Weekend Excursion: Beautiful Fall Foliage Road Trips

Like to travel? This fall, catch some breathtaking scenic views while navigating from destination to destination in Virginia!

Skyline Drive | Shenandoah Nat’l Park

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Take a trip down Skyline Drive to get a good view of some beautiful scenery. Skyline Drive is one of the many pit-stops within Shenandoah National Park. The Shenandoah National Park is home to deer, black bear, wild turkey, and many other types of animals. What is there to do and see? Well, you can hike different trails the park has to offer, star gaze, and visit Rock Summit. Want to stay inside the park a little longer? You can camp or stay in a cabin at Skyland and Big Meadows Lodge. Park admission is $25 per car, and it’s $50 for an annual pass. For more information, click here.

Photo Credits: Glen Abott via travelingringo.com

Location:

Shenandoah National Park
3655 U.S. Highway 211 East
Luray, VA 22835

Blue Ridge Parkway

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With 469 miles of cultural heritage stretching from The Great Smoky Mountains in North Carolina to the Shenandoah National Park in VA , there is endless things to do and see on the Blue Ridge Parkway. Ample hiking trails,picnic areas, camping, and exhibits to see, it will not be hard to get bored. Along with the landscape, the scenery also includes split-rail fences, old farmsteads, and mountain meadows that will take your breath away. If you would like to learn more information, click here.

Photo Credits: Bruce Varney via VRBO.com

Location: Virginia to North Carolina

 

Great Falls | Georgetown Pike

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With about 800 acres to explore, Great Falls on the Potomac River will have you busy from 7 am until dark. Go out on a limb and experience Mather Gorge’s clifftops, 163 species of birds- a birdwatchers paradise, horseback riding, boating, rock climbing, fishing, and bicycling. To get in touch with history, check out the museum exhibits and park film. Click here to learn more information.

Photo Credits: Victoria Naranjo for Apartment Showcase

Location:

9200 Old Dominion Dr.
McLean, VA 22102

 

Coastal Virginia | Hampton Roads

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If you like beaches, you’ll love Hampton Roads being so close to Virginia Beach. Nearby sight-seeing attractions include Colonial National Historical Park, James River Plantations, Colonial Williamsburg, Cape Henry Lighthouses, Old Coast Guard Station, Mount Trashmore Park, False Cape State Park, and First Landing State Park. If you would like to learn more information, click here.

Photo Credits: harveylindsay.com

Location: Virginia Beach

 

So much to see and do, so little time. Go on a road trip this weekend to one of the places above for endless scenery and attractions.

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Victoria Naranjo

Victoria Naranjo

Victoria is a full-time student at Bridgewater College and writer for Apartment Showcase.

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