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:  6​h 15​min
1
Morgantown
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
2
Fayetteville
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
3
Davis
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
4
Harpers Ferry
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 15​min
End: Newark

2
nights
Morgantown

Morgantown ©
Morgantown is a city in and the county seat of Monongalia County, West Virginia, situated along the banks of the Monongahela River. On your second day here, deepen your understanding at West Virginia University, then admire the majestic nature at Coopers Rock State Forest, and then hike along Cheat Lake Trail.

For photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Morgantown trip planner .

Newark to Morgantown is an approximately 6-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of flight and car. Traveling from Newark in August, plan for slightly colder nights in Morgantown, with lows around 63°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) early enough to travel to Fayetteville.

Things to do in Morgantown

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Weston, Telephone Museum, Coopers Rock State Forest
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West Virginia University ©
West Virginia University
Coopers Rock State Forest ©
Coopers Rock State Forest
Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum ©
Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum

2
nights
Fayetteville

Fayetteville ©
Fayetteville is a town in and the county seat of Fayette County, West Virginia, United States. On the 21st (Wed), make a trip to Fayette Station Road, snap pictures at New River Gorge Bridge, and then explore the striking landscape at New River Gorge National River. On the 22nd (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: enjoy the sand and surf at Battle Run Beach and then trek along Grandview State Park.

To find reviews, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, use the Fayetteville road trip planning site .

You can drive from Morgantown to Fayetteville in 2.5 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 79°F, and evening lows to 61°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) early enough to travel to Davis.

Things to do in Fayetteville

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Fayette Station Road, New River Gorge National River, Battle Run Beach, Grandview State Park
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New River Gorge Bridge ©
New River Gorge Bridge
New River Gorge National River ©
New River Gorge National River

1
night
Davis

Davis ©
Davis is a town in Tucker County, West Virginia, along the Blackwater River. Start off your visit on the 23rd (Fri): take in the exciting artwork at WVHighlands Artisan Gallery and then admire the majestic nature at Blackwater Falls State Park.

For more things to do, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read Davis trip itinerary planning website .

Drive from Fayetteville to Davis in 3 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Davis can reach 83°F, while at night they dip to 62°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) early enough to travel to Harpers Ferry.

Things to do in Davis

Nature Parks Shopping

Side Trip

Blackwater Outdoor Adventures
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Blackwater Outdoor Adventures ©
Blackwater Outdoor Adventures
Blackwater Falls State Park ©
Blackwater Falls State Park

1
night
Harpers Ferry

Harpers Ferry ©
With a population of less than 300, Harpers Ferry is as quaint as they come.
On the 24th (Sat), explore the striking landscape of Harpers Ferry National Historical Park, take some stellar pictures from The Point, and then stroll the grounds of Harper Cemetery.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Harpers Ferry day trip tool .

Traveling by car from Davis to Harpers Ferry takes 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 84°F in August, and nighttime lows around 62°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Harpers Ferry

Historic Sites Nature Parks
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Harpers Ferry National Historical Park ©
Harper Cemetery ©
Harper Cemetery
The Point ©
The Point

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