6 days in West Virginia Itinerary

6 days in West Virginia Itinerary

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6 days in West Virginia Itinerary

Start: Cincinnati
+2
Fly + Subway + Train:  5​h 30​min
1
Harpers Ferry
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
2
Elkins
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Fayetteville
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h
End: Cincinnati

1
night
Harpers Ferry

Harpers Ferry ©
With a population of less than 300, Harpers Ferry is as quaint as they come.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Thu): look for all kinds of wild species at Appalachian National Scenic Trail.

To see more things to do, maps, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Harpers Ferry online trip maker .

Cincinnati to Harpers Ferry is an approximately 5.5-hour combination of bus, flight, and train. You can also do a combination of bus, flight, subway, and train; or drive. In October, daily temperatures in Harpers Ferry can reach 68°F, while at night they dip to 46°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) early enough to travel to Elkins.

Things to do in Harpers Ferry

Parks Nature Historic Sites
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Harpers Ferry National Historical Park ©

3
nights
Elkins

Elkins ©
Elkins is a city in Randolph County, West Virginia, USA. Get in touch with nature at Dolly Sods and Blackwater Falls State Park. Change things up with these side-trips from Elkins: West Virginia State Wildlife Center (in French Creek), Davis (Mountain Trail Rides Horseback Riding & More & WVHighlands Artisan Gallery) and Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum (in Weston). It doesn't end there: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Bickel Knob Observation Tower and take an in-depth tour of Elkins Depot Welcome Center.

For where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Elkins trip itinerary website .

Traveling by car from Harpers Ferry to Elkins takes 3.5 hours. In October, plan for daily highs up to 67°F, and evening lows to 42°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) to allow time to travel to Fayetteville.

Things to do in Elkins

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Davis, West Virginia State Wildlife Center, Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum
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Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum ©
Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum
Blackwater Falls State Park ©
Blackwater Falls State Park
Dolly Sods ©
Dolly Sods

1
night
Fayetteville

Fayetteville ©
Fayetteville is a town in and the county seat of Fayette County, West Virginia, United States. Start off your visit on the 23rd (Tue): take in the views from New River Gorge Bridge, then admire the majestic nature at Hawks Nest State Park, and then explore the activities along New River Gorge National River.

For other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, use the Fayetteville road trip website .

Traveling by car from Elkins to Fayetteville takes 2.5 hours. October in Fayetteville sees daily highs of 65°F and lows of 46°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Fayetteville

Nature Parks

Side Trips

Hawks Nest State Park, New River Gorge National River
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New River Gorge National River ©
New River Gorge National River
Hawks Nest State Park ©
Hawks Nest State Park
New River Gorge Bridge ©
New River Gorge Bridge

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