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Skyline Drive

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Shenandoah National Park, VA
+1 540-999-3500
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One day drive. Should have stayed longer.

Week of Thanksgiving. We drove from PA to TN with a day trip through the 105 miles of Skyline... read more

Reviewed December 8, 2016
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
A Must See

If you have never been, put this on your bucket list. The mountains and valleys are just beautiful... read more

Reviewed December 4, 2016
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105-mile Scenic Drive Built In The 1930's Goes Through The Entire Length Of The Park.
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  • Very good18%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
Shenandoah National Park, VA
+1 540-999-3500
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Reviewed December 8, 2016

Week of Thanksgiving. We drove from PA to TN with a day trip through the 105 miles of Skyline Drive. It was relaxing with many overlooks and vistas. We should have stayed longer and will make this a destination next year. We did not get...More

Thank JayG688
Reviewed December 4, 2016

If you have never been, put this on your bucket list. The mountains and valleys are just beautiful. We were there in October and just missed the prime color.

1  Thank 311kathrynb
Reviewed December 1, 2016 via mobile

It was very beautiful but the only downside was we missed the fall colors. It would have been spectacular if the colors were ayipo there. Will go sometime soon again. Definitely worth going in spring and fall if you love to go hiking.

1  Thank vthallap
Reviewed December 1, 2016

Skyline Drive is a 105 mile road through the entire Shenandoah National Park in the Blue Ridge Mountains. There is a fee of $20 for a single vehicle and there is a speed limit of about 30 miles per hour. Figure about 3 hours just...More

3  Thank Tloc1986
Reviewed November 28, 2016

A drive along Skyline Drive is a must if you are in the area. Plan to spend an entire day and hike along the way. Or spend several days and camp or stay at a lodge. In the early morning you can see bears walking...More

Thank Diane B
Reviewed November 28, 2016 via mobile

for an hours drive, not even portipottis. Sad to not be able to stop at a JOHN as there were none marked. What do the hikers and bicyclist do eh! It is a great ride not not nice to be in a hurry for the...More

Thank Joe P
Reviewed November 22, 2016

We loved our trip along Skyline Drive. Highlights were the amazing views, learning about the history at the visitor center, millions of gorgeous trees, and seeing a tiny screech owl that one of the rangers was showing in a presentation. We aren't hikers and we...More

2  Thank SydneyRom
Reviewed November 20, 2016

Drove the length of Skyline Drive during the peak color season. Stunning colors! The Visitor Center is located at Mile Post 55 and is well equipped to tell the story of how Shenandoah National Park and Skyline Drive came into being. Plan to spend at...More

Thank 767NucEngineer
Reviewed November 17, 2016

We arrived through the Thornton Gap Station and stayed for 3 days in the park. drove up to Mile 60. Well managed with great views from overlooks

Thank SidBarras
Reviewed November 16, 2016 via mobile

We did the Front Royal entry to the Skyline Drive and drive half of the total route. The weather was glorious and the route not too busy, the eatery we popped into was closed so we had to come off the drive and drive into...More

Thank M99HMB
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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
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.