[Talk-us] Scenic/Historic byways

Nathan Edgars II neroute2 at gmail.com
Sun Jul 8 20:37:03 BST 2012

On 7/8/2012 3:20 PM, Toby Murray wrote:
> Just came across this while processing pictures from my bike across Kansas:
> http://i.imgur.com/bmiV2.jpg
> This is a sign for the "Western Vistas" historic byway. It even has a website:
> http://www.westernvistashistoricbyway.com/
> Closer to home I have also seen a "Scenic Byway" sign. This seems to
> be an official designation by the US DOT as discussed here:
> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/National_Scenic_Byway
> I'm not seeing nearly as much information on historic byways. Are
> these designated by the DOT as well or are they just tourist
> attractions?
They're at least approved by the DOT if they run along state highways.

I've used scenic=yes for some in Florida. For example: 

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