Pennsylvania's Scenic Byways

Experience beauty and local charm on the way to your next destination by taking a detour along one of Pennsylvania's scenic byways. No matter where you're headed there is one close by that offers a welcome distraction from the interstate and the opportunity to discover the path less traveled in Pennsylvania.
  • Routes: 321, 59 and Forest Road 262, Warren and McKean County Experience the most awe-inspiring views in the Allegheny National Forest. This 29-mile loop circles the Kinzua Creek Arm of the...
  • Route: 419, Lebanon County Sprinkled along this byway are quaint little towns that take you back to the early 1800s and its German settlers, with vintage buildings, tree-lined streets and down-home...
  • Routes: 711 and 381, Westmoreland and Fayette Counties Home to some of the best biking and pedestrian trails in the nation, take your time along this byway. Pull the car over and get a closer look...
  • Route: Creek Road in Mercer County near Sandy Lake Although the Lake Wilhelm Scenic Byway is only 6.4 miles long, it packs lots of fun in a short distance. The Byway follows part of the paved bike...
  • Route: 3011 connects Route 6, East of Mt. Jewett, McKean County Head just east of Mt. Jewett, where Pennsylvania's famed Route 6 curves through the lush hardwood forests of the Allegheny National...
  • Route: Intersection of U.S. 15 and PA Route 394, Business Route 15 and U.S Route 15 to the PA/MD Border Line in Adams County Your journey through Gettysburg is more than a road trip through a...
  • Route: 144 between Snow Shoe and Renovo in Clinton and Centre Counties Stretching 27 miles between Snow Shoe and Renovo, this byway runs along the top of the Allegheny Ridge with unforgettable views...
  • Route: Grandview Avenue, McArdle Roadway and Sycamore Streets, Pittsburgh The lofty perch from atop Mt. Washington provides you with a breathtaking panoramic view of downtown Pittsburgh's Golden...
  • Route: 6, Lackawanna County near Scranton Soak in bird's eye views of the amazing mountaintops of the historic Lackawanna River Valley. On your way into Scranton, stop and stretch your legs out at...
  • Route: 6 (portions) Wyoming County, near Tunkhannock A few seconds into your drive, you'll see why National Geographic called it "one of America's most scenic drives." The picturesque view of the...