6 days in Charlottesville & Roanoke Itinerary

6 days in Charlottesville & Roanoke Itinerary

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Charlottesville
— 3 nights
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Roanoke
— 2 nights
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Charlottesville

— 3 nights

Hoo-Ville

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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Luray Caverns as well as James Monroe's Highland. Change things up with these side-trips from Charlottesville: Canal Basin Square (in Scottsville), Manassas National Battlefield Park (in Manassas) and Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center (in Chantilly). There's much more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Monticello, contemplate the long history of The Glass Palette - Interactive Glass Art Studio, stroll through Saunders-Monticello Trail, and learn the secrets of beer at a beer tour and tasting.

To see photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Charlottesville road trip planning tool.

New York City to Charlottesville is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. When traveling from New York City in April, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Charlottesville: temperatures range from 69°F by day to 46°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Roanoke.

Things to do in Charlottesville

Historic Sites · Parks · Wineries · Tours

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Roanoke

— 2 nights
Roanoke is an independent city in the U.S. state of Virginia. On the 9th (Fri), see the interesting displays at Virginia Museum of Transportation, then sample some tasty brews at a beer tour and tasting, then stroll around Mill Mountain Star & Park, and finally stop by Chocolatepaper. Keep things going the next day: appreciate the history behind National D-Day Memorial and then don't miss a visit to Natural Bridge State Park.

To see other places to visit, photos, maps, and more tourist information, read Roanoke online tour itinerary planner.

You can drive from Charlottesville to Roanoke in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In April, plan for daily highs up to 69°F, and evening lows to 46°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) so you can fly back home.

Things to do in Roanoke

Parks · Tours · Historic Sites · Nature

Side Trips

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