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Historic Highway

The Old National Road in now US route 40. It is very scenic and runs through Maryland, Pa, and... read more

Reviewed June 18, 2018
Joyce P
Historic Highway

The Old National Road or Pike in now US route 40. It is very scenic and runs through Maryland, Pa... read more

Reviewed October 23, 2017
Joyce P
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I drove along the National Pike during our visit of western Pennsylvania in mid-September 2018. The National Road or Pike, or in many places known as Route 40, was built between 1811 and 1834 to reach the western settlements. It was the...More

Thank Robert D
Reviewed August 31, 2018

Beautiful drive through southern Pennsylvania! Watch the speed limits in the mountains as those hills are steep.

Thank Gary B
Reviewed August 18, 2018

The National Pike is a nice break from the interstate. We have driven many sections of it over the years. Lots of things to see and places to stop.

Thank Tom B
Reviewed June 18, 2018

The Old National Road in now US route 40. It is very scenic and runs through Maryland, Pa, and Parts of Ohio. There are many attractions mostly parks along the way and Fort Necessity. Great for a scenic Drive.

Thank Joyce P
Reviewed October 23, 2017

The Old National Road or Pike in now US route 40. It is very scenic and runs through Maryland, Pa, and Parts of Ohio. There are many attractions mostly parks along the way and Fort Necessity. Great for a scenic Drive.

Thank Joyce P
Reviewed July 10, 2017

We used the National Pike To get to other attractions. After some car trouble we were glad to arrive to our motel, get to the intended destinations so just zipped by the historic places. (Sorry !).

Thank jaunty5
Reviewed September 25, 2015 via mobile

This historic road takes you through some cute little towns that were only created because of this road. There are some significant hills that provide nice views below.

2  Thank QuickWhitTravel
Reviewed December 9, 2014

We were in the area visiting Fallingwaters and Kentuck Nob. The roads in the area are great and lots of fun, we were driving a MINI Cooper and had a blast. The road is a nice twisty road through the country.

2  Thank MikeR44Green
Reviewed November 7, 2014

It's not the Pacific Coast Highway or the Blue Ridge Parkway, but there is some great scenery along this old American road. Try to put in some miles, getting off the interstate, if the opportunity allows. The view down to Washington, Pa driving West is...More

2  Thank RTWtraveler213
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