8 days in Virginia Mountains Itinerary

8 days in Virginia Mountains Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Virginia Mountains travel planner
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Clifton Forge
— 2 nights
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Roanoke
— 5 nights
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Clifton Forge — 2 nights

Clifton Forge is a town in Alleghany County, Virginia, United States which is part of the Roanoke Region. Get out of town with these interesting Clifton Forge side-trips: Warm Springs (Jefferson Pools & Dan Ingalls Overlook) and The Homestead (in Hot Springs). The adventure continues: immerse yourself in nature at Douthat State Park, get engrossed in the history at C & O Railway Heritage Center, take in the views from Humpback Bridge, and admire the sheer force of Falling Springs Waterfall.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, use the Clifton Forge itinerary maker app.

Chicago to Clifton Forge is an approximately 10-hour car ride. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST) is 1 hour. Traveling from Chicago in July, expect Clifton Forge to be a bit cooler, temps between 74°F and 61°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Sun) early enough to drive to Roanoke.
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Nature · Parks · Golf · Outdoors
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Roanoke — 5 nights

Roanoke is an independent city in the U.S. state of Virginia. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Roanoke: Bedford (National D-Day Memorial & Bedford Boys Tribute Center), Thomas Jefferson's Poplar Forest (in Lynchburg) and Moneta (Smith Mountain Lake & Smith Mountain Lake Community Park). The adventure continues: stroll through Mill Mountain Star & Park, examine the collection at O. Winston Link Museum, learn the secrets of beer at a beer tour and tasting, and don't miss a visit to Center in the Square.

For more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Roanoke road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Clifton Forge to Roanoke takes 1.5 hours. Traveling from Clifton Forge in July, things will get somewhat warmer in Roanoke: highs are around 87°F and lows about 68°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) so you can catch the flight back home.
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