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Skyline Drive

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Address: Shenandoah National Park, VA
Phone Number: 540-999-3500
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105-mile scenic drive built in the 1930's goes through the entire length of...

105-mile scenic drive built in the 1930's goes through the entire length of the park.

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Most beautiful drive.

We go here two or three times a year just to get away from our daily stress. Most beautiful in the fall as leaves are turning. All types of wildlife every time we are here. We... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
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Dover, Delaware
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Dover, Delaware
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32 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We go here two or three times a year just to get away from our daily stress. Most beautiful in the fall as leaves are turning. All types of wildlife every time we are here. We have been lucky enough to see bears each and every time for the past five years. A must see when you visit Virginia.

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New York City
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8 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

The Skyline Drive is twisty, curvy, scenic and we'll paved and then it hits rock bottom from there. Do not speed in this particular area. There are many deers and many Park Rangers to pull you over. You will be ticketed....you have been fair warned. If you drive speed limit around the corners and don't have a lead foot or... More 

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Thank Alberto C
United Kingdom
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61 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We drove along Skyline Drive during a recent road trip and it is simply spectacular! Progress is slow because of patchy mist and the wildlife but it gives you to opportunity to take in your surroundings!

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Gallant, Alabama
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109 reviews
20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We divide this drive into 3 sections and drive one each day we are visiting the area. We drive for hours just absorbing the scenery especially at the turn outs where you can see for miles. Deer are plentiful and you can see the occasional bear. The shops and stores along the drive have unique differences and none should be... More 

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Orlando, Florida
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5 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited skyline drive last summer. It is an absolute treat from the nature. The views of valleys and mountains are gorgeous. You have to be there to feel it. Really there are no words enough to describe it. There are several overlook points where you can pull up and take in the amazing views. When standing there looking at... More 

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Chesapeake, Virginia
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8 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a great experience for anyone that wants to see some beautiful scenery in the Appalachian Mountains. The road is indeed very long, but we didn't drive the whole thing. The seven if lookouts provide for a great view and awesome photo opportunities.

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Thank Jeff S
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15 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a very well designed road to see the valley and enjoy nature. We drove around 40 miles out of the 100+ total skyline drive. The winter view is really beautiful.

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Inverness, United Kingdom
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114 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We decided to take this drive on a recent visit to the States for a wedding, rather than heading straight down to our final desitnation. So it was un-planned - but what a lovely day we had! The scenery is gentle, rolling countryside, and we thought it was amazing to be able to stay up "On the High Road" for... More 

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Temple Terrace, Florida, United States
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31 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We chose the slow route, Skyline Drive, instead of the interstate and we are so glad we did. It was later in the day when we hopped on but got to check out the gift shop at the northern end and just fell in love with the view. Then we started driving. The kids loved going through the clouds. We... More 

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Novi, Michigan
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28 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2016

The $20/car entrance fee seems a little steep at the gate, but the views even a few minutes into the drive are absolutely priceless. I can't describe this park other than saying: GO. The Shenandoah Valley is the most beautiful place I've seen on earth, and this is truly the way to see it. I was only able to experience... More 

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