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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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Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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54 reviews 54 reviews
12 attraction reviews
83 helpful votes 83 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014 NEW

We passed through on our way back from Pennsylvania. Although we didn't stop for any hikes, we did stop at almost every lookout. The views were unbelievable. Although we didn't have time to take any hikes or to spend an exorbitant amount of time enjoying the views, it was still well worth the stop and we are already planning our... More

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18 reviews 18 reviews
7 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014 NEW

We could have taken the interstate from Charlottesville to Baltimore but friends had said take the Skyline we are so glad we did it's stunning scenery and there are many places to stop and take photos or just a break. Wouldn't have missed it and in the fall I would imagine it would be as colourful as New England but... More

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Edison, New Jersey, United States
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17 reviews 17 reviews
6 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014 NEW

The drive is very smooth, road is well maintained , the trees are green and the valley is beautiful . Was disappointed that did not see any wildlife along the way . Morning drive is clearer than the afternoon where fog was coming down the drive and it looked kind of spooky or romantic. It is worth the drive nonetheless... More

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Tinton Falls, New Jersey
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45 reviews 45 reviews
21 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014 NEW

When the weather is clear the views are spectacular. The drive is slow. There are lookouts from both sides of the road.

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Hershey, Pennsylvania
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64 reviews 64 reviews
5 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014 NEW

Visited Labor Day weekend and spent a leisurely 4.5 hours driving north from Loft Mountain campground to Front Royal. What a fantastic, one of a kind experience. Take your time; stop at as many overlooks as your schedule allows. If someone is riding your tail, pull over at the next overlook anyway and let them pass!

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New Zealand
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97 reviews 97 reviews
5 attraction reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014 NEW

If you have been to Yellowstone National Park, Glacier National Park, Yosemite and Sequoia, then you might be disappointed with this drive. Though it is a pleasant drive, it is not spectacular.

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Rahway, New Jersey
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014 NEW

Worth the toll fee paid and there are plenty of overlooks and decent amount of trails with varied level of difficulties. No gas station seen for the 100 mile stretch. Saw plenty of deers through the route. Overlooks during the evening hours are amazing.

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Dillsburg, Pennsylvania
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014 NEW

I love the views. Every bend has something new. Some times a deer or a bear or just some beautiful flowers in bloom. Always different but beautiful.

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Long Island
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179 reviews 179 reviews
66 attraction reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014 NEW

I'm not a hiker, but we went on two Moderate hikes. Little Stony Man Cliffs, which is about a mile round trip and Dark Hollow Falls that is a mile and a half. Both were beautiful, however the hike back from Dark Hollow Falls is a killer if you are not athletic. I'm in good health and walk everyday, but... More

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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736 reviews 736 reviews
362 attraction reviews
196 helpful votes 196 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014 NEW

Go in the fall and enjoy the beautiful scenery! It's also a rather romantic drive if you want it to be. Some parts you have to pay for, so be aware of that and bring $1's.

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