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route 20 runs across new york state, and is for most of it's length a beautiful and scenic drive... read more

Reviewed 25 September 2017
Manlius, New York
Nice drive

We drove along Lake Erie. The communities were beautiful. We drove into a marina to get a good view... read more

Reviewed 15 June 2017
Lynn R
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Albany, NY
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Reviewed 25 September 2017

route 20 runs across new york state, and is for most of it's length a beautiful and scenic drive. downtown albany, no.

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Reviewed 15 June 2017 via mobile

We drove along Lake Erie. The communities were beautiful. We drove into a marina to get a good view of the lake. There were many vineyards right in the road. This was a nice break from interstate driving.

Thank Lynn R
Reviewed 28 May 2017

We drove out a ways past central Albany and then got on Highway 20 which we drove to Cooperstown and then all the way across the state to Buffalo. We loved being in the country, driving through small towns and farms. Some great barns and...More

1  Thank sndovale
Reviewed 16 April 2017

Cool, we get to review a road :) Actually this one is worth talking about. In Albany as Western Ave it leads from several suburbs from I-88 on one end to the Route 155, the Thruway and Northway all the way downtown to old Albany....More

1  Thank Fudbutter
Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

Went to Town Center Shopping Center on US 20 at Johnston Road across from the Crossgates Mall. They have a Price Chopper there and some neat stores and restaurants. Also found a cool apartment home next door at the high rise complex at the 1700...More

Thank DoctorVonCueBall
Reviewed 23 March 2017 via mobile

I love it when I can return home from Albany when I have been in Albany for business. It is relaxing after coming in to Albany on the NYS Thruway. It is an enjoyable drive. Lots of interesting things to see. Next time, give yourself...More

1  Thank Eric P
Reviewed 28 July 2016

Before the Thruway, this was the best way to cross NY State in an east-west direction. Now it offers an excellent sampling of small-town and rural Americana. First of all, the countryside is beautiful and some of the vistas are downright spectacular. I never knew...More

6  Thank marko18745
Reviewed 26 July 2016

Find the jewels of local restaurants, shops and parks on the alternate road to the highways. Best for people who love to meander along the road and discover hidden treasures!

Thank Deborah H
Reviewed 17 May 2016 via mobile

NY state version of Route 66 so go from Albany to Syracuse, Rochester, Buffalo at a slower but more interesting route than the NYS Thruway. the Doctor hit me with a helpful vote

5  Thank DoctorVonCueBall
Reviewed 16 May 2016

Route 20 can go from Albany to Schenectady and beyond. The roads are well kept. There are many supermarkets and shopping centers as well as crossgate mall is on route 20.

1  Thank Marisol B
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Ruth T
30 May 2016|
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Response from Marisol B | Reviewed this property |
I probably would not take twenty. I would get on I 90 west once your on the Albany area.