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Address: Shenandoah National Park, VA
Phone Number: 540-999-3500
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Activities: Driving, Biking
Description: 105-mile scenic drive built in the 1930's goes through the entire length...
105-mile scenic drive built in the 1930's goes through the entire length of the park.
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If you have not driven Skyline Drive in Shenandoah National Park, you are truly missing America's beauty. Before paying the $20 seven-day fee for regular automobiles, consider... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 2, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW via mobile

If you have not driven Skyline Drive in Shenandoah National Park, you are truly missing America's beauty. Before paying the $20 seven-day fee for regular automobiles, consider purchasing an America the Beautiful pass for $80 per year which is good at all National Parks and Federal Recreational Lands. If you are active or reserve military or a dependent, you can... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

I came here for a day trip with my boyfriend. we live about an hour and a half away and were frustrated when you can only buy a week long pass for $20. we only planned on going for one day so why in the heck can you not buy a cheaper one day pass?? oh well. the drive and... More 

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Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 190 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

We drove about 50 miles of the 105 mile long Skyline Drive and stayed at the resort at the top. It's a beautiful drive up tall mountains with many vistas to stop at and trails to go on. There's an entrance fee per car. We stayed at Skyland Resort and really enjoyed it. So nice to be in nature. Luray... More 

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Livonia, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

What a wonderful scenic drive! There are over 70 pullovers so that you can stop and take in the gorgeous views. Be sure to allow at least a day so that you can enjoy all the views and visitor centers' exhibits.

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Falls Church, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

Fantastic National Park only just over an hour's drive from Washington DC - less from Dulles Airport. Drive on mountain ridges with great views, or get out and hike the Appalachian Trail. Warning: very crowded weekends during fall color season.

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Mason, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

My husband & I had such an amazing day on the Skyline Drive. The weather was perfect! The road has been kept up & there is no litter anywhere it was such a beautiful site & just breathtaking all the scenic turnouts,,,,WOW!

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Fort Myers, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Very pleased . Pictures on website do no justice. Felt very safe and relaxing during my stay. The scenery is priceless from all angles. Definitely coming back.

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Racine, Wisconsin, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Add this to your bucket list! One of the best roads in America! Max of 35 mph, but worth the slow pace. Many pull off's for picture taking!

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Having grown up and living in PA, I am used to mountain roads and mountain scenery...for free. I have no problem making donations to National or State parks but we felt a bit ripped on this ride. We started the Skyline Drive just outside of Luray Va. And headed north. It was $20 to take this 45 minute ride to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

I'm sure it's been said on this board a million times, but "what a fantastic and beautiful drive." Unfortunately, I was on a business trip and had some time constraints so wasn't able to stop and get out to enjoy the views as much as I would have liked. But, fortunately, the client I was going to visit will now... More 

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Address: Shenandoah National Park, VA
Phone Number: 540-999-3500
Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Shenandoah National Park

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