7 days in West Virginia Itinerary

7 days in West Virginia Itinerary

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7 days in West Virginia Itinerary

Start: Pittsburgh
Drive:  3​h
1
Berkeley Springs
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Harpers Ferry
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
3
Snowshoe
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Beckley
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
5
Wheeling
— 1 night
bus:  1​h 15​min
End: Pittsburgh

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Berkeley Springs

Berkeley Springs ©
Berkeley Springs is a town in, and the county seat of, Morgan County, West Virginia, USA, in the state's Eastern Panhandle. Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Sun): immerse yourself in nature at Cacapon Resort State Park and then take in the natural beauty of Berkeley Springs State Park.

To find ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Berkeley Springs trip builder site .

Pittsburgh to Berkeley Springs is an approximately 2.5-hour car ride. In December, plan for daily highs up to 47°F, and evening lows to 30°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) early enough to travel to Harpers Ferry.

Things to do in Berkeley Springs

Nature Parks
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Berkeley Springs State Park ©
Berkeley Springs State Park
Cacapon Resort State Park ©
Cacapon Resort State Park

2
nights
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 3rd (Mon): take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Peter's Roman Catholic Church, contemplate the long history of John Brown's Fort, take some stellar pictures from The Point, then sample the fine beverages at Bloomery Plantation Distillery, then try your luck at Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races, and finally look for gifts at True Treats Historic Candy. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Harpers Ferry National Historical Park.

For ratings, photos, maps, and other tourist information, read Harpers Ferry itinerary maker tool .

Getting from Berkeley Springs to Harpers Ferry by car takes about 1.5 hours. In December in Harpers Ferry, expect temperatures between 47°F during the day and 30°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Snowshoe.

Things to do in Harpers Ferry

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trip

Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races
Highlights from your plan
True Treats Historic Candy ©
True Treats Historic Candy

1
night
Snowshoe

Snowshoe ©
Snowshoe is an unincorporated community in Pocahontas County, West Virginia, United States, centering on the Snowshoe Mountain ski resort. Kick off your visit on the 5th (Wed): immerse yourself in nature at Cass Scenic Railroad State Park and then fly down the slopes at Snowshoe Mountain Resort.

For where to stay, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read our Snowshoe trip itinerary maker website .

Traveling by car from Harpers Ferry to Snowshoe takes 4 hours. Traveling from Harpers Ferry in December, expect nights in Snowshoe to be about the same, around 29°F, while days are little chillier, around 42°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Beckley.

Things to do in Snowshoe

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trip

Cass Scenic Railroad State Park
Highlights from your plan
Snowshoe Mountain Resort ©
Snowshoe Mountain Resort
Cass Scenic Railroad State Park ©
Cass Scenic Railroad State Park

2
nights
Beckley

Beckley ©
Beckley is a city in and the county seat of Raleigh County, West Virginia, United States. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Thu): see the interesting displays at Whipple Company Store and Museum, then snap pictures at New River Gorge Bridge, then relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour, and finally view the masterpieces at Tamarack. On the next day, hit the slopes at Winterplace Ski Resort, then try for a hole-in-one at Mountain State Miniature Golf, and then explore the galleries of Beckley Exhibition Coal Mine and Youth Museum.

To find photos, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Beckley itinerary planner.

You can drive from Snowshoe to Beckley in 2.5 hours. In December, daily temperatures in Beckley can reach 46°F, while at night they dip to 30°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) so you can travel to Wheeling.

Things to do in Beckley

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports

Side Trips

New River Gorge Bridge, Winterplace Ski Resort, Whipple Company Store and Museum
Highlights from your plan
Tamarack: The Best of West Virginia ©
Winterplace Ski Resort ©
Winterplace Ski Resort
Mountain State Miniature Golf ©
Mountain State Miniature Golf

1
night
Wheeling

Wheeling ©
Wheeling is a city in Ohio and Marshall counties in the U.S. Start off your visit on the 8th (Sat): let little ones run wild at Oglebay Park, stop by Cabela's, then contemplate the long history of West Virginia Penitentiary, and finally take an in-depth tour of Archive of the Afterlife: The National Museum of the Paranormal.

To see photos, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Wheeling trip planner .

Getting from Beckley to Wheeling by combination of flight and car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and car. In December, plan for daily highs up to 43°F, and evening lows to 29°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) to allow time to drive back home.

Things to do in Wheeling

Fun & Games Parks Museums

Side Trips

Moundsville, Cabela's
Highlights from your plan
Oglebay Park ©
Oglebay Park
Cabela's ©
Cabela's

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