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Opinion Poll: Your Favorite Drives (please Read Message Before Voting!)

American Road Readers' Poll: Your Favorite U.S. Drives  

27 members have voted

  1. 1. What is your favorite drive in the Northeast?

    • Acadia National Park Loop(s) - Maine
      2
    • Kancamagus Highway - between Concord and Lincoln, New Hampshire
      1
    • Merritt Parkway - Connecticut
      0
    • Mohawk Trail Scenic Byway - Massachussetts
      1
    • Seaway Trail - Fredonia - Massena, New York
      0
    • Smuggler's Notch - Jeffersonville - Stowe, Vermont
      0
    • U.S. 1 - Coastal Rhode Island
      1
    • U.S. 1 - New England (Connecticut to Maine)
      5
    • U.S. 209 through Delaware Water Gap, Pennsylvania
      1
    • U.S. 22 - Pennsylvania
      1
    • U.S. 6 - Pennsylvania
      5
    • U.S. 62 - South of Warren, Pennsylvania
      0
    • NONE
      10
  2. 2. What is your favorite drive in the South?

    • A1A Scenic and Historic Coastal Highway - Florida
      3
    • Blue Ridge Parkway
      8
    • Skyline Drive - Front Royal south to Rockfish Gap, Virginia
      3
    • U.S. 27 - Tennessee - Kentucky
      1
    • U.S. 60 / Midland Trail
      0
    • U.S. 66 - Oklahoma
      7
    • Natchez Trace Parkway
      2
    • NONE
      3
  3. 3. What is your favorite drive in the Midwest?

    • Ohio River Scenic Byway - Indiana
      9
    • U.S. 2 - Upper Peninsula, Michigan
      3
    • U.S. 66 - Missouri
      7
    • U.S. 66 - Illinois
      1
    • U.S. 20 - Freeport, Illinois to Dubuque, Iowa
      1
    • NONE
      6
  4. 4. What is your favorite drive in the West?

    • Arizona Highway 89A - through Sedona and Jerome, Arizona
      3
    • Arroyo Seco Historic Parkway (Route 110) - Los Angeles to Pasadena, California
      0
    • California Highway 1
      4
    • Chuckanut Drive - Washington
      0
    • Going-to-the-Sun Road - Glacier National Park, Montana
      1
    • Historic Columbia River Highway - Oregon
      4
    • Kaibab Plateau - North Rim Parkway - North Rim to Jacob Lake, Arizona
      0
    • Million Dollar Highway - U.S. 550 from Montrose to Durango, Colorado
      0
    • Old Spanish Trail
      1
    • Red Rock Scenic Byway - Arizona Highway 179 south of Sedona, Arizona
      0
    • Rim of The World Highway - California
      0
    • Santa Fe Trail - New Mexico
      1
    • Seward Highway - Alaska
      0
    • U.S. 101
      0
    • U.S. 101 - Pacific Coast Scenic Byway, California
      0
    • U.S. 101 - Washington
      0
    • U.S. 2 - Washington
      1
    • U.S. 50 - Colorado
      0
    • U.S. 60 east of Phoenix through Salt River Canyon, Arizona
      0
    • U.S. 66 - Flagstaff to Seligman, Arizona
      3
    • U.S. 66 - Oatman Road, Kingman to Topock, Arizona
      4
    • Utah Highway 12
      1
    • NONE
      4
  5. 5. What is your favorite national drive (one that spans more than one region)?

    • Great River Road
      4
    • National Road
      4
    • U.S. 30 / Lincoln Highway
      5
    • U.S. 66
      9
    • Yellowstone Trail
      4
    • NONE
      1


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American Road is interested in your favorite U.S. drives - please vote in our poll!

 

QUESTIONS

Are all the routes designated by the National Scenic Byways Program? What are the criteria for a drive to be listed?

Some are, some are not...call them scenic, picturesque, free-wheeling, relaxing...we do not have specific criteria. Whatever makes a drive special to *you* is OK!

 

Where are these drives?

We have a variety of drives listed in various regions of the U.S.

The regions are based upon the official U.S. Census regional classification: U.S. Census Regional Map If a particular drive extends across regions, we have designated it "National".

 

Are they all U.S. Routes?

No, they can be any type of American Road - U.S. highways, auto trails, state / county roads, etc.

 

What do I do?

Simply vote on your favorite drive in each region.

 

You must place a vote for each region, but if you do not have a favorite drive in that category, select "none", so that you can vote in the other categories.

 

What if my favorite drive isn't listed?

We'd love to hear it too...simply click "Reply" below and to the right of this message, and identify your favorite drive(s) as follows:

-Write-In Vote: U.S. 66 (National)

OR

Write-In Vote: U.S. 66 - Erick, Oklahoma to McLean, Texas (South)

 

*Note: Please be sure to list the region as listed on the Census Map linked above, or "National" if the route spans more than one region.

 

A Forum Host will add your favorite drive to the poll, then you can come back and vote for it (just don't vote until your favorite drive is added!).

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I'd like to nominate US-20 in Illinois from Freeport to Dubuque, Iowa. I'm going to get to go on it this Tuesday.

 

Also, US 66 in Illinois.

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I'd like to nominate US-20 in Illinois from Freeport to Dubuque, Iowa. I'm going to get to go on it this Tuesday.

 

Also, US 66 in Illinois.

 

 

Hi RoadDog,

 

I added your write-in choices..but since they are both in the same region, you'll only be able to vote on one of them.

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I'd like to nominate the Natchez Trace Parkway, I got a chance to travel on part of it this summer. Besides the scenic, calming and uncrowded driving, its full of history.

 

Cristy

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I'd like to nominate the Natchez Trace Parkway, I got a chance to travel on part of it this summer. Besides the scenic, calming and uncrowded driving, its full of history.

 

Cristy

 

Cristy,

 

The route has been added!

 

Happy voting!

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If you haven't voted for your favorite drive yet - there's still time. Remember, if you don't see your favorite drive listed, feel free to let us know so we can add it to the poll!

 

Thanks,

Becky Repp

becky@americanroadmagazine.com

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US 30 on the Columbia River

Hwy 50 in Nevada - which along with the Columbia Gorge Hwy and Hwy 95 down through Oregon/California are my favorites.

 

Also CA 89 from the I-5 on through to the end south of Markleeville.

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