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America's Most Beautiful Seaside Road Trips

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Hana Highway
> Location: Maui, Hawaii

Hana Highway is also known as the Road to Hana, which may sound like an old Bob Hope and Bing Crosby movie. The twisting and turning 52-mile highway on the island of Maui features any number of hairpin turns, one-lane bridges, and blind spots. The payoff is enjoying the spectacular geography and flora and fauna.

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17-Mile Drive
> Location: California

This drive on the Monterey Peninsula includes Pebble Beach, the site of one of America’s great golf courses. Motorists can spy seals gamboling in the surf, dramatic cliffs, and the famous lone cypress tree. The cost for driving the highway is $10.75 per car.

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Cabot Trail
> Location: Nova Scotia, Canada

Cabot Trail in Nova Scotia was named after the explorer John Cabot, who came to Canada in 1497 under English sail. The 185-mile road wends past sleepy fishing villages and rewards the traveler with memorable vistas.

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Padre Island National Seashore
> Location: Texas

Padre Island National Seashore, near Corpus Christi, takes you through a mostly undeveloped stretch of Texas. The 66-mile expanse is popular with campers.

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