8 days in West Virginia Itinerary

8 days in West Virginia Itinerary

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Route & dates

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Harpers Ferry
— 1 day
2
Davis
— 1 night
3
Marlinton
— 2 nights
4
Lansing
— 2 nights
5
Charleston
— 2 nights

1
day
Harpers Ferry

Harpers Ferry ©
With a population of less than 300, Harpers Ferry is as quaint as they come.
You've now added Harpers Ferry National Historical Park to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 28th (Fri): explore the striking landscape of Harpers Ferry National Historical Park, trek along Appalachian National Scenic Trail, look for gifts at True Treats Historic Candy, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Peter's Roman Catholic Church, and finally make a trip to The Point.

To find where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Harpers Ferry online tour itinerary builder.

Washington DC to Harpers Ferry is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. You can also take a train. Traveling from Washington DC in August, expect little chillier with lows of °F in Harpers Ferry. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) early enough to travel to Davis.

Things to do in Harpers Ferry

Parks Historic Sites Nature
Highlights from your plan
Harpers Ferry National Historical Park ©
Harpers Ferry National Historical Park
Appalachian National Scenic Trail ©
Appalachian National Scenic Trail
St. Peter's Roman Catholic Church ©
St. Peter's Roman Catholic Church

1
night
Davis

Davis ©
Davis is a town in Tucker County, West Virginia, along the Blackwater River. Kick off your visit on the 29th (Sat): stop by Blackwater Outdoor Adventures, ride a horse along Mountain Trail Rides Horseback Riding & More, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Blackwater Falls State Park.

For traveler tips, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read Davis day trip site.

Getting from Harpers Ferry to Davis by car takes about 2.5 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) so you can travel to Marlinton.

Things to do in Davis

Nature Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Blackwater Outdoor Adventures
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Mountain Trail Rides Horseback Riding & More ©
Blackwater Falls State Park ©
Blackwater Falls State Park
Blackwater Outdoor Adventures ©
Blackwater Outdoor Adventures

2
nights
Marlinton

Marlinton ©
Marlinton is a town in Pocahontas County, West Virginia, United States. On the 30th (Sun), take a memorable drive along Highland Scenic Highway, contemplate the long history of Pearl S. Buck Birthplace Museum, and then delve into the lush surroundings at Cranberry Glades Botanical Area. On the 31st (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: walk around Watoga State Park, thenexplore the landscape on two wheels at Greenbrier River Trail, and then immerse yourself in nature at Beartown State Park.

To find where to stay, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read Marlinton visit site.

Getting from Davis to Marlinton by car takes about 2.5 hours. Traveling from Davis in August, expect Marlinton to be little chillier, temps between °F and °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Mon) so you can drive to Lansing.

Things to do in Marlinton

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Greenbrier River Trail, Pearl S. Buck Birthplace Museum, Cranberry Glades Botanical Area
Highlights from your plan
Cranberry Glades Botanical Area ©
Cranberry Glades Botanical Area
Beartown State Park ©
Beartown State Park
Watoga State Park ©
Watoga State Park

2
nights
Lansing

Lansing ©
Lansing is an unincorporated community in Fayette County, West Virginia, United States. On the 1st (Tue), hike along Endless Wall Trail, thensurround yourself with nature on TreeTops Canopy Tour, thenmingle with the ghosts of the past at Thurmond, and finally test your team's savvy at Escape-A-Torium. Here are some ideas for day two: visit a coastal fixture at Summersville Lake Lighthouse, thentake in the dramatic natural features at New River Gorge National River, thenrelax and float downstream with Cantrell Ultimate Rafting - Day Tours, and finally delve into the lush surroundings at Babcock State Park.

To see ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Lansing trip itinerary maker tool.

Traveling by car from Marlinton to Lansing takes 2 hours. When traveling from Marlinton in August, plan for a bit warmer days in Lansing, with highs around °F, while nights are about the same with lows around °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) early enough to go by car to Charleston.

Things to do in Lansing

Outdoors Parks Nature

Side Trips

Fayetteville, New River Gorge National River, Babcock State Park, Thurmond, Summersville Lake Lighthouse
Highlights from your plan
Thurmond ©
Thurmond
New River Gorge National River ©
New River Gorge National River
Babcock State Park ©
Babcock State Park

2
nights
Charleston

Charleston ©
Charleston is the capital and the largest city in the U.S. On the 3rd (Thu), stroll around Ritter Park, thenlook for gifts at Blenko Glass Co, thenget a sense of history and politics at West Virginia State Capitol, and finally get into the urban bustle at Culture Center. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 4th (Fri): admire the majestic nature at Kanawha State Forest, trek along Midland Trail Scenic Highway, thenadmire the masterpieces at Clay Center, and finally hunt for treasures at Capitol Market.

To see ratings and more tourist information, you can read our Charleston trip builder tool.

Traveling by car from Lansing to Charleston takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of taxi and train. September in Charleston sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Charleston

Parks Shopping Outdoors

Side Trips

Midland Trail Scenic Highway, Ritter Park, Blenko Glass Co
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Blenko Glass Co ©
Blenko Glass Co
Kanawha State Forest ©
Kanawha State Forest
Capitol Market ©
Capitol Market

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