September 17, 2009
By The Associated Press
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Coastal Living magazine is recommending 10 road trips with beautiful views of oceans, beaches, lakes and bays, from Alaska to Maine to Mexico.
The drives, described in the magazine’s September issue, are as follows:
-154 kilometres along California’s Highway 1 from Jenner to Fort Bragg;
-Highways 17, 158 and 64 along the Outer Banks in North Carolina;
-From Whidbey Island to Chuckanut Drive, in Bellingham, Wash., along the Puget Sound via ferry to state highways 525 and 20;
-An 84-kilometre drive along the eastern and northern shores of Kaua’i, Hawaii, starting in Lihue to Highway 56;
-Mobile Bay, Ala., to New Orleans, with stops in Ocean Springs and Bay St. Louis;
-The 298-kilometre Cabot Trail, which was built in 1932 to connect fishing villages in Cape Breton, Nova Scotia;
-Mexico’s Highway 1, making a 259-kilometre loop from the Sea of Cortez town of La Paz, through Cabo San Lucas and Todos Santos;
-A weekend road trip to see a piece of Lake Superior, from Duluth, Minn., via Highway 2 to Wisconsin 13 to the Apostle Islands National Lakeshore, then on to Michigan’s National Peninsula;
-U.S. 1 in Maine, from Acadia National Park east to the West Quoddy Lighthouse in Lubec, Maine, one of the easternmost points in the U.S.;
-And Seward Highway in Southern Alaska, 204 kilometres between Anchorage and Seward on Highway 1.
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