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Skyline Drive

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Shenandoah National Park, VA
+1 540-999-3500
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Peaceful

We only rode about 40miles of this stunning road. The views are lovely and I'm glad we did it while... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
penelope_pit_stop123
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Bedford, United Kingdom
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Very Scenic

We took this road on our way back from Luray Caverns. It was totally worth it. Saw beautiful... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
sonraj
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Pune, India
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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 4 days ago via mobile

We only rode about 40miles of this stunning road. The views are lovely and I'm glad we did it while the trees are still bare as we could see more. It was very well maintained with plenty of rest stops

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We took this road on our way back from Luray Caverns. It was totally worth it. Saw beautiful landscapes on the way. A very pleasant drive indeed!

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited at the end of March. There was snow on the ground so many of the hiking trails were closed. But the drive was beautiful. I wasn’t sure it would be worth the extra driving time to visit in winter but I was wrong....More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Just spent two cold April days in the park. Drove from one end to the other. Beautiful easy driving. Even in the fog and snow. Good hiking. Did one 4 hour hike each day. Very nice. The two stores along the way provided food and...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Drive about half of it a couple of days after a Spring snow. The road was clear and safe so I gave it a run. I made several stop offs over a bunch of overlooks. It was beautiful and I was very lucky as it...More

1  Thank cw_squared
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Did not expect it to have steep turns and twists but we managed with a minivan and it was breathtaking! The entrance per vehicle was $25 but you can use it for 1 week. There were a lot of overlooks where you can stop by...More

1  Thank lues16
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The word "spectacular" is appropriate. The whole area keeps the eyes jumping and then focusing on something beautiful. The air is fresh. If it is possible to be excitingly serene, this is it.

1  Thank Edge W
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Drove a portion of the road in early spring, with snow on the ground adding to the scenery. Saw wildlife (deer). Big Meadows was absolutely stunning with the ice. Amazing views. Would love to do this again in the fall. Visitor center had great information/displays...More

1  Thank Leonard K
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My family and I visited Skyline Drive during a visit to a Culpepper. It was a beautiful Fall day and walked won one trails. Beautiful views and a great walk through the woods.

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Reviewed 7 March 2018

we rode our bicycles down skyline starting from front royal. beautiful ride,but very hilly. big meadows and loft mtn have great campgrounds. not many food stops along the way.

Thank gack
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bethoffer
2 April 2018|
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Response from angooredcow | Reviewed this property |
Hello, I pick up the Skyline Drive at Front Royal, Virginia by using Interstate 66. I have not done it from Interstate 81. I have not driven to Knoxville using the Skyline Drive. Sorry, I am not much help. Try Google... More
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hewalk
9 March 2018|
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Response from Timothy J | Reviewed this property |
I have yet to drive the entire length of the park due to other sights that I had scheduled to visit. If you’re making stops and trying to enjoy the park a little. At least six hours.
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