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Old 05-02-2008, 02:34 PM
Status: "Rain at last!" (set 19 days ago)
 
Location: Jollyville, TX
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never done it, but comments on the road to hana?
The Road to Hana is the most interesting and scenic drive I have ever taken. I only regret that we left the CD behind that narrated you the way through it. It's not for the faint of heart though - it was an extremely challenging drive.

I would second the Blue Ridge Pkwy and the California Coastline for scenic as well.
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Old 05-02-2008, 03:32 PM
 
Location: Zurich, Switzerland/ Piedmont, CA
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The Road to Hana is the most interesting and scenic drive I have ever taken. I only regret that we left the CD behind that narrated you the way through it. It's not for the faint of heart though - it was an extremely challenging drive.

I would second the Blue Ridge Pkwy and the California Coastline for scenic as well.
The road to Hana is so much like CA Hy 1 from San Luis Obispo to Carmel, except Maui is lush and green, while Hy 1 is barren and not very green. LOL

Harrowing is the perfect word to describe both.

I personally disliked driving both but the views were spectacular. Too bad the road is too nauseating to enjoy the views. LOL
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Old 05-02-2008, 05:25 PM
 
Location: Wasilla, Alaska
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Cool Alaskan Highways

1) State Highway 3, a.k.a. Parks Highway from Anchorage to Fairbanks;
http://www.pawprintphotography.com/images/scenic/Denali.jpg (broken link)

2) State Highway 1, a.k.a. Seward Highway, from Anchorage to Seward


3) State Highway 4, a.k.a. Richardson Highway, from Delta Junction to Valdez
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Old 05-02-2008, 05:54 PM
 
Location: San Diego
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1. PCH
2. Highway 70 through Colorado
3. Golden Gate Bridge
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Old 05-02-2008, 07:58 PM
 
Location: in a house
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I don't know the Highway, but it's when you are near the Catskill Mountains of New York State before you enter Western Massachusetts.
Also, Hwy 1 from Big Sir to Carmel.
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Old 05-02-2008, 11:12 PM
 
Location: Chicago
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1. Kangamangus Highway
2. PCH
3. LSD
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Old 05-02-2008, 11:31 PM
 
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There is absolutely no way to give only 3 possibilities for a country as large and as varied as the US (which is one of the reasons why I love this country!). So I'm going to give mine by categories:

CITY DRIVES:
1. Lakeshore Drive in Chicago
2. The Las Vegas Strip
3. Constitution Ave in Washington DC

COASTAL DRIVES:
1. US 1 from Miami to Key West
2. Pacific Coast Hwy in California (all of it)
3. State Hwy 12, Outer Banks of NC

MOUNTAIN DRIVES:
1. Blue Ridge Pkwy (NC and VA)
2. Seward Hwy (AK)
3. Going to the Sun Road, Glacier NP

DESERT VISTAS (like in the movie CARS):
1. State Hwy 12 in Utah
2. State Hwy 14 in NM
3. State Hwy 67 in AZ
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Old 05-03-2008, 01:25 AM
 
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All of the above! Plus, I'd like to add Route 7 that runs though Western CT, MA and VT (ESPECIALLY during the Fall foliage time!)
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Old 05-03-2008, 05:53 AM
 
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1. Pacific Coast Highway: Fantastic Views
2. US 1: Florida Keys
3. Great Smoky Mountain Pkwy/Blue Ridge Pkwy/Rim of the World Highway?
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Old 05-03-2008, 08:07 AM
 
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Flatbush - Brooklyn
Cermak - Chicago
Any small road in the four corners region
I'm a little intrigued by Cermak. Any particular reason you went with that?
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