5 days in Charleston, Great Rivers & Routes & Spring City Itinerary

5 days in Charleston, Great Rivers & Routes & Spring City Itinerary

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Charleston
— 2 nights
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Collinsville
— 1 night
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Spring City
— 1 night
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Charleston — 2 nights

Charleston is the capital and the largest city in the U.S. state of West Virginia, and the county seat of Kanawha County. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Charleston: Beckley Exhibition Coal Mine and Youth Museum (in Beckley), Fayetteville (New River Gorge Bridge & Bridge Brew Works) and Whipple Company Store and Museum (in Scarbro). Next up on the itinerary: take an in-depth tour of West Virginia State Museum, kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, get a sense of history and politics at West Virginia State Capitol, and stop by J.Q. Dickinson Salt-Works.

To find maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Charleston attractions planner.

Washington to Charleston is an approximately 5-hour car ride. In August, plan for daily highs up to 84°F, and evening lows to 64°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) so you can go by car to Collinsville.
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Collinsville — 1 night

Collinsville is a city located mainly in Madison County, and partially in St. Start off your visit on the 11th (Thu): get engrossed in the history at The 1820 Colonel Benjamin Stephenson House, contemplate the long history of Lewis & Clark State Historic Site, and then steep yourself in history at Cahokia Mounds State Historic Site.

To find reviews, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Collinsville trip itinerary builder website.

Traveling by car from Charleston to Collinsville takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Charleston to Collinsville due to the time zone difference. August in Collinsville sees daily highs of 87°F and lows of 66°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) so you can go by car to Spring City.
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Spring City — 1 night

Spring City is a town in Rhea County, Tennessee, United States. On the 12th (Fri), immerse yourself in nature at Stinging Fork Falls.

For where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Spring City online vacation planner.

You can drive from Collinsville to Spring City in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Collinsville in August: highs in Spring City hover around 82°F, while lows dip to 64°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive back home.
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