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On a sunny day in fall colours!

A highlight on our folliage trip. A great scenic byway with nice towns and great views to enjoy. But only on a sunny day in fall colours. We did not go all the way to the border... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 November 2016
Bert W
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Doetinchem, The Netherlands
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Doetinchem, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

A highlight on our folliage trip. A great scenic byway with nice towns and great views to enjoy. But only on a sunny day in fall colours. We did not go all the way to the border but drove from Jackman to Moosehead Lake on route 6 and further to Abbot where we turned on to route 16 back to... More 

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Canyon Lake, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

If you are in Maine and want to see beautiful trees, take a drive on the Old Canada highway in the western part of the state. Head to Skowheagan and follow the signs. There are turn outs for picture taking. Beautiful river views and the fall colors are brilliant. If you enjoy hiking go to Moxie Falls and Houston Brook... More 

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Omaha, Nebraska
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016

Great drive with good quality road for the most part and surprisingly little log truck traffic or any other truck traffic for that matter. Practice up on your French, once you cross the border the English language completely disappears. The 'French language police' are always on the lookout for English words to stomp out such as...STOP replacing it with the... More 

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Louisville, Kentucky
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 June 2016

Traveled up 201 on our way from Portland to Quebec City. Didn't realize it was scenic byway until we got there, but the title is well-deserved. There are multiple picture-moment views along the way and plenty of places to stop. Our travel was late afternoon/early evening so the sun was beginning to set which was even better. This was a... More 

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Germantown, Tennessee
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 June 2015

US 201 between Lakewood and the Canadian border is designated as the Old Canada Road National Scenic Byway. A very nice sign on the west side of the highway marks the southern aspect of the byway at Robbins Hill Scenic Overlook and Visitors Center, which is between Skowhegan and Solon. Rest stops along the highway have very impressive interpretative signage... More 

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