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Appalachian Trail

Shenandoah National Park, VA
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Type: Hiking Trails
Activities: Hiking
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Leesburg, Virginia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 NEW

I did a Thru in 2012 and I visit the Trail often, for a day hike or a weekend or a week if I can swing it.

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Sydney, Australia
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1,241 helpful votes 1,241 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

This was certainly the most arduous and complex long-distance hike we ever committed to. Most friends thought us as having a screw- loose and did not encourage this "at our Age. Little did they know how much planning went into our 'once-in-a-lifetime wish. It is undoubtedly a L O N G-Distance hiking tour, following a path through the ridge of... More

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Franklin, North Carolina
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26 reviews 26 reviews
8 attraction reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014 via mobile

As a through hiker, I really looked forward to the 100+ mile jaunt through the "Shennys". The trail was well groomed, the walking was easy, and the wildlife (bears) were abundant. Not to mention the frequent Waysides and Lodges where the hungry hiker can feast. This is civilized hiking at it's finest. I highly recommend the A.T. in the Shenandoah... More

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Gaithersburg, Maryland
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

Dog loved the constant movement and attention from fellow hikers, eventhough she stayed on a 6 ft leash.

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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

Nice hike, following the stream/river and including some pretty falls. Some elevation gains/drops but generally good footing.

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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168 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

Historic trail through the eastern seaboard. always a good day on the trail hiking in nature. friendly folk on the trail headed to the finish. plenty of good spots for a quick out-and-back hike with friends or loved ones, even solo.

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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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139 reviews 139 reviews
68 attraction reviews
139 helpful votes 139 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

We parked in the northern section of Shenandoah National Park at milepost 15.7 to hike a section of the AT. From the parking area we headed north on the AT and within a mile, came upon a beautiful rock outcropping and impressive views. It was early for a break but we couldn't resist playing on the rocks for quite a... More

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St. Petersburg, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

Head north from Skyland parking lot, which is where we stay. You can walk as far as you want, but make sure to veer off to see the views from Stoney Man summit and Little Stoney Man Summit.

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Rehoboth Beach, Delaware
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19 reviews 19 reviews
4 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

What a wonderful week, this is a must for anyone who wants to be outdoors. You can go crazy and walk for hundreds of miles, or just stay at one of the National Parks and hike for the day like we did. We saw Black Bears, Deer and wonderful views of the valley. Needs to be on everyone's bucket list.

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Tampa, Florida
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158 attraction reviews
191 helpful votes 191 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

We did this just to say that we did it.. We only went out about a 1/2 mile and worked our way back.. Earlier, we had hiked down to the waterfalls so we were pretty exhausted.. The park is beautiful and I would recommend everyone supports our national parks..

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