8 days in Mid-Ohio Valley Itinerary

8 days in Mid-Ohio Valley Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Mid-Ohio Valley trip planner
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Make it your trip
Fly
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Wheeling
— 3 nights
Drive
2
Parkersburg
— 2 nights
Drive
3
Point Pleasant
— 2 nights
Drive to Tri-State/Milton J. Ferguson Field, Fly to Kansas City

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Wheeling — 3 nights

Wheeling is a city in Ohio and Marshall counties in the U.S. state of West Virginia. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Wheeling: Moundsville (Palace of Gold & Archive of the Afterlife, "A Paranormal Museum"). And it doesn't end there: let the kids burn off some steam at Oglebay Park, contemplate the long history of West Virginia Penitentiary, take in the views from Suspension Bridge, and see the interesting displays at B&O Building.

For reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Wheeling trip planner.

Kansas City to Wheeling is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Traveling from Kansas City to Wheeling, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. September in Wheeling sees daily highs of 77°F and lows of 56°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) so you can go by car to Parkersburg.
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Parkersburg — 2 nights

Parkersburg is a city in and the county seat of Wood County, West Virginia, United States. Kick off your visit on the 16th (Fri): take some stellar pictures from Fort Boreman Park and then admire the majestic nature at Blennerhassett Island Historical State Park. Here are some ideas for day two: take an in-depth tour of Blennerhassett Museum and then delve into the lush surroundings at North Bend State Park.

To find where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Parkersburg day trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Wheeling to Parkersburg takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In September, plan for daily highs up to 80°F, and evening lows to 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) early enough to drive to Point Pleasant.
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Side Trip

Point Pleasant — 2 nights

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 18th (Sun): admire the majestic nature at Tu-Endie-Wei State Park, see the interesting displays at Mothman Museum, and then brush up on your military savvy at U.S. Navy Poster Museum. Here are some ideas for day two: stop by The Mason Jar and then examine the collection at Point Pleasant River Museum.

To find photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Point Pleasant trip maker.

You can drive from Parkersburg to Point Pleasant in 1.5 hours. In September, daily temperatures in Point Pleasant can reach 80°F, while at night they dip to 55°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) so you can drive back home.
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