5 days in Shenandoah Valley Itinerary

5 days in Shenandoah Valley Itinerary

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Drive
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Staunton
— Few hours
Drive
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Luray
— 3 nights
Drive
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Winchester
— 1 night
Drive

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Staunton

Staunton is an independent city in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 11th (Mon): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saint Francis of Assisi Catholic Church, examine the collection at Camera Heritage Museum, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Trinity Episcopal Church.

To find other places to visit, reviews, maps, and tourist information, use the Staunton day trip planning tool.

Norfolk to Staunton is an approximately 3.5-hour car ride. You can also fly; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Norfolk in May, expect a bit cooler with lows of 51°F in Staunton. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Luray.

Things to do in Staunton

Historic Sites · Museums

3
nights
Luray

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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Hawksbill Mountain and Rose River Falls. Step out of the city life by going to Massanutten Storybook Trail and Luray Hawksbill Greenway. Step out of Luray with an excursion to Zipline in McGaheysville--about 44 minutes away. There's much more to do: get some jogging in at Limberlost Trail, see the interesting displays at Cooter's in Luray, learn about winemaking at River Hill Wine & Spirits, and have some family-friendly fun at The Garden Maze.

For maps, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Luray trip itinerary maker app.

Drive from Staunton to Luray in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. In May, daytime highs in Luray are 75°F, while nighttime lows are 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) early enough to drive to Winchester.

Things to do in Luray

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

Side Trips

1
night
Winchester

Winchester is an independent city located in the northwestern portion of the Commonwealth of Virginia. Start off your visit on the 15th (Fri): make a trip to Patsy Cline Historic House, contemplate the long history of Abram's Delight, then contemplate the long history of Belle Grove Plantation, and finally witness the site of a historic battle at Kernstown Battlefield and Pritchard House.

For maps, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Winchester online tour planner.

You can drive from Luray to Winchester in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 73°F in May, and nighttime lows around 52°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Winchester

Historic Sites

Side Trip