Maine is renowned for the beautiful fall foliage you can see throughout the state! They have no shortage of scenic byways to choose from with 15 taking you past rolling hills, coastlines, and waterways! Vero is currently hiring travel nurses at hospitals across the state! Explore our 13 open positions here https://www.verorn.com/travelnursingjobs/
Read on to pick the perfect drive to add to your fall bucket list!
For The Fossils Lovers: KATAHDIN WOODS & WATERS SCENIC BYWAY
Katahdin Woods and Waters National Monument is a U.S. National Monument spanning over mountains and forestland in northern Maine. Be sure to stop off to view the monument the oldest rock in the monument is 500 million years old and you may even see some fossils!
For The Hikers & Blueberry Lovers: BLACKWOODS SCENIC BYWAY
The Blackwoods area is known for its quintessentially New England charm, granite coastlines, and blueberry barrens. Along this route, you will find views of the amazing granite mountains, and plenty of historical stops and hiking trails.
For The Fisherman & Birdwatchers: FISH RIVER SCENIC BYWAY
This route takes you 38 miles through the towns of Fort Kent, Wallagrass, Eagle Lake, Winterville, and Portage Lake. Throughout your trip, you will see Maine’s wonderous lakes. Be sure to stop for a morning of fishing or birdwatching as this is the perfect spot for both!
For The Lighthouse Enthusiast: SCHOODIC NATIONAL SCENIC BYWAY
This byway passes through the only mainland section of Acadia National Park and lovely Schoodic Point. You can expect to see the rocky coastline, small fishing towns, classic Maine lighthouses, and blueberry barrens.
For The All- American National Park Explorer: ACADIA ALL-AMERICAN ROAD
This route loops through Acadia National Park and Bar Harbor. Surely one of the most unique ways to explore one of our nation’s beautiful National Parks!
For The Lobster Lovers: BOLD COAST SCENIC BYWAY
This 125 miles long byway will take you on an adventure through small fishing villages, rugged coastlines, historic towns, family farms, forests, and blueberry barrens. You are sure to find the freshest seafood and a great lobster roll while taking this trip!
For The Skiiers: GRAFTON NOTCH SCENIC BYWAY
This route starts just north of the Sunday River Ski Area and snakes its way along following the Bear River.
For The Nature & Wildlife Lovers: MILLION DOLLAR VIEW SCENIC BYWAY
This 8-mile route was named Million Dollar View for a reason! This trip will take you through the southeast section of Maine, past the summit of Peekaboo Mountain, and overlooking the Grand Lake. While traveling on this byway you are sure to have some amazing local wildlife encounters. The area is known for moose, eagle, bear, and deer. Bring those binoculars and your camera!
For The Small Town Enthusiast: MOOSEHEAD LAKE SCENIC BYWAY
This route will take you along the surrounding areas of Moosehead Lake, which is the second-largest lake in New England. The lake is nestled in the Longfellow Mountains and is surrounded by small towns with great shopping. You will surely see some of Maine’s wildlife while on this trip!
For The Outdoor Enthusiasts: OLD CANADA ROAD NATIONAL SCENIC BYWAY
This 78-mile byway stretches from Solon to the Canadian border, passing quaint villages and towns along the way!
For The Mountain Lovers: PEQUAWKET TRAIL SCENIC BYWAY
While on this route you will enjoy scenic views of White Mountain National Forest, Saco River, and Fryeburg. There is also no shortage of the quintessential small Maine towns to stop into!
For The Adventurers: RANGELEY LAKES NATIONAL SCENIC BYWAY
This scenic byway will take you on a journey through the best nature and wildlife Maine has to offer! Favorite spots along the way are Height of Land Rangeley Lake, Saddleback Mountain, and the Appalachian Trail!
For The River Lovers: HIGH PEAKS SCENIC BYWAY
While riding along this byway you will be following the Carrabassett River as it flows past Mount Abraham, Cathedral Pines, Chain Of Ponds, and the best name ever Sugarloaf Mountain!
For The Motorcyclists: MADAWASKA FOUR CORNERS PARK
Madawaska, Maine is home to Madawaska Four Corners Park the first park dedicated to long-distance motorcycling. Get your bike ready and hop on for a great fall ride!
For The History Lover: ST. JOHN VALLEY CULTURAL BYWAY
This route will take you 92 miles along the northern section of Maine. While you journey along this byway you will enjoy the rich culture of the Acadian, Quebecious, Scots-Irish, and Native American heritage throughout these Northern border towns.
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