8 days in Blue Ridge Highlands Itinerary

8 days in Blue Ridge Highlands Itinerary

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Abingdon
— 3 nights
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Wytheville
— 2 nights
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Floyd
— 2 nights

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Abingdon

Abingdon ©
Abingdon is a town in Washington County, Virginia, United States, southwest of Roanoke. Explore Abingdon's surroundings by going to Marion (Mount Rogers National Recreation Area & Hungry Mother State Park). And it doesn't end there: stroll through Virginia Creeper National Recreation Trail, see the interesting displays at Star Museum, get engrossed in the history at The Birthplace of Country Music Museum, and contemplate the long history of Downtown State Street.

For other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Abingdon trip itinerary planner.

New York City to Abingdon is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from New York City in August since evenings lows in Abingdon dip to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Wytheville.

Things to do in Abingdon

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Bristol, Marion, Damascus
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Virginia Creeper National Recreation Trail ©
Abingdon Vineyards ©
Abingdon Vineyards

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Wytheville

Wytheville ©
Wytheville is a town in, and the county seat of, Wythe County, Virginia, United States. On the 14th (Fri), stroll through New River Trail State Park, thensee the interesting displays at The Blue Ridge Music Center, and then do a tasting at Mt Vale Vineyards. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 15th (Sat): get to know the fascinating history of Big Pencil, thensee the interesting displays at Edith Bolling Wilson Birthplace Museum, thenimmerse yourself in nature at Grayson Highlands State Park, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Big Walker Lookout.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Wytheville travel planner.

Traveling by car from Abingdon to Wytheville takes an hour. In August, daily temperatures in Wytheville can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) so you can go by car to Floyd.

Things to do in Wytheville

Parks Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Galax, Grayson Highlands State Park, New River Trail State Park
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Grayson Highlands State Park ©
Grayson Highlands State Park
Big Walker Lookout ©
Big Walker Lookout
Edith Bolling Wilson Birthplace Museum ©
Edith Bolling Wilson Birthplace Museum

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Floyd

Floyd ©
Floyd is a town in Floyd County, Virginia, United States. Start off your visit on the 16th (Sun): contemplate the long history of Cockram Mill, learn about winemaking at Chateau Morrisette Winery, thensteep yourself in history at Mabry Mill, and finally get great views at Lovers Leap Scenic Overlook. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Mon): look for gifts at Floyd Country Store, view the masterpieces at Troika Contemporary Crafts, and then play a few rounds at Primland Resort Golf Course.

To find reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Floyd travel planning site.

Drive from Wytheville to Floyd in 1.5 hours. In August, daytime highs in Floyd are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Floyd

Shopping Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trip

Meadows of Dan
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Chateau Morrisette Winery ©
Chateau Morrisette Winery
Floyd Country Store ©
Floyd Country Store
Troika Contemporary Crafts ©
Troika Contemporary Crafts