8 days in Shenandoah National Park & Catawba Itinerary

8 days in Shenandoah National Park & Catawba Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Virginia travel planner

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Make it your trip
Fly to Washington Dulles International Airport, Drive to Shenandoah National Park
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Shenandoah National Park
— 4 nights
Drive
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Catawba
— 3 nights
Drive to Roanokeā€“Blacksburg Regional Airport, Fly to Midland

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Shenandoah National Park

— 4 nights
Shenandoah National Park showcases a particularly scenic section of Virginia's Blue Ridge Mountains.
Explore Shenandoah National Park's surroundings by going to Grand Caverns (in Grottoes), James Madison's Montpelier (in Montpelier Station) and Barboursville Vineyards and Historic Ruins (in Barboursville). Next up on the itinerary: take in the dramatic scenery at Dark Hollow Falls, look for gifts at SoLace Studios Fine Handcrafts, hike along Limberlost Trail, and stroll through Mary's Rock Summit Trail.

To see ratings, photos, maps, and other tourist information, use the Shenandoah National Park trip planner.

Midland to Shenandoah National Park is an approximately 8.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also do a combination of car and flight; or drive. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Shenandoah National Park when traveling from Midland in August, with lows around 65°F. You'll set off for Catawba on the 5th (Thu).

Things to do in Shenandoah National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails

Side Trips

Catawba

— 3 nights
Catawba is an unincorporated community in the northern section of Roanoke County, Virginia, United States. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Catawba: The Salt Cave and Spa (in White Sulphur Springs), Covington (Humpback Bridge & Falling Springs Waterfall) and Hot Springs (Jackson River, Homestead Old Course, &more). There's still lots to do: admire the majestic nature at Douthat State Park, examine the collection at Tinglers Mill, get engrossed in the history at C & O Railway Heritage Center, and get great views at McAfees Knob.

To see ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Catawba holiday website.

Traveling by car from Shenandoah National Park to Catawba takes 2.5 hours. In August in Catawba, expect temperatures between 84°F during the day and 66°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Catawba

Nature · Parks · Golf · Outdoors

Side Trips