3 days in Shenandoah National Park & Luray Itinerary

3 days in Shenandoah National Park & Luray Itinerary

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3 days in Shenandoah National Park & Luray Itinerary

Start: Charlotte
Fly + taxi:  3​h 30​min
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Shenandoah National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Luray
— 1 night
taxi + Fly:  3​h 45​min
End: Charlotte

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Shenandoah National Park

Shenandoah National Park ©
Shenandoah National Park showcases a particularly scenic section of Virginia's Blue Ridge Mountains.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Wed): take a memorable drive along Skyline Drive. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the dramatic scenery at Dark Hollow Falls and then find something for the whole family at Massanutten Indoor WaterPark.

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Charlotte to Shenandoah National Park is an approximately 3.5-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also do a combination of flight, bus, and taxi; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 71°F in October, and nighttime lows around 49°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Luray.

Things to do in Shenandoah National Park

Nature Parks Theme Parks

Side Trip

Massanutten Indoor WaterPark
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Skyline Drive ©
Skyline Drive
Massanutten Indoor WaterPark ©
Massanutten Indoor WaterPark
Dark Hollow Falls ©
Dark Hollow Falls

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Fri): trek along Stony Man Mountain Overlook, take an in-depth tour of The Car and Carriage Caravan Museum, and then explore the fascinating underground world of Luray Caverns.

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You can drive from Shenandoah National Park to Luray in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 70°F in October, and nighttime lows around 48°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Luray

Parks Outdoors Nature
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Luray Caverns ©
Luray Caverns
Stony Man Mountain Overlook ©
Stony Man Mountain Overlook
The Car and Carriage Caravan Museum ©

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