4 days in Natural Bridge & Charlottesville Itinerary

4 days in Natural Bridge & Charlottesville Itinerary

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4 days in Natural Bridge & Charlottesville Itinerary

Start: Wise
Drive:  4​h
1
Natural Bridge
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Charlottesville
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h
End: Wise

2
nights
Natural Bridge

Natural Bridge ©
Natural Bridge is an unincorporated community in Rockbridge County, Virginia, United States. Start off your visit on the 10th (Mon): explore the fascinating underground world of Caverns At Natural Bridge and then identify plant and animal life at Virginia Safari Park. On the 11th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the verdant scenery at Peaks of Otter Visitor Center, go for a walk through Dinosaur Kingdom II, then take in the dramatic natural features at The Natural Bridge of Virginia, and finally stroll through Natural Bridge Zoo.

For where to stay, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read Natural Bridge tour itinerary planner.

Wise to Natural Bridge is an approximately 3.5-hour car ride. Traveling from Wise in June, you will find days in Natural Bridge are a bit cooler (72°F), and nights are about the same (58°F). Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Charlottesville.

Things to do in Natural Bridge

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Peaks of Otter Visitor Center
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Virginia Safari Park ©
Virginia Safari Park
Caverns At Natural Bridge ©
Caverns At Natural Bridge
Peaks of Otter Visitor Center ©
Peaks of Otter Visitor Center

1
night
Charlottesville

Charlottesville ©
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.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Wed): take an in-depth tour of Frontier Culture Museum, steep yourself in history at Michie Tavern ca. 1784, then contemplate the long history of James Monroe's Highland, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Monticello. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the striking features of University of Virginia, then explore and take pictures at Carter Mountain Orchard, and then steep yourself in history at James Madison's Montpelier.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Charlottesville trip itinerary app .

You can drive from Natural Bridge to Charlottesville in 1.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi and train; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Natural Bridge in June; daily highs in Charlottesville reach 84°F and lows reach 64°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Charlottesville

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

James Madison's Montpelier, Frontier Culture Museum
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James Madison's Montpelier ©
James Madison's Montpelier
Michie Tavern ca. 1784 ©
Michie Tavern ca. 1784
James Monroe's Highland ©
James Monroe's Highland

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