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: Washington DC
Drive:  6​h
1
Point Pleasant
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Parkersburg
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Wheeling
— 4 nights
Drive:  5​h
End: Washington DC

1
night
Point Pleasant

Point Pleasant ©
On the 4th (Fri), stop by The Mason Jar and then examine the collection at Mothman Museum.

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Washington DC to Point Pleasant is an approximately 6-hour car ride. You can also fly. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Point Pleasant when traveling from Washington DC in October, with lows around 46°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) so you can travel to Parkersburg.

Things to do in Point Pleasant

#Museums, #Nature, #Parks
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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 6th (Sun): tour the pleasant surroundings at Fort Boreman Park, then contemplate the long history of G. W. Henderson Plantation - Henderson Hall, and then admire the majestic nature at Blennerhassett Island Historical State Park. Here are some ideas for day two: get engrossed in the history at Blennerhassett Museum, then examine the collection at Oil & Gas Museum, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at North Bend State Park.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Parkersburg trip planner.

Drive from Point Pleasant to Parkersburg in 1.5 hours. In October, daily temperatures in Parkersburg can reach 68°F, while at night they dip to 46°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) so you can travel to Wheeling.

Things to do in Parkersburg

#Parks, #Nature, #Historic Sites

Side Trips

G. W. Henderson Plantation - Henderson Hall, North Bend State Park
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Fort Boreman Park ©
Fort Boreman Park

4
nights
Wheeling

Wheeling ©
Wheeling is a city in Ohio and Marshall counties in the U.S. Take a break from Wheeling with a short trip to Palace of Gold in Moundsville, about 34 minutes away. The adventure continues: steep yourself in history at West Virginia Penitentiary, look for gifts at Centre Market, let little ones run wild at Oglebay Park, and snap pictures at Suspension Bridge.

To find reviews, maps, and tourist information, go to the Wheeling trip maker .

Getting from Parkersburg to Wheeling by car takes about 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 66°F in October, and nighttime lows around 47°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Wheeling

#Historic Sites, #Fun & Games, #Parks

Side Trip

Moundsville
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Oglebay Park ©
Oglebay Park
West Virginia Penitentiary ©
West Virginia Penitentiary