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Travel Inspiration | Mid-Atlantic States | Road Trip
Hidden Gems to Visit in Colonial America

ADD THESE STOPS TO YOUR NEXT MID-ATLANTIC ROAD TRIP

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Enjoy scenic drives and outdoor adventure in Colonial America throughout all four seasons. As you plan your next road trip, explore off the beaten path to find the hidden gems like these.

Scenic grist mill
Mabry Mill and mill pond reflections during the peak of fall along the Blue Ridge Parkway in Virginia.

ESCAPES TO THE BLUE RIDGE MOUNTAINS
Virginia is for lovers – lovers of the outdoors. Explore the blue ridge mountains through the serene North Mountain Trail System or driving the famed Blue Ridge Parkway. Whether you’re on foot or behind the wheel, you’ll find endless outdoor adventure in the vast Blue Ridge Mountains.

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DRIVE THE BRANDYWINE VALLEY SCENIC BYWAY
Delaware may only be 96 miles long, but the state earn’s it’s name as “The Small Wonder” with endless beauty and history. The Brandywine Valley Scenic Byway is among the best examples of what this state has to offer to tourists. This 12-mile stretch of meticulous gardening and architecture will make you feel as if you’ve been transported back in time. Miles of lush gardens, arching trees and homes will become a fond memory of the country’s second-smallest state.

Man Fly fishing

GO FISHING IN ALMOST HEAVEN
West Virginia’s reputation as “Almost Heaven” is clear to people who love to fish. Hook trout, bass, walleye and more in West Virginia’s scenic waters. Choose any of the popular fishing spots and you’re sure to fall for this state hook, line and sinker.

Two Alpacas

EXPERIENCE FARM LIVING IN HOWARD COUNTY
Travel through farm country and find fun for the whole family including Breezy Hill Farm Alpacas and another kids-favorite, Clark’s Elioak Farm. Along the way you’ll find winding country roads like the West Friendship Farm Roads, complete with views of Maryland’s fields and forests.

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