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
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  5​h 15​min
1
Lewisburg
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Weston
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
3
Moundsville
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
4
Harpers Ferry
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
End: New York City

2
nights
Lewisburg

Lewisburg ©
Lewisburg is a city in Greenbrier County, West Virginia, USA. Kick off your visit on the 11th (Thu): look for all kinds of wild species at The Greenbrier. Keep things going the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Old Stone Presbyterian Church, get engrossed in the history at Greenbrier Historical Society and North House Museum, then brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Smooth Ambler Distillery, and finally take in the history at Droop Mountain Battlefield State Park.

To see traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Lewisburg trip planner .

New York City to Lewisburg is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from New York City in April since evenings lows in Lewisburg dip to 40°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Weston.

Things to do in Lewisburg

Historic Sites Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Droop Mountain Battlefield State Park, The Greenbrier, Thurmond, Summersville Lake Lighthouse, Carnifex Ferry Battlefield State Park
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Droop Mountain Battlefield State Park ©
Smooth Ambler Distillery ©
Smooth Ambler Distillery
The Greenbrier ©
The Greenbrier

2
nights
Weston

Weston ©
Weston is a city in Lewis County, West Virginia, United States. On the 14th (Sun), appreciate the extensive heritage of John Henry Memorial Park, then identify plant and animal life at West Virginia State Wildlife Center, and then steep yourself in history at Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 15th (Mon): admire the striking features of Adaland Mansion, do a tasting at Lambert's Vintage Wines, and then shop like a local with West Virginia American Art Glass.

To find photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Weston online trip itinerary builder .

Drive from Lewisburg to Weston in 2.5 hours. In April in Weston, expect temperatures between 65°F during the day and 42°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) so you can travel to Moundsville.

Things to do in Weston

Historic Sites Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

West Virginia State Wildlife Center, Adaland Mansion, John Henry Memorial Park
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Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum ©
Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum
Lambert's Vintage Wines ©
Lambert's Vintage Wines
John Henry Memorial Park ©
John Henry Memorial Park

1
night
Moundsville

Moundsville ©
Moundsville is a city in Marshall County, West Virginia, along the Ohio River. On the 16th (Tue), contemplate the long history of West Virginia Penitentiary, then contemplate the long history of Grave Creek Mound Archaeological Complex, then take an in-depth tour of Cockayne Farmstead, and finally brush up on your military savvy at Archive of the Afterlife: The National Museum of the Paranormal.

To see where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Moundsville tour planner.

Getting from Weston to Moundsville by car takes about 2.5 hours. In April in Moundsville, expect temperatures between 63°F during the day and 42°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Moundsville

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Cockayne Farmstead
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3
nights
Harpers Ferry

Harpers Ferry ©
With a population of less than 300, Harpers Ferry is as quaint as they come.
On the 17th (Wed), admire all the interesting features of Antietam National Battlefield. On the 18th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the history at Third Winchester Battlefield, learn about winemaking at Mediterranean Cellars, then do a tasting at RdV Vineyards, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Ruins of St. John's Episcopal Church.

To see photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Harpers Ferry trip itinerary tool .

Traveling by car from Moundsville to Harpers Ferry takes 4.5 hours. In April, daily temperatures in Harpers Ferry can reach 66°F, while at night they dip to 42°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Harpers Ferry

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trips

Delaplane, Antietam National Battlefield, Third Winchester Battlefield, Mediterranean Cellars
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Antietam National Battlefield ©
Antietam National Battlefield
Third Winchester Battlefield ©
Third Winchester Battlefield
Ruins of St. John's Episcopal Church ©

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