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Skyline Drive

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Shenandoah National Park, VA
+1 540-999-3500
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The highway that runs through Shenandoah National park is a beautiful drive. We enjoyed stopping... read more

Reviewed December 5, 2017
GoAlong2
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Seattle, Washington
Beautiful mountain drive

😍 the beautiful blue mountains! We drove through late morning starting at the north end going... read more

Reviewed November 26, 2017
Malyri
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Yukon, Oklahoma
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105-mile Scenic Drive Built In The 1930's Goes Through The Entire Length Of The Park.
  • Excellent77%
  • Very good18%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Shenandoah National Park, VA
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Reviewed December 5, 2017

The highway that runs through Shenandoah National park is a beautiful drive. We enjoyed stopping at the lookouts, meadows, and lodges along the way. The road gently winds through forests and along rock faces and cliff edges. We spotted wildlife as we drove, including black...More

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Reviewed November 26, 2017 via mobile

😍 the beautiful blue mountains! We drove through late morning starting at the north end going south. There’s one tunnel 1/4th of the way through. Most of the foliage was brown/dead but it was still some orange. Towards the end I think it was way...More

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Reviewed November 25, 2017 via mobile

We drove our second section this trip. We have family in Baltimore and this gives us the opportunity to outdoors before a lot of city time. We absolutely love the views.

Thank Timothy J
Reviewed November 21, 2017

What a beautiful view and the first half of the drive the vistas are great but once you leave Big Meadows and head to the end the vistas are horrible. Entirely too grown up and you can't see anything. So it was drive in and...More

Thank vernonm844
Reviewed November 20, 2017

Drive, dawdle, drive some more. Do not rush. If you are in a hurry limit yourself to a small portion of the Drive.

Thank Cavydad
Reviewed November 20, 2017

We are glad we saw this lovely park, but my husband does not hike and that was basically all there was to do. We did see wildlife such as bears.

Thank AdventurousJanis
Reviewed November 15, 2017 via mobile

Very enjoyable. Spent a few days driving in mid November and colors were still good especially at lower elevations.

Thank Bud E
Reviewed November 13, 2017

Skyline Drive should be on everyone's bucket list. If it's not on yours, PUT IT ON!! From the beautiful views found about every three miles, to the mountain scenery there is truly nothing like a drive on Skyline!!

Thank Jonathan T
Reviewed November 13, 2017

many place to stop along the way and enjoy the overlooks. Also, you will see deer, possibly bears, turkeys and more. It is an amazingly scenic drive!

Thank ddallas1969
Reviewed November 13, 2017

Different views from each stop. It was well worth the drive. The only dissappointment was the cloudy evenings.

Thank GranbyGroup
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Lee P
October 26, 2017|
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Response from Martina P | Reviewed this property |
It is 2 lanes; one lane each direction. There lots of overlooks you can stop at on either side of the road. This will add time to your trip depending on number and length at each. Would recommend driving upper part of... More
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anksax
September 28, 2017|
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Response from AggieJoe79 | Reviewed this property |
I drove by on Friday, colors werent changing yet. Weather plays a big role, check the website or call the park - should be very pretty in the coming weeks.
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