8 days in West Virginia Itinerary

8 days in West Virginia Itinerary

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Morgantown
— 1 night
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Fayetteville
— 2 nights
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Marlinton
— 3 nights
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Riverton
— 1 night

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Morgantown

Morgantown ©
Morgantown is a city in and the county seat of Monongalia County, West Virginia, situated along the banks of the Monongahela River. Start off your visit on the 23rd (Sun): don't miss a visit to Don Knotts Statue, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Cheat Lake Trail, then do a tasting at Forks of Cheat Winery, and finally gain insight at West Virginia University.

For traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Morgantown trip website.

Los Angeles to Morgantown is an approximately 9.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 3 hours traveling from Los Angeles to Morgantown. In August, daily temperatures in Morgantown can reach 83°F, while at night they dip to 63°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) so you can travel to Fayetteville.

Things to do in Morgantown

Wineries · Outdoors · Trails · Wildlife
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Forks of Cheat Winery ©
Forks of Cheat Winery
West Virginia University ©
West Virginia University

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Fayetteville

Fayetteville ©
Fayetteville is a town in and the county seat of Fayette County, West Virginia, United States. Kick off your visit on the 24th (Mon): hike along Endless Wall Trail, then get a dose of the wild on TreeTops Canopy Tour, then trek along Long Point Trail, and finally test your problem-solving skills at Escape-A-Torium. Here are some ideas for day two: enjoy the sand and surf at Battle Run Beach, take in the dramatic natural features at New River Gorge National River, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Cathedral Falls.

To find maps, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Fayetteville day trip tool.

You can drive from Morgantown to Fayetteville in 2.5 hours. In August, daytime highs in Fayetteville are 79°F, while nighttime lows are 61°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) so you can drive to Marlinton.

Things to do in Fayetteville

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

Side Trips

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New River Gorge National River ©
New River Gorge National River
Cathedral Falls ©
Cathedral Falls
Escape-A-Torium ©
Escape-A-Torium

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Marlinton

Marlinton ©
Marlinton is a town in Pocahontas County, West Virginia, United States. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Beartown State Park and Greenbrier River Trail. Get outdoors at Highland Scenic Highway and Cranberry Glades Botanical Area. Change things up with these side-trips from Marlinton: Falls of Hills Creek (in Hillsboro) and Shavers Lake & Lift Rides (in Snowshoe). There's much more to do: immerse yourself in nature at Watoga State Park, identify plant and animal life at Cranberry Mountain Nature Center, and steep yourself in history at Pearl S. Buck Birthplace Museum.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Marlinton attractions planning site.

Getting from Fayetteville to Marlinton by car takes about 2 hours. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Fayetteville in August: highs in Marlinton hover around 71°F, while lows dip to 57°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Riverton.

Things to do in Marlinton

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails

Side Trips

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Watoga State Park ©
Watoga State Park
Cranberry Mountain Nature Center ©
Cranberry Mountain Nature Center
Beartown State Park ©
Beartown State Park

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Riverton

Riverton ©
Riverton is an unincorporated community on the North Fork South Branch Potomac River in Pendleton County, West Virginia, USA. Start off your visit on the 29th (Sat): explore the fascinating underground world of Seneca Caverns and then stroll through Spruce Knob.

To see where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Riverton trip maker.

Getting from Marlinton to Riverton by car takes about 1.5 hours. When traveling from Marlinton in August, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Riverton: temperatures range from 83°F by day to 62°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Riverton

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails
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Seneca Caverns ©
Seneca Caverns
Spruce Knob ©
Spruce Knob

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