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Skyline Drive

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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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 NEW

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
5 helpful votes 5 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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Stafford, Virginia
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16 reviews 16 reviews
5 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

Although October is pretty crowded, it is worth fighting the crowds. The colors are brilliant and there is no match for the views.

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Somerset, New Jersey
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67 reviews 67 reviews
26 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

We visited the last week of October, 2014. The fall colors were fantastic. Skyline drive takes you 109 miles through the mountains. There are many places to turn off the road to enjoy the beautiful views. It was so relaxing!

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Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States
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35 reviews 35 reviews
12 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

Very cool stretch of 105 miles in the mountains---great scenic outlooks every couple miles or so on both sides of the road. The speed limit is 35 the entire time and there are only 4 entrances/exits once you are in----plan on an entire day, or maybe even plan on staying at the lodge about halfway through. We didn't, but wished... More

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Wood Dale, Illinois
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20 reviews 20 reviews
7 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

We were hoping for colorful leaves but were too early (10/9-12) Nice rest and picnic areas, many turnoffs to view the valley and the Blue Ridge

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