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Skyline Drive

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a beautiful drive though the park...... stopped at several rest areas for photos but the best was... read more

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ams2900
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Motorcycle Must Ride!

This is a must ride for motorcylist. Will take about 3 hrs to do the route but with it. Speed limit... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
livetoride07
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Sacramento, California
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105-mile Scenic Drive Built In The 1930's Goes Through The Entire Length Of The Park.
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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Shenandoah National Park, VA
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+1 540-999-3500
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Reviewed yesterday

a beautiful drive though the park...... stopped at several rest areas for photos but the best was at the waterfall where we watched a mum bear and 2 cubs for around 20 mins play and search for food, just magical

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This is a must ride for motorcylist. Will take about 3 hrs to do the route but with it. Speed limit is 35mph, we rode early in the morning 8am, temperature was perfect, road was smooth as glass. Trust me you will enjoy.

Thank livetoride07
Reviewed 3 days ago

We drove through Skyline Drive and stopped at multiple viewing spots, going south. We began at Front Royal Visitor Center, great starting point, and stopped at the Dickey Ridge Visitor Center as well. The rangers at Dickey Ridge were so very knowledgeable. The views are...More

Thank RecreationV
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

One should must drive the whole 105 miles skyline drive. Stop at every overlook and enjoy the scenery. Enjoy the sunset at Baldface Overlook.

Thank Tanvir H
Reviewed 5 days ago

I recently did the Skyline Drive for the first time. There are various routes to the park, however I did it with Front Royal being the final destination. It wasn't too busy and there were lots of stops to take in the amazing views. Visitors...More

Thank Victoria N
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful drive through the park. Lots of great hiking along the way, plus tons of overlooks to stop at.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

"I can't believe I drove the whole thing!" We wanted to get off of the Interstate and take in some scenery, so off we went. $30 for the car load seemed a little high. We stopped at most of the pull-offs and took pictures, climbed...More

Thank scw106
Reviewed 1 week ago

Skyline Drive is a 105-mile road that runs the length of Shenandoah National Park in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia. The northern terminus is near Front Royal and the southern terminus is near I-64 in Rockfish Gap. There are 75 overlooks with breathtaking views...More

Thank Taylor B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great National Park when you want a relaxing vacation. Views were beautiful. Lots of places to get out to hike or view scenery.

Thank Christie R
Reviewed 1 week ago

We decided to drive through the park on SkylineDrive on our way north. That was a mistake. We didn’t have time to hike but stopped at many of the overlooks. The view was very similar from many of the overlooks while there were also many...More

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feelingadventurous
12 August 2018|
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Response from Robert S | Reviewed this property |
The exact times vary each year by several weeks. There are fall color trackers on the web that you should keep tracking to get the optimum colors
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jpcarrol
29 July 2018|
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Response from DCFLHCS114 | Reviewed this property |
jpcarrol - if you take Rt. 211 West from Sperryville to Luray you will drive under where Skyline Drive crosses. If you drive from Luray to Harrisonburg you can either continue West on Rt. 211 until I-81 and head South. You... More
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shann987
23 June 2018|
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