5 days in Belton, Shenandoah National Park & Blue Ridge Itinerary

5 days in Belton, Shenandoah National Park & Blue Ridge Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States planner
Make it your trip
— 1 day
Drive to Austin Bergstrom International Airport, Fly to Washington Dulles International Airport, Drive to Shenandoah National Park
Shenandoah National Park
— 2 nights
Blue Ridge
— 1 night
Drive to Roanokeā€“Blacksburg Regional Airport, Fly to Houston


Belton — 1 day

Belton is a city in the U.S. state of Texas, within the Killeen-Temple metropolitan area. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Mon): do a tasting at Salado Winery & Salado Wine Seller and then do a tasting at Chupacabra Craft Beer & Salado Lone Star Winery.

For reviews, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, use the Belton online tour itinerary planner.

Houston to Belton is an approximately 3-hour car ride. Traveling from Houston in October, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Belton, with lows of 58°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) so you can drive to Shenandoah National Park.
Wineries · Breweries & Distilleries
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Shenandoah National Park — 2 nights

Shenandoah National Park showcases a particularly scenic section of Virginia's Blue Ridge Mountains.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Shenandoah National Park: SoLace Studios Fine Handcrafts (in Elkton), James Madison's Montpelier (in Montpelier Station) and Barboursville Vineyards and Historic Ruins (in Barboursville). There's still lots to do: cruise along Skyline Drive, hike along Old Rag Mountain Hike, tour the pleasant surroundings at Mary's Rock Summit Trail, and admire the sheer force of Dark Hollow Falls.

To find where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Shenandoah National Park holiday builder site.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Belton to Shenandoah National Park. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Belton to Shenandoah National Park due to the time zone difference. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Belton in October: high temperatures in Shenandoah National Park hover around 71°F and lows are around 49°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) early enough to go by car to Blue Ridge.
Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails
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Blue Ridge — 1 night

Blue Ridge is a census-designated place (CDP) in Botetourt County, Virginia, United States. Start off your visit on the 22nd (Fri): take in the awesome beauty at Peaks of Otter Visitor Center.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Blue Ridge trip itinerary planning tool.

Traveling by car from Shenandoah National Park to Blue Ridge takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Fri) to allow time for the car ride back home.
Nature · Parks
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