15 days in Blue Ridge Highlands Itinerary

15 days in Blue Ridge Highlands Itinerary

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15 days in Blue Ridge Highlands Itinerary

Start: Newark
Fly + Drive:  7​h 15​min
1
Wytheville
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h
2
Abingdon
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Floyd
— 5 nights
Drive + Fly:  6​h 30​min
End: Newark

4
nights
Wytheville

Wytheville ©
Wytheville is a town in, and the county seat of, Wythe County, Virginia, United States. Step off the beaten path and head to Blue Ridge Music Center and Great Lakes to Florida Highway Museum. Do some cultural sightseeing at Mt Vale Vineyards and Wytheville's Smallest Church. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Wytheville: Mount Rogers National Recreation Area (in Marion), Grayson Highlands State Park (in Mouth of Wilson) and The Raymond F Ratcliffe Transportation Museum (in Pulaski). The adventure continues: relax in the rural setting at Beagle Ridge Herb Farm, learn about winemaking at West Wind Farm Vineyard & Winery, appreciate the extensive heritage of Big Pencil, and steep yourself in history at Haller-Gibboney Rock House.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Wytheville trip planning website .

Newark to Wytheville is an approximately 7.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. In June, daily temperatures in Wytheville can reach 80°F, while at night they dip to 60°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Abingdon.

Things to do in Wytheville

Parks Museums Wineries

Side Trips

Galax, Max Meadows, Grayson Highlands State Park, Mount Rogers National Recreation Area, The Raymond F Ratcliffe Transportation Museum
Highlights from your plan
The Blue Ridge Music Center ©
The Blue Ridge Music Center
Mt Vale Vineyards ©
Mt Vale Vineyards
West Wind Farm Vineyard & Winery ©

5
nights
Abingdon

Abingdon ©
Abingdon is a town in Washington County, Virginia, United States, southwest of Roanoke. You'll discover tucked-away gems like William King Museum of Art and Birthplace of Country Music Museum. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Abingdon Vineyards and Southwest Virginia Cultural Center and Marketplace. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Abingdon: Marion (The Past Time Antique Emporium & Hungry Mother State Park). There's much more to do: sample the tasty concoctions at Wolf Hills Brewing Co., take an in-depth tour of Historical Society of Washington County, VA, see the interesting displays at Star Museum, and hike along Virginia Creeper Trail.

To see other places to visit, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Abingdon online sightseeing planner .

Traveling by car from Wytheville to Abingdon takes an hour. In June, plan for daily highs up to 82°F, and evening lows to 63°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Floyd.

Things to do in Abingdon

Museums Shopping Parks

Side Trips

Bristol, Marion, Virginia Creeper National Recreation Trail
Highlights from your plan
Abingdon Vineyards ©
Abingdon Vineyards
Benjamin Walls Gallery ©
Benjamin Walls Gallery

5
nights
Floyd

Floyd ©
Floyd is a town in Floyd County, Virginia, United States. Get some cultural insight at Troika Contemporary Crafts and Glencoe Museum. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Rocky Knob Recreational Area and Spas. Get out of town with these interesting Floyd side-trips: Huckleberry Trail (in Christiansburg), Radford (Pete Dye River Course of Virginia Tech & Wildwood Park) and Blacksburg (April 16 Memorial at Virginia Tech & Moss Arts Center). There's still lots to do: do a tasting at Chateau Morrisette Winery, stroll through Cascades National Recreation Trail, steep yourself in history at Mabry Mill, and stop by Floyd Country Store.

To see maps, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Floyd road trip tool .

Traveling by car from Abingdon to Floyd takes 2 hours. Traveling from Abingdon in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Floyd, with lows of 58°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Floyd

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Radford, Blacksburg, Christiansburg, Cascades National Recreation Trail, Mabry Mill
Highlights from your plan
Troika Contemporary Crafts ©
Troika Contemporary Crafts
Spas
Chateau Morrisette Winery ©
Chateau Morrisette Winery