After a long week of work, there’s nothing better than an adventurous motorcycle ride through a new place.
The local spots are fun – but that new terrain always gives you a boost of adrenaline. It reminds you why riding is so great, and allows you to explore uncharted territory.
And speaking of new terrain, today we’re going to tell you about 5 of the best motorcycle rides in the US. If you haven’t experienced these epic rides, you need to put them on your list ASAP. Let’s get into it…
1. Pacific Coast Highway (California)
You knew this one would be on the list. This road is viewed by many as one of the best places to ride your motorcycle. Whether it be the beautiful California weather or the ocean view - you can’t go wrong with this choice. It runs down California’s Route 1, providing you with the amazing experience of riding along the California coast.
2. Blue Ridge Parkway (Virginia and North Carolina)
Stretching from North Carolina all the way to Virginia, this ride will be one for the ages. Many consider this ride as one of the best rides in their life. What makes this so special is the amazing scenery and the amount of corners it provides. It offers some of the best mountain scenery on the east coast. If you ever have the chance to take a ride along this road, take it! It’ll be a fun and challenging ride.
3. San Juan Mountain Sky (Colorado)
This is an exciting but treacherous road, highlighted by many curves and drop offs. It has incredible scenery and an elevated altitude on a portion of the ride. Highlights of the scenery include waterfalls, gorges, and wild life such as black bears and mountain goats. Enjoy this beautiful ride the next time you go up to Colorado. You won’t regret your decision!
4. Tail of the Dragon (Tennessee)
Named the Tail of the Dragon because the curves in the road resemble the tail of a dragon, it features many turns. Those turns are the biggest attraction this road has to offer, with an astonishing 318 curves in the span of 11 miles. When going out for a ride on the Tail of the Dragon, enjoy the ride and prepare for some twists and turns!
5. Route 66 (Chicago, California)
Spanning from Chicago all the way to Santa Monica, California, Route 66 is guaranteed to give you an awesome ride and story. With museums, restaurants and many other attractions located along Route 66, you are sure to have plenty to do as you ride your motorcycle. Although a bit pricy, a guided tour would be a great option to help you get the most out your experience.
There are few things more exciting than taking your motorcycle out for a ride on some new terrain. And with these 5 great U.S. options, you really can’t go wrong. It’s bound to be an exciting adventure.
What are some of your other favorite places to ride your motorcycle in the U.S.? Let us know in the comments below!