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4-6 day driving trip from Alexandria to mountain roads

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4-6 day driving trip from Alexandria to mountain roads

Please suggest a route for an autumn visit of 4-6 days from Alexandria to mountain views/roads and back to Alexandria. We are 4 seniors driving with hopes of visiting historic places and experiencing natural beauty of mountains. We have visited Charlottesville and Williamsburg already but not Richmond. We would like to find beautiful accommodations as well and perhaps stay several nights in a promising central spot. We haven't been able to judge how far we can drive in the mountains before we need to circle back. Help is appreciated.

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1. Re: 4-6 day driving trip from Alexandria to mountain roads

Greetings! Accommodations? Hotel, Inn, Guest House? Budget?

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2. Re: 4-6 day driving trip from Alexandria to mountain roads

You could drive down into central Virginia, to Afton, for instance. Stay at the Afton Mountain Bed & Breakfast. You will be well taken care of and the owners know a lot about the area and are happy to recommend places to visit (they even have some "package" tours available. A beautiful area to visit!

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Best foliage is along Skyline Drive, so from Alexandria, simply drive west on I66 to Skyline Dr. entrance and work your way south to your heart's content. You can get off further south to visit historical sites of your interest. It's best to plan your foliage touring for weekdays, as Skyline Dr. is heavily traveled on fall weekends.

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'We would like to find beautiful accommodations."

There is a place called the Inn at little Washington . You can not find better accommodations then that . About 12 miles off Sky line at the Luray / 211 exit. Go east to find it . It is a bit pricy but you asked for beautiful accommodations. and great views too

http://www.theinnatlittlewashington.com/

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5. Re: 4-6 day driving trip from Alexandria to mountain roads

In judging time to circle back, remember the slow speed limit on your mountain route.

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