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
1
Wheeling
— 4 nights
Drive
2
Point Pleasant
— 1 night
Drive
3
Parkersburg
— 2 nights
Drive to Yeager Airport, Fly to Philadelphia

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Wheeling — 4 nights

Wheeling is a city in Ohio and Marshall counties in the U.S. state of West Virginia. Kids will appreciate attractions like Oglebay Park and Suspension Bridge. Explore Wheeling's surroundings by going to Moundsville (Palace of Gold & Archive of the Afterlife, "A Paranormal Museum"). The adventure continues: steep yourself in history at West Virginia Penitentiary, deepen your understanding at West Virginia Independence Hall, stroll around Wheeling Park, and admire the masterpieces at Oglebay Institute Glass Museum.

To find reviews, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Wheeling trip planner.

Philadelphia to Wheeling is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of train and taxi. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Philadelphia in June: high temperatures in Wheeling hover around 79°F and lows are around 60°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) early enough to travel to Point Pleasant.
Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Fun & Games
Side Trip

Point Pleasant — 1 night

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 17th (Fri): immerse yourself in nature at Tu-Endie-Wei State Park, then examine the collection at Mothman Museum, and then brush up on your military savvy at U.S. Navy Poster Museum.

For ratings and more tourist information, read Point Pleasant online road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Wheeling to Point Pleasant takes 3 hours. Traveling from Wheeling in June, you will find days in Point Pleasant are somewhat warmer (85°F), and nights are about the same (61°F). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) so you can go by car to Parkersburg.
Museums · Nature · Parks

Parkersburg — 2 nights

Parkersburg is a city in and the county seat of Wood County, West Virginia, United States. On the 18th (Sat), take some stellar pictures from Fort Boreman Park and then immerse yourself in nature at Blennerhassett Island Historical State Park. On your second day here, take an in-depth tour of Blennerhassett Museum and then take a peaceful walk through North Bend State Park.

To see reviews, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Parkersburg trip planner.

Getting from Point Pleasant to Parkersburg by car takes about 1.5 hours. In June, daily temperatures in Parkersburg can reach 82°F, while at night they dip to 61°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.
Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Museums
Side Trip