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Address: Shenandoah National Park, VA
Phone Number: 540-999-3500
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Description:

105-mile scenic drive built in the 1930's goes through the entire length of...

105-mile scenic drive built in the 1930's goes through the entire length of the park.

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Bucket list motorcycle road!

Absolutely gorgeous views! Pavement is in great shape. Lots of pull offs to stop for photos. If you ride, then you must take this road!!

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
Phil H
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Peterborough, Canada
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Peterborough, Canada
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18 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Absolutely gorgeous views! Pavement is in great shape. Lots of pull offs to stop for photos. If you ride, then you must take this road!!

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Charles Town, West Virginia
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11 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Our grandson has never been in the mountains. He lives on Cape Cod. He got an education in elevation beginning @ sea level to 2800 feet @ The Blue Ridge Mountains along Skyline Drive. He thought he was in the clouds! He lived being able to see the countryside below us & after leaving the park we drive thru some... More 

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Erie, Pennsylvania
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Our first time there and it was beautiful. All your minor stresses just wash away as you drive here. Breathtaking views and nice photo ops abound here. True nature. This is very well taken care of for all of us to enjoy.

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Lititz, Pennsylvania
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53 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

What a beautiful drive. Please be careful because you will see wildlife. the plants are always different so come at different times of the year. Do take extra time in your planning to stop and relax along the way to take photos and to listen to nature. Birds will be singing and the wind will be rustling the trees. Speed... More 

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Hassan, India
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49 reviews
38 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

After Niagara plan to visit the virginia state we encountered in our drive Rain , Snow fall and sunny weather within a span of couple of hours. Once we reached Shenandoah instead of driving around we went inside the park and drove the most scenic route with lots of View points and vistas. At some points the drive looks like... More 

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Thank HSKeshava
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30 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We drove a small portion of the drive due to time constraints, but loved every mile. The scenery was so beautiful. Overlooks alternate sides so you can see for miles in either direction. We had deer right in front of us. Small gift shop and snackbar at Loft Mountain were decent. Would love to drive the whole thing one day,... More 

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Paoli, Pennsylvania
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12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

A very peaceful and serene ride. Many photo ops and just tranquility at its best. Take your time and do some hikes on the many trails.

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Cherry Hill, New Jersey
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12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

This is a beautiful, winding drive through the mountains with plenty of overlook stops. It's not for someone in a rush to get to a destination. There are activities for all levels of outdoor fun. Easy and difficult hikes. Ranger led programs. Biking and horseback riding. There are accommodations for all kinds of budgets from camping to staying in a... More 

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Newport News, Virginia
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138 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

A great drive through the mountains with plenty of pull overs with beautiful views of mountains and valleys. Skyland is a regular destination for us. It includes rooms, dining, gift shop and plenty of mountain related activities. Big Meadows also has lodging but we have never stayed there. The whole drive may comfortably be made in several hours, but it... More 

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Newport News, Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

With a beautiful, relaxing drive, frequent turnoffs and vistas, winding roads, 35 MPH max, this is a perfect drive.

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