9 days in West Virginia Itinerary

9 days in West Virginia Itinerary

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9 days in West Virginia Itinerary

Start: Philadelphia
Drive:  3​h
1
Harpers Ferry
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Davis
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
3
Wheeling
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Weston
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
5
Fayetteville
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  4​h 45​min
End: Philadelphia

1
night
Harpers Ferry

Harpers Ferry ©
With a population of less than 300, Harpers Ferry is as quaint as they come.
On the 20th (Fri), don't miss a visit to Jefferson Rock and then try your luck at Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the striking landscape of Harpers Ferry National Historical Park and then identify plant and animal life at Appalachian National Scenic Trail.

To see maps, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Harpers Ferry holiday planning app .

Philadelphia to Harpers Ferry is an approximately 3-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or take a train. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Harpers Ferry when traveling from Philadelphia in September, with lows around 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) early enough to travel to Davis.

Things to do in Harpers Ferry

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

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

1
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Davis

Davis ©
Davis is a town in Tucker County, West Virginia, along the Blackwater River. On the 22nd (Sun), shop like a local with WVHighlands Artisan Gallery, take in the dramatic scenery at Blackwater Falls State Park, and then identify plant and animal life at Canaan Valley National Wildlife Refuge.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Davis holiday builder site .

Traveling by car from Harpers Ferry to Davis takes 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 79°F in September, and nighttime lows around 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) to allow time to travel to Wheeling.

Things to do in Davis

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Blackwater Outdoor Adventures
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Blackwater Outdoor Adventures ©
Blackwater Outdoor Adventures
Blackwater Falls State Park ©
Blackwater Falls State Park

2
nights
Wheeling

Wheeling ©
Wheeling is a city in Ohio and Marshall counties in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Mon): bet on your favorite pup at Wheeling Island Racetrack and Gaming Center, contemplate the long history of West Virginia Penitentiary, then walk around Heritage Port Park & Sculpture Garden, and finally let the kids burn off some steam at Oglebay Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stroll around Grand Vue Park, steep yourself in history at Grave Creek Mound Archaeological Complex, then learn about all things military at Archive of the Afterlife: The National Museum of the Paranormal, then see the interesting displays at Archive of the Afterlife: The National Museum of the Paranormal, and finally snap pictures at Suspension Bridge.

For reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Wheeling online itinerary planner .

You can drive from Davis to Wheeling in 3 hours. In September, daytime highs in Wheeling are 77°F, while nighttime lows are 56°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Weston.

Things to do in Wheeling

Parks Fun & Games Historic Sites

Side Trip

Moundsville
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Suspension Bridge ©
Suspension Bridge
Heritage Port Park & Sculpture Garden ©

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night
Weston

Weston ©
Weston is a city in Lewis County, West Virginia, United States. On the 25th (Wed), do a tasting at Lambert's Vintage Wines, then examine the collection at Museum of American Glass, then get a taste of the local shopping with Appalachian Glass, and finally contemplate the long history of Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum.

To see other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Weston visit planner.

Getting from Wheeling to Weston by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 76°F, and evening lows to 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) early enough to travel to Fayetteville.

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

3
nights
Fayetteville

Fayetteville ©
Fayetteville is a town in and the county seat of Fayette County, West Virginia, United States. Venture out of the city with trips to Beckley (Beckley Exhibition Coal Mine and Youth Museum & Grandview State Park), Lost World Caverns (in Lewisburg) and West Virginia State Capitol (in Charleston). There's still lots to do: snap pictures at New River Gorge Bridge, look for gifts at Tamarack: The Best of West Virginia, relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour, and see the interesting displays at Whipple Company Store and Museum.

To see ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read Fayetteville trip itinerary maker site .

You can drive from Weston to Fayetteville in 2 hours. September in Fayetteville sees daily highs of 75°F and lows of 56°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Fayetteville

Nature Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Beckley, Lost World Caverns, Whipple Company Store and Museum, West Virginia State Capitol, New River Gorge National River
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New River Gorge Bridge ©
New River Gorge Bridge
New River Gorge National River ©
New River Gorge National River

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