5 days in Blue Ridge & Roanoke Itinerary

5 days in Blue Ridge & Roanoke Itinerary

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Blue Ridge
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Roanoke
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Blue Ridge

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Blue Ridge is a census-designated place (CDP) in Botetourt County, Virginia, United States. Kick off your visit on the 26th (Sat): delve into the lush surroundings at George Washington & Jefferson National Forests. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: appreciate the views at Peaks of Otter Visitor Center and then experience rural life at Layman Family Farms.

To find photos and other tourist information, go to the Blue Ridge online driving holiday planner.

Washington DC to Blue Ridge is an approximately 4-hour car ride. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sun) early enough to travel to Roanoke.

Things to do in Blue Ridge

Nature · Parks

Side Trips

George Washington & Jefferson National Forests, Peaks of Otter Visitor Center
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Peaks of Otter Visitor Center ©
Peaks of Otter Visitor Center
Layman Family Farms ©
Layman Family Farms

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Roanoke

Roanoke ©
Roanoke is an independent city in the U.S. Explore Roanoke's surroundings by going to National D-Day Memorial (in Bedford) and Natural Bridge (Virginia Safari Park & Natural Bridge State Park). There's still lots to do: stroll around Mill Mountain Star & Park, sample some tasty brews at a beer tour and tasting, stop by Chocolatepaper, and see the interesting displays at Virginia Museum of Transportation.

For more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Roanoke tour planner.

Roanoke is just a short distance from Blue Ridge. Expect a daytime high around 80°F in September, and nighttime lows around 60°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Wed) early enough to drive back home.

Things to do in Roanoke

Parks · Breweries & Distilleries · Tours

Side Trips

Natural Bridge, National D-Day Memorial
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National D-Day Memorial ©
National D-Day Memorial
Mill Mountain Star & Park ©
Mill Mountain Star & Park
Virginia Safari Park ©
Virginia Safari Park

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