9 days in West Virginia Itinerary

9 days in West Virginia Itinerary

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9 days in West Virginia Itinerary

Start: New York City
Drive:  4​h 45​min
1
Harpers Ferry
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Davis
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
3
Snowshoe
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Fayetteville
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
5
Weston
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
6
Moundsville
— 1 night
+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.
On the 8th (Fri), pause for some photo ops at Monument to Heyward Shepherd and then don't miss a visit to Jefferson Rock. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the striking landscape of Harpers Ferry National Historical Park and then try your luck at Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races.

For where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Harpers Ferry online trip itinerary builder .

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. Traveling from New York City in November, Harpers Ferry is a bit cooler at night with lows of 34°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Davis.

Things to do in Harpers Ferry

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trip

Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races
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Jefferson Rock ©
Jefferson Rock

2
nights
Davis

Davis ©
Davis is a town in Tucker County, West Virginia, along the Blackwater River. On the 10th (Sun), look for all kinds of wild species at Dolly Sods, then admire the majestic nature at Blackwater Falls State Park, and then take in the exciting artwork at WVHighlands Artisan Gallery. Keep things going the next day: get outside with Seneca Rocks Mountain Guides, then immerse yourself in nature at Seneca Rocks, and then steep yourself in history at Elkins Depot Welcome Center.

To find traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Davis trip tool .

You can drive from Harpers Ferry to Davis in 2.5 hours. In November, daily temperatures in Davis can reach 57°F, while at night they dip to 32°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Snowshoe.

Things to do in Davis

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Seneca Rocks, Elkins
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Blackwater Falls State Park ©
Blackwater Falls State Park
Seneca Rocks Mountain Guides ©
Seneca Rocks Mountain Guides
Dolly Sods ©
Dolly Sods

1
night
Snowshoe

Snowshoe ©
Snowshoe is an unincorporated community in Pocahontas County, West Virginia, United States, centering on the Snowshoe Mountain ski resort. On the 12th (Tue), admire the majestic nature at Cass Scenic Railroad State Park and then fly down the slopes at Snowshoe Mountain Resort.

To see more things to do, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Snowshoe online trip itinerary planner .

You can drive from Davis to Snowshoe in 2 hours. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Davis in November: highs in Snowshoe hover around 48°F, while lows dip to 33°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) so you can drive to Fayetteville.

Things to do in Snowshoe

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trip

Cass Scenic Railroad State Park
Highlights from your plan
Snowshoe Mountain Resort ©
Snowshoe Mountain Resort
Cass Scenic Railroad State Park ©
Cass Scenic Railroad State Park

2
nights
Fayetteville

Fayetteville ©
Fayetteville is a town in and the county seat of Fayette County, West Virginia, United States. On the 13th (Wed), look for gifts at Tamarack: The Best of West Virginia, examine the collection at Beckley Exhibition Coal Mine and Youth Museum, then make a trip to Fayette Station Road, and finally take in the views from New River Gorge Bridge. On the 14th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at Whipple Company Store and Museum, take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and then explore the activities along New River Gorge National River.

To find traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Fayetteville trip planner .

Traveling by car from Snowshoe to Fayetteville takes 2.5 hours. November in Fayetteville sees daily highs of 53°F and lows of 35°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) so you can travel to Weston.

Things to do in Fayetteville

Outdoors Tours Adventure

Side Trips

Beckley, Fayette Station Road, New River Gorge National River, River Rafting & Tubing, 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. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Fri): do a tasting at Lambert's Vintage Wines, then examine the collection at Museum of American Glass, then view the masterpieces at Appalachian Glass, and finally contemplate the long history of Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum.

To find maps, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read our Weston day trip planning website .

Traveling by car from Fayetteville to Weston takes 2 hours. In November, plan for daily highs up to 53°F, and evening lows to 34°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Moundsville.

Things to do in Weston

Museums Historic Sites Wineries
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Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum ©
Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum
Museum of American Glass ©
Museum of American Glass
Lambert's Vintage Wines ©
Lambert's Vintage Wines

1
night
Moundsville

Moundsville ©
Moundsville is a city in Marshall County, West Virginia, along the Ohio River. Kick off your visit on the 16th (Sat): take in the views from Suspension Bridge, then stroll around Oglebay Park, then learn about all things military at Archive of the Afterlife: The National Museum of the Paranormal, and finally steep yourself in history at West Virginia Penitentiary.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Moundsville trip website .

You can drive from Weston to Moundsville in 2.5 hours. November in Moundsville sees daily highs of 52°F and lows of 35°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Moundsville

Parks Fun & Games Museums

Side Trip

Wheeling
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Oglebay Park ©
Oglebay Park
West Virginia Penitentiary ©
West Virginia Penitentiary
Suspension Bridge ©
Suspension Bridge

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