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Address: Shenandoah National Park, VA
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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We frequent Skyline Drive throughout the year for day hikes. The trails range from easy to moderate to difficult and have stunning woodland views rewarded by summits or... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 20, 2015
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Centreville, Virginia
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Centreville, Virginia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015 NEW

We frequent Skyline Drive throughout the year for day hikes. The trails range from easy to moderate to difficult and have stunning woodland views rewarded by summits or waterfalls. There's something for everyone. If hiking isn't your thing, there are plenty of scenic overlooks to enjoy the panoramic views.

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Moline, Illinois
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19 reviews 19 reviews
6 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015 NEW

Like almost all the other reviews, I urge anyone to do at least a part of this drive! The views are breathtaking, the drive is soothing and gentle, and the hiking paths are plentiful. Just do it!!!

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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70 reviews 70 reviews
3 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015 NEW

Drove the Skyline from Front Royal to Waynesboro, April 13 and were lucky to have a dry warm sunny day. The drive was so relaxed as there were few people on the road. The trees were't in leaf so extra views were available through them. Lots of turnouts to enjoy the scenes from the road side, it must be spectacular... More 

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Wilmington, Delaware
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015 NEW

105 miles drive that will never bore you. The drive has many beautiful overlooks with panoramic views of the small towns and villages

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Bournemouth, UK
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94 reviews 94 reviews
26 attraction reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015 NEW

I gave to confess to being a little disappointed with this drive. It was long at 105 miles and very 'samey' and at no time was I knocked over by the views. I would always recommend the Blue Ridge Parkway Drive instead which has no $15 cover charge and has simply. Breath taking views in comparison to this very long... More 

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Silver Spring MD
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

Gorgeous drive through the park, with frequent pull-over spots to enjoy the view. Please protect the wildlife -- do not speed!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015 via mobile

Visited friends here. A beautiful cabin and camping area. Great views. Can be foggy during rainy weather. Be advised that there is a 15.00 dollar charge to enter skyline drive to the cabins if your a visitor. Its good for 7 days. Beautiful area.

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63 reviews 63 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015 via mobile

we were lucky enough to visit Skyline drive on a beautiful sunny weekday at the end of March. Stunning views, lots of deer and very few people about, this would be very different in the summer. Highly recommended for a day out.

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Sparta, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

So beautiful! It's peaceful and serene. We thoroughly enjoyed the ride from top to bottom! The 35 mile per hour speed limit enables you to enjoy the views and there are plenty of pull offs for photographs and rest. Hope to return to enjoy some of the hiking trails.

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Baltimore, Maryland
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145 reviews 145 reviews
48 attraction reviews
82 helpful votes 82 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

We visited off season April 2. Its a drive. A long drive. With a $15 cover charge. I understand that it is beautiful and we did enjoy the scenery but if the Federal Government is going to charge $15 per car for entry they should have more than one working bathroom every 30 miles during slow season.

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