5 days in Williamsburg & Shenandoah National Park Itinerary

5 days in Williamsburg & Shenandoah National Park Itinerary

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Williamsburg
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Shenandoah National Park
— 3 nights
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Williamsburg

Colonial Capital

Founded in 1632 as a fortified settlement on the high ground between two rivers, Williamsburg served as a colonial capital of Virginia for over 80 years.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): cool off at Water Country USA.

For maps, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Williamsburg day trip planning tool.

Jersey City to Williamsburg is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 89°F in August, and nighttime lows around 70°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) so you can drive to Shenandoah National Park.

Things to do in Williamsburg

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Shenandoah National Park

Shenandoah National Park showcases a particularly scenic section of Virginia's Blue Ridge Mountains.
Get out of town with these interesting Shenandoah National Park side-trips: James Madison's Montpelier (in Montpelier Station), Massanutten Indoor WaterPark (in McGaheysville) and Grand Caverns (in Grottoes). There's much more to do: take a memorable drive along Skyline Drive, tour the pleasant surroundings at Mary's Rock Summit Trail, do a tasting at Barboursville Vineyards and Historic Ruins, and trek along Old Rag Mountain Hike.

For where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, use the Shenandoah National Park online attractions planner.

You can drive from Williamsburg to Shenandoah National Park in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of train, bus, and taxi. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Williamsburg in August, with highs in Shenandoah National Park at 84°F and lows at 65°F. On the 26th (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Shenandoah National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails

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