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These 7 Beautiful Byways In New Jersey Are Perfect For A Scenic Drive

New Jersey offers an abundance of natural beauty, and with that, dozens of roads that travel through it. Opportunities for picturesque drives are endless but, officially, New Jersey is home to 7 scenic byways. The “scenic byway” designation is awarded by the New Jersey Department of Transportation to roads and routes that “have outstanding scenic, natural, recreational, cultural, historic or archaeological significance.”

Were you aware of New Jersey’s seven scenic byways? Which would you most like to drive? If you’d like to see another stretch of road score the official designation, members of the public are allowed to nominate a route. The lengthy process involves sponsorship and significant paperwork, but it would be pretty amazing to be a part of history. If you’re up for the task, consider one of these 12 Country Roads In New Jersey.

Kristen Koennemann
Kristen is a freelance writer, editor and social-media manager who really loves her state. She's here to share all that New Jersey has to offer with residents and the rest of the world.