7 days in Rocky Mountain National Park & West Virginia Itinerary

7 days in Rocky Mountain National Park & West Virginia Itinerary

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Rocky Mountain National Park
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Oak Hill
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Weston
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Rocky Mountain National Park

Rocky Mountain National Park ©
Rocky Mountain National Park presents an ideal setting for recreation in the mountain range for which the park is named.
Get in touch with nature at Trail Ridge Road and Lily Lake Trailhead. Wild Basin Area and Chapel on the Rock will appeal to history buffs. There's much more to do: take in the awesome beauty at Deer Mountain, admire the sheer force of Calypso Cascades, appreciate the views at Many Parks Curve Overlook, and hike along Cub Lake Trail.

Before you visit Rocky Mountain National Park, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Chicago to Rocky Mountain National Park is an approximately 8-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and car. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Chicago in September, expect little chillier with lows of 50°F in Rocky Mountain National Park. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) early enough to travel to Oak Hill.

Things to do in Rocky Mountain National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails
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Deer Mountain ©
Deer Mountain
Many Parks Curve Overlook ©
Many Parks Curve Overlook
Tundra Communities Trail ©
Tundra Communities Trail

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Oak Hill

Oak Hill ©
Oak Hill is a city in Fayette County, West Virginia, United States and is the primary city within the Oak Hill, WV Micropolitan Statistical Area. On the 10th (Thu), see a world frozen in time at Thurmond, get interesting insight from TreeTops Canopy Tour, then take in the dramatic natural features at New River Gorge National River, and finally test your problem-solving skills at Escape-A-Torium.

To find maps, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Oak Hill day trip site.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Rocky Mountain National Park to Oak Hill. Traveling from Rocky Mountain National Park to Oak Hill, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Rocky Mountain National Park, expect slightly colder days and somewhat warmer nights in Oak Hill, ranging from highs of 75°F to lows of 56°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) so you can travel to Weston.

Things to do in Oak Hill

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Tours · Nature

Side Trips

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Thurmond ©
Thurmond
New River Gorge National River ©
New River Gorge National River
Escape-A-Torium ©
Escape-A-Torium

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Weston

Weston ©
Weston is a city in Lewis County, West Virginia, United States. Start off your visit on the 11th (Fri): do a tasting at Lambert's Vintage Wines, then contemplate the long history of WVU Jackson's Mill Farmstead, and then steep yourself in history at Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum.

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Getting from Oak Hill to Weston by car takes about 2 hours. In September in Weston, expect temperatures between 76°F during the day and 56°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Weston

Historic Sites · Wineries
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WVU Jackson's Mill Farmstead ©
WVU Jackson's Mill Farmstead
Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum ©
Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum
Lambert's Vintage Wines ©
Lambert's Vintage Wines

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