Virginia is famous for its beautiful mountains, green rolling hills, and sprawling coastline. Yet few people realize there are just as many natural wonders belowground. That’s what inspired today’s feature road trip: a 3-day weekend road trip in Virginia during which you’ll tour three of the state’s most impressive cavern systems. But that’s not all; after making your way to each cave, you’ll complete the loop by driving Skyline Drive through Shenandoah National Park. It’s a weekend adventure you won’t soon forget! We’ve even provided a customizable Google Map to help get you navigate your journey. And to make your prep work even easier, don’t forget to reference our ultimate road trip essentials packing list and guide.

Ready to get started? Adventure awaits!

What are your thoughts on this tour of caves in Virginia that also takes you through Shenandoah National Park? Is this a weekend road trip in Virginia you would consider taking? If you have traveled to any of these places, be sure to share about your experience. Let us know in the comments below — we’d love to hear from you!

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Weekend Getaways in Virginia

Is there a weekend road trip in Virginia to see waterfalls?

Yes! Only In Your State has put together an amazing itinerary to guide you to some of the most stunning waterfalls in Virginia. Along the way, you’ll stop at places such as:

  • Crabtree Falls is in George Washington National Forest. It’s one of, if not the tallest waterfall east of the Rockies.
  • Saint Marys Waterfall is also within the George Washington National Forest. It’s an easy 1.8-mile roundtrip trek to see, and easily worth the hike.
  • Falling Spring Falls is within the Alleghany Mountains and whether it’s the mountains or the height of the cascading falls, the sight will take your breath away.

Now get started packing and enjoy your waterfall weekend road trip in Virginia!

What are some of the best weekend getaways in Virginia?

When looking to have a weekend getaway in Virginia without breaking the bank, why not give glamping a try? It’s the best combination of relaxation and glamour while enjoying the beauty of the great outdoors. A few glamping options include:

  • Rose River Farm in Madison has a collection of yurts that treat you to idyllic scenery and comfortable accommodations.
  • Stillhouse Farm in Lexington has a spacious yurt that can easily fit 6 people, so bring the family or friends!
  • Yurt Mountain Retreat is near Shenandoah National Park where you can breathe in the fresh mountain air.

Be sure to check out this article for more information on these and other options for a glamping weekend getaway in Virginia.

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