7 days in West Virginia Itinerary

7 days in West Virginia Itinerary

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Harpers Ferry
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Elkins
— 3 nights
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Fayetteville
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Harpers Ferry

Harpers Ferry ©
With a population of less than 300, Harpers Ferry is as quaint as they come.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Mon): get great views at The Point and then try to win big at Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races. Here are some ideas for day two: stroll through Harpers Ferry National Historical Park and then trek along Appalachian National Scenic Trail.

For where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Harpers Ferry road trip app.

Newark to Harpers Ferry is an approximately 4.5-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or fly. Traveling from Newark in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Harpers Ferry, with lows of 62°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) so you can travel to Elkins.

Things to do in Harpers Ferry

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Fun & Games

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Elkins

Elkins ©
Elkins is a city in Randolph County, West Virginia, USA. Venture out of the city with trips to Blackwater Outdoor Adventures (in Parsons), Seneca Rocks (in Seneca Rocks) and Blackwater Falls State Park (in Davis). There's much more to do: steep yourself in history at Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum, appreciate the history behind Iron Horse Statue, take in the exciting artwork at Appalachian Glass, and identify plant and animal life at Bickel Knob Observation Tower.

To find photos, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Elkins vacation builder tool.

Getting from Harpers Ferry to Elkins by car takes about 3.5 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 80°F, and evening lows to 58°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Fayetteville.

Things to do in Elkins

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Museums

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Fayetteville

Fayetteville ©
Fayetteville is a town in and the county seat of Fayette County, West Virginia, United States. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Sat): discover the riches below the earth's surface at Beckley Exhibition Coal Mine and Youth Museum and then stop by Tamarack: The Best of West Virginia. Keep things going the next day: take in the views from New River Gorge Bridge and then explore the striking landscape at New River Gorge National River.

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Drive from Elkins to Fayetteville in 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 79°F in August, and nighttime lows around 61°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Fayetteville

Parks · Nature · Museums · Shopping

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Geologic Formation
New River Gorge National River
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Gift & Specialty Shop
Tamarack: The Best of West Virginia
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