Posts Tagged ‘Scenic Drives’

Best Driving Roads: Park Loop Road – Acadia National Park

Wednesday, September 1st, 2010

park-loop-road-acadia-parkPark Loop Road on Mount Desert Island, Maine is one of America’s most scenic and best driving roads.  The 20 mile road is located in Acadia National Park on Mount Desert Island near Bar Harbor, Maine. And while this road is not one to speed on, or go for sporty driving it will bring great pleasure in a slow cruise with the windows open or even the top down on a fine convertible.   Since the loop was recently paved when we visited, dropping the windows and slowly driving allowed us to hear how serene and calming the park environment is; basically all one hears is nature. (more…)

Best Driving Roads: 7 Lakes Drive, Harriman State Park, NY

Saturday, July 4th, 2009

7 Lakes Drive in Harriman State Park is one of America’s Best Driving Roads.  Built in 1913, this road runs approximately 20 miles between Sloatsburg, New York on the Southern end to Bear Mountain State Park on the Northern end.  The 7 lakes you see on the ride are lakes Sebago, Skanatati, Askoti, Kanawauke, Tiorati, Nawahunta and Silver Mine Lake.  Sebago and Tiorati are quite large in area and the road along these shores offers some fo the most scenic views in Harriman State Park. (more…)