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7 best road trips to take in America


America is synonymous with awesome infrastructure and that includes great roads, just made for trouble free rides. Some of these highways are so picturesque that they have become iconic to have experience with as you meander your ways through steep turns to get awestruck with natural beauty that lays exposed before you as you drive for the best road trips in USA.

Pacific Coast Highway — Route 1pacific-coast-highway

The enchanting scenery of the Pacific Ocean and coastal hillside views will hold your breath all along this road from Santa Barbara to Carmel through its sharp turns and detours. The Big Sur section presents great views of crashing surf, grand redwood forests.

Peak-to-Peak Highway: Coloradopeak-to-peak-highway

This stretch provides best scenery of Rocky Mountains National Parks as one move through Continental divide. The road from Golden take Highway 6 to Highway 119 cuts through valleys that were carved out of the glacier to thick forests to reach alpine meadows and Moose and elk can often be seen here.

Tail of the Dragon: North Carolina and Tennesseetail-of-the-dragon

This legendary U.S.129 is famous for its 318 curves in nearly 11 miles and promises to provide the maximum exhilaration as motorists and bikers try to gauze their cornering skills. The road covers Deal’s Gap at the border of North Carolina and Tennessee.

Beartooth Highway — Montana and Wyomingbeartooth-highway-montana-and-wyoming

Considered to be one of the most beautiful highways in America with many hairpins and switchbacks, this 68 mile stretch of U.S. 212 is a roller coaster ride that zigzags the entire way from the northern entrance of Yellowstone near Cooke City to Red Lodge, Montana through the Absaroka-Beartooth Wilderness. High alpine meadows come to bloom in summer amidst snow-capped peaks to present a mesmerizing view.

Going to the Sun Road — Montanagoing-to-the-sun-road-montana

This 50-mile road finds a place of honor in the list of most scenic roads in the U.S.A. going up and down with twists and turns, through Glacier National Park. One finds snow-capped mountain peaks as one meanders through it.

Grand Staircase–Escalante National Monument Ride: Utahgrand-staircase

The scenic Byway 12, one of the most stunning roads running from Capitol Reef National Park to Bryce Canyon National Park in Utah presents great colorful views of buttes, canyons, and cliffs going through deep forests to mountains, not to mention the unforgettable views of Sunrise and Sunsets, also home to the Native American people since early times.

Coastal Route One: Mainecoastal-route-one-maine

While passing through Maine’s U.S. Route 1 from Brunswick to Machias, one can smell the heavy scents of ocean in the winds to have a unique New England experience. 167-mile stretch passes through seaside villages, old lighthouses with high-speed curves to present you with a unique experience.