60 days in West Virginia Itinerary

60 days in West Virginia Itinerary

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Start: New York City
+4
Train + Foot + Train + Foot + Fly:  4 h 15 min
1
Charleston
— 7 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
2
Beckley
— 7 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
3
White Sulphur Springs
— 6 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
4
Snowshoe
— 6 nights
Drive:  2 h
5
Weston
— 6 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
6
Wheeling
— 7 nights
Drive:  3 h
7
Davis
— 7 nights
Drive:  2 h
8
Berkeley Springs
— 6 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
9
Harpers Ferry
— 7 nights
Drive:  4 h 45 min
End: New York City

7
nights
Charleston

Charleston ©
Charleston is the capital and the largest city in the U.S. Escape the urban bustle at Kanawha State Forest and Wallace Hartman Nature Preserve. Do your shopping at Blenko Glass Co and Charleston Town Center Mall. Venture out of the city with trips to Barboursville Park (in Barboursville), Williamson (The Coal House & Hatfield McCoy Trail - Buffalo Mountain Trail System) and Hatfield-McCoy Trail (in Lyburn). There's still lots to do: get into the urban bustle at Culture Center, get engrossed in the history at West Virginia State Museum, ponder the world of politics at West Virginia State Capitol, and browse the eclectic array of goods at Capitol Market.

To find maps, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Charleston trip planning tool.

New York City to Charleston is an approximately 4.5- hour combination of train and flight. You can also fly; or drive. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from New York City in April: highs in Charleston hover around 70°F, while lows dip to 45°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to drive to Beckley.

Things to do in Charleston

Parks Trails Outdoors

Side Trips

Parkersburg, South Charleston, Williamson, Point Pleasant, Barboursville Park
Highlights from your plan
Chief Logan State Park ©
Chief Logan State Park
Blenko Glass Co ©
Blenko Glass Co
Blennerhassett Island Historical State Park ©
Blennerhassett Island Historical State Park

7
nights
Beckley

Beckley ©
Beckley is a city in and the county seat of Raleigh County, West Virginia, United States. Get outdoors at Grandview State Park and East River Mountain Overlook. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Beckley: Pipestem State Park (in Pipestem), Endless Wall Trail (in Lansing) and Fayetteville (New River Gorge Bridge & Long Point Trail). And it doesn't end there: stop by Tamarack: The Best of West Virginia, do a tasting at Daniel Vineyards, examine the collection at Beckley Exhibition Coal Mine and Youth Museum, and immerse yourself in nature at Hawks Nest State Park.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Beckley trip planning website.

You can drive from Charleston to Beckley in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Charleston in April, you will find days in Beckley are a bit cooler (65°F), and nights are about the same (43°F). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) so you can go by car to White Sulphur Springs.

Things to do in Beckley

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Ansted, Fayetteville, Pipestem State Park, Stonehaven Golf Course, Babcock State Park
Highlights from your plan
Tamarack: The Best of West Virginia ©
Tamarack: The Best of West Virginia
New River Gorge National River ©
New River Gorge National River
Babcock State Park ©
Babcock State Park

6
nights
White Sulphur Springs

White Sulphur Springs ©
White Sulphur Springs is a city in Greenbrier County, West Virginia, United States. Escape the urban bustle at Blue Bend Recreation Area and Cranberry Mountain Nature Center. You'll find plenty of places to visit near White Sulphur Springs: Marlinton (Watoga State Park & Beartown State Park), Hillsboro (Falls of Hills Creek & Greenbrier River Trail) and Sandstone Falls (in Sandstone). The adventure continues: look for all kinds of wild species at The Greenbrier, learn about winemaking at Watts Roost Vineyard, explore the fascinating underground world of Lost World Caverns, and steep yourself in history at Greenbrier Government Relocation Facility.

To find where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the White Sulphur Springs online trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Beckley to White Sulphur Springs takes 1.5 hours. In April, daytime highs in White Sulphur Springs are 64°F, while nighttime lows are 40°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) so you can go by car to Snowshoe.

Things to do in White Sulphur Springs

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Lewisburg, Marlinton, Hillsboro, Organ Cave, Cranberry Glades Botanical Area
Highlights from your plan
The Greenbrier ©
The Greenbrier
Lost World Caverns ©
Lost World Caverns
Cranberry Mountain Nature Center ©
Cranberry Mountain Nature Center

6
nights
Snowshoe

Snowshoe ©
Snowshoe is an unincorporated community in Pocahontas County, West Virginia, United States, centering on the Snowshoe Mountain ski resort. Escape the urban bustle at Cheat Mountain Ridge Natural Trail and Shavers Lake & Lift Rides. Get out of town with these interesting Snowshoe side-trips: Marlinton (Seneca State Forest & Highland Scenic Highway), Gaudineer Scenic Area (in Durbin) and Elkins (Monongahela National Forest & Dolly Sods). There's much more to do: play a few rounds at Raven Golf Club, explore the activities along Gauley River, trek along Spruce Knob, and take a peaceful walk through Kumbrabow State Forest.

To see ratings, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Snowshoe itinerary app.

Drive from White Sulphur Springs to Snowshoe in 2 hours. When traveling from White Sulphur Springs in April, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Snowshoe: temperatures range from 58°F by day to 40°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Weston.

Things to do in Snowshoe

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Marlinton, Elkins, Spruce Knob, Gaudineer Scenic Area, Gauley River
Highlights from your plan
Dolly Sods ©
Dolly Sods
Snowshoe Mountain Resort ©
Snowshoe Mountain Resort
Cass Scenic Railroad State Park ©
Cass Scenic Railroad State Park

6
nights
Weston

Weston ©
Weston is a city in Lewis County, West Virginia, United States. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Appalachian Glass and West Virginia American Art Glass. Step out of the city life by going to West Virginia State Wildlife Center and Holly River State Park. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Weston: Audra State Park (in Buckhannon), Elkins (Allegheny Highlands Trail, Bickel Knob Observation Tower, &more) and Cedar Creek State Park (in Glenville). There's lots more to do: contemplate the long history of Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum, learn about winemaking at Lambert's Vintage Wines, examine the collection at Museum of American Glass, and have some family-friendly fun at Stonewall Resort Recreation.

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Getting from Snowshoe to Weston by car takes about 2 hours. When traveling from Snowshoe in April, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Weston: temperatures range from 65°F by day to 42°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) early enough to drive to Wheeling.

Things to do in Weston

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Elkins, Roanoke, Audra State Park, John Henry Memorial Park, West Virginia State Wildlife Center
Highlights from your plan
Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum ©
Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum
West Virginia State Wildlife Center ©
West Virginia State Wildlife Center
Holly River State Park ©
Holly River State Park

7
nights
Wheeling

Wheeling ©
Wheeling is a city in Ohio and Marshall counties in the U.S. Do your shopping at Cabela's and Morgantown Mall. Get outdoors at Cheat Lake Trail and Coopers Rock State Forest. Get out of town with these interesting Wheeling side-trips: McDonough Wildlife Refuge (in Vienna), Fairmont (Telephone Museum & Heston Farm) and Morgantown (Forks of Cheat Winery, Caperton Trail, &more). And it doesn't end there: let little ones run wild at Oglebay Park, snap pictures at Suspension Bridge, brush up on your military savvy at Archive of the Afterlife, "A Paranormal Museum", and appreciate the history behind Madonna of the Trail.

For photos, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Wheeling trip planner.

Drive from Weston to Wheeling in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. May in Wheeling sees daily highs of 71°F and lows of 52°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) so you can travel to Davis.

Things to do in Wheeling

Parks Fun & Games Casinos

Side Trips

Morgantown, Moundsville, Fairmont, Cabela's, McDonough Wildlife Refuge
Highlights from your plan
McDonough Wildlife Refuge ©
McDonough Wildlife Refuge
Coopers Rock State Forest ©
Coopers Rock State Forest
Cabela's ©
Cabela's

7
nights
Davis

Davis ©
Davis is a town in Tucker County, West Virginia, along the Blackwater River. Get in touch with nature at Blackwater Falls State Park and Little Canaan Wildlife Management Area. Shop till you drop at Lost River Artisans Cooperative and WVHighlands Artisan Gallery. Get out of town with these interesting Davis side-trips: Seneca Caverns (in Riverton), Seneca Rocks (Seneca Rocks Mountain Guides & Seneca Rocks) and Lost River State Park (in Mathias). And it doesn't end there: identify plant and animal life at Canaan Valley National Wildlife Refuge, stroll through Canaan Valley Resort State Park, stop by Blackwater Outdoor Adventures, and glide through natural beauty at White Grass Touring and Cafe.

For more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read our Davis road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Wheeling to Davis takes 3 hours. In May, daytime highs in Davis are 75°F, while nighttime lows are 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Berkeley Springs.

Things to do in Davis

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Seneca Rocks, Seneca Caverns, Cathedral State Park, Lost River Artisans Cooperative, Lost River State Park
Highlights from your plan
Blackwater Falls State Park ©
Blackwater Falls State Park
Seneca Rocks ©
Seneca Rocks
Canaan Valley Resort State Park ©
Canaan Valley Resort State Park

6
nights
Berkeley Springs

Berkeley Springs ©
Berkeley Springs is a town in, and the county seat of, Morgan County, West Virginia, USA, in the state's Eastern Panhandle. Head to Berkeley Springs Antique Mall and Kitchen's Orchard and Farm Marketfor some retail therapy. Step out of the city life by going to Berkeley Springs State Park and Sleepy Creek Wildlife Management Area. The adventure continues: immerse yourself in nature at Cacapon Resort State Park, see the interesting displays at Museum of the Berkeley Springs, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Give Purrs a Chance, and indulge your thirst for a good beer at Berkeley Springs Brewing Co.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Berkeley Springs trip planner.

Traveling by car from Davis to Berkeley Springs takes 2 hours. In May, plan for daily highs up to 74°F, and evening lows to 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Harpers Ferry.

Things to do in Berkeley Springs

Shopping Parks Museums

Side Trips

Sleepy Creek Wildlife Management Area, Kitchen's Orchard and Farm Market
Highlights from your plan
Berkeley Springs Antique Mall ©
Berkeley Springs Antique Mall
Berkeley Springs State Park ©
Berkeley Springs State Park
Cacapon Resort State Park ©
Cacapon Resort State Park

7
nights
Harpers Ferry

Harpers Ferry ©
With a population of less than 300, Harpers Ferry is as quaint as they come.
Step out of the city life by going to Harpers Ferry National Historical Park and Locust Hill Golf Course. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Orr's Farm Market and O'Hurley's General Store. When in Harpers Ferry, make a side trip to see Old Norbourne Cemetery in Martinsburg, approximately Martinsburg away. And it doesn't end there: try your luck at Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races, get great views at Split Rock Overlook, stroll through Armory Canal Trail, and steep yourself in history at White Hall Tavern.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Harpers Ferry visit planning tool.

You can drive from Berkeley Springs to Harpers Ferry in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 74°F in May, and nighttime lows around 52°F. On the 30th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Harpers Ferry

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Shepherdstown, Charles Town, Martinsburg
Highlights from your plan
Harpers Ferry National Historical Park ©
Harpers Ferry National Historical Park
Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races ©
Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races
Appalachian National Scenic Trail ©
Appalachian National Scenic Trail

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