9 days in West Virginia Itinerary

9 days in West Virginia Itinerary

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9 days in West Virginia Itinerary

Start: Cedar Rapids
Drive:  10​h 45​min
1
Charleston
— 2 nights
bus:  1​h 30​min
2
Weston
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Moundsville
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Davis
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
5
Harpers Ferry
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  10​h 15​min
End: Cedar Rapids

2
nights
Charleston

Charleston ©
Charleston is the capital and the largest city in the U.S. Start off your visit on the 24th (Wed): make a trip to Shoney's Big Boy Museum, appreciate the history behind West Virginia Department of Veterans Assistance, take a stroll around Culture Center, then get a sense of history and politics at West Virginia State Capitol, then get engrossed in the history at West Virginia State Museum, and finally hunt for treasures at Capitol Market. On the next day, admire the majestic nature at Kanawha State Forest, appreciate the extensive heritage of Capitol Street, and then admire the masterpieces at Clay Center.

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Cedar Rapids to Charleston is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Cedar Rapids to Charleston due to the time zone difference. In June in Charleston, expect temperatures between 84°F during the day and 62°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) early enough to catcht the bus to Weston.

Things to do in Charleston

Museums Nature Parks
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West Virginia State Museum ©
West Virginia State Museum
West Virginia State Capitol ©
West Virginia State Capitol

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 take in the exciting artwork at Appalachian Glass, and finally contemplate the long history of Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum.

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Traveling by bus from Charleston to Weston takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Charleston in June, expect nights in Weston to be about the same, around 60°F, while days are a bit cooler, around 78°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) early enough to drive to Moundsville.

Things to do in Weston

Museums Historic Sites Wineries
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Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum ©
Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum
Appalachian Glass ©
Appalachian Glass
Museum of American Glass ©
Museum of American Glass

1
night
Moundsville

Moundsville ©
Moundsville is a city in Marshall County, West Virginia, along the Ohio River. Start off your visit on the 27th (Sat): walk around Grand Vue Park, contemplate the long history of Grave Creek Mound Archaeological Complex, then steep yourself in history at West Virginia Penitentiary, and finally take an in-depth tour of Archive of the Afterlife: The National Museum of the Paranormal.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Moundsville trip itinerary maker .

Traveling by car from Weston to Moundsville takes 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 79°F in June, and nighttime lows around 60°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) so you can travel to Davis.

Things to do in Moundsville

Historic Sites Parks Museums
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West Virginia Penitentiary ©
West Virginia Penitentiary
Grand Vue Park ©
Grand Vue Park

1
night
Davis

Davis ©
Davis is a town in Tucker County, West Virginia, along the Blackwater River. On the 28th (Sun), view the masterpieces at WVHighlands Artisan Gallery, then admire the sheer force of Blackwater Falls State Park, and then identify plant and animal life at Canaan Valley National Wildlife Refuge.

To see ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Davis road trip site .

Traveling by car from Moundsville to Davis takes 3.5 hours. June in Davis sees daily highs of 83°F and lows of 60°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) early enough to travel to Harpers Ferry.

Things to do in Davis

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Blackwater Outdoor Adventures
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Blackwater Outdoor Adventures ©
Blackwater Outdoor Adventures

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nights
Harpers Ferry

Harpers Ferry ©
With a population of less than 300, Harpers Ferry is as quaint as they come.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Mon): steep yourself in history at Harpers Ferry National Historical Park, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Peter's Roman Catholic Church, then make a trip to Ruins of St. John's Episcopal Church, and finally snap pictures at Burnside's Bridge. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: witness the site of a historic battle at Antietam National Battlefield and then hike along Appalachian National Scenic Trail.

To see more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Harpers Ferry road trip planning app .

You can drive from Davis to Harpers Ferry in 2.5 hours. In June, daily temperatures in Harpers Ferry can reach 83°F, while at night they dip to 61°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Harpers Ferry

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trip

Sharpsburg
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Harpers Ferry National Historical Park ©
Antietam National Battlefield ©
Antietam National Battlefield
Appalachian National Scenic Trail ©
Appalachian National Scenic Trail

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