7 days in Charlotte & West Virginia Itinerary

7 days in Charlotte & West Virginia Itinerary

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7 days in Charlotte & West Virginia Itinerary

Start: New York City
bus + Fly:  4​h 30​min
1
Charlotte
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
2
Beckley
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Weston
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
4
Harpers Ferry
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 45​min
End: New York City

3
nights
Charlotte

Charlotte ©
A rapidly growing city in central North Carolina, Charlotte is the state's largest urban center and a major regional hub for finance, industry, technology, and entertainment.
NASCAR Hall of Fame and Levine Museum of the New South are good opportunities to explore the local culture. You'll explore and learn at International Civil Rights Center & Museum and Carolina Raptor Center. Venture out of the city with trips to Greensboro Science Center (in Greensboro), Greenville (Falls Park on the Reedy & Dark Corner Distillery) and Zipline (in Lake Lure). There's more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Latta Plantation Nature Center & Preserve.

To see traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read Charlotte trip planner .

New York City to Charlotte is an approximately 4.5-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also fly; or drive. In August, daytime highs in Charlotte are 88°F, while nighttime lows are 69°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) early enough to travel to Beckley.

Things to do in Charlotte

Museums Parks Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Huntersville, Greenville, Greensboro, Zipline
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Falls Park on the Reedy ©
Falls Park on the Reedy
Zipline
NASCAR Hall of Fame ©
NASCAR Hall of Fame

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Beckley

Beckley ©
Beckley is a city in and the county seat of Raleigh County, West Virginia, United States. Start off your visit on the 20th (Tue): relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour, browse the eclectic array of goods at Tamarack, and then explore the galleries of Beckley Exhibition Coal Mine and Youth Museum.

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Traveling by car from Charlotte to Beckley takes 3.5 hours. Traveling from Charlotte in August, things will get slightly colder in Beckley: highs are around 79°F and lows about 61°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) so you can travel to Weston.

Things to do in Beckley

Museums Shopping
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1
night
Weston

Weston ©
Weston is a city in Lewis County, West Virginia, United States. On the 21st (Wed), see the interesting displays at Museum of American Glass, then shop like a local with Appalachian Glass, then view the masterpieces at West Virginia American Art Glass, and finally steep yourself in history at Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Weston holiday planning site .

You can drive from Beckley to Weston in 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 80°F in August, and nighttime lows around 61°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Harpers Ferry.

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

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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 22nd (Thu), explore the striking landscape of Harpers Ferry National Historical Park and then hike along Appalachian National Scenic Trail.

To see more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Harpers Ferry trip planning tool .

Traveling by car from Weston to Harpers Ferry takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. August in Harpers Ferry sees daily highs of 84°F and lows of 62°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) to allow time to drive back home.

Things to do in Harpers Ferry

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Harpers Ferry National Historical Park ©

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