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 15​min
2
Elkins
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Fayetteville
— 2 nights
Drive:  8​h
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 12th (Mon), get great views at The Point and then try your luck at Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races. On the 13th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the striking landscape of Harpers Ferry National Historical Park and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Appalachian National Scenic Trail.

Ask Inspirock to suggest an itinerary and make planning a trip to Harpers Ferry fast, fun, and easy.

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 August, expect a bit cooler with lows of 62°F in Harpers Ferry. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) so you can travel to Elkins.

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 ©
The Point ©
The Point

3
nights
Elkins

Elkins ©
Elkins is a city in Randolph County, West Virginia, USA. Change things up with these side-trips from Elkins: Blackwater Falls State Park (in Davis), Seneca Rocks (in Seneca Rocks) and Blackwater Outdoor Adventures (in Parsons). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the long history of Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum, immerse yourself in nature at Cass Scenic Railroad State Park, take a peaceful walk through Bickel Knob Observation Tower, and appreciate the history behind Iron Horse Statue.

To see where to stay, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Elkins trip planner.

You can drive from Harpers Ferry to Elkins in 3.5 hours. In August in Elkins, expect temperatures between 80°F during the day and 58°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) so you can travel to Fayetteville.

Things to do in Elkins

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Weston, Blackwater Falls State Park, Cass Scenic Railroad State Park, Seneca Rocks, Blackwater Outdoor Adventures
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Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum ©
Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum
Blackwater Outdoor Adventures ©
Blackwater Outdoor Adventures
Blackwater Falls State Park ©
Blackwater Falls State Park

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 17th (Sat): examine the collection at Beckley Exhibition Coal Mine and Youth Museum, hunt for treasures at Tamarack, and then let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour. Keep things going the next day: snap pictures at New River Gorge Bridge and then explore the striking landscape at New River Gorge National River.

To find photos, maps, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Fayetteville trip itinerary maker .

You can drive from Elkins to Fayetteville in 2.5 hours. August in Fayetteville sees daily highs of 79°F and lows of 61°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Fayetteville

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Beckley, New River Gorge National River
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New River Gorge Bridge ©
New River Gorge Bridge
New River Gorge National River ©
New River Gorge National River

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