Viewing: Road Trips

70 Miles from Wellsboro to Smethport on US Route 6 in PA

WHY GO: This 70 mile stretch of PA’s US Route 6 takes you back the kind of vacation you might have experienced in your long-ago childhood. Drive through rolling, emerald hills- very much like those of the Blue Ridge Parkway: Each twist and turn offers stunning views, and every once in awhile a slice of small […] Read more

Hawley to Wellsboro PA: 140 Miles On US Route 6

WHY GO: The “Endless Mountains” in northern Pennsylvania are no hype. The mountain range does seem surreally endless; green and rolling, sculptural and shadowy, mostly following the course of the twisty Susquehanna River. Traversing Pennsylvania’s northeastern border is quite a beautiful ride. Begin where the Mavens left off in Hawley PA, then drive 140 miles […] Read more

Dennis, MA to Eastham, MA; 15 Oceanfront Miles on Cape Cod Route 6A

WHY GO: The light.  The clam shacks.  The breathtaking salt marshes.  All that is authentic Cape Cod is concentrated along this magnificent stretch of old Route 6A, where you can indulge in great art followed by exquisite meals and then spend a night amid the splendor. Things To Do In Cape Cod DO: Bike the […] Read more

Drive Cross Country on US Route 6

What’s the longest Federal Highway in the USA?  US Route 20. What’s the SECOND longest (and longest CONTIGUOUS) highway?  US Route 6!  It is now 3,205 miles long. Before 1964, when California renumbered its roads and Route 6 extended all the way to Long Beach, Route 6 was the longest Federal Highway in the land […] Read more

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