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Skyline Drive

Shenandoah National Park, VA
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Type: Scenic Drives, Bodies of Water
Activities: Driving, Biking
Traveler Description: Cost of entry onto Skyline Drive/Shenandoah National Park is $15.  The ticket is good for 7 days.  Visitors Centers offer ranger talks.  Northern... more »
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Connecticut
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26 reviews 26 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014 NEW

Beautiful drive that you can do for all 150 miles or 30 miles depending on where you start - lots of places to pull off and enjoy the view. Multiple stations have picnic areas and comfort stations.

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Fairfax, Virginia
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014 NEW

Spectacular views, fresh air, wonderful scene. I loved shenandoah national park!!!! A wonderfull place for relaxing. One of the most enjoyable drive ever.

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014 NEW

On our way home via Interstate 81, following a few weeks in Europe, we took a detour onto Hwy 66 and entered the Shenandoah National Park. The entrance to the park was at Front Royal, Va. As corny as this may sound, John Denver said it all..."Gee it's good to be back home again". As much as the Alps in... More

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Valdosta, Georgia
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106 reviews 106 reviews
42 attraction reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014 NEW

The scenic drive along Skyline Drive was very enjoyable. It had excellent views and was pleasantly uncrowded, although I'm sure it is probably more crowded in summer. It was nice to have some peace and quiet during our trip.

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Chicago, Illinois
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24 reviews 24 reviews
11 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

Very scenic drive through the Shenandoah Mountians. Stopped at a few overlooks and took many pictures. Don't be in a hurry as I am sure you will see wild life. The deer hardly moved as our car pulled up!!! Fun trip and a great lunch on the journey.

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Rocky River, Ohio
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45 reviews 45 reviews
25 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014

If you make it to the Shenandoah Valley national park area you should definitely do the skyline drive. It's excellent and if you're a photo buff you should definitely do this it's so picturesque. It's nice to do the drive... it requires you to slow down and take it all in.

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Marshall, Michigan
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014

We drove thru last night and the scenes where beautiful with a lot of deer along the road to see. We where all grumpy from a long day so didn't get out and look a lot just drove thru. But beautiful scenic views and would do again

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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77 reviews 77 reviews
62 attraction reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014

You will get addicted to this drive.... one of the most popular mountain drives in mid-atlantic... I have been here in summer with the lush green vegetation and fall (my favorite) with the colorful mosaic and blue ridge mountains at the background/horizon...Both offers its own beauty.. if you are in the DC/NoVA area, this should be on your 'to do'... More

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Hudson, OH
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2014

The park was closed to vehicular traffic due to bad weather when we arrived, but was opened by around noon as the ice and storm effects were cleared away. Views around every turn!

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Lynbrook, New York
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2014

Did middle third of drive- Luray to Elkton. Beautiful mountain views and nice drive.Not too crowded on a March weekend

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