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Skyline Drive

Shenandoah National Park, VA
+1 540-999-3500
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What a great place...

We did a day trip from Carroll County, Maryland to Skyline drive last October. This time we camped... read more

Reviewed September 20, 2016
Balboaroc
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Union Bridge, MD
Peaceful meandering ...

We're not hikers, but we still enjoy nature. It is a long drive (100+ miles) at 35 mph, but it is... read more

Reviewed September 20, 2016
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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
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Shenandoah National Park, VA
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Reviewed September 20, 2016

We did a day trip from Carroll County, Maryland to Skyline drive last October. This time we camped at a local campground and made a few trips up to Skyline while we were here. It is such a great place. You get the best of...More

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Reviewed September 20, 2016

We're not hikers, but we still enjoy nature. It is a long drive (100+ miles) at 35 mph, but it is beautiful, even in summer. The overlooks are spectacular and the wildlife is really cool. Lots of trails for those who want them. I cannot...More

Thank bedfordv
Reviewed September 20, 2016

We did the SKyline Drive in late October and the drive was beautiful. So many stops along the to get out for a short hike or to take pictures. A slow drive that takes about 4 hours but this included stops along the way. Make...More

Thank GITRNRUP
Reviewed September 19, 2016

The way auto travel meant to be. open the windows and enjoy the drive. Many lovely overlooks worth pulling off to see.

Thank trumpet9999
Reviewed September 18, 2016 via mobile

We met our daughter in Shenandoah Nat Park. We stayed in a cabin at Lewis Mtn & hiked and explored the Skyline. It was a great 3 days together (once we found each other) NOTE: tell young people NOT to entirely trust their GPS getting...More

Thank Constance S
Reviewed September 18, 2016

Nice drive way to enjoying green,scenic beauty, Forest, mountains, Beers, Deers, mountain tracking, and just enjoy the long drive !! There are lot of pionts,you can stop by, watch out for the scenic beauty and relax. You will love it! there are limited places of...More

Thank Rockstar473123
Reviewed September 18, 2016 via mobile

I always wanted to travel the park. No disappointments to report! There park rangers and staff were very helpful.

Thank Biglola
Reviewed September 16, 2016

Driving the Skyline Drive and the Blue Ridge Parkway which it joins at its southern end is a real treat. The total distance is 574 miles so don't try to hurry. Take it slowly and you will be amply rewarded by the beautiful sights. The...More

Thank Kenneth H
Reviewed September 15, 2016

We were staying in Masanutten and our GPS took us a longer route than we needed to take to get to the entry to the Skyline Drive. Be sure to ask for directions before you set out on your trip. We could have driven the...More

Thank sandy19552016
Reviewed September 15, 2016

My husband and I love to ride our bike up to Skyland drive every fall. The settings is beautiful and the nature and wildlife.

Thank Rebecca Q
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teach3444
June 19, 2017|
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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.
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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
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