Scenic Autumn Drives

Appears in the September 2021 issue.

Manistee to Traverse City, Mich.

Highway M-22

This scenic highway stretches 116 miles through the quaint lakeside towns of Michigan’s northwestern coast, known for showstopping fall colors on display along the way. Details:

Galena to Cairo, IlL.

Great River Road

Take in fall foliage as you drive along the Mississippi River through the Quad Cities to the historic Mormon enclaves Nauvoo and Grafton, home to Pere Marquette State Park. Details:

Color was bursting from every side last Saturday morning.

Minneapolis, MINN.

Grand Rounds National Scenic Byway

This 51-mile loop curves along the Mississippi River and connects some of the city’s most beautiful parks for drivers, bikers, and walkers. Details: