6 days in Wheeling & Niagara Falls Itinerary

6 days in Wheeling & Niagara Falls Itinerary

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6 days in Wheeling & Niagara Falls Itinerary

Start: Pittsburgh
Drive:  1​h 15​min
1
Wheeling
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 15​min
2
Niagara Falls
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
End: Pittsburgh

1
night
Wheeling

Wheeling ©
Wheeling is a city in Ohio and Marshall counties in the U.S. On the 16th (Thu), steep yourself in history at West Virginia Penitentiary, take an in-depth tour of Archive of the Afterlife: The National Museum of the Paranormal, then let little ones run wild at Oglebay Park, and finally admire the natural beauty at Heritage Port Park & Sculpture Garden. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Fri): steep yourself in history at Historic Fort Steuben, steep yourself in history at Meadowcroft Rockshelter and Historic Village, and then join the crowd at The Meadows Racetrack and Casino.

To find more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Wheeling trip planner.

Pittsburgh to Wheeling is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. You can also take a bus. August in Wheeling sees daily highs of 81°F and lows of 62°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Niagara Falls.

Things to do in Wheeling

#Fun & Games, #Historic Sites, #Casinos

Side Trips

Moundsville, Meadowcroft Rockshelter and Historic Village, The Meadows Racetrack and Casino, Historic Fort Steuben
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3
nights
Niagara Falls

Niagara Falls ©
The city of Niagara Falls houses the U.S.
Get in touch with nature at Hamlin Beach State Park and Cave of the Winds. Museum-lovers will appreciate The Strong National Museum of Play and Buffalo & Erie County Naval and Military Park. Change things up with a short trip to Frank Lloyd Wright's Darwin D. Martin House Complex in Buffalo (about 30 minutes away). There's lots more to do: try your luck at Seneca Niagara Casino, admire the sheer force of Niagara Falls, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Mary of the Cataract R. C. Parish, and take in panoramic vistas at Niagara Falls Observation Tower.

To see traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Niagara Falls trip planner .

Drive from Wheeling to Niagara Falls in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Niagara Falls are 80°F, while nighttime lows are 61°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to go by car back home.

Things to do in Niagara Falls

#Nature, #Parks, #Museums

Side Trips

Buffalo, The Strong National Museum of Play, Hamlin Beach State Park, Old Fort Niagara
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Cave of the Winds ©
Cave of the Winds
Niagara Falls ©
Niagara Falls
The Strong National Museum of Play ©

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