9 days in West Virginia Itinerary

9 days in West Virginia Itinerary

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9 days in West Virginia Itinerary

Start: Orlando, Florida
Fly:  5​h 30​min
1
Charleston
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Fayetteville
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
3
Snowshoe
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Weston
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
5
Wheeling
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
6
Harpers Ferry
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
End: Orlando, Florida

2
nights
Charleston

Charleston ©
Charleston is the capital and the largest city in the U.S. On the 15th (Fri), pause for some photo ops at West Virginia Department of Veterans Assistance and then get into the urban bustle at Culture Center. Keep things going the next day: take an in-depth tour of West Virginia State Museum, then admire the landmark architecture of West Virginia State Capitol, then admire the masterpieces at Clay Center, and finally grab your bike and head to Little Creek Park.

For reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Charleston trip itinerary planner .

Orlando to Charleston is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and taxi; or drive. Traveling from Orlando in March, expect Charleston to be much colder, temps between 55°F and 34°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) so you can travel to Fayetteville.

Things to do in Charleston

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Beckley, Upper Big Branch Miners Memorial, Little Creek Park
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West Virginia State Museum ©
West Virginia State Museum
West Virginia State Capitol ©
West Virginia State Capitol

1
night
Fayetteville

Fayetteville ©
Fayetteville is a town in and the county seat of Fayette County, West Virginia, United States. On the 18th (Mon), see the interesting displays at Tamarack, then snap pictures at New River Gorge Bridge, then enjoy the sea views from Summersville Lake Lighthouse, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at New River Gorge National River.

To find photos, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Fayetteville visit planner .

Getting from Charleston to Fayetteville by car takes about 1.5 hours. When traveling from Charleston in March, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Fayetteville: temperatures range from 50°F by day to 31°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) so you can travel to Snowshoe.

Things to do in Fayetteville

Parks Nature Shopping

Side Trips

Tamarack: The Best of West Virginia, Summersville Lake Lighthouse, New River Gorge National River
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New River Gorge National River ©
New River Gorge National River
New River Gorge Bridge ©
New River Gorge Bridge
Tamarack: The Best of West Virginia ©

1
night
Snowshoe

Snowshoe ©
Snowshoe is an unincorporated community in Pocahontas County, West Virginia, United States, centering on the Snowshoe Mountain ski resort. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Tue): identify plant and animal life at Cheat Mountain Ridge Natural Trail and then fly down the slopes at Snowshoe Mountain Resort.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Snowshoe day trip planner .

Drive from Fayetteville to Snowshoe in 2.5 hours. Traveling from Fayetteville in March, you will find days in Snowshoe are a bit cooler (44°F), and nights are about the same (29°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) so you can travel to Weston.

Things to do in Snowshoe

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports
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Snowshoe Mountain Resort ©
Snowshoe Mountain Resort

1
night
Weston

Weston ©
Weston is a city in Lewis County, West Virginia, United States. Kick off your visit on the 20th (Wed): see the interesting displays at Museum of American Glass, then view the masterpieces at Appalachian Glass, then learn about winemaking at Lambert's Vintage Wines, and finally contemplate the long history of Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum.

For traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read our Weston trip builder website .

You can drive from Snowshoe to Weston in 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 49°F in March, and nighttime lows around 31°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) so you can drive to Wheeling.

Things to do in Weston

Historic Sites Museums 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
Wheeling

Wheeling ©
Wheeling is a city in Ohio and Marshall counties in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 21st (Thu): take in the views from Suspension Bridge, then let little ones run wild at Oglebay Park, then steep yourself in history at West Virginia Penitentiary, and finally learn about all things military at Archive of the Afterlife: The National Museum of the Paranormal.

To see other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Wheeling trip itinerary maker website .

You can drive from Weston to Wheeling in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In March, plan for daily highs up to 48°F, and evening lows to 29°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) so you can drive to Harpers Ferry.

Things to do in Wheeling

Parks Fun & Games Historic Sites

Side Trip

Moundsville
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Suspension Bridge ©
Suspension Bridge
Oglebay Park ©
Oglebay Park

2
nights
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 22nd (Fri): steep yourself in history at Harpers Ferry National Historical Park. On the 23rd (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: try your luck at Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races, then get thoroughly spooked out with a ghost and vampire tour, and then brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Bloomery Plantation Distillery.

To find ratings, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Harpers Ferry tour website .

Getting from Wheeling to Harpers Ferry by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of bus, flight, and car. In March, plan for daily highs up to 51°F, and evening lows to 31°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Harpers Ferry

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Charles Town
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Harpers Ferry National Historical Park ©
Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races ©

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