4 days in Luray & Shenandoah National Park Itinerary

4 days in Luray & Shenandoah National Park Itinerary

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Luray
— 1 night
Drive
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Shenandoah National Park
— 2 nights
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Luray

— 1 night

Cabin Capital of Virginia

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.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Wed): get engrossed in the history at The Car and Carriage Caravan Museum and then explore the fascinating underground world of Luray Caverns. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Thu): examine the collection at Cooter's in Luray, then trek along Stony Man Mountain Overlook, and then get outside with Outdoor Activities.

For reviews, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Luray travel planner.

Durham to Luray is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and car. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Durham in August; daily highs in Luray reach 83°F and lows reach 63°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Shenandoah National Park.

Things to do in Luray

Museums · Parks · Outdoors · Trails
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Shenandoah National Park

— 2 nights
Shenandoah National Park showcases a particularly scenic section of Virginia's Blue Ridge Mountains.
On the 13th (Fri), tour the pleasant surroundings at Mary's Rock Summit Trail and then contemplate the waterfront views at Skyline Drive. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the dramatic scenery at Dark Hollow Falls and then trek along Old Rag Mountain Hike.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Shenandoah National Park travel tool.

Getting from Luray to Shenandoah National Park by car takes about 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 84°F in August, and nighttime lows around 65°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) early enough to drive back home.

Things to do in Shenandoah National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature
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