8 days in West Virginia Itinerary

8 days in West Virginia Itinerary

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8 days in West Virginia Itinerary

Start: Dallas
Fly + bus:  7​h 30​min
1
Wheeling
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
2
Fayetteville
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Weston
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Davis
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
5
Harpers Ferry
— 2 nights
+2
train + subway + Fly:  7​h
End: Dallas

1
night
Wheeling

Wheeling ©
Wheeling is a city in Ohio and Marshall counties in the U.S. Start off your visit on the 15th (Tue): let the kids burn off some steam at Oglebay Park, take in the views from Suspension Bridge, contemplate the long history of West Virginia Penitentiary, then learn about all things military at Archive of the Afterlife: The National Museum of the Paranormal, and finally see the interesting displays at Archive of the Afterlife: The National Museum of the Paranormal.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read Wheeling trip site .

Dallas to Wheeling is an approximately 7.5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time is 1 hour. Traveling from Dallas in October, expect Wheeling to be a bit cooler, temps between 66°F and 47°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) so you can travel to Fayetteville.

Things to do in Wheeling

Parks Fun & Games Historic Sites

Side Trip

Moundsville
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Suspension Bridge ©
Suspension Bridge
Oglebay Park ©
Oglebay Park

2
nights
Fayetteville

Fayetteville ©
Fayetteville is a town in and the county seat of Fayette County, West Virginia, United States. Kick off your visit on the 16th (Wed): take in the views from New River Gorge Bridge, take in the dramatic natural features at New River Gorge National River, and then admire the majestic nature at Babcock State Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour, then look for gifts at Tamarack: The Best of West Virginia, and then examine the collection at Beckley Exhibition Coal Mine and Youth Museum.

To find reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Fayetteville trip planner .

Traveling by car from Wheeling to Fayetteville takes 3.5 hours. In October, daily temperatures in Fayetteville can reach 65°F, while at night they dip to 46°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) early enough to travel to Weston.

Things to do in Fayetteville

Nature Parks Shopping

Side Trips

Beckley, Babcock State Park, New River Gorge National River
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New River Gorge National River ©
New River Gorge National River
New River Gorge Bridge ©
New River Gorge Bridge

1
night
Weston

Weston ©
Weston is a city in Lewis County, West Virginia, United States. Start off your visit on the 18th (Fri): do a tasting at Lambert's Vintage Wines, then see the interesting displays at Museum of American Glass, then view the masterpieces at Appalachian Glass, and finally steep yourself in history at Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum.

To find traveler tips, photos, maps, and more tourist information, read our Weston trip itinerary maker .

Drive from Fayetteville to Weston in 2 hours. In October, daily temperatures in Weston can reach 66°F, while at night they dip to 46°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Davis.

Things to do in Weston

Museums Historic Sites Wineries
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Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum ©
Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum
Appalachian Glass ©
Appalachian Glass
Museum of American Glass ©
Museum of American Glass

1
night
Davis

Davis ©
Davis is a town in Tucker County, West Virginia, along the Blackwater River. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Sat): appreciate the views at Canaan Valley Resort State Park and then admire the sheer force of Blackwater Falls State Park.

For traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read Davis road trip planner.

Getting from Weston to Davis by car takes about 2 hours. In October, daytime highs in Davis are 69°F, while nighttime lows are 45°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Harpers Ferry.

Things to do in Davis

Nature Parks Outdoors
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Blackwater Falls State Park ©
Blackwater Falls State Park
Canaan Valley Resort State Park ©
Canaan Valley Resort State Park

2
nights
Harpers Ferry

Harpers Ferry ©
With a population of less than 300, Harpers Ferry is as quaint as they come.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Sun): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Harpers Ferry National Historical Park and then trek along Appalachian National Scenic Trail. On your second day here, get thoroughly spooked out with a ghost and vampire tour, then try to win big at Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races, then contemplate the long history of White Hall Tavern, and finally take some stellar pictures from The Point.

For other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Harpers Ferry tour itinerary planner.

You can drive from Davis to Harpers Ferry in 2.5 hours. In October, plan for daily highs up to 68°F, and evening lows to 46°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Harpers Ferry

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trip

Charles Town
Highlights from your plan
Harpers Ferry National Historical Park ©
The Point ©
The Point
White Hall Tavern ©
White Hall Tavern

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