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Great Road Trips: Eastern States

Plan one of these Eastern state road trips soon.

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

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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