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Vermont Scenic Drives: Middlebury Gap

Vermont's scenic Middlebury Gap offers a ride through Vermont's Texas Falls and the Green Mountain National Forest. Take this historic Vermont route up one side of Green Mountain and plunge down the other.


The Ultimate New England Leaf Peeping Locales Quiz

The Ultimate New England Leaf Peeping Locales Quiz

New England Leaf Peeping Locales offer everything from antiquing to scenic views. Take this quiz and learn more about New England Leaf Peeping Locales. See more »

Top 10 New England Leaf-peeping Locales

Top 10 New England Leaf-peeping Locales

Top 10 New England leaf-peeping locales include the Mohawk Trail in Massachusetts. Find out other places to view the New England autumn leaves. See more »

Scenic Drives

Scenic Drives

Scenic drives provide an ideal way to see the United States. Check out maps, photos, and detailed information for scenic drives in every state. See more »

New York Scenic Drives: Lakes to Locks Passage

New York Scenic Drives: Lakes to Locks Passage

New York's Lakes to Locks Passage offers a scenic drive along Lake Champlain. Learn about the views and recreational options on this scenic drive. See more »

Massachusetts Scenic Drives: Mohawk Trail

Massachusetts Scenic Drives: Mohawk Trail

Mohawk Trail in Massachusetts is famous for being America's first auto route. Learn about this scenic drive, and see detailed maps of it. See more »

Connecticut Scenic Drives: Connecticut State Route 169

Connecticut Scenic Drives: Connecticut State Route 169

Connecticut State Route 169 links historical villages in Connecticut's Quiet Corner. Learn more about this scenic drive, and see maps of it. See more »

New Jersey Scenic Drives: Revolutionary War Trail

New Jersey Scenic Drives: Revolutionary War Trail

New Jersey's Revolutionary War Trail links four of General George Washington's victories. Find out about this historical scenic drive. See more »

Maine Scenic Drives: Acadia Byway

Maine Scenic Drives: Acadia Byway

The Acadia Byway runs through natural wonders of Acadia National Park in Maine. Learn more about this scenic drive through “vacation land.” See more »

New York Scenic Drives

New York Scenic Drives

The highlights of New York scenic drives include Niagra Falls. Get information about New York scenic drives, including detailed maps. See more »

Vermont Scenic Drives

Vermont Scenic Drives

Vermont scenic drives combine natural beauty and recreational activities such as skiing. See photos, highlights, and maps for Vermont scenic drives. See more »