Midwest

The Midwest includes the north-central states. Plan a scenic drive to Ohio, Illinois, Iowa and South Dakota -- just to name a few.

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Minnesota Scenic Drives

Minnesota scenic drives roll past many of the state's 12,000 lakes, including Lake Superior. See photos, highlights, and detailed maps for six Minnesota scenic drives.


Iowa Scenic Drives: Loess Hills Scenic Byway

Unique natural wonders line the Loess Hills Scenic Byway in Iowa. The rare soil of the area gives rise to hard-to-find hill formations and prairie grasses. Check out the attractions of this scenic drive.

Minnesota Scenic Drives

Minnesota scenic drives roll past many of the state's 12,000 lakes, including Lake Superior. See photos, highlights, and detailed maps for six Minnesota scenic drives.

Missouri Scenic Drives

Missouri scenic drives showcase a variety of sights from the bluffs of the Mississippi rare plant and animal life and remnants of an ancient ocean. Here are photos highlights and detailed maps for two Missouri drives.

Ohio Scenic Drives

Ohio scenic drives capture the the diversity of the state. Check out photos, highlights, and detailed maps for some of the best Ohio scenic drives.

Illinois Scenic Drives

Illinois scenic drives showcase the state's natural and historical wonders. Check out photos, highlights, and detailed maps about five scenic drives in Illinois.

Indiana Scenic Drives

Indiana scenic drives showcase the state's small towns, gentle wilderness, and historic sites. Check out photos, highlights, and detailed maps of two Indiana scenic drives.

Illinois Scenic Drives: Great River Road

The Illinois section of the Great River Road gives an overview of the complete timeline of American history while highlighting the beauty and wonder of the Mississippi River. Learn more about this scenic byway.

Illinois Scenic Drives: Historic National Road

Along the Historic National Road nineteenth-century river transportation and commerce along with historic cemeteries tell of the struggles of the early settlers on the western frontier. Find out more about this scenic byway.

Illinois Scenic Drives: Great Rivers Scenic Route

The confluence of the Mississippi, Missouri, and Illinois Rivers is the backdrop for the Meeting of the Great Rivers Scenic Route, lined by little towns and scenic vistas. Learn more about this byway.

Ohio Scenic Drives: Amish Country Byway

The Amish Country Byway gives an opportunity to witness a different way of life. Read on to learn about the cultural and historical sights and natural geological features you'll pass on this scenic byway.