Blue Ridge Parkway, Virginia
Blue Ridge Parkway, "America's Favourite Drive"
Mount Vernon, home of George Washington
Visit Mount Vernon, the home of George Washington, along the George Washington Memorial Parkway.
Roddy Road Covered Bridge, Maryland
Covered bridge along the Journey Through Hallowed Ground Scenic Byway, Maryland
Bestpitch Ferry Bridge along Harriet Tubman Scenic Byway
Bridge along the Harriet Tubman Scenic Byway, Maryland
Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel
Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel, Virginia
Blue Ridge Parkway, Virginia
Mount Vernon, home of George Washington
Roddy Road Covered Bridge, Maryland
Bestpitch Ferry Bridge along Harriet Tubman Scenic Byway
Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel

Scenic Drives

Drive along scenic USA road-trip routes through Virginia and Maryland, exploring spectacular mountain vistas and picturesque coastal routes.

Your great American road trip starts here! Check out the scenic drives near Washington, DC, and byways experiences in Virginia and Maryland.

Highlights include Skyline Drive, which runs more than 100 miles along the Blue Ridge Mountains; George Washington Memorial Parkway, an historic scenic drive taking you to Mount Vernon and other highlights from the first president's legacy; and Maryland's Historic National Road, with stops from small towns to the big city of Baltimore.

Also peruse our list of 10 storied routes that help tell the story of America.