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Skyline Drive

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Bucket List! $30 well spent

This was our first time through here and so glad we did it! Spent 2 days in the park, stayed at... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Beautiful drive!

We drove the full length of the Skyline Drive from the Rockfish Gap entrance near Waynesboro to... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Denton, Texas
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  • Excellent77%
  • Very good18%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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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
Shenandoah National Park, VA
+1 540-999-3500
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Reviewed 4 days ago

This was our first time through here and so glad we did it! Spent 2 days in the park, stayed at nearby hotel, stopped at many scenic lookouts, great photos. We did a handful of the hikes in the park and will definitely go back!...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We drove the full length of the Skyline Drive from the Rockfish Gap entrance near Waynesboro to Front Royal. It cost $30 but we wanted to take the scenic route instead of the interstate - and it is indeed scenic - 75 overlooks on the...More

1  Thank jayares2015
Reviewed 1 week ago

we did it on bicycles. it's a tuff ride from front royal,maybe better coming from south. it's a beautiful ride,just alot of climbing. only big meadow and loft campgrounds have showers. not many places to stock up,and a long hill if you get off the...More

Thank gack
Reviewed 1 week ago

We typically go to skyline drive every fall and it is very busy but absolutely beautiful with the fall change of colors. Every time we go we are lucky enough to see black bears with baby cubs from our drive. They are mostly near the...More

1  Thank Lisa M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

$30 per vehicle. Unless you belong to the National Park, it will cost you $30 to drive here. The 7-day pass is not accepted at any other National Park. Lots of places to stop and overlook the area. Very few decent restrooms. The cost of...More

Thank Richard M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We didn’t have allot of time so we drove to the Visitor enter and then participated in a Ranger walk with a very informative Ranger named Matthew. Jodie, the ranger at the Visitor Center was very helpful in f=guiding us to this tour and also...More

1  Thank pfpollack
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Skyline drive runs through the whole park and connects you to all the trails, lodging, and viewpoints. There is a lot of AT off of skyline drive. I didn't give it 5 stars because a lot of the roadway is the same views.

Thank Travelgirl77710
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I love this drive, especially early in the morning and off-season. During the prime times,it can be congested and not so much fun.

Thank yodab
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Because of travel delays we only had one day to do the Skyline Drive. If you are like us and want to visit each overlook and get out and hike and see the sights, then you should take more than one day. We enjoyed the...More

2  Thank darwinmoore
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Shenandoah National Park is 107 miles long and 10 miles wide. Running through the spine of the park is Skyline drive. Very pretty, lots of overlooks but it all looks pretty much the same. Would not recommend doing all 107 miles. Park is in 3...More

2  Thank Bill A
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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
28 July 2018|
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
22 June 2018|
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