8 days in Shenandoah National Park & Washington DC Itinerary

8 days in Shenandoah National Park & Washington DC Itinerary

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Shenandoah National Park
— 2 nights
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Washington DC
— 5 nights

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Shenandoah National Park

Shenandoah National Park ©
Shenandoah National Park showcases a particularly scenic section of Virginia's Blue Ridge Mountains.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Sat): take a memorable drive along Skyline Drive. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the different monuments and memorials at Dean Cemetery, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Pinnacles, then trek along Old Rag Mountain Hike, and finally trek along Limberlost Trail.

To find traveler tips, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Shenandoah National Park trip itinerary builder app.

Orlando to Shenandoah National Park is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train, bus, and taxi. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Orlando in May, with highs in Shenandoah National Park at 76°F and lows at 55°F. You will have some time to spend on the 31st (Mon) before leaving for Washington DC.

Things to do in Shenandoah National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Scenic Drive
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Scenic Drive
Skyline Drive
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Hiking Trail
Limberlost Trail
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Washington DC

Washington DC ©
The capital of the United States, the District of Columbia contains the lion's share of the country's most treasured monuments, memorials, and public museums.
Kids will appreciate attractions like National Air and Space Museum and National Gallery of Art. Explore Washington DC's surroundings by going to Roddy Road Covered Bridge (in Thurmont) and Gettysburg (Gettysburg National Military Park Museum & Visitor Center & Gettysburg National Military Park). There's lots more to do: appreciate the history behind Vietnam Veterans Memorial, ponder the world of politics at United States Capitol, learn more about the world around you at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, and examine the collection at The National Archives Museum.

To find other places to visit, maps, photos, and tourist information, use the Washington DC trip planner.

Traveling by car from Shenandoah National Park to Washington DC takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of taxi and train. Expect a daytime high around 76°F in May, and nighttime lows around 58°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Zoos & Aquariums

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