3 days in Shenandoah Valley Itinerary

3 days in Shenandoah Valley Itinerary

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3 days in Shenandoah Valley Itinerary

Start: Charlotte
Fly + Drive:  3​h 45​min
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Winchester
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Luray
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Lexington
— 1 night
taxi + Fly:  3​h 30​min
End: Charlotte

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Winchester

Winchester ©
Winchester is an independent city located in the northwestern portion of the Commonwealth of Virginia. On the 17th (Fri), get engrossed in the history at Museum of the Shenandoah Valley and then explore and take pictures at Rocking S Ranch.

To see photos, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read Winchester route maker tool .

Charlotte to Winchester is an approximately 4-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also do a combination of flight and car; or drive. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Charlotte in May, with highs in Winchester at 73°F and lows at 52°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Luray.

Things to do in Winchester

Museums
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Rocking S Ranch ©
Rocking S Ranch
Museum of the Shenandoah Valley ©
Museum of the Shenandoah Valley

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Sat): take in breathtaking views at Luray Caverns, take a memorable drive along Skyline Drive, and then brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Copper Fox Distillery.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Luray trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Drive from Winchester to Luray in 1.5 hours. In May, plan for daily highs up to 75°F, and evening lows to 52°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Lexington.

Things to do in Luray

Parks Nature Scenic Drive

Side Trips

Skyline Drive, Copper Fox Distillery
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Luray Caverns ©
Luray Caverns
Skyline Drive ©
Skyline Drive
Copper Fox Distillery ©
Copper Fox Distillery

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Lexington

Lexington ©
Home to two prestigious educational institutions, Lexington was founded in 1778.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Sun): explore the striking landscape at The Natural Bridge of Virginia, look for all kinds of wild species at Virginia Safari Park, and then explore and take pictures at Virginia Military Institute.

For photos, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Lexington trip builder site .

Traveling by car from Luray to Lexington takes 2 hours. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Luray in May: highs in Lexington hover around 65°F, while lows dip to 49°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Lexington

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

Natural Bridge
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Virginia Safari Park ©
Virginia Safari Park
Virginia Military Institute ©
Virginia Military Institute