8 days in Mid-Ohio Valley Itinerary

8 days in Mid-Ohio Valley Itinerary

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8 days in Mid-Ohio Valley Itinerary

Start: San Francisco
Fly + Drive:  10​h 30​min
1
Point Pleasant
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Parkersburg
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Wheeling
— 4 nights
+3
bus + foot + bus + Fly:  9​h 45​min
End: San Francisco

1
night
Point Pleasant

Point Pleasant ©
Point Pleasant is a city in and the county seat of Mason County, West Virginia, USA, at the confluence of the Ohio and Kanawha Rivers. Start off your visit on the 24th (Wed): examine the collection at Point Pleasant River Museum, immerse yourself in nature at Tu-Endie-Wei State Park, look for gifts at The Mason Jar, then examine the collection at Mothman Museum, and finally learn about all things military at U.S. Navy Poster Museum.

For ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Point Pleasant trip site .

San Francisco to Point Pleasant is an approximately 10.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. You'll lose 3 hours traveling from San Francisco to Point Pleasant due to the time zone difference. Traveling from San Francisco in July, expect Point Pleasant to be a bit warmer, temps between 85°F and 64°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) so you can go by car to Parkersburg.

Things to do in Point Pleasant

Museums Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Mothman Museum ©
Mothman Museum
Tu-Endie-Wei State Park ©
Tu-Endie-Wei State Park
Point Pleasant River Museum ©
Point Pleasant River Museum

2
nights
Parkersburg

Parkersburg ©
Parkersburg is a city in and the county seat of Wood County, West Virginia, United States. Start off your visit on the 25th (Thu): walk around Fort Boreman Park, then admire the majestic nature at Blennerhassett Island Historical State Park, then get engrossed in the history at Blennerhassett Museum, and finally don't miss a visit to Point Park. Keep things going the next day: admire the majestic nature at North Bend State Park, then stop by Berdine's Five and Dime, and then admire the striking features of G. W. Henderson Plantation - Henderson Hall.

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Drive from Point Pleasant to Parkersburg in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 84°F in July, and nighttime lows around 64°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) early enough to travel to Wheeling.

Things to do in Parkersburg

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Berdine's Five and Dime, G. W. Henderson Plantation - Henderson Hall, North Bend State Park
Highlights from your plan
Fort Boreman Park ©
Fort Boreman Park
Blennerhassett Museum ©
Blennerhassett Museum

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nights
Wheeling

Wheeling ©
Wheeling is a city in Ohio and Marshall counties in the U.S. When in Wheeling, make a side trip to see Palace of Gold in Moundsville, approximately 34 minutes away. There's still lots to do: let little ones run wild at Oglebay Park, steep yourself in history at West Virginia Penitentiary, deepen your understanding at West Virginia Independence Hall, and admire the masterpieces at Oglebay Institute Glass Museum.

To see ratings, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Wheeling driving holiday planning site .

Drive from Parkersburg to Wheeling in 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 82°F in July, and nighttime lows around 63°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Wheeling

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trip

Moundsville
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West Virginia Penitentiary ©
West Virginia Penitentiary
Oglebay Park ©
Oglebay Park
Suspension Bridge ©
Suspension Bridge