10 days in Richmond, Shenandoah National Park & Charlottesville Itinerary

10 days in Richmond, Shenandoah National Park & Charlottesville Itinerary

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Richmond
— 2 nights
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Shenandoah National Park
— 4 nights
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Charlottesville
— 3 nights

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Richmond

— 2 nights

The River City

The capital city of Virginia, Richmond has diverse architecture, a large collection of monuments, and world-class museums that reveal the city's important role in American history.
You've added Strangeways Brewing, Riverfront Canal Cruises, Triple Crossing Downtown, and other attractions to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 6th (Fri): contemplate the waterfront views at Belle Isle, take a stroll through Carytown, then catch a movie at Cinebistro at Stony Point Fashion Park, and finally sample the tasty concoctions at Triple Crossing Downtown. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Sat): brush up on your military savvy at American Civil War Museum- Historic Tredegar, then learn about winemaking at Blue Bee Cider, then get a new perspective on things with Riverfront Canal Cruises, and finally indulge your thirst for a good beer at Strangeways Brewing.

To find traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read Richmond trip itinerary tool.

The Route module can give you travel options from your home to Richmond. In November, daytime highs in Richmond are 61°F, while nighttime lows are 38°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Shenandoah National Park.

Things to do in Richmond

Breweries & Distilleries · Fun & Games · Nightlife · Shopping

Shenandoah National Park

— 4 nights
Shenandoah National Park showcases a particularly scenic section of Virginia's Blue Ridge Mountains.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Dark Hollow Falls, Shenandoah River Adventures and Luray Caverns. Step out of the city life by going to Old Rag Mountain Hike and Skyline Drive.

For traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Shenandoah National Park sightseeing planner.

You can drive from Richmond to Shenandoah National Park in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Expect a daytime high around 59°F in November, and nighttime lows around 37°F. You will leave for Charlottesville on the 12th (Thu).

Things to do in Shenandoah National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Scenic Drive

Side Trip

Charlottesville

— 3 nights

Hoo-Ville

Situated at the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains, Charlottesville is perhaps best known as the home of three of the United States' founding fathers, including Thomas Jefferson.
Michie Tavern ca. 1784 has been added to your itinerary. Discover out-of-the-way places like The Glass Palette - Interactive Glass Art Studio and Keswick Vineyards. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Norm's Executive Transportation and Thatch Winery. There's more to do: do a tasting at Albemarle CiderWorks.

To see photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Charlottesville road trip planning tool.

Drive from Shenandoah National Park to Charlottesville in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In November, daily temperatures in Charlottesville can reach 59°F, while at night they dip to 37°F.

Things to do in Charlottesville

Wineries · Tours · Breweries & Distilleries · Historic Sites

Side Trips