5 days in Virginia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Virginia trip planner
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Harrisonburg
— 1 night
Drive
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Norton
— 1 night
Drive
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Abingdon
— 1 night
Drive
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Floyd
— 1 night
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Drive to Roanoke–Blacksburg Regional Airport, Fly to Washington Dulles International Airport, Drive to Fairfax

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Harrisonburg — 1 night

Harrisonburg is an independent city in the Shenandoah Valley region of the U.S. state of Virginia. Start off your visit on the 17th (Mon): examine the collection at Cooter's in the Country, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Birdsong Pleasure Garden, then look for all kinds of wild species at Raptor Hill Falconry, and finally get outside with Shenandoah River Adventures. Keep things going the next day: look for gifts at SoLace Studios Fine Handcrafts, examine the collection at Mineral Museum, then hike along Rocktown Trails at Hillandale Park, and finally see the interesting displays at Harrisonburg Fire Department Museum.

For other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Harrisonburg travel planner.

Fairfax to Harrisonburg is an approximately 2-hour car ride. In October, daytime highs in Harrisonburg are 68°F, while nighttime lows are 45°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Norton.
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Norton — 1 night

Norton is an independent city in the Commonwealth of Virginia. On the 19th (Wed), look for all kinds of wild species at Bad Branch State Nature Preserve, then stroll around Miner's Park, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Flag Rock Recreational Area.

To see more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Norton journey planner.

Traveling by car from Harrisonburg to Norton takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In October, plan for daily highs up to 66°F, and evening lows to 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Abingdon.
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Abingdon — 1 night

Abingdon is a town in Washington County, Virginia, United States, southwest of Roanoke. Kick off your visit on the 20th (Thu): examine the collection at Star Museum, examine the collection at Fields-Penn 1860 House Museum, then don't miss a visit to Abingdon Muster Grounds, and finally make a trip to Sinking Spring Cemetery.

For traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Abingdon trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Norton to Abingdon in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. October in Abingdon sees daily highs of 69°F and lows of 49°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Floyd.
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Floyd — 1 night

Floyd is a town in Floyd County, Virginia, United States. Start off your visit on the 21st (Fri): don't miss a visit to Floyd Center for the Arts, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Buffalo Mountain Natural Area Preserve, and then sample the fine beverages at Five Mile Mountain Distillery.

For maps, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Floyd tour planner.

You can drive from Abingdon to Floyd in 2 hours. Traveling from Abingdon in October, Floyd is slightly colder at night with lows of 44°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) to allow time to drive back home.
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Virginia travel guide

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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.
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