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Skyline Drive

Shenandoah National Park, VA
+1 540-999-3500
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America Shows off its Natural Beautyt in Shenandoah National Park

Yes, there are hiking trails, horseback rides and mountain climbing, but you can also just drive in... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Kitty D
A very beautiful drive

The road runs right up the middle of the park with grand vistas either side for about 72 miles and... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Poole, United Kingdom
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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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“speed limit” (155 reviews)
“pull offs” (58 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
Shenandoah National Park, VA
+1 540-999-3500
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Yes, there are hiking trails, horseback rides and mountain climbing, but you can also just drive in the Shenandoah and epxerince the mountain beauty, waterfalls and see abundant wildlife from the comfort of your car by driving on Skyline Drive. Take this history laden road...More

1  Thank Kitty D
Reviewed 5 days ago

The road runs right up the middle of the park with grand vistas either side for about 72 miles and plenty of stopping points for enjoying and photographing the scenery.

Thank TonyD33
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wonderful experience to be taken at a leisurely pace. Great views and experiences on all sides, take your walking shoes, camera and remember it for a lifetime.

Thank tbkchina
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a great way to get your "mountain fix" with very little effort. Don't be in a hurry and make sure your driver is comfortable driving in the mountains. So many great overlooks you can see from your car. Access to many hikes. Great...More

1  Thank RoadTrippinArianne
Reviewed 1 week ago

This park has many nice views of mountains and valleys. However 75 outlooks are really very similar. You can also take some trails. Plan to spend a whole day.

Thank 649,001
Reviewed 1 week ago

I can go here a thousand times and find something to do despite the make up of the people with me or the season. Hikes for every need - In fact I saw my first bear on a path made for wheelchairs - lovely lodging...More

Thank Kim D
Reviewed 1 week ago

We decided to get away from the heat and explore the park on a Saturday. We were not aware of the $25 fee to enter the park, but that wasn't a problem since we love supporting national parks. However,the more we thought about it, we...More

Thank ShellyS S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I saw black bears, snakes, rabbits, and much more. Trails are narrow and rocky, so wear your hiking boots.

Thank wanderlust8237
Reviewed 1 week ago

13 of us drove on a very warm day in Richmond entering the part from Route 33 and then driving down to Interstate 64. We had a picnic lunch at the picnic tables at Loft Mountain Wayside area and used the bathrooms there. The 11...More

Thank By_His_Grace
Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely uncrowded drive. We stopped at all the vistas...each as lovely as the next. Hiked a few trails...talked with a few rangers, and left feeling refreshed,

Thank bl1416
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June 19, 2017|
Response from Sandy H | Reviewed this property |
You'll get a map as you enter so you can see where you can get off and connect back with the interstate.
Poulami M
June 18, 2017|
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Response from Mark R | Reviewed this property |
Just a few more points: Route 211 for the last few miles before you arrive at Thornton Gap is a steep uphill drive with lots of curves. You pay your entrance fee at the Thornton Gap entrance. It's only about ten miles from... More
Adnan H
June 9, 2017|
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Response from Dale P | Reviewed this property |
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