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      09-10-2007, 09:51 PM   #1
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Nice places to drive in the tri states

Just wondering if you guys know of fun places to drive in the tri states with many twist and turns and all that good stuff.
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      09-10-2007, 09:53 PM   #2
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haha funny.. them damn traffic, construction and pot holes.. you have to get out of the city to enjoy nice driving..
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      09-10-2007, 10:20 PM   #4
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hahah thats what he meant, u have to dodge the traffic construction and the pot holes -=X hahahha

i heard theres nice places in maryland

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      09-10-2007, 11:59 PM   #5
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haha funny.. them damn traffic, construction and pot holes.. you have to get out of the city to enjoy nice driving..
the construction on BQE is like never end
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Man I hate driving my x5 on the BQE.. I'm pretty sure I'll do my best to avoid it with the 335.. This is actually a pretty good question.. I like driving out on 78 west to bridgewater commons in jersey. My uncle lives right around there in Chester with some serious cars. One of them is a viper that just came back from Hennessey in Texas.. 1000hp 1100hp with a shot of nos and is still street legal.. I can't wait to get the 335 out there and take some sweet pics with the rest of his toys. Anyways its about a 45 min drive from Jersey City, so it makes a nice sunday drive.
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Take the Palisades Parkway from northern NJ into Rockland County, NY, then follow the signs for "Bear Mountain".

I completed my break in period during a drive through that area (and I've gone several times since then). Its very curvy with lots of changes in elevation.
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Take the Palisades Parkway from northern NJ into Rockland County, NY, then follow the signs for "Bear Mountain".

I completed my break in period during a drive through that area (and I've gone several times since then). Its very curvy with lots of changes in elevation.
sounds pretty good
I will give it a try
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Take the beltparkway from Brooklyn all the way out to long island past jones and beyond.
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Bear mountain....
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Just wondering if you guys know of fun places to drive in the tri states with many twist and turns and all that good stuff.
Route 7 in Connecticutt above route 84 (Danbury). Follows the Housatonic river through the western end of the state. A good portion of the road wids through a state forest.
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Take the Palisades Parkway from northern NJ into Rockland County, NY, then follow the signs for "Bear Mountain".

I completed my break in period during a drive through that area (and I've gone several times since then). Its very curvy with lots of changes in elevation.

Or instead of the Palisades Parkway, for a longer ride, you can take 9w north which run directly parallel to PalParkway but its not a highway. Very nice scenic ride... I like taking my sportbike on it. Just watch for the PoPo
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I took this drive yesterday:

http://maps.google.com/maps?f=d&hl=e...,0.994263&z=11

I started on the Palisades Parkway, took a detour into Harriman State Park, then went on to Bear Mountain. Then I kept going North on Rt 9 until I reached Newburgh, then turned around.

I think you are right about taking Rt 9 all the way up may be more scenic. I may try that next time.
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maybe if you like being stuck in traffic...
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Hawks Nest!







one of my fav places to run.....
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      09-18-2007, 09:01 AM   #20
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Hawks Nest!







one of my fav places to run.....
Hi, would you mind pointing it out on google map, can't find it.
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Hi, would you mind pointing it out on google map, can't find it.
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http://maps.google.com/maps?f=q&hl=e...0675&z=13&om=1

It's RT 97 north of Port Jervis and follow the Delaware River.
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