Great Road Trips: Eastern States

From the coast of Maine to the Great Smoky Mountains to Florida's Key West, Eastern states offer a variety of scenic landscapes to relish.

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Maine Coast
Saltbox houses cascade down to the water's edge at the harbor at Blue Hill Peninsula.

Take this drive: Maine Coast

New York: The Adirondacks
The 16,000-acre Wilmington Flume Preserve on Rte. 86 is part of Adirondack Park.

Take this drive: Adirondack Adventure

Massachusetts
A floral cascade blankets the streamside trail at Bridge of Flowers in Shelburne Falls.

Take this drive: Mohawk Trail

New Jersey and Pennsylvania: Delaware River Loop
Tortured layers of uplifted rock mark Kittatinny Ridge on the Delaware River.

Take this drive: Delaware River Loop

East Tennessee Border Tour
A blue haze over the forests of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park will soon reflect the fiery reds and golds of autumn.

Take this drive: Tennessee Border Tour

North Carolina: Outer Banks Highway
The Ocracoke Ferry pulls out of harbor on its way back to Hatteras or the mainland.

Take this drive: Outer Banks Highway

Florida's Overseas Highway
Spanning land and sea, Seven Mile Bridge on Rte. 1 winds its way from mainland Florida to Key West.

Take this drive: Florida's Overseas Highway

Virginia: Skyline Drive
Skyland Lodge in Shenandoah National Park captures sunset views of autumn's colors in the nearby forest.

Take this drive: Skyline Drive

Virginia and North Carolina: The Blue Ridge Parkway
The Linn Cove Viaduct winds past the slopes of Grandfather Mountain.

Take this drive: Blue Ridge Parkway

Kentucky: Bluegrass to Pennyroyal
Get a look behind the scenes at the exciting pounding hooves of racehorses at Keeneland Race Course, near Lexington.

Take this drive: Bluegrass to Pennroyal

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