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Skyline Drive

Address: Shenandoah National Park, VA
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$125*
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Day Trip to Shenandoah National Park
96%
Type: Scenic Drives, Bodies of Water, Outdoors
Activities: Driving, Biking
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Owner description: 105-mile scenic drive built in the 1930's goes through the entire length of the park.
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Millstone, New Jersey
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132 reviews 132 reviews
44 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014 NEW

If you have some time, definitely take the Skyline Drive. It's a winding road through the mountains, and the views are completely worth it. We drove through in November so the trees looked red and orange in front of the purple mountains in the back.

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Penn Valley, PA
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8 reviews 8 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014 NEW

The 105 mile drive is filled with the beauty of nature along a ridge that provides magnificent views and vistas on both sides of the road. There are accommodations for travelers in lodges, camping cabins, back packers etc. and there are places to eat and buy food and supplies. There are for entrance points to the park and it is... More

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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014 NEW

We were in & out on overnite bus tour; so did not see whole drive; but we really want to come back east and come again!

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London, United Kingdom
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235 reviews 235 reviews
147 attraction reviews
113 helpful votes 113 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014 NEW

People often say that a certain road is a great joy to drive along - something which I have never felt or thought before... However this road really is absolutely incredible. The surface is smooth and the corners are really fun. it has a low speed limit but to be honest this just makes it easier to enjoy the drive.... More

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Montclair, Virginia, United States
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014 NEW

A wonderful place of Nature to visit, Hike and view. The Skyland Resort is a clean, well maintained facility with comfortable, clean Rooms. The restaurant provides a great choice of Virginia dishes.

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Bentonville, Virginia
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15 reviews 15 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

As I am fortunate enough to live close to Skyline Drive, it is a venue that I visit regularly, and it never disappoints. The overlooks on the eastern side have spectacular views of the Piedmont valley and those on the western side show the Shenadoah valley over to the Massanutten mountain range. There are campground and RV parking spots available.... More

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Spotsylvania, Virginia
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44 reviews 44 reviews
17 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

We enjoyed going through Skyline Drive! It is a must see attraction. The beautiful trees in October make for a majestic view. Go early!! Miss the traffic!

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Grandville MI
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30 reviews 30 reviews
19 attraction reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

Skyline drive is a 105 mile scenic drive (35mph) that runs through Shenandoah State Park. Having the National Parks Senior Pass got us into the park free. There are only 4 entrances into the park and we entered midway so did not see everything, but what we saw was beautiful. There are many pull off sites to either take in... More

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Stafford, Virginia
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

Be prepared to drive slowly and enjoy the scenery. Plus, if it's the right time of year, you'll see lots of deer.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

While most travellers will prefer to see the autumn colours at their best, in mid-September, we were delighted to see the distant views through almost-naked branches as we drove down south. The colours were subdued but still lovely, and we had no need to stop at viewpoints to enjoy the sight of surrounding hills.

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