Best Scenic Drives in Pennsylvania

This list represents the most popular scenic drives in Pennsylvania. Use this list to plan your next Pennsylvania scenic drives trip. Select a state and/or activity below to find even more top trails.

  • #1 Delaware Water Gap Scenic Drive: From Portland, PA, to Grey Towers (outside Milford)

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    Portland, PA

    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. ...
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    This 38.2-mile linear drive pursues the Pennsylvania shore of the unfettered Delaware River upstream through Delaware Water ...

  • #2 Lancaster Valley Amish Country Tour: From Morgantown to Lancaster

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    Morgantown, PA

    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 ...
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    This 73.5-mile drive traces a serpentine path through the Lancaster Amish Country, avoiding for the most part the highly ...

  • #3 Gettysburg National Military Park Auto Tour

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    Gettysburg, PA

    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 ...
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    This 19.5-mile, lobed and circuitous drive follows the auto tour route through the national military park, retracing the ...

  • #4 Mount Davis - Pennsylvania Highpoint

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    Salisbury, PA

    Highpoint rank by height: 33rd. As you drive in this area, you'll probably see road signs cautioning you to watch for bears and for slow-moving, horse-drawn carts used by the Amish people in ...
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    Highpoint rank by height: 33rd. As you drive in this area, you'll probably see road signs cautioning you to watch for bears ...

  • #5 Carlisle - Tuscarora State Forest Auto Tour: From Carlisle to the Forest Loop west out of Alinda

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    Carlisle, PA

    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 ...
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    This relaxing, 76-mile backroads tour travels quiet highways and the gravel forest roads of Tuscarora State Forest, incorporating ...

  • #6 Adams County Scenic Valley and Historic Conewago Tours

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    Gettysburg, PA

    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 ...
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    Two scenic loop drives explore outward from Gettysburg like mismatched butterfly wings; they may be toured together or separately. ...

  • #7 Columbia County Covered Bridges Tour: Loop Swings North from Interstate 80 at Bloomsburg

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    Bloomsburg, PA

    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 ...
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    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 ...

  • #8 Bucktail State Park Natural Area Scenic Drive: From Lock Haven to Emporium

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    Lock Haven, PA

    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 ...
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    This drive follows Bucktail Trail Highway for 73.5 miles, closely paralleling the West Branch Susquehanna River and its headwaters ...

  • #9 Hex Highway - Hawk Mountain Tour

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    Fogelsville, PA

    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. ...
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    This 84-mile drive journeys past a remarkable lineup of picturesque stone and frame Pennsylvania bank barns adorned in hex ...

  • #10 Seaway Trail - Presque Isle Drive: New York to Ohio Border

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    North East, PA

    This driving tour explores nearly 46 miles of the southern shore of Lake Erie, passing through wine and Concord grape country and the port city of Erie. A 15-mile round-trip side excursion to ...
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    This driving tour explores nearly 46 miles of the southern shore of Lake Erie, passing through wine and Concord grape country ...

  • #11 Laurel Highlands Scenic Drive: From Fort Ligonier to the National Road

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    Ligonier, PA

    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 ...
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    This 42.5-mile drive follows the twists and turns of Pennsylvania Highway 381 as it journeys south through the attractive ...

  • #12 Allegheny Plateau Scenic Drive: From Lock Haven to Sweden Valley

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    Lock Haven, PA

    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 ...
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    This unhurried 65.5-mile drive explores the Pennsylvania Black Forest–Allegheny Plateau country, snaring rim views and visiting ...

  • #13 National Road Heritage Park Tour: From Washington, Pennsylvania, to the Mason-Dixon Line

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    Washington, PA

    This drive covers 64 miles of the 90-mile National Road Heritage Park in Pennsylvania and offers an unforgettable journey through the past. It follows the trace used by native peoples, American ...
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    This drive covers 64 miles of the 90-mile National Road Heritage Park in Pennsylvania and offers an unforgettable journey ...

  • #14 West-Central Pennsylvania Amish Country Tour: From Indiana to Plumville

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    Indiana, PA

    This nostalgic 36.7-mile lasso-shaped tour explores the verdant, rolling hills north of Indiana, passing covered bridges, churchyard cemeteries, the honest images of Amish life, and the quaint ...
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    This nostalgic 36.7-mile lasso-shaped tour explores the verdant, rolling hills north of Indiana, passing covered bridges, ...

  • #15 Pocono Mountains Loop: Circuit Swings North from Honesdale

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    Honesdale, PA

    This 66.3-mile circuit travels quiet mountain highways through the Pocono Mountains of Wayne County. From historic Honesdale, the leisurely route swings north, pinches to the Upper Delaware Scenic ...
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    This 66.3-mile circuit travels quiet mountain highways through the Pocono Mountains of Wayne County. From historic Honesdale, ...

  • #16 Elk Country Scenic Drive: From Weedville to Emporium

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    Weedville, PA

    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, ...
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    This 45.6-mile drive along a lightly traveled highway and backroads hugs the Bennett Branch Sinnemahoning Creek and twists ...

  • #17 Loyalsock Creek Scenic Drive: From Montoursville to U.S. Highway 6 near Russell Hill

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    Montoursville, PA

    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 ...
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    This 69.3-mile drive follows Loyalsock, Little Loyalsock, and Mehoopany creeks through the Endless Mountains of Pennsylvania, ...

  • #18 South Mountain Range Forest Tour: Loop South through Michaux State Forest

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    Mont Alto, PA

    This quiet, 56-mile loop explores the flank and ridge of South Mountain, overlapping, in part, with the 19-mile Michaux State Forest Self-guided Automobile Trail. As the automobile trail has ...
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    This quiet, 56-mile loop explores the flank and ridge of South Mountain, overlapping, in part, with the 19-mile Michaux State ...

  • #19 Delaware River Scenic Drive: Interstate 95 to Easton

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    Taylorsville, PA

    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 ...
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    beauty of the Pennsylvania shore along the Delaware Wild and Scenic River; revisits Christmas night 1776, when George Washington ...

  • #20 Cook Forest - Clarion River Tour: Circuitous Route between Marienville & North Bank Clarion River

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    Marienville, PA

    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 ...
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    This 53.7-mile circuit out of Marienville visits the virgin trees of Cook Forest State Park, pursues the curvaceous Clarion ...