9 days in Virginia & Beckley Itinerary

9 days in Virginia & Beckley Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States tour planner

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Charlottesville
— 2 nights
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Shenandoah National Park
— 2 nights
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Roanoke
— 2 nights
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Beckley
— 2 nights
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Charlottesville

— 2 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.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Mon): contemplate the long history of James Madison's Montpelier and then take in nature's colorful creations at Monticello. Keep things going the next day: relax in the rural setting at Carter Mountain Orchard, contemplate the long history of James Monroe's Highland, then view the masterpieces at C'ville Arts: A Cooperative Gallery, and finally make a trip to University of Virginia.

To find where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Charlottesville travel route planning website.

Newport News to Charlottesville is an approximately 2.5-hour car ride. You can also fly; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 84°F in June, and nighttime lows around 64°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Shenandoah National Park.

Things to do in Charlottesville

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Shopping

Side Trip

Shenandoah National Park

— 2 nights
Shenandoah National Park showcases a particularly scenic section of Virginia's Blue Ridge Mountains.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Rose River Falls. Take a break from Shenandoah National Park with a short trip to Grand Caverns in Grottoes, about 50 minutes away. There's lots more to do: take a memorable drive along Skyline Drive, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Skyland, don't miss a visit to Dean Cemetery, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Limberlost Trail.

To see where to stay, maps, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Shenandoah National Park visit planner.

You can drive from Charlottesville to Shenandoah National Park in 1.5 hours. June in Shenandoah National Park sees daily highs of 84°F and lows of 64°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) so you can drive to Roanoke.

Things to do in Shenandoah National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Scenic Drive

Side Trip

Roanoke

— 2 nights
Roanoke is an independent city in the U.S. state of Virginia. Here are some ideas for day two: appreciate the history behind National D-Day Memorial, then see the interesting displays at O. Winston Link Museum, and then walk around Mill Mountain Star & Park.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Roanoke day trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Shenandoah National Park to Roanoke takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of taxi and train. In June, plan for daily highs up to 84°F, and evening lows to 64°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) so you can travel to Beckley.

Things to do in Roanoke

Museums · Breweries & Distilleries · Tours · Parks

Side Trip

Beckley

— 2 nights
Beckley is a city in and the county seat of Raleigh County, West Virginia, United States. To find ratings, photos, and other tourist information, use the Beckley online tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Roanoke to Beckley takes 2.5 hours. When traveling from Roanoke in June, plan for a bit cooler days in Beckley, with highs around 78°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 60°F. On the 22nd (Tue), you're off to home.

Things to do in Beckley

Outdoors · Nature · Tours · Trails

Side Trip

Virginia travel guide

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Historic Sites · Wineries & Vineyards · Gardens
Old Dominion
The home of the first permanent English colony in the New World, Virginia is a prime holiday destination for those looking to immerse themselves in American heritage. Proud of its colorful history, distinct culture, and southern drawl, Virginians see their state as the place where the imaginary line between the north and the south is drawn. With scenic beauties as diverse as its people, Virginia is a land of rolling hills, rugged mountains, lush valleys, dense forests, and secluded beaches along picturesque bays. Bordered on the east by the Atlantic and the west by the Appalachian Mountains, with rolling farmland in the middle, the state offers countless places to visit for history buffs, nature lovers, and passionate foodies.