Cowee Mountain Overlook as seen from the Blue Ridge Parkway. Photo courtesy of Mary Anne Baker via Flickr.
Do you look forward to a scenic fall drive on the Blue Ridge Parkway or a leaf peapin’ cruise on Virginia’s Skyline Drive every year? Well here is your chance to prove it. Vote for the Blue Ride Parkway or Skyline Drive in USA Today‘s 10 Best Readers Choice Award selecting America’s favorite scenic autumn drives.
The field includes such notable thoroughfares as the Going-to-The-Sun-Road in Montana’s Glacier National Park, Colorado’s West Elk Loop, and the scenic route 100 Byway of Vermont. Right now the BRP is at 6th place in the standings behind the Olympic Peninsula Loop Drive of Washington state while Skyline Drive is holding strong at number eight. Throw you support behind our home town roads today. Nowhere does fall colors like the Blue Ridge!
Here’s more from the USA Today staff:
“The kids are back in school, temperatures are starting to drop and Mother Nature’s gearing up for her annual spectacle of fall color. ‘Tis the season for leaf-peeping, and USA TODAY 10Best travel experts have selected their 20 favorite fall foliage-lined stretches of pavement as nominees for the title of Best Scenic Autumn Drive. So hop in the car and be dazzled by the seasonal colors, but before you do, vote for your favorite once per day until Monday, September 28 at noon ET.”