5 days in Blue Ridge & Roanoke Itinerary

5 days in Blue Ridge & Roanoke Itinerary

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5 days in Blue Ridge & Roanoke Itinerary

Start: Washington DC
Drive:  4​h 30​min
1
Blue Ridge
— 1 night
Drive:  30​min
2
Roanoke
— 3 nights
+2
Fly + bus + subway:  4​h
End: Washington DC

1
night
Blue Ridge

Blue Ridge ©
Blue Ridge is a census-designated place (CDP) in Botetourt County, Virginia, United States. Start off your visit on the 26th (Sat): take a peaceful walk through George Washington & Jefferson National Forests. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the verdant scenery at Peaks of Otter Visitor Center and then experience rural life at Layman Family Farms.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Blue Ridge trip itinerary maker .

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

Things to do in Blue Ridge

Parks Nature

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

3
nights
Roanoke

Roanoke ©
Roanoke is an independent city in the U.S. Venture out of the city with trips to Natural Bridge (Virginia Safari Park & Natural Bridge State Park) and National D-Day Memorial (in Bedford). And it doesn't end there: walk around Mill Mountain Star & Park, stop by Chocolatepaper, see the interesting displays at Virginia Museum of Transportation, and learn the secrets of beer at a beer tour and tasting.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read Roanoke trip itinerary builder app .

Roanoke is very close to Blue Ridge. September in Roanoke sees daily highs of 80°F and lows of 60°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Roanoke

Parks Tours Wildlife

Side Trips

Natural Bridge, National D-Day Memorial
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Mill Mountain Star & Park ©
Mill Mountain Star & Park
Virginia Museum of Transportation ©
Virginia Museum of Transportation
National D-Day Memorial ©
National D-Day Memorial

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