Have You Been to 8 of the Best Roads for Driving in America?
America has a multitude of impressive highways that are sure to mesmerize travelers with their panoramic views, long, straight drives or challenging bends.
Last Updated: Nov 02, 2018
The Blue Ridge Parkway, Virgina/North Carolina
It connects Shenandoah National Park in Virginia to the Great Smoky Mountains National Park in North Carolina. Little wonder then, that it's referred to as "America's Favorite Road".
Natchez Trace Parkway, Mississippi/Tennessee
The original Natchez Trace was a roadway that connected the frontier settlement in Tennessee, Kentucky and the Ohio Valley with the lower Mississippi River.
It is famous for its landmark double-arched Natchez Trace Parkway Bridge, made of concrete, that spans a heavily wooded forest.
Red Rock Scenic Byway, Arizona
Beautiful monolithic red rock formations with the sun blazing down upon them and stretching as far as the eye can see, are a visual delight. This highway is a favorite among bikers as well.
Pacific Coast Highway
The drive encompasses both the big Sur Coast Highway and the San Luis Obispo North Coast Byway. Feel the cool breeze in your hair as you cruise along beautiful redwood grooves and dangerous cliff tops.
Going-to-the-Sun Road, Montana
Passing through the majestic Glacier National Park in Montana, it cuts right through the Continental Divide. Feast your eyes on some of the best sights Northwest Montana has to offer.
Highway 12, Utah
Designated as an All-American Road and spanning a length of 124 miles, it travels through picturesque and rugged landscapes in Utah. Great canyons, plateaus, and suntanned cliffs are a major highlight of this highway.
Million Dollar Highway, Colorado
A spur of US Route 550, this highway connects Silverton and Ouray in Colorado.
True to its name, there are a million-dollar sights to behold when you drive this road - from resplendent fields of wildflowers to never-ending stretches of terrain dotted with green pastuers.
Overseas Highway, Florida
There are plenty of warm sandy beaches all along this highway. Drive along this route, and you will undoubtedly want to sail and swim at the same time! It is also commonly called "Highway that Goes to the Sea".