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Skyline Drive

Shenandoah National Park, VA
+1 540-999-3500
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This was such a beautiful drive. Way high up and cooler temps. Lots of places to stop and take in... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Prairieville, Louisiana
via mobile
Beautiful views- perfect drive

Skyline drive runs for miles through the Shenandoah National Park. We spent quite some time driving... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Maureen H
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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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“pull offs” (58 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
Shenandoah National Park, VA
+1 540-999-3500
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This was such a beautiful drive. Way high up and cooler temps. Lots of places to stop and take in the views. Trails and hikes are all over. If you are prone to motion sickness you man need to prepare for that. Picnic areas are...More

Thank minwood
Reviewed yesterday

Skyline drive runs for miles through the Shenandoah National Park. We spent quite some time driving and stopping to take in the beauty that surrounded us. The scenic points are well spaced out and we found it to be sparse with other visitors even though...More

Thank Maureen H
Reviewed yesterday

We took the drive all the way from north to south. At the many vantage points one can look out over the valley. I can imagine the view is really spectacular in autumn, with the foliage showing it's magnificent colours. In summer, it tends to...More

Thank J0han1969
Reviewed 2 days ago

We stayed at mile 41.7 out of the total length of winding105-mile drive which runs through the entire Shenandoah National Park.We had a thrilling foggy night drive with almost zero visibility and could spot several deers on the way. Lucky ones spot beers too. It...More

Thank Velvet444
Reviewed 2 days ago

Yes, there are hiking trails, horseback rides and mountain climbing, but you can also just drive in the Shenandoah and epxerince the mountain beauty, waterfalls and see abundant wildlife from the comfort of your car by driving on Skyline Drive. Take this history laden road...More

Thank Kitty D
Reviewed 2 days ago

The road runs right up the middle of the park with grand vistas either side for about 72 miles and plenty of stopping points for enjoying and photographing the scenery.

Thank TonyD33
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Wonderful experience to be taken at a leisurely pace. Great views and experiences on all sides, take your walking shoes, camera and remember it for a lifetime.

Thank tbkchina
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This is a great way to get your "mountain fix" with very little effort. Don't be in a hurry and make sure your driver is comfortable driving in the mountains. So many great overlooks you can see from your car. Access to many hikes. Great...More

1  Thank RoadTrippinArianne
Reviewed 1 week ago

This park has many nice views of mountains and valleys. However 75 outlooks are really very similar. You can also take some trails. Plan to spend a whole day.

Thank 649,001
Reviewed 1 week ago

I can go here a thousand times and find something to do despite the make up of the people with me or the season. Hikes for every need - In fact I saw my first bear on a path made for wheelchairs - lovely lodging...More

Thank Kim D
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20 June 2017|
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.
Poulami M
19 June 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
Adnan H
10 June 2017|
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Response from Dale P | Reviewed this property |
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