MSN.com: Most Beautiful Scenic Byway In Every State

“Most Beautiful Scenic Byway In Every State”

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Mississippi: Natchez Trace Parkway

Although this scenic byway also crosses sections of Tennessee and Alabama, its most prominent part lies in Mississippi, slicing the state diagonally down to the Louisiana state border. There are plenty of scenic pit stops along this historic trail, many of which come to life in fall, when the surrounding forest is crimson and orange. A top spot is the Cypress Swamp (pictured) at milepost 122, where a wooden boardwalk provides an easy hike through the trees. Later on in fall, the foliage burns red and the swamp floor is littered with rainbow leaves. Read more on MSN.com