If you are a rider or a bike enthusiast then you will surely enjoy the feeling of adventure and freedom while going on the longer rides. There are some roads that will elevate your experience of riding to a new level. Riding a bike can be considered as the best way to know and experience the surroundings. And if you are a rider from America then you are truly blessed to enjoy the best and breathtaking rides on the planet.
Gentle twists and turns, clear traffic and open space are some of the essentials while planning a ride. And California offers the greatest motorcycle roads in America. The true feeling of adventure comes from a perfect stretch of road with an open space. Besides California, there are also fantastic bike roads in Idaho, Oregon, Mississippi, Ohio, North Carolina, Wyoming, Virginia and Colorado. To get you started on the journey of a lifetime, here are some of the best roads in America to elevate your experience of an ultimate ride.
1. Twisted Sisters, Texas
Ranch Roads 335, 336, and 337 which is situated in the Texas Hill Country is also known as ‘Three Sisters’ that offers beautiful views for the riders. It also offers clear rivers, blue skies and wide open views which are truly fantastic. These roads are ideal for the bike enthusiasts and also includes much attraction for the riders such as Lone Star Motorcycle Museum, Lost Maples State, Frio Canyon, Stonehenge II and much more. It takes riders through a 100-mile loop of Texas valleys, hills, and ranches that offer beautiful views canyons and guardrails.
2. Beartooth Highway, Montana & Wyoming
Beartooth Highway is considered as the first choice for all the riders who are looking for an adventurous and fun ride. It is the stretch of road between Cooke City and Red Lodge. This highway is not for the beginners as it features many steep elevation changes, sharp turns, and steeper mountain cliffs. It is open only from a time range from mid-May to mid-October. Beartooth Highway is known for its heavy winds and thunderstorms which are even seen during the summer time. It is very cold in this part, hence stay warm when you ride in this area.
3. The Tunnel of Trees, Michigan
The Tunnel of Trees is a very beautiful and scenic road which is surrounded by very thick trees. It is found on M-119 state route in Michigan. It is lined up with dense trees, vineyards, farms and shops which create a virtual roof of leaves. The tunnel lacks centerline and it is very popular in autumn as the canopy changes colors during this time. The Tunnel of Trees is considered as the best tourist attraction and provides a beautiful view of Lake Michigan.
4. San Juan Skyway, Colorado
San Juan Skyway is a 233-mile route that comprises of the State Highway 62, State Highway 145 and the Highway 160. It also gives an opportunity to the riders to stop at different historic locations such as Durango, Silverton, and Cortez. The 25-mile stretch of this road is considered as most amazing and beautiful stretch of road in the entire country. It also brings the riders to the historic mining camps, national parks, and ski resorts. When the road climbs to 11,000 feet at the Red Mountain Pass, one can definitely view many ghost towns from above. Riders can also spot mule deer, black bears and mountain goats amongst the mountain peaks and waterfalls
5. Tail of the Dragon, North Carolina
Tail of the Dragon is a very popular road for the riders in the US and stretches at the state line for Tennessee and North Carolina. It has a stretch of US 129, switchbacks and a whopping 318 curves. This route is not for the faint heart riders and has witnessed many accidents. One should not mess with this route if you are not an experienced and skilled rider. This road has a fearsome reputation and is overloaded with many scenic views. The weather of this area is very harsh and unpredictable and riding at this route can be very challenging.
All these routes are amazing and give immense happiness to ride. Finding the best routes that will engage and intrigue can be a very difficult job. But with these best motorcycle roads in America, one can really enjoy the adventurous and memorable ride with no shortage of fun. Enjoy the ride and create wonderful memories that you will never forget. Also don’t forget to wear all the safety gear such as gloves, jacket, helmet and boots while conquering any road trip. Let’s make it an adventurous ride!
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