Connecticut River Byway
New England's longest, most powerful river tells the story of clashing continental plates and glaciers, of Abenaki living on the land, and of colonial settlement among fields and forests. Experience traditions, vivid history, deeply rooted farming heritage, call of the railroads, natural beauty, and recreation along the Connecticut River Byway.
America's Byways take you to some of the best hiking trails across the nation, including the greatest of them all, the Appalachian Trail. As you begin the ambitious journey, you'll wind your way across 2,160 miles of the East's most impressive terrain.
How many American families have lived in the same home for six generations? The Porter-Phelps-Huntington House Museum along the Connecticut River Byway in Massachusetts tells the story of one such family, and more.
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2-Day Trip: Connecticut River Byway Heritage Tour (Vermont, New Hampshire)
Wind back and forth across the Connecticut River following the Byway south to north, beautiful views at every turn. Along the way, you'll make...
1-Day Trip: Rural New England Village Journey (Massachusetts)
The Connecticut River Byway route passes through the predominant landscape elements in the Connecticut River Valley: the Connecticut River,...
The following byways are part of the designated byway Connecticut River Byway: