7 Scenic Places to Take Biplane Rides in the U.S.

Flying over Great Smoky Mountain National Park is one option.

1. Kauai, Hawaii. Fly over the sacred Na Pali coastline, the Hanakapi’ai Valley with its cascading 3,000-foot waterfall, and the Kilauea River leading to the lush Hanalei Valley.

2. Martha’s Vineyard, Massachusetts. Look down on Chappaquiddick Island, Oak Bluffs, Edgartown, and Vineyard Haven.

3. Sevierville, Tennessee. Take to the air over Great Smoky Mountain National Park, Dollywood, Pigeon Forge, and the city of Sevierville.

4. St. Augustine, Florida. Fly over America’s oldest city and get a bird’s eye view of historic fort Castillo San Marcos, St. Augustine Lighthouse, and the Intracoastal Waterway.

5. Southern Utah. Soar over the Red Cliffs surrounding Kanab in a 1935-design red and white Waco biplane.

6. Mesa, Arizona. Soak up the sands of the Sonoran Desert in a historic N2S Stearman open-cockpit biplane.

7. Seattle. Buzz the Space Needle, Ballard Bridge, Gasworks, and Puget Sound.