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Pittsburgh to Columbia drive in an RV

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RV campgrounds from Pittsburgh to Columbia

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Here's a sample itinerary for a camping drive from Pittsburgh to Columbia in your RV. If you're planning a road trip to Columbia, you can research locations to stop along the way. Make sure you check road conditions to double check the weather. Find the best RV parks, campgrounds, hotels, restaurants, and attractions based on the most talked about places recommended by Trippy members and AllStays. Scroll down to see all the RV campgrounds along the way.

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 Day 1

10:00 am  start in Pittsburgh
drive for about 1.5 hours

11:25 am  Morgantown
eat at Mountain State Brewing
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 12:25 pm
drive for about 1 hour

1:33 pm  Buckhannon
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 2:33 pm
drive for about 1.5 hours

3:53 pm  New river Gorge
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 4:53 pm
drive for about 56 minutes

5:49 pm  Beckley
eat at Pasquale Mira Restaurant
stay overnight at Howard Johnson Express Inn Beckley
leave the next day around 10:00 am

day 1 driving ≈ 5 hours
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 Day 2

10:00 am  leave from Howard Johnson Express Inn Beckley
drive for about 2 hours

11:49 am  Blue Ridge Parkway
eat at Creek Bottom Brewing
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 12:49 pm
drive for about 2 hours

2:48 pm  Charlotte
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 3:48 pm
drive for about 1.5 hours

5:23 pm  arrive in Columbia
eat at Flying Saucer Draught Emporium
stay at Hilton Columbia Center

day 2 driving ≈ 5.5 hours
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What are RV campgrounds along the way?

Morgantown  (9 answers)
    restaurants around Morgantown:
        Mountain State Brewing
    questions about Morgantown:
        What's the best neighborhood in Morgantown (West Virginia) for a first time visitor?

    Hefners RV Park and Campground  (1 mention)

New river Gorge
    Mountain Lake Campground  (1 mention)
    Summersville Music Park Campground  (1 mention)
    Gauley Tailwaters - New River Gorge National River  (1 mention)
    Summersville Lake Retreat  (1 mention)
    Battle Run  (1 mention)

Beckley  (2 answers)
    Beckley Exhibition Coal Mine Campground  (1 mention)
    Tamarack - Cultural Center  (1 mention)
    Little Beaver State Park  (1 mention)
    Lake Stephens Campground and Marina Raleigh County Park  (1 mention)
    Army Camp - New River Gorge National River  (1 mention)
    restaurants around Beckley:
        Pasquale Mira Restaurant
    hotels around Beckley:
        Howard Johnson Express Inn Beckley
        Fairfield Inn Beckley
        Super 8 Beckley
        Country Inn & Suites By Carlson, Beckley
        Microtel Inn & Suites Beckley

Blue Ridge Parkway  (8 mentions)
    Cool Breeze Campground  (1 mention)
    Old Cranks Campground and RV Park  (1 mention)
    Cliffview - New River Trail State Park  (1 mention)
    Fancy Gap Cabins and Campground  (1 mention)
    restaurants around Blue Ridge Parkway:
        Creek Bottom Brewing
    questions about Blue Ridge Parkway:
        What’s a good route and places to stop
        Where do we stay overnight

Charlotte  (42 answers)
    Elmore Mobile Home and RV Park  (1 mention)
    Fieldridge Acres  (1 mention)
    questions about Charlotte:
        What is your favorite restaurant in Charlotte?
        What's the best neighborhood in Charlotte for a first time visitor?
        Nice suburbs to stay just outside Charlotte
        Farm to Table Dining in Charlotte
        What to do in Charlotte while celebrating a 60th Birthday?

Where's the best place to stay in Columbia?

Are you going straight to a hotel, or looking for a vacation rental or Airbnb?

The best resource on neighborhoods, areas, and hotels is the Trippy page on where to stay in Columbia.

If you're looking for a quick answer, you can check out Hilton Columbia Center.

Here are some more hotels people talk about:

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Where's the best place to eat in Columbia?

Need some recommendations on somewhere to get food?

GoPetFriendly suggests Flying Saucer Draught Emporium.

Here are some more restaurants people talk about:

Twisted Spur Brewing  (1 mention)

Want to research more popular restaurants in Columbia? Click the blue button below.

What are some things to do in Columbia?

This section could be endless, so rather than trying to suggest every local activity or attraction, we'll leave it open-ended.

Of course, Trippy is the perfect place to ask questions because there's an entire community of travelers talking to each other and sharing tips and advice. Trippy is where you can get answers personalized for your tastes, budgets, trip dates & more!

Click the button below to explore more questions and answers related to Columbia.

Do I really have to go back home?

Yes, even this step is optional, because if you're on vacation who wants the trip to end? It's okay, you can start planning your next trip!

Want to plan the trip back? Get the reverse directions for a Columbia to Pittsburgh drive in an RV, or go to the main page to plan a new road trip.

You can also compare the travel time if you're flying or driving by calculating the distance from Pittsburgh to Columbia. Or get a full Pittsburgh to Columbia flight plan.

Don't forget about exploring your own hometown with a staycation. You can also find some cool day trips or get away for a weekend. Maybe try typing in a faraway location like London, Hong Kong, or Sydney, and get inspired for your dream trip around the world.

And if you know Pittsburgh well, please help your fellow travelers and answer their questions about Pittsburgh!

At a Glance
without making any stops
total driving distance is 539 miles
driving time of 8 hours, 30 minutes
Columbia is the same time as Pittsburgh
50 Pittsburgh travel answers
9 Morgantown travel answers
2 Beckley travel answers
42 Charlotte travel answers
18 Columbia travel answers


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