11 days in United States Itinerary

11 days in United States Itinerary

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Start: Shawnee
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  9 h
1
New Market
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
2
Montpelier Station
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h
3
Shenandoah National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h
4
Lyndhurst
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 30 min
5
Monroe
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h
6
Buchanan
— 1 night
Drive:  5 h 30 min
7
Great Smoky Mountains National Park
— 1 night
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  8 h 15 min
End: Shawnee

2
nights
New Market

New Market ©
New Market is a town in Shenandoah County, Virginia, United States. New Market State Historical Park has been added to your itinerary.

To see where to stay, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our New Market road trip website.

Shawnee to New Market is an approximately 10- hour combination of car and flight. You can also drive. Traveling from Shawnee to New Market, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In October, daily temperatures in New Market can reach 70°F, while at night they dip to 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) early enough to drive to Montpelier Station.

Things to do in New Market

Museums Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Virginia Museum of the Civil War ©
Virginia Museum of the Civil War
New Market State Historical Park ©
New Market State Historical Park
Endless Caverns ©
Endless Caverns

1
night
Montpelier Station

Montpelier Station ©
Montpelier Station is an unincorporated community in Orange County, Virginia, United States. You've now added James Madison's Montpelier to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 8th (Tue): steep yourself in history at James Madison's Montpelier.

To see more things to do, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read Montpelier Station road trip planning website.

Drive from New Market to Montpelier Station in 1.5 hours. October in Montpelier Station sees daily highs of 70°F and lows of 48°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Shenandoah National Park.

Things to do in Montpelier Station

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
James Madison's Montpelier ©
James Madison's Montpelier

2
nights
Shenandoah National Park

Shenandoah National Park ©
Shenandoah National Park showcases a particularly scenic section of Virginia's Blue Ridge Mountains.
You've added South River Falls Trail, Dark Hollow Falls, Doyles River Falls, and other attractions to your itinerary. There's more to do: take a memorable drive along Skyline Drive.

For ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Shenandoah National Park tour itinerary planning app.

You can drive from Montpelier Station to Shenandoah National Park in an hour. In October, daytime highs in Shenandoah National Park are 71°F, while nighttime lows are 49°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Lyndhurst.

Things to do in Shenandoah National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Skyline Drive ©
Skyline Drive
Appalachian Trail ©
Appalachian Trail
Rose River Falls ©
Rose River Falls

1
night
Lyndhurst

Lyndhurst
Lyndhurst is a census-designated place (CDP) in Augusta County, Virginia, United States. To see where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read Lyndhurst travel itinerary planner.

Getting from Shenandoah National Park to Lyndhurst by car takes about an hour. In October, daily temperatures in Lyndhurst can reach 68°F, while at night they dip to 45°F. On the 12th (Sat), you'll travel to Monroe.

Things to do in Lyndhurst

Outdoors Wineries Parks

1
night
Monroe

Monroe ©
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes James River Visitor Center. On the 12th (Sat), contemplate the long history of James River Visitor Center.

To see photos, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Monroe route maker tool.

Traveling by car from Lyndhurst to Monroe takes 1.5 hours. On the 13th (Sun), you'll travel to Buchanan.

Things to do in Monroe

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
James River Visitor Center ©
James River Visitor Center

1
night
Buchanan

Buchanan ©
Buchanan is a town in Botetourt County, Virginia, United States. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Peaks of Otter Visitor Center. Start off your visit on the 13th (Sun): learn about winemaking at Blue Ridge Vineyard and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Peaks of Otter Visitor Center.

To find where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Buchanan trip planner.

Getting from Monroe to Buchanan by car takes about an hour. Expect a daytime high around 70°F in October, and nighttime lows around 49°F. You'll have a few hours on the 14th (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling to Great Smoky Mountains National Park.

Things to do in Buchanan

Parks Nature Wineries

Side Trips

Peaks of Otter Visitor Center, Blue Ridge Vineyard
Highlights from your plan
Peaks of Otter Visitor Center ©
Peaks of Otter Visitor Center
Buchanan Swinging Bridge ©
Buchanan Swinging Bridge
Blue Ridge Vineyard ©
Blue Ridge Vineyard

1
night
Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Great Smoky Mountains National Park ©
Great Smoky Mountains National Park contains some of the highest mountains east of the Mississippi River, but it's the ease of access that makes this national park the United States' most visited.
For photos, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Great Smoky Mountains National Park trip itinerary builder app.

Explore your travel options from Buchanan to Great Smoky Mountains National Park with the Route module. Expect a daytime high around 74°F in October, and nighttime lows around 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors

Side Trip

Rockefeller Memorial
Highlights from your plan
Indian Creek Falls ©
Indian Creek Falls
Mingus Mill ©
Mingus Mill
Tom Branch Falls ©
Tom Branch Falls

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