11 days in United States Itinerary

11 days in United States Itinerary

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11 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Middletown
Drive:  3​h 30​min
1
Luray
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Shenandoah National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Charlottesville
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Natural Bridge
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
End: Middletown

2
nights
Luray

Luray ©
Nestled in the heart of the valley formed by the Shenandoah River, Luray draws visitors with a vast underground cavern system adorned with stalactites, stalagmites, and mirrored pools.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Massanutten Storybook Trail. Start off your visit on the 1st (Fri): pick up some local products at Hawksbill Trading Company, then trek along Luray Hawksbill Greenway, then hike along Massanutten Storybook Trail, and finally see the interesting displays at Luray Valley Museum. Here are some ideas for day two: trek along Stony Man Mountain Overlook, learn about winemaking at DuCard Vineyards, then do a tasting at Narmada Winery, and finally see the interesting displays at Cooter's in the Country.

To find more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Luray trip planner .

Middletown to Luray is an approximately 3.5-hour car ride. Expect a daytime high around 57°F in November, and nighttime lows around 35°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) to allow time to drive to Shenandoah National Park.

Things to do in Luray

Outdoors Trails Parks

Side Trips

Cooter's in the Country, DuCard Vineyards, Narmada Winery
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DuCard Vineyards ©
DuCard Vineyards
Narmada Winery ©
Narmada Winery
Stony Man Mountain Overlook ©
Stony Man Mountain Overlook

2
nights
Shenandoah National Park

Shenandoah National Park ©
Shenandoah National Park showcases a particularly scenic section of Virginia's Blue Ridge Mountains.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Canyoning & Rappelling Tours, Shenandoah River Adventures, Rose River Falls, and other attractions. Your inner history buff will appreciate Shenandoah Valley Cultural Heritage Museum at The Edinburg Mill and Dean Cemetery. Do some cultural sightseeing at Rappahannock Cellars and Stone Mountain Vineyards. Venture out of the city with trips to Luray (Cooter's in Luray & River Hill Wine & Spirits), Copper Fox Distillery (in Sperryville) and Brandy Station Foundation (in Brandy Station). There's more to do: stop by Factory Antique Mall.

To find ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Shenandoah National Park trip planner .

Middletown to Shenandoah National Park is an approximately 4.5-hour car ride. Expect a daytime high around 59°F in November, and nighttime lows around 37°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Charlottesville.

Things to do in Shenandoah National Park

Outdoors Parks Nature

Side Trips

Luray, Shenandoah Valley Cultural Heritage Museum at The Edinburg Mill, Copper Fox Distillery, Factory Antique Mall, Brandy Station Foundation
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3
nights
Charlottesville

Charlottesville ©
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.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Mon): contemplate the long history of Mulberry Row, steep yourself in history at The Exchange Hotel Civil War Medical Museum, then sample the fine beverages at Copper Fox Distillery, and finally get a taste of the local shopping with R.H. Ballard Shop & Gallery. On the 5th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: learn about winemaking at Barren Ridge Vineyards, learn about winemaking at Thatch Winery, and then deepen your understanding at The Glass Palette - Interactive Glass Art Studio.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Charlottesville trip planner .

Drive from Shenandoah National Park to Charlottesville in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. Expect a daytime high around 59°F in November, and nighttime lows around 37°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Wed) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Charlottesville

Historic Sites Wineries Outdoors

Side Trips

The Exchange Hotel Civil War Medical Museum, Copper Fox Distillery, R.H. Ballard Shop & Gallery, Barren Ridge Vineyards
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3
nights
Natural Bridge

Natural Bridge ©
Natural Bridge is an unincorporated community in Rockbridge County, Virginia, United States. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Virginia Safari Park. Get a sense of the local culture at Natural Bridge State Park and Earth, Fire, & Spirit Pottery. Get in touch with nature at Blackwater Creek Trail and Caverns At Natural Bridge. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Natural Bridge: Presbyterian Cemetery (in Lynchburg) and Appomattox Station Battlefield Park (in Appomattox). Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at The Toy Museum at Natural Bridge of Virginia and take in the pleasant sights at Dinosaur Kingdom II.

To see where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Natural Bridge route maker website .

Drive from Charlottesville to Natural Bridge in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Traveling from Charlottesville in November, expect nights in Natural Bridge to be about the same, around 33°F, while days are slightly colder, around 48°F. On the 11th (Mon), you're off tohome.

Things to do in Natural Bridge

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites

Side Trips

Lynchburg, Earth, Fire, & Spirit Pottery, Appomattox Station Battlefield Park
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Natural Bridge State Park ©
Natural Bridge State Park
Virginia Safari Park ©
Virginia Safari Park
Presbyterian Cemetery ©
Presbyterian Cemetery

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