America's Scenic Byways

Historic National Road - West Virginia

15.7 miles - 20 minutes to drive or 8 hours to experience the byway.

The Historic National Road was the nation's first federally funded interstate highway. It opened the nation to the west and became a corridor for the movement of goods and people. Today, visitors experience a physical timeline, including classic inns, tollhouses, diners and motels that trace 200 years of American history.