From craggy shorelines and granite-capped mountains to crystal lakes and spruce–fir forests, Acadia All American Road is perfect for exploring. Extensive carriage roads and hiking trails give access to Acadia National Park. See fishing and sailboats in Frenchman s Bay or go back in time to see the cottages of old Bar Harbor. Carl Test 1
The Bold Coast Scenic Byway perches at the nation’s raw and rugged easternmost edge, a place of wild beauty with a history of human settlement dating back 12,000 years. The Bold Coast Scenic Byway connects travelers with the nation’s last vestige of a natural resource-based maritime culture, where turning tides and changing seasons dictate daily life. Travelers can explore diverse recreation opportunities within breathtaking natural settings that provide a physical timeline of the Native American and settlement history that shaped America’s eastern seaboard.
The Katahdin Woods & Waters Scenic Byway offers world-class outdoor recreational opportunities amidst spectacular scenery. Visitors of all experience levels can enjoy camping, canoeing, rafting, hiking, bicycling, fishing, snowmobiling, nordic skiing, and epic wildlife watching. Byway travelers have exceptional access to these places through both public lands and Maine’s traditional public access over private lands. In addition to the byway’s recreational resources, travelers can learn about how these natural attractions are nationally significant by tracing Henry David Thoreau’s footsteps, enjoying vistas painted by famous artists, or discovering the wildness that inspired Roosevelt.
The Old Canada Road Scenic Byway is a snapshot in time. Tracing the route of generations of travelers between Maine and Quebec, this segment of U.S. Rt. 201 winds right alongside the Kennebec River, Wyman Lake, and the Dead River. Encounter old-time villages and abundant wildlife in mountain ridges, forests, and rivers.
Wind through the mountains and lakes of western Maine on the Rangeley Lakes Scenic Byway. Step back in time and treat yourself to spectacular scenery, outstanding recreational opportunities, abundant wildlife, local museums, and quaint New England villages. Slow down, relax, and enjoy nature s abundance at every turn.
The Schoodic Scenic Byway travels through the eastern seaboard, including the quiet side of Acadia National Park. The landscape remains unspoiled, revealing a part of Maine where lobstering and clamming are still a tradition. Discover the local artisans crafts and let the mountains, coastal islands, historic buildings, and lighthouses enchant you.
The St. John Valley Cultural Byway / Fish River Scenic Byway is a 134-mile roadway situated in the St. John Valley at the northeastern point of Maine alongside the Canadian provinces of New Brunswick and Québec. Travelers enjoy a captivating cultural journey in a pastoral river valley as they wind through small towns, fertile fields, and deep forest. In this rural corner of the nation, the traveler is welcomed with kindness and a gentle pace of life. They will come to know “chez nous,” which means our home, as a genuine place of simple living and distinct culture, shaped over centuries in one of the last frontiers of wild, undivided forestland in the nation.
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