3 days in Shenandoah Valley Itinerary

3 days in Shenandoah Valley Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Shenandoah Valley trip planner

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Luray
— 1 day
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Staunton
— 2 nights
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Luray

— 1 day

Cabin Capital of Virginia

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.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Fri): explore the fascinating underground world of Shenandoah Caverns, then see the interesting displays at Luray Valley Museum & Shenandoah Heritage Village, and then get engrossed in the history at The Car and Carriage Caravan Museum.

To see maps, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read Luray trip maker.

New York City to Luray is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train, bus, and taxi. In June, plan for daily highs up to 83°F, and evening lows to 62°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) so you can go by car to Staunton.

Things to do in Luray

Parks · Nature · Museums

Side Trip

Staunton

— 2 nights
Staunton is an independent city in the U.S. Commonwealth of Virginia. Start off your visit on the 5th (Sat): contemplate the long history of Stonewall Jackson House, then steep yourself in history at Lee Chapel and Museum, and then deepen your understanding at Virginia Military Institute. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the fascinating underground world of Grand Caverns, then see the interesting displays at Woodrow Wilson Presidential Library and Museum, and then contemplate the long history of Frontier Culture Museum.

For ratings, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Staunton trip builder website.

You can drive from Luray to Staunton in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. In June, daily temperatures in Staunton can reach 82°F, while at night they dip to 60°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) early enough to fly back home.

Things to do in Staunton

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature

Side Trips