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Shenandoah Valley

#427 of 2,213 things to do in Virginia
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Nice drive through and scenic views

we went for a drive through in April 2017. It had the view and smell of new leaves. We were able to see a lot of deer and some birds too. plan for it before summer to enjoy the... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
rukkunudeen r
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Chennai (Madras), India

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Chennai (Madras), India
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

we went for a drive through in April 2017. It had the view and smell of new leaves. We were able to see a lot of deer and some birds too. plan for it before summer to enjoy the ride with a cloudy sky and mild sun. we even went for some trekking and camping activities which are available in... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It's a super scenic place to drive through. The natural beauties are awesome. On way stoppages have nice locations to take snaps. The inside dinner restaurant food is also good with lots of varieties.

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Pensacola, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 145 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 March 2017

The overlooks were plentiful with easy in and outas the traffic was light just before the leaves began to change. Everyone at the Meadow ranger station was as helpful as can be, sincerely wanting to help us have the best time possible. Driving was not difficult and we were able to have a nice leisurely meander from vista to vista.... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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Reviewed 27 January 2017

The Shenandoah Valley, or the Valley of Virginia, is as beautiful as it is historical. The first white explorers arrived in 1671. During the Civil War, it was known as the Breadbasket of the Confederacy. Stonewall Jackson desperately attempted to defend the Shenandoah from Federal troops who were determined to cut off the Confederacy's primary source of food. Today, it... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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Reviewed 29 November 2016

We did a 1.5 mile hike down to view a beautiful waterfall and back up for a 3 mile total hike. We took an apple each for the trip and nothing else. Found a stick in the woods to help with hiking back up the trail. Fantastic view of nature. My 4 yo and 11yo loved it. We sat at... More 

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Marlton, NJ
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Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

The Valley has so much to offer. Skyline Drive , State Parks for camping. The north and south forks for your water pleasures. Festivals and fairs almost every weekend. And History!!!

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Placerville, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

The Shenandoah Valley in Virginia is a breathtaking place to visit. It is such a gorgeous area and a truly enjoyable drive. There's so much to see and enjoy. If you are in the Virginia area and have the time, it's definitely a must see.

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Thank DaisyS01
Somers, Connecticut, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 August 2016

Part of our trip as we were heading home from South Carolina was to go to Shanadoah and through Skyline Drive. The views were breathtaking! We stopped at a few area where you can pullover and see the mountains. Unbelievable and the weather was beautiful which made the sights even more breathtaking. We hiked Frazier Mountain, on part of the... More 

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Oakland, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 March 2016

I started going to this Park as a very young child. Last October, my spouse & I went again. It is just as magical as I remember. I relaxed completely. If you stay more than a few days, the restaurant will become 'old hat', but the Park, never. Ahhhh!!!

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Lansing, Michigan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 November 2015

A great place to visit, whether its Fall or not.. Its a great getaway for a day or two.. Drive through the Skyline Drive, stop at overlooks, hike the trails... All in all, a great way to spend the weekend..

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