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Blue Ridge Mountains

Parks and Recreation

Skyline Drive: A Heavenly Getaway

October 13, 2015

The Blue Ridge Mountains in Virginia offer a breathtaking 105 mile drive which runs through the Shenandoah National park offering a serene escape close to Washington, D.C. Soak in the beauty of the mountains as you cruise along at 35 miles per hour. Driving at this speed has its own charm as you have the leisure to stop at many of the 75 scenic overlooks, and spot any of the woodland animals who call this forest their home. The drive has well-marked mileposts to guide you to points of interest. There is easy access to many levels of hiking trails with some of them leading to waterfalls and campgrounds. The park also includes 101 miles of the Appalachian Trail. Continue Reading…