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Skyline Drive

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Absolutely stunning

Out of all places along the Blue Ridge Mountains, Skyline Drive is our favorite place to drive... read more

Reviewed today
Sue L
Beautiful scenery!

What a spectacular road trip! The entire trip is about 100 miles. The first half of the drive was... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Tryche
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Belleville, Canada
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105-mile Scenic Drive Built In The 1930's Goes Through The Entire Length Of The Park.
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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Shenandoah National Park, VA
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Reviewed today

Out of all places along the Blue Ridge Mountains, Skyline Drive is our favorite place to drive, lodge and spend time. Skyline Drive has multiple pulloffs with overlooks offering views of distant mountains and valleys below. Fall obviously a prime time to visit with the...More

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

What a spectacular road trip! The entire trip is about 100 miles. The first half of the drive was quite rainy with poor visibility, but the next day was wonderful. Stayed in Big Meadow Lodge at the halfway mark. Lots of wildlife.

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We live in Richmond and Shenandoah valley is our favourite destination of a day trip during fall. Spend some time in absolute silence with Nature and great views of the mountains. More review to be posted by thie month end when we get to stay...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago

We are on a road trip out to Albuquerque and took Skyline Drive south from Front Royal, VA. Had planned on doing the entire 109 miles but cut off at the middle entrance. Weather wasn't all that great so the views were not as nice...More

1  Thank Stu C
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a must trip. The beauty of the mountains is indescribable and at times surreal. Many overlooks and you are surrounded by nature. Take many pictures and soak in the natural beauty of these majestic mountain areas. Many places to hike and just get...More

2  Thank Greg P
Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent the day exploring the Skyline Drive, some visitor centers, some short hikes and some food stops. SO beautiful and so much fun. An easy drive from Gaithersburg and a welcome break from the summer heat in the D.C. area. Lots of Overlooks, hiking...More

1  Thank Linda S
Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I decided to travel through Shenandoah National Park on our way back from a day visit at Natural Bridge at the end of August. We entered the park at the southern end of Skyline Drive near Interstate 64 at Rockfish Gap Entrance...More

1  Thank Kevin K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Skyline Drive is great. The road is well kept. The overlooks are beautiful. Trails are well marked. Maps are easy to read.

Thank BrendaR1640
Reviewed 1 week ago

A good pleasant drive, but NO WOW Factor, better drives elsewhere in the world - Chapmans CapeTown.... A nice Sunday afternoon drive maybe...(US$30) and at the other end (Southern) is the Blue Ridge Parkway - just as good if not better and for free.....sorry NO...More

1  Thank Roy G
Reviewed 1 week ago

It was very beautiful! Would love to see it in the fall. Please know that it cost to drive Skyline Drive. We were really surprised for that. Cost us $30.00 we entered in the middle of the mountains and headed south. Pull offs were great!

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feelingadventurous
August 11, 2018|
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Response from Robert S | Reviewed this property |
The exact times vary each year by several weeks. There are fall color trackers on the web that you should keep tracking to get the optimum colors
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jpcarrol
July 28, 2018|
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Response from DCFLHCS114 | Reviewed this property |
jpcarrol - if you take Rt. 211 West from Sperryville to Luray you will drive under where Skyline Drive crosses. If you drive from Luray to Harrisonburg you can either continue West on Rt. 211 until I-81 and head South. You... More
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shann987
June 22, 2018|
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