3 days in Shenandoah National Park, Staunton & Virginia Beach Itinerary

3 days in Shenandoah National Park, Staunton & Virginia Beach Itinerary

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3 days in Shenandoah National Park, Staunton & Virginia Beach Itinerary

Start: New York City
Drive:  6​h 45​min
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Shenandoah National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
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Staunton
— 1 day
Drive:  3​h 45​min
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Virginia Beach
— 1 night
Drive:  7​h
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.
To find other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Shenandoah National Park trip 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. Expect little chillier evenings in Shenandoah National Park when traveling from New York City in October, with lows around 49°F. You will have some time to spend on the 12th (Sat) before leaving for Staunton.

Things to do in Shenandoah National Park

Outdoors Parks Wineries

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Staunton

Staunton ©
Staunton is an independent city in the U.S. On the 12th (Sat), examine the collection at Camera Heritage Museum, examine the collection at Woodrow Wilson Presidential Library and Museum, take an in-depth tour of Frontier Culture Museum, then learn about winemaking at Barren Ridge Vineyards, and finally do a tasting at Rockbridge Vineyard.

Plan my day in Staunton using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

You can drive from Shenandoah National Park to Staunton in 1.5 hours. In October in Staunton, expect temperatures between 68°F during the day and 45°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) so you can drive to Virginia Beach.

Things to do in Staunton

Museums Wineries Historic Sites

Side Trips

Barren Ridge Vineyards, Rockbridge Vineyard
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Camera Heritage Museum ©
Camera Heritage Museum
Barren Ridge Vineyards ©
Barren Ridge Vineyards

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Virginia Beach

Virginia Beach ©
Holding a record for the longest pleasure beach in the world, Virginia Beach showcases 35 miles of coastline and maintains a longstanding reputation as a family-friendly vacation destination.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sun): kick back and relax at Croatan Beach, then kick back and relax at Virginia Beach, and then examine the collection at Virginia Beach Surf & Rescue Museum.

For other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Virginia Beach online driving holiday planner .

Drive from Staunton to Virginia Beach in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Staunton in October, things will get somewhat warmer in Virginia Beach: highs are around 74°F and lows about 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Virginia Beach

Outdoors Beaches Parks
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Croatan Beach ©
Croatan Beach
Virginia Beach ©
Virginia Beach
Virginia Beach Surf & Rescue Museum ©

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