Explore Byways by Theme
With more than 1,200 designated national, state, tribal, and federal agency scenic byways traveling through all 50 states, scenic road trip adventures await around every corner. Here’s some scenic inspiration for your next road trip.
Scenic Spring Drives
Take a drive along these scenic byways, which dazzle and delight in spring.
Fun and unusual sites abound on these unique and inviting routes.
Black History Byways
Learn about notable people and places who helped shape our nation and the paths they traveled.
The Allure of Route 66
Read more about the history and allure of this iconic roadway.
The Trail of the Ancients
For centuries, the stunning sites of the Southwest have intrigued and inspired travelers.
Detroit's Woodward Avenue
Automotive history takes center stage in this urban All-American Road.
Scenic byways have incredible stories to tell.
When travelers take the scenic route, they get to know the people and places that shape our national character while delighting in spectacular scenery. As the leading advocate for scenic byways, Scenic America believes we all have a responsibility to preserve and protect our nation’s roadways from unsafe and unsightly blight.
We invite you to learn more about the National Scenic Byways Program and why it’s so important to all of us.