7 days in West Virginia Itinerary

7 days in West Virginia Itinerary

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7 days in West Virginia Itinerary

Start: Newark
Drive:  4​h
1
Harpers Ferry
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 45​min
2
Lewisburg
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Fayetteville
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Weston
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
5
Moundsville
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  4​h 45​min
End: Newark

1
night
Harpers Ferry

Harpers Ferry ©
With a population of less than 300, Harpers Ferry is as quaint as they come.
On the 28th (Sat), hike along Appalachian National Scenic Trail and then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Peter's Roman Catholic Church. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Harpers Ferry National Historical Park and then try your luck at Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races.

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Newark to Harpers Ferry is an approximately 4-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of flight and car. Traveling from Newark in September, Harpers Ferry is slightly colder at night with lows of 56°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) so you can travel to Lewisburg.

Things to do in Harpers Ferry

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trip

Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races
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Harpers Ferry National Historical Park ©
St. Peter's Roman Catholic Church ©
St. Peter's Roman Catholic Church

1
night
Lewisburg

Lewisburg ©
Lewisburg is a city in Greenbrier County, West Virginia, USA. Start off your visit on the 30th (Mon): contemplate the long history of Greenbrier Historical Society and North House Museum, pause for some serene contemplation at Old Stone Presbyterian Church, then identify plant and animal life at The Greenbrier, and finally brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Smooth Ambler Distillery.

For reviews, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Lewisburg day trip planner.

You can drive from Harpers Ferry to Lewisburg in 4 hours. September in Lewisburg sees daily highs of 75°F and lows of 53°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Fayetteville.

Things to do in Lewisburg

Wildlife Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

The Greenbrier, Smooth Ambler Distillery
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The Greenbrier ©
The Greenbrier
Smooth Ambler Distillery ©
Smooth Ambler Distillery

2
nights
Fayetteville

Fayetteville ©
Fayetteville is a town in and the county seat of Fayette County, West Virginia, United States. Start off your visit on the 1st (Tue): kick back and relax at Battle Run Beach, admire the majestic nature at Hawks Nest State Park, and then admire the sheer force of Cathedral Falls. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed): snap pictures at New River Gorge Bridge, take a peaceful walk through Babcock State Park, and then take in the dramatic natural features at New River Gorge National River.

For traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Fayetteville day trip planning site .

You can drive from Lewisburg to Fayetteville in 1.5 hours. In September, daytime highs in Fayetteville are 75°F, while nighttime lows are 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) early enough to travel to Weston.

Things to do in Fayetteville

Parks Nature Beaches

Side Trips

Battle Run Beach, Babcock State Park, Hawks Nest State Park, New River Gorge National River, Cathedral Falls
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Babcock State Park ©
Babcock State Park
New River Gorge National River ©
New River Gorge National River
Hawks Nest State Park ©
Hawks Nest State Park

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night
Weston

Weston ©
Weston is a city in Lewis County, West Virginia, United States. Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Thu): examine the collection at Museum of American Glass, contemplate the long history of WVU Jackson's Mill Farmstead, then take in the exciting artwork at Appalachian Glass, and finally contemplate the long history of Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum.

To find photos, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Weston trip itinerary planning tool .

Traveling by car from Fayetteville to Weston takes 2 hours. In October, daily temperatures in Weston can reach 66°F, while at night they dip to 46°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Moundsville.

Things to do in Weston

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

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night
Moundsville

Moundsville ©
Moundsville is a city in Marshall County, West Virginia, along the Ohio River. Start off your visit on the 4th (Fri): steep yourself in history at Grave Creek Mound Archaeological Complex, steep yourself in history at West Virginia Penitentiary, admire the masterpieces at Oglebay Institute Glass Museum, then learn about all things military at Archive of the Afterlife: The National Museum of the Paranormal, and finally examine the collection at Archive of the Afterlife: The National Museum of the Paranormal.

To find traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Moundsville holiday maker tool .

Drive from Weston to Moundsville in 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 66°F in October, and nighttime lows around 47°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Moundsville

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Oglebay Institute Glass Museum
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