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Address: Shenandoah National Park, VA
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+1 540-999-3500
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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105-mile scenic drive built in the 1930's goes through the entire length of...

105-mile scenic drive built in the 1930's goes through the entire length of the park.

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NATURE AT ITS FINEST!! Many great hikes with awesome views at the top. Loads of critters to photograph.

Reviewed 6 days ago
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Westminster, Maryland
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

NATURE AT ITS FINEST!! Many great hikes with awesome views at the top. Loads of critters to photograph.

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Mystic, CT
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80 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

There is a $25 fee to get on the Skyline Drive, and it's worth it. There are many places you can pull of the road and get out of your car to see the vistas. It's peaceful and quiet, although there seemed to be lots of flying bugs wherever we got out....nothing that bit us, but just a bit annoying.... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago

Skyline Drive is beautiful. There are so many hikes to do, but you can also just drive and check out the overlooks a long it. We spent 2 days just driving and it was beautiful.

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Karachi, Pakistan
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31 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

It was our first trip to USA and after all the theme parks and shopping, we wanted to find a NP close to the cities we were travelling and our priority was to go through some scenic drive. We selected the Shenandoah NP and i must say that the Skyline drive was one of the most beautiful and scenic drive... More 

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Thank asimm76
2 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great views and many nice turn-offs. Worth a drive. Wouldn't speed as plenty of Rangers doing their job! Stopped next to some deer on side of road and they acted very domesticated which was interesting...probably could have petted them, but left them alone. Beautiful park.

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Walnut Creek, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

The trees were just beginning to bud but we had a clear day and enjoyed the drive from the north entrance down to Skyland. I bet the views are even more spectacular in fall when the colors are changing. Plenty of scenic overlooks to stop at and take photos.

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204 reviews
123 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 131 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is one of the best scienic drives in Virginia. Very impressive. A lot of spots to stop and go for short hikes or take photos. Obviourly the best time to visit will be during the autumn foliage. Fill up before starting this drive as the mountainous/hilly use twice as much gas a level road.

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Dublin
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133 reviews
34 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Loved the drive. BUT...we stopped at the first visitors centre after the Front Royal entrance looking for a particular map. The guide told us the next centre at Matthews Arm was better so to try there. We missed Matthews Arm stop but stopped at Elkhallow, then hiked the trail to Matthews Arm. Didn't bring much to drink knowing there was... More 

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Richmond, Virginia
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121 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We took advantage of their free admission weekend during their April 15th weekend and it was amazing. Surprisingly low traffic and road surface was in excellent shape for touring on the bikes. Spectacular views of the valleys and area with plenty of scenic overlook stops. FOr wildlife, we saw a bob cat cross the road in front of us. We... More 

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West Chester, Pennsylvania
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23 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Relaxing drive with beauty around every corner. Very well maintained road and pull off viewpoints. If you are over 62 years of age, be sure to purchase a National Parks Senior Pass for $10. Best buy you will ever make! Do it now because the price of the pass is expected to rise.

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