For the first time, Mobil Travel Guide is partnering with the U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Scenic Byways Program to release the America’s Bywaysâ„¢ series, showcasing America’s greatest drives, including in-depth archeological, cultural, historic, natural, recreational and scenic information.
America’s Byways, comprised of 96 roads in 39 states, is a collection of distinct and diverse roads designated by the U.S. Secretary of Transportation.
“America’s Byways protect our heritage, connect travelers to America’s treasures and bring business to communities across the country,” adds U.S. Secretary of Transportation Norman Y. Mineta. “These routes are the roads to the heart and soul of America."
From the Historic National Road on the East Coast to Hells Canyon Scenic Byway in Oregon and Loess Hills Scenic Byway in between, America’s Byways demonstrates the depth and breadth of scenery in the U.S. The four-part series, which includes All-American Roads, Midwest, Mountain Region, and West Coast, gives travelers detailed information on each road, along with things to see and do and Mobil Star-rated places to stay and eat along the way.
“It’s quite common for families to load up their car for a vacation and travel down a major interstate, without even realizing that a slice of American history is just a few miles away,” notes Larry Dustin, president of Mobil Travel Guide. “The America’s Byways series gives travelers a different way to travel, experiencing the beauty and diversity of America.