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Thu): snap pictures at Suspension Bridge, let little ones run wild at Oglebay Park, then steep yourself in history at West Virginia Penitentiary, and finally learn about all things military at Archive of the Afterlife: The National Museum of the Paranormal.

To see ratings, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Wheeling online tour planner .

Traveling by car from Weston to Wheeling takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. October in Wheeling sees daily highs of 66°F and lows of 47°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) so you can drive to Harpers Ferry.

Things to do in Wheeling

Fun & Games Parks Museums

Side Trip

Moundsville
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Oglebay Park ©
Oglebay Park
West Virginia Penitentiary ©
West Virginia Penitentiary

2
nights
Harpers Ferry

Harpers Ferry ©
With a population of less than 300, Harpers Ferry is as quaint as they come.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Fri): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Harpers Ferry National Historical Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Peter's Roman Catholic Church, then try to win big at Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races, and then sample the fine beverages at Bloomery Plantation Distillery.

For photos, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read our Harpers Ferry trip itinerary builder tool .

You can drive from Wheeling to Harpers Ferry in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and taxi; or do a combination of bus, flight, and car. In October, plan for daily highs up to 68°F, and evening lows to 46°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Harpers Ferry

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trip

Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races
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Harpers Ferry National Historical Park ©
St. Peter's Roman Catholic Church ©
St. Peter's Roman Catholic Church
Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races ©

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