4 days in Shenandoah National Park & McGaheysville Itinerary

4 days in Shenandoah National Park & McGaheysville Itinerary

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4 days in Shenandoah National Park & McGaheysville Itinerary

Start: Shenandoah National Park
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Shenandoah National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  45​min
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McGaheysville
— 2 nights
Drive:  45​min
End: Shenandoah National Park

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Shenandoah National Park

Shenandoah National Park ©
Shenandoah National Park showcases a particularly scenic section of Virginia's Blue Ridge Mountains.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Appalachian Trail as well as Hawksbill Mountain. Kick off your visit on the 1st (Fri): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Hawksbill Mountain, hike along Appalachian Trail, cruise along Skyline Drive, then admire the sheer force of Dark Hollow Falls, and finally don't miss a visit to Dean Cemetery. Keep things going the next day: view the masterpieces at C'ville Arts: A Cooperative Gallery, then relax in the rural setting at Carter Mountain Orchard, and then trek along Old Rag Mountain Hike.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Shenandoah National Park trip itinerary planner.

The Route module can give you travel options from your home to Shenandoah National Park. In November in Shenandoah National Park, expect temperatures between 59°F during the day and 37°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) to allow time to drive to McGaheysville.

Things to do in Shenandoah National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Charlottesville
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Skyline Drive ©
Skyline Drive
Old Rag Mountain Hike ©
Old Rag Mountain Hike
Dark Hollow Falls ©
Dark Hollow Falls

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nights
McGaheysville

McGaheysville ©
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Massanutten Indoor WaterPark. Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Sun): see the interesting displays at Luray Valley Museum, then take an in-depth tour of The Car and Carriage Caravan Museum, then Head underground at Luray Caverns, and finally brush up on your knowledge of spirits at River Hill Wine & Spirits. Here are some ideas for day two: kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks and then find something for the whole family at Massanutten Indoor WaterPark.

For ratings, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our McGaheysville day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Shenandoah National Park to McGaheysville takes an hour. Traveling from Shenandoah National Park in November, plan for a bit cooler nights in McGaheysville, with lows around 32°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) early enough to drive back home.

Things to do in McGaheysville

Museums Nature Parks

Side Trip

Luray
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Luray Caverns ©
Luray Caverns
Massanutten Indoor WaterPark ©
Massanutten Indoor WaterPark
The Car and Carriage Caravan Museum ©

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