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“Unbelievable Views and Natural Beauty” 5 of 5 stars
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Skyline Drive
Shenandoah National Park, VA
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Day Trip to Shenandoah National Park
Type: Scenic Drives, Bodies of Water, Outdoors
Activities: Driving, Biking
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Owner description: 105-mile scenic drive built in the 1930's goes through the entire length of the park.
Neptune, New Jersey
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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Reviews in 6 cities Reviews in 6 cities
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
“Unbelievable Views and Natural Beauty”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2013

We went to the park on Monday June 11th and really enjoyed the views from the pull offs along Skyline Drive.Also took a 1.4 mile round trip hike down to a beautiful waterfall called Dark Hollow Falls.Going down wasn't bad ,but the long climb back up the mountain was brutal>Still ,we really enjoyed it and arrived back at our car just as another thunderstorm started up.We will be going back there in the future*They have a nice stop at Big Meadow where you can get fuel,souvenirs,food and camping supplies*

Visited June 2013
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Fallston, Maryland
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“WOW.....saw not one but TWO bears!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2013

We had a busy day of traveling, but decided to take the skyline drive scenic route. Sure glad we did. Pulled in around 6 pm and had wildlife everywhere. Several groups of deer and two different bears at two different locations in the park. We will never forget the drive. Just amazing!

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“Bask in the Valley”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2013

My wife and I drove to skyline to avoid the busy hustle abd bustle of I95. And man it was worth it..took us out of the way. But we love the back roads and came across Sky Line Drive. This was well worth it. We stopped to look at the many overlooks available. Some being refurbished. But many to stop and just view the canvas which is our country. The lil country store to grab a quick bite was a good call. The service was great, food fresh and restrooms clean. So think about the next time your not in a hurry. Take this route. You will love it. We are goung back the next time to hike. And to really enjoy the canopy of this great country.

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Bridgewater, United States
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“Great Drive”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2013

Skyline Drive is a wonderful place to see the beauty of nature. It starts at Front Royal, Virginia and ends in Waynesboro, Virginia. I have traveled Skyline Drive for 19 years and every time I do up there I still enjoy it. A great place to see deer, a lot by Big Meadows and an occasional bear. I was up there today and there were tons of butterflies.

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Allentown PA
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“Hey must-see national Park!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2013

We had a beautiful day in the Shenandoah national Park including a restaurant meal at the main hotel restaurant, as well as a hike among falls and a wonderful drive down skyline. This is a must do vacations spot for Virginia. The kids enjoyed it, the views fantastic, the wildlife was everywhere. The nice part about this park is that there are many things to do as a family with guided tours and instructional lessons for the children, as well as individual hiking, group hiking, or strolls on flatter territory that have beautiful views and sites as well. I was surprised to find beautiful waterfalls tucked into different sections of the park and as a result we're able to hike in a moderate way towards these falls, take great pictures, rest, relax, and then return without too much strain. Overall beautiful photo opportunity as well as a well-rounded vacation spot for everyone.

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