7 days in Petersburg & Floyd Itinerary

7 days in Petersburg & Floyd Itinerary

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7 days in Petersburg & Floyd Itinerary

Start: Smyrna
Drive:  4​h 45​min
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
— 5 nights
Drive + Fly + Drive:  5​h 15​min
End: Smyrna


Petersburg ©
Petersburg is a city in Grant County, West Virginia, USA. On the 2nd (Sat), look for all kinds of wild species at Dolly Sods and then admire the sheer force of Blackwater Falls State Park. On the 3rd (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: snap pictures at Meems Bottom Covered Bridge and then explore the fascinating underground world of Shenandoah Caverns.

To find maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Petersburg trip maker site .

Smyrna to Petersburg is an approximately 4.5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of car and flight. Traveling from Smyrna in November, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Petersburg, with lows of 32°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) early enough to travel to Floyd.

Things to do in Petersburg

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Shenandoah Caverns, Meems Bottom Covered Bridge, Dolly Sods, Blackwater Falls State Park
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Dolly Sods ©
Dolly Sods
Blackwater Falls State Park ©
Blackwater Falls State Park
Shenandoah Caverns ©
Shenandoah Caverns


Floyd ©
Floyd is a town in Floyd County, Virginia, United States. Get out of town with these interesting Floyd side-trips: Mount Airy (Mayberry Replica Courthouse, The Andy Griffith Museum, & more), Pilot Mountain State Park (in Pinnacle) and Virginia Creeper National Recreation Trail (in Damascus). The adventure continues: explore and take pictures at Natural Bridge State Park, don't miss a visit to The Floyd Center for the Arts, take in the exciting artwork at Bell Gallery and Garden, and shop like a local with Troika Contemporary Crafts.

For where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Floyd day trip planning site .

Getting from Petersburg to Floyd by car takes about 4 hours. In November in Floyd, expect temperatures between 55°F during the day and 32°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Floyd

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Roanoke, Mount Airy, National D-Day Memorial, Natural Bridge State Park, Virginia Military Institute
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Rocky Knob Recreational Area ©
Rocky Knob Recreational Area
National D-Day Memorial ©
National D-Day Memorial