The Joys of Driving Off of the Interstate Highways to Wander Around the Small Towns

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I once had a cottage on a Finger Lakes in Upstate New York and I lived in Tallahassee, Florida. I would drive up in the spring, then return in the fall, for several years. I rarely used the interstate roads unless I wanted to bypass a large city. I loved to drive on the local older roads, roads that entered every small town and small city…