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Old 06-12-2010, 12:58 PM
 
Location: ☀ ѕυnѕнιne ѕтaтe ☀
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I Love Miami and Not even Miami can top NYC es[ecially crossing the Bridge.
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Old 06-12-2010, 01:01 PM
 
Location: Jersey Boy living in Florida
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I Love Miami and Not even Miami can top NYC es[ecially crossing the Bridge.
Yeah like I said Manhattan alone takes this one pretty easily. You can cross any bridge and see it from any angle and still be impressed.
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Old 06-12-2010, 01:39 PM
 
Location: Austin, TX/Chicago, IL/Houston, TX/Washington, DC
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San Diego for natural scenery. Coming from Tucson, you get to see major terrain differences that California goes through before reaching coastal San Diego. At least in my experience.

San Jose, drive to San Francisco gets pretty scenic as well.

For urban cities, driving into Chicago coming way from Detroit, Michigan you'll love seeing the skyline getting bigger and bigger right before your eyes.

I have never driven into New York City, only flown there, but I would assume that has to be a great drive in as well.
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Old 06-12-2010, 02:21 PM
 
Location: Jersey Boy living in Florida
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You don't even have to be THAT close to Manhattan to get a good glimpse. I've seen the Empire State Building plenty of times driving down Route 17 in Paramus, New Jersey. I mean, Paramus is pretty close to New York but it's not like Jersey City.
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Old 06-12-2010, 02:28 PM
 
Location: In the heights
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Manhattan is big, but it doesn't just appear out of nowhere. You mostly see it grow from a distance which is kind of impressive. I think I like Pittsburgh because you're suddenly hit with the skyline.
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Old 06-12-2010, 02:38 PM
 
Location: STL
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Coming into downtown Chicago (I think from the north) along the lake is absolutely amazing. It literally gives me chills. Just the massive beauty of the city appearing and getting closer along the lake is awesome.
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Old 06-12-2010, 02:46 PM
 
Location: Athens, GA (via Pittsburgh, PA)
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The answer is Pittsburgh approaching on I-376 from the west. Nothing else -- nothing else -- even comes close. The moment you exit the Fort Pitt Tunnel, you get blasted by a Pittsburgh skyline that you never saw coming.

First runner-up is Cincinnati approaching on I-71/I-75 from the south. You round a left curve and the Cincinnati skyline is right in front of you, two miles away.
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Old 06-12-2010, 02:53 PM
 
Location: DC/Brooklyn, NY/Miami, FL
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Driving into NYC on NJ turnpike from Elizabeth to the Lincoln Tunnel.

Also I would imagine driving into D.C. on I-395 would be a nice site for tourists.
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Old 06-12-2010, 03:04 PM
 
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honorable mention


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Old 06-12-2010, 03:10 PM
 
Location: Milwaukee Suburb
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Coming into downtown Chicago (I think from the north) along the lake is absolutely amazing. It literally gives me chills. Just the massive beauty of the city appearing and getting closer along the lake is awesome.

I couldnt agree more. Chicago may have the best drive into in the country!
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