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Route 146 Scenic Drive

Route 146, Branford, CT
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Beautiful road

Beautiful road for a sunny drive. Over looking the water and marsh. You can also see some cool... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Jackie E
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Great Sunday Drive

Such a great little Sunday morning drive. You can take little random turns and detours stop off for... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
hcreta
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Branford, Connecticut
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This 12-mile scenic drive encompasses salt marshes, forest and seascape.
  • Excellent53%
  • Very good35%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“in season” (3 reviews)
“old saybrook” (2 reviews)
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Route 146, Branford, CT
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Beautiful road for a sunny drive. Over looking the water and marsh. You can also see some cool wildlife. DRIVE SLOWLY!

Thank Jackie E
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Such a great little Sunday morning drive. You can take little random turns and detours stop off for lunch along the shoreline, go into Stony Creek and take a Thimble Island Cruise, or just stie somewhere along the shore for a while and relax.

Thank hcreta
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Took a drive down Route 146 and it was lovely...Stopping at very pretty villages along the way...Looking at all the beautiful homes....with envy!!!! Lovely quiet & leisurely drive.

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Reviewed January 29, 2018

Beautiful views as you cruise along the coastline. No stop signs and no traffic lights. It is relaxing.

Thank Realtorli
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Reviewed August 26, 2017

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

2  Thank Frank G
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Reviewed August 13, 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
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Reviewed July 21, 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
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Reviewed July 19, 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
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Reviewed June 17, 2017

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

Thank BCR37
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Reviewed February 2, 2017

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

Thank TheVoiceofCT
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