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). There's still lots to do: stroll through Virginia Creeper National Recreation Trail, take in the exciting artwork at Southwest Virginia Cultural Center & Marketplace, grab your bike and head to Adventure Damascus, and relax and rejuvenate at Salt of the Earth.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Abingdon day trip planning tool.

New York City to Abingdon is an approximately 6.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Traveling from New York City in August, expect a bit cooler with lows of 65°F in Abingdon. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) early enough 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
Star Museum ©
Star Museum

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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, then see 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, then see the interesting displays at Edith Bolling Wilson Birthplace Museum, then immerse 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 80°F, while at night they dip to 62°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
The Blue Ridge Music Center ©
The Blue Ridge Music Center

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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, then steep 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 80°F, while nighttime lows are 60°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Floyd

Shopping · Golf · Historic Sites

Side Trip

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