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“Beautiful !” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Skyline Drive

Skyline Drive
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: 105-mile scenic drive built in the 1930's goes through the entire length of the park.
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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68 reviews
50 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
“Beautiful !”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2012

We visit almost every year during summer and fall. Great drive with spectacular views. Many of the look out points have beautiful views. There are many hiking trails as well. Highly recommended !

Visited September 2012
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Charlottesville, Virginia, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“Beautiful mountain views”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2012

It's a nice drive with beautiful views, there are many stop off points. It is most beautiful in the fall when the leaves are changing.

Visited October 2012
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New Jersey
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52 reviews
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“Skyline Scenery”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2012

We went to VA for a long weekend and drove part of the Skyline Drive. I thought we would drive more of it but the slow pace was starting to lose it luster, so we only did a little less than half. The lookout points on both sides of the valley were breathtaking and it is a very worthwhile experience, so glad to know that it is there for generations to enjoy.

Visited September 2012
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Indianapolis, Indiana
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169 reviews
98 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
“Trails for people of all ages, even wheel chair bound”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2012

This is my absolute favorite place near DC. My husband and I took so many trips here to hike with our kids in backpacks and even strollers on the wheel chair accessible trails. We loved watching bears, deer, birds, and squirrels, climbing on rocks, picnicking in the meadow, and seeing the forest in all of the seasons. The visitor areas were nice too with really sweet souvenirs for the little ones. Staying in the cabins and lodges were fun also, especially once when a storm hit and took out our electricity! The lodge had a generator, so there was a very festive air when all of the guests gathered there to keep warm and drink hot chocolate and coffee. There's nothing like sitting on your cabin porch and watching deer come within three feet of you to eat acorns off the ground in the fall. Sweet, sweet memories.

Visited October 2012
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Fredericksburg, Virginia
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“Nice drive so take it slow”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2012

leaves were peaking during visit, just making it all the better, some superb trails to the side- watch for the distracted driver though, had some very close calls

Visited October 2012
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