8 days in West Virginia Itinerary

8 days in West Virginia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock West Virginia sightseeing planner
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Charles Town
— 2 nights
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Beckley
— 2 nights
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Snowshoe
— 1 night
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Davis
— 2 nights
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Charles Town — 2 nights

Charles Town, officially the City of Charles Town, is a city in Jefferson County, West Virginia, and is also the county seat. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Charles Town: Berkeley Springs (Cacapon Resort State Park & Berkeley Springs State Park). Spend the 18th (Fri) exploring nature at Harpers Ferry National Historical Park. And it doesn't end there: try your luck at Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races, relax and rejuvenate at Vivo Day Spa, and look for gifts at True Treats Historic Candy.

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Newark to Charles Town is an approximately 4-hour car ride. February in Charles Town sees daily highs of 45°F and lows of 26°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) early enough to travel to Beckley.
Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Spas
Side Trips

Beckley — 2 nights

Beckley is a city in and the county seat of Raleigh County, West Virginia, United States. On the 20th (Sun), take in the views from New River Gorge Bridge and then surround yourself with nature on TreeTops Canopy Tour. On the 21st (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: hit the slopes at Winterplace Ski Resort and then look for gifts at Tamarack Marketplace.

To see reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Beckley attractions planner.

Drive from Charles Town to Beckley in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Expect a daytime high around 44°F in February, and nighttime lows around 26°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) so you can travel to Snowshoe.
Outdoors · Parks · Shopping · Wildlife
Side Trips

Snowshoe — 1 night

Snowshoe is an unincorporated community in Pocahontas County, West Virginia, United States, centering on the Snowshoe Mountain ski resort. Start off your visit on the 22nd (Tue): get outside with Village at Snowshoe, hit the slopes at Snowshoe Mountain Resort, and then make a splash at Split Rock Pools.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Snowshoe attractions planning tool.

Getting from Beckley to Snowshoe by car takes about 2.5 hours. Traveling from Beckley in February, you will find days in Snowshoe are a bit cooler (38°F), and nights are about the same (23°F). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) so you can go by car to Davis.
Outdoors · Parks · Theme Parks · Winter Sports

Davis — 2 nights

Davis is a town in Tucker County, West Virginia, along the Blackwater River. On the 23rd (Wed), ski along the peaceful trails at White Grass Touring and Cafe, admire the majestic nature at Fairfax Stone State Park, and then immerse yourself in nature at Blackwater Falls State Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get your game on at Seneca Rocks Mountain Guides and then fly down the slopes at Timberline Mountain.

For traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Davis vacation planner.

Traveling by car from Snowshoe to Davis takes 2 hours. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Snowshoe in February: highs in Davis hover around 48°F, while lows dip to 26°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) so you can travel back home.
Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Winter Sports
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West Virginia travel guide

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Historic Sites · State Parks · Zipline
The Mountain State
Located entirely within the Appalachian Mountain region, the aptly nicknamed "Mountain State" represents the highest state east of the Mississippi River with an average elevation of about 460 m (1,500 ft) above sea level. With an official motto of "Mountaineers are always free," West Virginia is home to a fiercely independent people, proud of their state's rich natural resources, physical beauty, and traditional culture. The state is often overlooked by tourists, and its major attractions retain an off-the-beaten-path character and exemplify a laid-back pace of life. West Virginians like to describe their part of the country as both wild and wonderful, a claim you can easily test on a holiday here by filling your itinerary with exploration of the state's green mountains, white-water rivers, and historical small towns.