8 days in West Virginia Itinerary

8 days in West Virginia Itinerary

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8 days in West Virginia Itinerary

Start: Philadelphia
Drive:  3​h 45​min
1
Charles Town
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 15​min
2
Moundsville
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Weston
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
4
Beckley
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  4​h 45​min
End: Philadelphia

1
night
Charles Town

Charles Town ©
Charles Town, officially the City of Charles Town, is a city in Jefferson County, West Virginia, and is also the county seat. Start off your visit on the 22nd (Mon): see the interesting displays at John Brown Wax Museum and then try your luck at Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue): contemplate the long history of Harpers Ferry National Historical Park and then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Peter's Roman Catholic Church.

To see ratings, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Charles Town route maker website .

Philadelphia to Charles Town is an approximately 3-hour car ride. Traveling from Philadelphia in July, expect little chillier with lows of 66°F in Charles Town. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) so you can travel to Moundsville.

Things to do in Charles Town

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trip

Harpers Ferry
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Harpers Ferry National Historical Park ©
St. Peter's Roman Catholic Church ©
St. Peter's Roman Catholic Church

2
nights
Moundsville

Moundsville ©
Moundsville is a city in Marshall County, West Virginia, along the Ohio River. On the 24th (Wed), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Palace of Gold, get engrossed in the history at Cockayne Farmstead, then see the interesting displays at Archive of the Afterlife: The National Museum of the Paranormal, then get engrossed in the history at Archive of the Afterlife: The National Museum of the Paranormal, and finally contemplate the long history of West Virginia Penitentiary. Keep things going the next day: walk around Grand Vue Park, contemplate the long history of Grave Creek Mound Archaeological Complex, then examine the collection at Fostoria Glass Museum, and finally see the interesting displays at Castle Halloween Museum.

For traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Moundsville trip planner .

Traveling by car from Charles Town to Moundsville takes 4.5 hours. While traveling from Charles Town, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Moundsville, ranging from highs of 82°F to lows of 63°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) early enough to drive to Weston.

Things to do in Moundsville

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Cockayne Farmstead, Castle Halloween Museum
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West Virginia Penitentiary ©
West Virginia Penitentiary
Cockayne Farmstead ©
Cockayne Farmstead
Fostoria Glass Museum ©
Fostoria Glass Museum

1
night
Weston

Weston ©
Weston is a city in Lewis County, West Virginia, United States. Kick off your visit on the 26th (Fri): do a tasting at Lambert's Vintage Wines, then examine the collection at Museum of American Glass, then view the masterpieces at Appalachian Glass, and finally contemplate the long history of Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum.

For traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Weston itinerary maker .

Traveling by car from Moundsville to Weston takes 2.5 hours. July in Weston sees daily highs of 81°F and lows of 64°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) so you can travel to Beckley.

Things to do in Weston

Historic Sites Museums Wineries
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Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum ©
Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum
Museum of American Glass ©
Museum of American Glass
Lambert's Vintage Wines ©
Lambert's Vintage Wines

3
nights
Beckley

Beckley ©
Beckley is a city in and the county seat of Raleigh County, West Virginia, United States. Start off your visit on the 27th (Sat): do a tasting at Daniel Vineyards, then relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour, and then hunt for treasures at Tamarack. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 28th (Sun): immerse yourself in nature at Grandview State Park, kick back and relax at Battle Run Beach, and then take in the views from New River Gorge Bridge.

For where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Beckley day trip planning website .

Traveling by car from Weston to Beckley takes 2.5 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Beckley can reach 80°F, while at night they dip to 62°F. On the 29th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Beckley

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Daniel Vineyards, New River Gorge Bridge, Battle Run Beach
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Daniel Vineyards ©
Daniel Vineyards
Tamarack: The Best of West Virginia ©

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