8 days in West Virginia Itinerary

8 days in West Virginia Itinerary

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8 days in West Virginia Itinerary

Start: Chicago
Fly + Drive:  9​h 15​min
1
Charles Town
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
2
White Sulphur Springs
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Fayetteville
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Weston
— 1 night
+2
Bus + Taxi + Fly:  5​h
End: Chicago

2
nights
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. Visit Harpers Ferry National Historical Park and St. Peter's Roman Catholic Church for their historical value. Change things up with these side-trips from Charles Town: Berkeley Springs (Berkeley Springs State Park & Cacapon Resort State Park). There's lots more to do: brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Bloomery Plantation Distillery, try your luck at Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races, get great views at The Point, and steep yourself in history at John Brown's Fort.

To find maps, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Charles Town travel route planner.

Chicago to Charles Town is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST) is 1 hour. Traveling from Chicago in August, expect a bit cooler with lows of 62°F in Charles Town. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) so you can travel to White Sulphur Springs.

Things to do in Charles Town

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Harpers Ferry, Berkeley Springs
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Harpers Ferry National Historical Park ©
Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races ©
St. Peter's Roman Catholic Church ©
St. Peter's Roman Catholic Church

1
night
White Sulphur Springs

White Sulphur Springs ©
White Sulphur Springs is a city in Greenbrier County, West Virginia, United States. On the 28th (Wed), sample the fine beverages at Smooth Ambler Distillery, try your luck at The Casino Club at the Greenbrier, and then get a sense of history and politics at Greenbrier Government Relocation Facility.

For other places to visit, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read our White Sulphur Springs travel itinerary planner .

You can drive from Charles Town to White Sulphur Springs in 3.5 hours. While traveling from Charles Town, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in White Sulphur Springs, ranging from highs of 78°F to lows of 59°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) so you can travel to Fayetteville.

Things to do in White Sulphur Springs

Fun & Games Casinos Historic Sites

Side Trip

Smooth Ambler Distillery
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Smooth Ambler Distillery ©
Smooth Ambler Distillery

2
nights
Fayetteville

Fayetteville ©
Fayetteville is a town in and the county seat of Fayette County, West Virginia, United States. On the 29th (Thu), hunt for treasures at Tamarack, then take a memorable tour with Tours, and then take in the views from New River Gorge Bridge. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 30th (Fri): examine the collection at Beckley Exhibition Coal Mine and Youth Museum, see the interesting displays at Whipple Company Store and Museum, and then explore the activities along New River Gorge National River.

To see reviews, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read Fayetteville route maker app .

Traveling by car from White Sulphur Springs to Fayetteville takes 1.5 hours. In August in Fayetteville, expect temperatures between 79°F during the day and 61°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Weston.

Things to do in Fayetteville

Nature Parks Museums

Side Trips

Beckley, New River Gorge National River, Whipple Company Store and Museum
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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. On the 31st (Sat), get a taste of the local shopping with Appalachian Glass, contemplate the long history of Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum, and then learn about winemaking at Lambert's Vintage Wines.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Weston using our trip planner.

You can drive from Fayetteville to Weston in 2 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 80°F, and evening lows to 61°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Weston

Historic Sites Wineries Shopping
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Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum ©
Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum
Lambert's Vintage Wines ©
Lambert's Vintage Wines
Appalachian Glass ©
Appalachian Glass

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