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Route 146 Scenic Drive

Route 146, Branford, CT
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Rt 146

Rt 146 from Guilford center through Stony Creek to Rt 1, Branofrd is a pleasant drive with minimal... read more

Reviewed 26 August 2017
Frank G
North Branford, Connecticut
Great place to ride a bicycle

A great place to go for a ride in your bike. It has easy to moderate hills, and great views along... read more

Reviewed 14 August 2017
New Haven, Connecticut
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This 12-mile scenic drive encompasses salt marshes, forest and seascape.
  • Excellent51%
  • Very good35%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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Route 146, Branford, CT
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Reviewed 26 August 2017

Rt 146 from Guilford center through Stony Creek to Rt 1, Branofrd is a pleasant drive with minimal traffic and great scenery.

Thank Frank G
Reviewed 14 August 2017

A great place to go for a ride in your bike. It has easy to moderate hills, and great views along the way, particularly of the raptors while in season (ospreys, hawks and the occasional bald eagles. Most local drivers are quite respectful of cyclists,...More

Thank MTMG2015
Reviewed 22 July 2017

Ct 146 in Branford and Guilford offers about 6 miles of beautiful driving ...farms , the river ,foliage...a good alternative to I95 .Can't be in a hurry ,windy road ,a couple of treacherous railroad bridges and lots of bikers will slow you down. I use...More

1  Thank aonestone
Reviewed 19 July 2017

This is a great way to see a number of towns along the Connecticut shoreline. Be advised that there are certain areas of the route that are not exactly next to the water, but that take you through towns or residential streets. But even those...More

Thank b4231956
Reviewed 17 June 2017

Cute shops and village green, parking in back of shops on main street must try delicious Ashley's ice cream.

Thank BCR37
Reviewed 25 May 2017

The stretch of route 146 from Branford through Guilford is a nice easy ride on a motorcycle, bicycle or an open air vehicle that takes you along the shoreline of CT. The speed limit is 25 mph and appropriate for the residential areas with winding...More

Thank Brian S
Reviewed 2 February 2017

A wonderful scenic drive along the water front, lots of small beach heads and views of the Thimble Islands!

Thank TheVoiceofCT
Reviewed 18 January 2017

But not a major attraction. Beautiful in the fall, and the ocean is lovely. Medlyn's Dairy is a great local landmark.

Thank alice m
Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

This is a great alternative to the hustle and bustle of route 1. The sights are nice. There are some tight curves with bicyclists ,so drive with caution.

Thank Debnmason
Reviewed 31 October 2016

Rte 146 is a great road for leaf-peeping and for seeing the wonderful countryside of old New England. Make sure to stop at Stony Creek.

Thank ericlars0n
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