8 days in West Virginia Itinerary

8 days in West Virginia Itinerary

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8 days in West Virginia Itinerary

Start: New York City
Drive:  4​h 45​min
1
Harpers Ferry
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
2
Weston
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Lewisburg
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
4
Huntington
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 45​min
5
Moundsville
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  5​h 15​min
End: New York City

1
night
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 21st (Sun): stroll the grounds of Harper Cemetery, don't miss a visit to Ruins of St. John's Episcopal Church, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Peter's Roman Catholic Church. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the striking landscape of Harpers Ferry National Historical Park, take some stellar pictures from The Point, and then don't miss a visit to Restoration Museum.

To find ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Harpers Ferry holiday maker tool .

New York City to Harpers Ferry is an approximately 5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or take a train. In June, daily temperatures in Harpers Ferry can reach 83°F, while at night they dip to 61°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) early enough to go by car to Weston.

Things to do in Harpers Ferry

Historic Sites Nature Parks
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Harpers Ferry National Historical Park ©
St. Peter's Roman Catholic Church ©
St. Peter's Roman Catholic Church
The Point ©
The Point

2
nights
Weston

Weston ©
Weston is a city in Lewis County, West Virginia, United States. Start off your visit on the 23rd (Tue): learn about winemaking at Lambert's Vintage Wines, steep yourself in history at WVU Jackson's Mill Farmstead, and then examine the collection at Museum of American Glass. On the 24th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: appreciate the extensive heritage of John Henry Memorial Park, view the masterpieces at Appalachian Glass, then view the masterpieces at West Virginia American Art Glass, and finally contemplate the long history of Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Weston trip planner .

Drive from Harpers Ferry to Weston in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. While traveling from Harpers Ferry, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Weston, ranging from highs of 78°F to lows of 60°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) so you can travel to Lewisburg.

Things to do in Weston

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trip

John Henry Memorial Park
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Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum ©
Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum
WVU Jackson's Mill Farmstead ©
WVU Jackson's Mill Farmstead
Appalachian Glass ©
Appalachian Glass

1
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Lewisburg

Lewisburg ©
Lewisburg is a city in Greenbrier County, West Virginia, USA. Kick off your visit on the 25th (Thu): pause for some serene contemplation at Old Stone Presbyterian Church, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Smooth Ambler Distillery, then Head underground at Lost World Caverns, then stroll the grounds of Confederate Cemetary of Lewisburg, and finally take an in-depth tour of Greenbrier Historical Society and North House Museum.

To find ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Lewisburg route planner.

You can drive from Weston to Lewisburg in 2.5 hours. In June, daytime highs in Lewisburg are 78°F, while nighttime lows are 57°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) so you can travel to Huntington.

Things to do in Lewisburg

Historic Sites Breweries & Distilleries Nature

Side Trip

Smooth Ambler Distillery
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Smooth Ambler Distillery ©
Smooth Ambler Distillery
Old Stone Presbyterian Church ©
Old Stone Presbyterian Church

1
night
Huntington

Huntington ©
Huntington is a city in Cabell County and Wayne County in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 26th (Fri): get engrossed in the history at Heritage Farm Museum and Village, explore the world behind art at Huntington Museum of Art, then take in the exciting artwork at Blenko Glass Co, and finally hunt for treasures at Milton Flea Market and Halfway Market.

To find reviews, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, use the Huntington vacation app .

Getting from Lewisburg to Huntington by car takes about 3 hours. In June, Huntington is somewhat warmer than Lewisburg - with highs of 84°F and lows of 63°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) early enough to travel to Moundsville.

Things to do in Huntington

Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Milton
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Blenko Glass Co ©
Blenko Glass Co
Heritage Farm Museum and Village ©
Heritage Farm Museum and Village
Huntington Museum of Art ©
Huntington Museum of Art

2
nights
Moundsville

Moundsville ©
Moundsville is a city in Marshall County, West Virginia, along the Ohio River. Kick off your visit on the 27th (Sat): steep yourself in history at West Virginia Penitentiary, contemplate the long history of Grave Creek Mound Archaeological Complex, see the interesting displays at Fostoria Glass Museum, then see the interesting displays at Archive of the Afterlife: The National Museum of the Paranormal, and finally take an in-depth tour of Archive of the Afterlife: The National Museum of the Paranormal. Keep things going the next day: stroll around Grand Vue Park, then examine the collection at Castle Halloween Museum, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Palace of Gold.

For reviews, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, go to the Moundsville trip itinerary maker app .

You can drive from Huntington to Moundsville in 3.5 hours. While traveling from Huntington, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Moundsville, ranging from highs of 79°F to lows of 60°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Moundsville

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Castle Halloween Museum

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