130-mile South Jersey Pinelands route designated as a National Scenic Byway

PHILADELPHIA — A 130-mile route in South Jersey that guides travelers from the Shore to Batsto and through quintessential Pinelands waterways has been designated as a National Scenic Byway by the Federal Highway Administration. The designation announced Tuesday recognizes certain U.S. roads for their scenic, archeological, cultural, historic, natural or recreational aspects. States and regions use the designation as a marketing term to raise awareness for certain areas — and lure tourists. In this case, the New Jersey Pinelands Commission oversees administration of what it calls The Pine Barre…

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