6 days in Luray & Williamsburg Itinerary

6 days in Luray & Williamsburg Itinerary

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6 days in Luray & Williamsburg Itinerary

Start: Luray
1
Luray
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
2
Williamsburg
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
End: Luray

2
nights
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.
Bring the kids along to Massanutten Indoor WaterPark and Luray Valley Museum. Go for a jaunt from Luray to Montpelier Station to see James Madison's Montpelier about 58 minutes away. There's lots more to do: explore the stunning scenery at Luray Caverns, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at River Hill Wine & Spirits, get engrossed in the history at The Car and Carriage Caravan Museum, and hike along Stony Man Mountain Hike.

For maps, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read Luray trip builder .

The Route module shows you travel options from your home to Luray. In July in Luray, expect temperatures between 86°F during the day and 66°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) early enough to drive to Williamsburg.

Things to do in Luray

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Skyline Drive, Massanutten Indoor WaterPark, James Madison's Montpelier, Copper Fox Distillery
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Luray Caverns ©
Luray Caverns
Massanutten Indoor WaterPark ©
Massanutten Indoor WaterPark
Luray Valley Museum ©
Luray Valley Museum

3
nights
Williamsburg

Williamsburg ©
Founded in 1632 as a fortified settlement on the high ground between two rivers, Williamsburg served as a colonial capital of Virginia for over 80 years.
On the 25th (Thu), cool off at Water Country USA, go on a hair-raising tour with a ghost and vampire tour, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Bruton Parish Episcopal Church. Here are some ideas for day two: steep yourself in history at Governor's Palace, steep yourself in history at George Wythe House, and then cool off at Busch Gardens Williamsburg.

For where to stay and more tourist information, read our Williamsburg travel planner .

You can drive from Luray to Williamsburg in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of car and bus. Traveling from Luray in July, expect a bit warmer with lows of 73°F in Williamsburg. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Sat) to allow time for the car ride back home.

Things to do in Williamsburg

Theme Parks Historic Sites Tours
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Busch Gardens Williamsburg ©
Busch Gardens Williamsburg
Water Country USA ©
Water Country USA
Jamestown Settlement ©
Jamestown Settlement

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