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Byways and Scenic Drives in Idaho

  • International Selkirk Loop

  • Northwest Passage Scenic Byway

  • Pend Oreille Scenic Byway

  • Pioneer Historic Byway

Idaho Lewis & Clark Backcountry Byway Owyhee Uplands Backcountry Byway Idaho City of Rocks Back Country Byway Elk River Back Country Byway Fort Henry Historic Byway Gold Rush Historic Byway Hells Canyon Scenic Byway Lake Coeur d'Alene Scenic Byway Lost Gold Trails Loop Mesa Falls Scenic Byway Oregon Trail Back Country Byway Oregon Trail-Bear Lake Scenic Byway Owyhee Uplands Back Country Byway Panhandle Historic Rivers Passage Peaks to Craters Scenic Byway Ponderosa Pine Scenic Byway Sacajawea Historic Byway Salmon River Scenic Byway Sawtooth Scenic Byway Snake River Canyon Scenic Byway St. Joe River Scenic Byway Teton Scenic Byway Thousand Springs Scenic Byway White Pine Scenic Byway Wildhorse Trail Scenic Byway Wildlife Canyon Scenic Byway

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The 7 Principles

The Seven Principles of Leave No Trace provide an easily understood framework of minimum impact practices for anyone visiting the outdoors. Although Leave No Trace has its roots in backcountry settings, the Principles have been adapted so that they can be applied anywhere — from remote wilderness areas, to local parks and even in your own backyard.
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U.S. Route 1 (US 1)

is a major north / south U.S. Highway that serves the East Coast of the United States. It runs 2,369 miles (3,813 km), from Fort Kent, Maine, at the Canadian border, south to Key West, Florida.

U.S. Route 20 (US 20)

is an east / west United States highway. Spanning 3,365 miles, it is the longest road in the United States, and the route roughly parallels that of Interstate 90 (I-90). The highway's eastern terminus is in Boston, Massachusetts, at Kenmore Square, where it meets Route 2. Its western terminus is in Newport, Oregon, at an intersection with US 101, within a mile of the Pacific Ocean. US 20 passes through a total of 12 states: Oregon, Idaho, Montana, Wyoming, Nebraska, Iowa, Illinois, Indiana, Ohio, Pennsylvania, New York and Massachusetts.
Source: Wikipedia

U.S. Route 50 (US 50)

is a major east?west route of the U.S. Highway system, stretching just over 3,000 miles from Ocean City, Maryland on the Atlantic Ocean to West Sacramento, California. US 50 passes through a total of 12 states: California, Nevada, Utah, Colorado, Kansas, Missouri, Illinois, Indiana, Ohio, West Virginia, Virginia, and Maryland, as well as the District of Columbia.
Source: Wikipedia

Great River Road, along the Mississippi River

The Best Drive in America
Arkansas, Illinois, Iowa, Kentucky, Louisiana, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Tennessee, Wisconsin

The Lincoln Highway

spanned coast-to-coast from Times Square in New York City to Lincoln Park in San Francisco, originally through 13 states: New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, Iowa, Nebraska, Colorado, Wyoming, Utah, Nevada, and California
Source: Wtkipedia

Pacific Coast Highway (PCH)

Route 66, Chicago to California

Arizona's Desert Highways

Rocky Mountains in Colorado

Georgia and Tennessee's mountains

The Overseas Highway through the Florida Keys

Dwight D. Eisenhower National System of Interstate

A journal of the politics of driving

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