9 days in United States Itinerary

9 days in United States Itinerary

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9 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Landisville
Drive:  3​h 15​min
1
Front Royal
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h
2
Luray
— 2 nights
Drive:  30​min
3
New Market
— 1 night
Drive:  30​min
4
Harrisonburg
— 1 night
Drive:  30​min
5
Verona
— 1 day
Drive:  45​min
6
Charlottesville
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
7
Culpeper
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
End: Landisville

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Front Royal

Front Royal ©
Front Royal is a town in Warren County, Virginia, United States. Kick off your visit on the 16th (Thu): learn about winemaking at Glen Manor Vineyards, explore the fascinating underground world of Skyline Caverns, and then see the interesting displays at Virginia Beer Museum.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Front Royal sightseeing planner .

Landisville to Front Royal is an approximately 3-hour car ride. In May, plan for daily highs up to 73°F, and evening lows to 52°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Luray.

Things to do in Front Royal

Parks Nature Wineries
Highlights from your plan
Skyline Caverns ©
Skyline Caverns
Glen Manor Vineyards ©
Glen Manor Vineyards
Virginia Beer Museum ©
Virginia Beer Museum

2
nights
Luray

Luray ©
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 17th (Fri): explore and take pictures at Skyline Drive, sample the fine beverages at Copper Fox Distillery, and then trek along Stony Man Mountain Hike. Here are some ideas for day two: get to know the resident critters at Luray Zoo - A Rescue Zoo, get engrossed in the history at The Car and Carriage Caravan Museum, and then explore the stunning scenery at Luray Caverns.

For maps, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Luray trip itinerary planning tool .

Drive from Front Royal to Luray in an hour. In May, daily temperatures in Luray can reach 75°F, while at night they dip to 52°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) so you can drive to New Market.

Things to do in Luray

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Copper Fox Distillery, Skyline Drive
Highlights from your plan
Luray Caverns ©
Luray Caverns
Stony Man Mountain Overlook ©
Stony Man Mountain Overlook
Skyline Drive ©
Skyline Drive

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New Market

New Market ©
New Market is a town in Shenandoah County, Virginia, United States. Start off your visit on the 19th (Sun): take in the history at New Market State Historical Park, then see the interesting displays at Virginia Museum of the Civil War, then explore the fascinating underground world of Shenandoah Caverns, and finally see the interesting displays at Main Street of Yesteryear.

To find photos, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our New Market trip planner .

New Market is very close to Luray. Expect a daytime high around 75°F in May, and nighttime lows around 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Harrisonburg.

Things to do in New Market

Museums Parks Nature

Side Trip

Shenandoah Caverns
Highlights from your plan
Virginia Museum of the Civil War ©
Virginia Museum of the Civil War
Shenandoah Caverns ©
Shenandoah Caverns
New Market State Historical Park ©
New Market State Historical Park

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Harrisonburg

Harrisonburg
Harrisonburg is an independent city in the Shenandoah Valley region of the U.S. To see reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Harrisonburg road trip planning site .

Harrisonburg is just a stone's throw from New Market. In May, daily temperatures in Harrisonburg can reach 74°F, while at night they dip to 51°F. You will leave for Verona on the 20th (Mon).

Things to do in Harrisonburg

Parks Outdoors Wineries

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Verona

Verona ©
Verona is a census-designated place (CDP) in Augusta County, Virginia, United States. Kick off your visit on the 20th (Mon): look for gifts at Factory Antique Mall, learn about winemaking at Barren Ridge Vineyards, then explore the fascinating underground world of Grand Caverns, and finally explore the striking landscape at Natural Chimneys Park and Campground.

To find traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Verona attractions tool .

Verona is just a stone's throw from Harrisonburg. Expect a daytime high around 74°F in May, and nighttime lows around 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) early enough to drive to Charlottesville.

Things to do in Verona

Parks Nature Wineries

Side Trips

Grand Caverns, Natural Chimneys Park and Campground, Barren Ridge Vineyards
Highlights from your plan
Grand Caverns ©
Grand Caverns
Factory Antique Mall ©
Factory Antique Mall
Natural Chimneys Park and Campground ©

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Charlottesville

Charlottesville ©
Situated at the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains, Charlottesville is perhaps best known as the home of three of the United States' founding fathers, including Thomas Jefferson.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Tue): admire the landmark architecture of University of Virginia, then learn about winemaking at Trump Winery, then steep yourself in history at James Monroe's Highland, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Monticello. On the 22nd (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire all the interesting features of Carter Mountain Orchard, then steep yourself in history at Michie Tavern ca. 1784, and then steep yourself in history at James Madison's Montpelier.

To find traveler tips, reviews, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Charlottesville trip tool .

You can drive from Verona to Charlottesville in an hour. In May, daily temperatures in Charlottesville can reach 76°F, while at night they dip to 55°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Culpeper.

Things to do in Charlottesville

Historic Sites Parks Wineries

Side Trip

James Madison's Montpelier
Highlights from your plan
Monticello ©
Monticello
University of Virginia ©
University of Virginia
James Monroe's Highland ©
James Monroe's Highland

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Culpeper

Culpeper ©
Culpeper is the only incorporated town in Culpeper County, Virginia, United States. Start off your visit on the 23rd (Thu): trek along Old Rag Mountain Hike, do a tasting at Old House Vineyards, and then sample the fine beverages at Belmont Farms Distillery.

To find photos, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Culpeper attractions planner.

You can drive from Charlottesville to Culpeper in 1.5 hours. In May in Culpeper, expect temperatures between 76°F during the day and 53°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Culpeper

Parks Trails Outdoors

Side Trip

Old Rag Mountain Hike
Highlights from your plan
Old Rag Mountain Hike ©
Old Rag Mountain Hike
Old House Vineyards ©
Old House Vineyards
Museum of Culpeper History ©
Museum of Culpeper History

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