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Skyline Drive

Address: Shenandoah National Park, VA
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Type: Scenic drives, Bodies of water, Sights & Landmarks, Nature & Parks, Outdoor Activities
Activities: Driving, Biking
Owner description: 105-mile scenic drive built in the 1930's goes through the entire length of the park.
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Type: Scenic drives, Bodies of water, Sights & Landmarks, Nature & Parks, Outdoor Activities
Activities: Driving, Biking
Owner description: 105-mile scenic drive built in the 1930's goes through the entire length of the park.
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Valdosta, Georgia
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114 reviews 114 reviews
46 attraction reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014

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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37 reviews 37 reviews
13 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 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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59 reviews 59 reviews
28 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 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
7 helpful votes 7 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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137 reviews 137 reviews
103 attraction reviews
159 helpful votes 159 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
8 helpful votes 8 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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30 reviews 30 reviews
18 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 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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York, Pennsylvania, United States
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2014

The kids loved the beautiful views. I would recommend seeing it for yourself. It can get a bit redundant after awhile, especially with children. It is great for adults, but the kiddos can get bored with similar views. Still definitely a must see for the entire family.

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Chicago, Illinois
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654 reviews 654 reviews
229 attraction reviews
429 helpful votes 429 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2014

The beautiful and bountiful and historic Shenandoah Valley is nestled between the Appalachian Mountains and the Blue Ridge Mountains in Virginia, split down the middle by mighty Massanutten Mountain and Interstate-81 and the history Valley Pike. For Civil War buffs like us or just nature enthusiasts and ambitious and inquisitive travelers, this is a wonderful region to explore. A good... More 

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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274 reviews 274 reviews
164 attraction reviews
380 helpful votes 380 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2014

This is second time I have driven along Skyline Drive which runs 105 miles north and south along the crest of the Blue Ridge Mountains in Shenandoah National Park. The first time was in spring when the leafless trees and blossom in the clearer air made the views even more tempting. In high summer, the viewpoints are still spectacular but... More 

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