One Of America’s Most Scenic Drives Passes Right Through A National Park
Thanks to careful planning and a widespread appreciation for our beautiful landscape, America is filled with scenic drives. There’s one in particular, though, that sets itself apart from the rest. Meandering through the majestic Appalachian Mountain Range in Virginia, Skyline Drive offers viewers unadulterated views of gentle rolling hills and breathtaking mountainscapes. And the best news? It extends for the entire length of Shenandoah National Park. So whether you’re looking for a gorgeous road trip, hiking trails, or breathtaking overlooks, you can find them all in one convenient stretch.
Take a look at the photographs below and you’ll surely be inspired to plan your trip there:
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Curious to learn more about Skyline Drive? You can visit the National Park Service website here. Keep in mind that there is an admission fee upon entering the park. All proceeds help to maintain the park and enhance visitor experience. To see more gorgeous footage from this corner of the U.S., be sure to read about The Breathtaking Drive That Will Show You Virginia Like Never Before.
A lifelong Virginia resident, Beth loves exploring different parts of the world and currently resides in Alexandria. She holds a degree in English Literature and one of her short stories has been featured in the Shenandoah Review. Other interests include hiking, songwriting, and spending time in the mountains.