3 days in Shenandoah National Park & Staunton Itinerary

3 days in Shenandoah National Park & Staunton Itinerary

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3 days in Shenandoah National Park & Staunton Itinerary

Start: New York City
Fly:  4​h
1
Shenandoah National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Staunton
— 1 night
bus:  5​h 15​min
End: New York City

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Shenandoah National Park

Shenandoah National Park ©
Shenandoah National Park showcases a particularly scenic section of Virginia's Blue Ridge Mountains.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Sat): learn about winemaking at Brix and Columns Vineyards and then whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks. Here are some ideas for day two: take advantage of the amenities at Yogi Bear's Jellystone Park and then trek along Massanutten Storybook Trail.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read our Shenandoah National Park driving holiday planner .

New York City to Shenandoah National Park is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from New York City in October, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Shenandoah National Park, with lows of 49°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) so you can drive to Staunton.

Things to do in Shenandoah National Park

Outdoors Adventure Tours

Side Trips

McGaheysville, Luray
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Brix and Columns Vineyards ©
Brix and Columns Vineyards

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Staunton

Staunton ©
Staunton is an independent city in the U.S. On the 14th (Mon), examine the collection at Camera Heritage Museum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Trinity Episcopal Church, then stop by Staunton Olive Oil Company, then contemplate the long history of Frontier Culture Museum, and finally explore by horseback at Star B Stables.

To see maps, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Staunton online trip itinerary builder .

Traveling by car from Shenandoah National Park to Staunton takes 1.5 hours. October in Staunton sees daily highs of 68°F and lows of 45°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) so you can catcht the bus back home.

Things to do in Staunton

Outdoors Parks Historic Sites
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Star B Stables ©
Star B Stables
Trinity Episcopal Church ©
Trinity Episcopal Church
Camera Heritage Museum ©
Camera Heritage Museum

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