6 days in Charlottesville & Roanoke Itinerary

6 days in Charlottesville & Roanoke Itinerary

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Charlottesville
— 3 nights
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Roanoke
— 2 nights
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Charlottesville

— 3 nights

Hoo-Ville

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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Luray Caverns as well as James Monroe's Highland. Change things up with these side-trips from Charlottesville: Canal Basin Square (in Scottsville), Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center (in Chantilly) and Manassas National Battlefield Park (in Manassas). The adventure continues: take in nature's colorful creations at Monticello, steep yourself in history at The Glass Palette - Interactive Glass Art Studio, stroll through Saunders-Monticello Trail, and do a tasting at Trump Winery.

To see reviews, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Charlottesville trip itinerary planning website.

New York City to Charlottesville is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Traveling from New York City in April, you will find days in Charlottesville are somewhat warmer (69°F), and nights are about the same (46°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) early enough to drive to Roanoke.

Things to do in Charlottesville

Historic Sites · Parks · Wineries · Tours

Side Trips

Roanoke

— 2 nights
Roanoke is an independent city in the U.S. state of Virginia. On the 9th (Fri), see the interesting displays at Virginia Museum of Transportation, then sample some tasty brews at a beer tour and tasting, then stroll around Mill Mountain Star & Park, and finally stop by Chocolatepaper. Keep things going the next day: appreciate the history behind National D-Day Memorial and then contemplate the long history of Natural Bridge State Park.

To see other places to visit, photos, maps, and more tourist information, read Roanoke online tour itinerary planner.

You can drive from Charlottesville to Roanoke in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In April, plan for daily highs up to 69°F, and evening lows to 46°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) so you can fly back home.

Things to do in Roanoke

Parks · Historic Sites · Tours · Nature

Side Trips