9 days in Blue Ridge Highlands Itinerary

9 days in Blue Ridge Highlands Itinerary

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Floyd
— 2 nights
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Wytheville
— 3 nights
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Abingdon
— 3 nights
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Floyd

Floyd is a town in Floyd County, Virginia, United States. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Floyd: Lovers Leap Scenic Overlook (in Meadows of Dan) and Fairy Stone State Park (in Stuart). The adventure continues: do a tasting at Chateau Morrisette Winery, stop by Floyd Country Store, get a taste of the local shopping with Troika Contemporary Crafts, and contemplate the long history of Mabry Mill.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read our Floyd travel route planner.

Nashville to Floyd is an approximately 6.5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of flight and car. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Nashville in October: high temperatures in Floyd hover around 67°F and lows are around 44°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) so you can go by car to Wytheville.

Things to do in Floyd

Shopping · Museums · Parks · Wineries

Side Trips

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Wytheville

Wytheville is a town in, and the county seat of, Wythe County, Virginia, United States. Get out of town with these interesting Wytheville side-trips: Cascade Falls (in Pembroke), Grayson Highlands State Park (in Mouth of Wilson) and Blacksburg (Hahn Horticulture Garden at Virginia Tech & April 16 Memorial at Virginia Tech). There's much more to do: enjoy breathtaking views from Big Walker Lookout, trek along New River Trail State Park, relax in the rural setting at Beagle Ridge Herb Farm, and see the interesting displays at The Blue Ridge Music Center.

To find other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Wytheville trip planner.

You can drive from Floyd to Wytheville in 1.5 hours. In October, plan for daily highs up to 67°F, and evening lows to 46°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) so you can go by car to Abingdon.

Things to do in Wytheville

Parks · Nature · Museums · Trails

Side Trips

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Abingdon

Abingdon is a town in Washington County, Virginia, United States, southwest of Roanoke. When in Abingdon, make a side trip to see Hungry Mother State Park in Marion, approximately Marion away. Next up on the itinerary: trek along Virginia Creeper National Recreation Trail, examine the collection at The Birthplace of Country Music Museum, grab your bike and head to Adventure Damascus, and indulge in some personalized pampering at Salt of the Earth.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Abingdon online route planner.

Traveling by car from Wytheville to Abingdon takes an hour. October in Abingdon sees daily highs of 69°F and lows of 49°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) early enough to drive back home.

Things to do in Abingdon

Parks · Trails · Outdoors · Museums

Side Trips