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New York Scenic Drives

Catch awe-inspiring views at every turn

Oyster Bay

Long Island's Gold Coast - I LOVE NY scenic guide

The location and inspiration behind The Great Gatsby, Long Island's Gold Coast is a sensory-rich ocean drive dotted with Guilded Age mansions that reflect the glamour of F. Scott Fitzgerald's East and West Egg. Start at Sands Point Preserve, the former mansion of Harry F. Guggenheim, where the castle-like estate, museum and seafront views enchant visitors. Use the I LOVE NY North Shore itinerary to continue your scenic drive till you arrive at Stony Brook where quaint eateries and speciality shops line the colonial-style harbor village.

Ausable River Wilimington Photo Courtesy of the Adirondack Coast Visitors Bureau

Adirondacks Mountains - I LOVE NY scenic guide  

A landscape that will be forever wild, Adirondack Park offers a rare opportunity to traverse mountainous landscapes and valley slopes, from the convenience of your car. Head north on the Lakes to Locks Passage, a scenic byway that threads the shores of Lake Champlain, where you'll experience 360 degree mountain views from Adirondack peaks in the west to Green Mountains in the east. Check out the I LOVE NY scenic drive guide for cool things to see and do from Ticonderoga to Lake Placid and beyond.

Vineyard along western shore of Canandaigua Lake

Finger Lakes wine region - I LOVE NY scenic guide   

The heartland of East Coast wine country, the 11 freshwater lakes of this region create a sensory-rich experience from the view of sunset vistas to the taste of fresh grapes. Start your tour along the Cayuga Lake Scenic Byway where you'll find gourmet farmer's markets and scenic wineries. Explore more with the I LOVE NY itinerary for Canandaguia and Geneva Lake area and start driving.

Look below for more scenic drives and byways in every region!

Scenic drives & byways