New England Road Trips
Drive Trips of New England
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Northern New England
3 legs - 151.0 miles: 3 hours, 53 min
You’ll travel the backroads of New England on this trek through the Berksh...
4 legs - 173.7 miles: 6 hours, 53 min
Maybe it’s savoring clams pulled fresh from the ocean, schmoozing with VIP...
Southern New England
2 legs - 229.4 miles: 5 hours, 19 min
Along this route, you’ll walk in the footsteps of the nation’s found...
Maine Scenic Highway
1 leg - 38.1 miles: 0 hours, 48 min
The wilderness road to Canada follows the path of the Fish River and its chain o...
Seacoast Scenic Byway
1 leg - 15.4 miles: 0 hours, 32 min
A ribbon of charming communities wraps around the Atlantic Ocean along this picturesque route. For much of the drive, you’ll see beautiful homes that range in size from tiny to gargantuan and rocky shores that give way to sandy beaches. Parking is available right off the road in many places. During the summer, expect some congestion in the hopping Hampton Beach area.
Mount Washington Scenic Road
1 leg - 7.8 miles: 0 hours, 29 min
Climbing 4,600 feet up Mount Washington’s eastern side, this famous byway ...
Eastern Connecticut's Route 6 Scenic Drive
1 leg - 15.1 miles: 0 hours, 18 min
You’ll see Connecticut at its prettiest along this scenic route, especiall...
The Carrabassett River and Route 27 Scenic Byway
1 leg - 66.9 miles: 1 hours, 21 min
While traveling along tree-lined Trans-Maine Trail—(SR 16/SR 27)—Car...
Mount Equinox Skyline Scenic Drive
1 leg - 5.4 miles: 0 hours, 17 min
Mount Equinox Skyline Drive, a steep, privately owned toll road open Memorial Da...
James H. Darcey Memorial Scenic Highway
1 leg - 25.7 miles: 0 hours, 23 min
Trees and rolling hills comprise most of the view along the James H. Darcey Memorial Highway. The terrain becomes noticeably hillier and densely forested as you enter Mattatuck State Forest near Waterbury, Conn. Fall is the best time to experience this scenic drive, but the landscape offers a peaceful respite year-round.
New Hampshire's Scenic Route 123
1 leg - 18.7 miles: 0 hours, 26 min
Around each curve of this scenic byway is a quaint town, lovely mountain vista o...
Currier and Ives Scenic Byway
1 leg - 16.0 miles: 0 hours, 24 min
Ride over the hills of rural New Hampshire on this 16-mile stretch of SR 103/SR ...
Smugglers' Notch Pass Scenic Highway
1 leg - 12.9 miles: 0 hours, 23 min
Venture on SR 108 through Stowe, Vt., a quintessential New England town and ski ...
Styles Bridges Scenic Highway
1 leg - 32.4 miles: 0 hours, 29 min
Drive through Franconia Notch State Park and the White Mountains on I 93, and en...
Narragansett Bay Scenic Crossing
1 leg - 8.9 miles: 0 hours, 10 min
SR 138 connects Narragansett Bay's eastern and western shores, crossing Conanicut Island en route. From the bridges there are spectacular bay views; the island roadway passes through a tranquil, park-like setting. Descending Newport Bridge eastbound affords views of Newport Harbor, where tall ship events and America's Cup races are held. A $4 bridge toll is charged.
New Hampshire's Scenic Route 4
1 leg - 15.8 miles: 0 hours, 22 min
On a clear day on US 4, you can see the mountains that make up Rollins and Winsl...
Mount Mansfield Scenic Auto Toll Road
1 leg - 4.7 miles: 0 hours, 22 min
Your zigzag ascent to 4,000 feet, past boulders and exposed mountainsides, is we...
Rangeley Lakes Scenic Byway
1 leg - 48.4 miles: 1 hours, 2 min
Two-lane SR-17/SR-4 passes through the pristine Rangeley Lakes Region with its s...
Chester Bowles Scenic Highway
1 leg - 22.7 miles: 0 hours, 20 min
Rocky shoulders, unexpected water views and towering trees characterize SR-9 thr...
Acadia National Park Scenic Loop Road
1 leg - 3.0 miles: 0 hours, 6 min
This 21-mile loop road on Mount Desert Island within Acadia National Park reveals the natural beauty for which Maine is known. Striking views accompany each turn, from the basic yet lovely simplicity of a tree-lined road with rock ledges to expansive ocean views. Sand Beach provides an interesting contrast to the wooded, pink-and-gray granite hills.
Battle Road Historic Byway
2 legs - 12.7 miles: 0 hours, 33 min
Battle Road Historic Byway begins on a leafy residential street in Concord, nort...
Black Rock Scenic Highway
1 leg - 15.2 miles: 0 hours, 23 min
Reflections of the rural New England landscape abound in ponds and reservoirs al...
Connecticut's Scenic Classic Countryside
1 leg - 25.5 miles: 0 hours, 36 min
Known as Connecticut's Scenic Classic Countryside, SR 20 between East Granby and...
Connecticut's Scenic Route 44
1 leg - 27.3 miles: 0 hours, 39 min
The wooded New England countryside along US 44 is dotted by Colonial homes and s...
Connecticut's Scenic Route 77
1 leg - 13.8 miles: 0 hours, 22 min
The rural countryside along SR 77 is dotted with white farmhouses, meadows, red barns and stone walls. Pullouts allow you to stop and take in the postcard scenery as well as snap a few photographs. Enjoy fabulous vistas of tranquil waters as you pass alongside ponds and Quonnipaug Lake.
Contoocook River Scenic Highway
1 leg - 29.3 miles: 0 hours, 41 min
US 202 in south central New Hampshire passes through small towns and rural areas...
General John Stark Scenic Byway
1 leg - 15.3 miles: 0 hours, 21 min
The byway, SR 13/SR 77, is a mostly straight section of road that runs through a...
Grafton Notch Scenic Byway
1 leg - 26.6 miles: 0 hours, 31 min
Lush farmland, quaint farmhouses, weathered stone walls and mountains create the...
Green Mountains Scenic Route 7
1 leg - 13.3 miles: 0 hours, 16 min
Within the Green Mountain State Forest, you will visit Vermont’s share of ...
Housatonic River Valley Scenic Route
1 leg - 25.5 miles: 0 hours, 35 min
The Housatonic River Valley Scenic Route (US 7) crosses its namesake river twice and enters two state parks as it meanders through the forests of northwestern Connecticut. The byway also passes within sight of the iconic 1864 West Cornwall Covered Bridge, and farther south, a short trail just off US 7 leads to picturesque Kent Falls.
Kinsman Notch Scenic Route
1 leg - 20.9 miles: 0 hours, 30 min
This scenic drive runs through the western portion of the White Mountain Nationa...
Lake Sunapee Scenic Loop
1 leg - 18.8 miles: 0 hours, 29 min
SR 11 takes you along the shore of Otter Pond and then through forest to SR 103A...
Maine's Scenic Route 26
1 leg - 45.1 miles: 1 hours, 1 min
The White Mountains border the landscape of lush trees and tranquil lakes you...
Miller State Park Scenic Road
1 leg - 1.4 miles: 0 hours, 6 min
The short, winding Miller Park Road byway traverses a portion of the 533-acre Mi...
Molly Stark Scenic Byway
1 leg - 39.9 miles: 0 hours, 59 min
Beginning in the historic town of Bennington, Route 9 follows sparkling streams through the Green Mountain National Forest, passing through the charming mountain towns of Woodford and Searsburg. Approaching Marlboro, the Hogback Scenic Overlook offers a breathtaking 100-mile view encompassing three states.
New Hampshire's Scenic Countryside
1 leg - 22.1 miles: 0 hours, 31 min
Though beautiful year-round, SR 10/SR 31 is popular among leaf peepers in Septem...
New Hampshire's Scenic Southeastern Drive
1 leg - 8.6 miles: 0 hours, 15 min
This byway along SR 151 and SR 111 showcases charming New England homes, schools...
Northern Vermont Scenic Route 105
1 leg - 97.9 miles: 2 hours, 15 min
Inside the heart of the Northeast Kingdom, known for its four distinct seasons, ...
Old Canada Road National Scenic Byway
1 leg - 73.3 miles: 1 hours, 28 min
Moose crossing signs dot US 201 along this journey into the Maine wilderness. Ca...
Pachaug State Forest Scenic Road
1 leg - 20.5 miles: 0 hours, 28 min
Enjoy a delightful drive through the countryside, capped off by a jaunt through Connecticut's largest state forest. Pachaug State Forest Scenic Road (SR 49) traverses a diverse landscape of thick trees, farms with stone and wooden fences, and open grassy fields. Autumn color, white winter, floral spring and lush green summer attracts visitors all year round.
Stone Valley Scenic Byway
1 leg - 29.6 miles: 0 hours, 40 min
Enjoy a pleasant drive down SR 30 through the low mountains of the Green Mountai...
Woodland Heritage Trail Scenic Highway
1 leg - 33.6 miles: 0 hours, 43 min
Beginning in Lancaster, US-2 meanders through rural countryside, passing the San...