National Scenic Byways and Other Recreational Drives


Connecticut State Route 169

This 51-km (32-mile), 25-town route traverses one of the last unspoiled areas in the northeastern United States, with rustic farmlands, forests, farmsteads, open spaces, and historic structures and features.

Hartford Area Scenic Drives

For good drives featuring scenery plus historical interest, including Mark Twain's house, old farms, and good antiquing.

Merritt Parkway

Transportation buffs will especially enjoy this 61-km (38-mile) corridor's significant design, which brilliantly integrates the craft of the engineer and the artist. Everyone will take pleasure in its recreational offerings and aesthetic beauty.

Published: 28 Apr 2002 | Last Updated: 15 Sep 2010
Details mentioned in this article were accurate at the time of publication


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