Scenic Driving Pennsylvania Guide Book

by Rhonda & George Ostertag (Falcon Guides)
Scenic Driving Pennsylvania  by Rhonda & George Ostertag

310pp/maps/photos(color&BW)
ISBN: 156044732X

The ideal travel companion for Keystone State residents and visitors, this book compiles 30 drives that can suggest how to fill an afternoon or an entire vacation. Discover farm country, mountainous realms, sterling waters, and most especially the leafy grandeur of Penn's Woods. Visit the shore of Lake Erie, the heart of Allegheny National Forest, Lancaster Amish Country, and more. Text, maps, and photos bring the journeys to life and keep you on the paths of Pennsylvania.

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Trails from the "Scenic Driving Pennsylvania" Guide Book
Displaying trails 1 to 20 of 30.
... Preview: Two scenic loop drives explore outward from Gettysburg like mismatched butterfly wings; they may be toured together or separately. The western loop, the 35.5-mile Scenic Valley Tour brushes a chapter ... From the guidebook "Scenic Driving Pennsylvania"
Gettysburg, PA - Scenic Drives - Trail Length: 35.5
... Preview: This unhurried 65.5-mile drive explores the Pennsylvania Black Forest–Allegheny Plateau country, snaring rim views and visiting fire towers and remote forest parks. This north-central Pennsylvania dri ... From the guidebook "Scenic Driving Pennsylvania"
Lock Haven, PA - Scenic Drives - Trail Length: 65.5
... Preview: This 56.1-mile doubling-back tour through Tidioute offers a lazy look at both banks of the Allegheny Wild and Scenic River, its wilderness islands, and the prized old-growth forest stands in its Alleg ... From the guidebook "Scenic Driving Pennsylvania"
Tidioute, PA - Scenic Drives - Trail Length: 56.1
... Preview: This drive follows Bucktail Trail Highway for 73.5 miles, closely paralleling the West Branch Susquehanna River and its headwaters through an impressive, mostly forested canyon, designated a state nat ... From the guidebook "Scenic Driving Pennsylvania"
Lock Haven, PA - Scenic Drives - Trail Length: 73.5
... Preview: This relaxing, 76-mile backroads tour travels quiet highways and the gravel forest roads of Tuscarora State Forest, incorporating the forest’s own 26-mile designated auto tour; brochures for the fores ... From the guidebook "Scenic Driving Pennsylvania"
Carlisle, PA - Scenic Drives - Trail Length: 76
... Preview: This drive makes a 51.7-mile, open-ended loop that can be extended by half a dozen side trips that range between 200 feet and 11.5 miles round trip for a tally of 11 covered bridges. An ideal compleme ... From the guidebook "Scenic Driving Pennsylvania"
Bloomsburg, PA - Scenic Drives - Trail Length: 51.7
... Preview: This 53.7-mile circuit out of Marienville visits the virgin trees of Cook Forest State Park, pursues the curvaceous Clarion River, and makes a wildlife stop at Buzzard Swamp before it draws to a close ... From the guidebook "Scenic Driving Pennsylvania"
Marienville, PA - Scenic Drives - Trail Length: 53.7
... Preview: beauty of the Pennsylvania shore along the Delaware Wild and Scenic River; revisits Christmas night 1776, when George Washington made his historic crossing of an icy Delaware River; and vividly recall ... From the guidebook "Scenic Driving Pennsylvania"
Taylorsville, PA - Scenic Drives - Trail Length: 55.8
... Preview: This 38.2-mile linear drive pursues the Pennsylvania shore of the unfettered Delaware River upstream through Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area (NRA) to the charming old grace of Milford. S ... From the guidebook "Scenic Driving Pennsylvania"
Portland, PA - Scenic Drives - Trail Length: 38.2
... Preview: This 45.6-mile drive along a lightly traveled highway and backroads hugs the Bennett Branch Sinnemahoning Creek and twists its way through the prime elk habitat of Elk and Cameron counties. Here, Penn ... From the guidebook "Scenic Driving Pennsylvania"
Weedville, PA - Scenic Drives - Trail Length: 45.6
... Preview: This 10.1-mile auto tour introduces the terrain and conditions of the Continental Army’s winter encampment at Valley Forge, the hardships endured, and the triumph of character that eventually won out. ... From the guidebook "Scenic Driving Pennsylvania"
Valley Forge, PA - Scenic Drives - Trail Length: 10.1
... Preview: This 19.5-mile, lobed and circuitous drive follows the auto tour route through the national military park, retracing the chronology of the battlefield and tagging each of the 16 interpretive stops, bu ... From the guidebook "Scenic Driving Pennsylvania"
Gettysburg, PA - Road Biking,Scenic Drives - Trail Length: 19.5
... Preview: This relaxing drive follows a rolling route across the northern tier of Pennsylvania. The journey traces historic Native American paths to explore the wilds and settlements of Allegheny National Fores ... From the guidebook "Scenic Driving Pennsylvania"
Kane, PA - Scenic Drives - Trail Length: 164
... Preview: This 84-mile drive journeys past a remarkable lineup of picturesque stone and frame Pennsylvania bank barns adorned in hex signs—the colorful Pennsylvania Dutch folk art that brings good fortune. Trav ... From the guidebook "Scenic Driving Pennsylvania"
Fogelsville, PA - Scenic Drives - Trail Length: 84
... Preview: This 118-mile figure-eight tour is part of the Path of Progress Heritage Trail, which celebrates the industrial and cultural contribution of the Alleghenies in the building of the nation. The tour can ... From the guidebook "Scenic Driving Pennsylvania"
Huntingdon, PA - Scenic Drives - Trail Length: 118
... Preview: This 101-mile rural tour travels the west-central Pennsylvania lakes region, with visits to three state parks, two nature centers, and two of the large, manmade recreational waters. Cultural stops add ... From the guidebook "Scenic Driving Pennsylvania"
Slippery Rock, PA - Scenic Drives - Trail Length: 101 miles
... Preview: This 73.5-mile drive traces a serpentine path through the Lancaster Amish Country, avoiding for the most part the highly promoted tourist routes. It offers glimpses of Amish life and despite following ... From the guidebook "Scenic Driving Pennsylvania"
Morgantown, PA - Scenic Drives - Trail Length: 73.5
... Preview: This 42.5-mile drive follows the twists and turns of Pennsylvania Highway 381 as it journeys south through the attractive Laurel Highlands Region. Visits to public and private parks and preserves add ... From the guidebook "Scenic Driving Pennsylvania"
Ligonier, PA - Scenic Drives - Trail Length: 42.5
... Preview: This 37.7-mile lasso-shaped drive travels upstream along the Allegheny River from Warren past Kinzua Dam to encircle the Kinzua Bay arm of Allegheny Reservoir. On this drive, you will explore the wood ... From the guidebook "Scenic Driving Pennsylvania"
Warren, PA - Scenic Drives - Trail Length: 37.7
... Preview: This 69.3-mile drive follows Loyalsock, Little Loyalsock, and Mehoopany creeks through the Endless Mountains of Pennsylvania, blending rural and wooded canyon-and-rim images. On its northeast-arcing w ... From the guidebook "Scenic Driving Pennsylvania"
Montoursville, PA - Scenic Drives - Trail Length: 69.3