6 days in Shenandoah Valley Itinerary

6 days in Shenandoah Valley Itinerary

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Shenandoah National Park
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Lexington
— 3 nights
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Luray
— 1 night

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Shenandoah National Park

Shenandoah National Park ©
Shenandoah National Park showcases a particularly scenic section of Virginia's Blue Ridge Mountains.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Thu): make a trip to Dean Cemetery, take in the dramatic scenery at Dark Hollow Falls, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Old Rag Mountain Hike. Here are some ideas for day two: take a memorable drive along Skyline Drive and then make a splash at Massanutten Indoor WaterPark.

For traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Shenandoah National Park planner.

Atlanta to Shenandoah National Park is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus, train, and taxi. Traveling from Atlanta in June, plan for slightly colder nights in Shenandoah National Park, with lows around 64°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) so you can drive to Lexington.

Things to do in Shenandoah National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Scenic Drive

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Skyline Drive ©
Skyline Drive
Old Rag Mountain Hike ©
Old Rag Mountain Hike
Dark Hollow Falls ©
Dark Hollow Falls

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Lexington

Lexington ©
Home to two prestigious educational institutions, Lexington was founded in 1778.
Get out of town with these interesting Lexington side-trips: Staunton (Camera Heritage Museum, Frontier Culture Museum, &more). Next up on the itinerary: take in the dramatic natural features at Natural Bridge State Park, Head underground at Caverns At Natural Bridge, pause for some photo ops at Stonewall Jackson Memorial Cemetery, and view the masterpieces at Earth, Fire, & Spirit Pottery.

To find where to stay, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Lexington holiday builder site.

Drive from Shenandoah National Park to Lexington in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. Traveling from Shenandoah National Park in June, things will get a bit cooler in Lexington: highs are around 72°F and lows about 58°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Mon) so you can drive to Luray.

Things to do in Lexington

Historic Sites · Museums · Nature · Parks

Side Trips

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Natural Bridge State Park ©
Natural Bridge State Park
Virginia Military Institute ©
Virginia Military Institute
Lee Chapel and Museum ©
Lee Chapel and Museum

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Luray

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.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Tue): take a pleasant ride with Jordan Hollow Stables, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at River Hill Wine & Spirits, then see the interesting displays at The Car and Carriage Caravan Museum, and finally take in breathtaking views at Luray Caverns.

To find where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read our Luray online journey planner.

You can drive from Lexington to Luray in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. Traveling from Lexington in June, expect nights in Luray to be about the same, around 62°F, while days are a bit warmer, around 83°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Luray

Nature · Parks · Museums · Outdoors

Side Trip

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Luray Caverns ©
Luray Caverns
The Car and Carriage Caravan Museum ©
The Car and Carriage Caravan Museum
Jordan Hollow Stables ©
Jordan Hollow Stables