World’s Most Stunning Scenic Road Trips To Be Added To Your Bucket List.

From New Zealand’s spectacular Milford Road, to the twists and turns of South Africa’s Chapman peak drive, our collection of the world’s most spectacular roads justifies that journey is every now and then more important than the destination.

  1. Highway One, Monterey County, California

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Topping our list of the most spectacular roads in the world, Highway one is one amongst the USA’s most scenic roads. Running as far as California’s coastline– this road starts from south of Los Angeles to Mendocino County in the north – but you’ll discover the most scenic stretch in the Monterey region.

   
  1. The Atlantic road, Norway

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The dream of every driving enthusiast, Norway’s Atlantic Road runs over five miles to feature beautiful archipelago and a number of low-lying bridges. Considered one amongst the best roads for a road trip, it twists and turns through few of Norway’s most histrionic seas and a curved architectural feat which when viewed from specific angles, seem to decline straight into the sea.

   
  1. Ruta 40, Argentina

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Running for an astounding 3,195 miles, Ruta 40 is Argentina’s longest highway. Meandering through the remote plains of Patagonia, it winds northwards and flanks towards the west beside the spectacular peaks of the Andes. What’s more? It passes through bustling cities to the pristine lakes before marking its attendance at the highest point at Abra del Acay which is 4,952 meters above sea-level.

  1. Milford Road, New Zealand

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Taking off from the lakeside town of Te Anau, the Milford runs through some of the most beautiful parts of New Zealand.  Offering an epic ride through the country’s striking Southern Alps, the road could be traversed within two hours.

P.S. Do not forget to set aside extra time to sightsee the beautiful Mirror Lakes, Earl Mountains and the Cleddau River which will greet you in the between.

  1. Karakoram Highway, Pakistan-China

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One of the highest paved roads in the world, Karakoram was constructed for over 20 years. The road traverses few of the toughest yet the most magnificent terrain on the planet. Moreover, it also runs across the glacial landscape of the Karakoram Mountains, following a path parallel to the ancient Silk Road route.

  1. Strada Statale 163, Amalfi Coast, Italy

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Stretching across the curves of Amalfi Coast, Italy’s UNESCO World Heritage site, Strada Statale 163 is regarded as one of the most awe-inspiring roads in Europe. What’s more? It offers the ride of a lifetime, which is encompasses by the lofty cliffs on one side whereas the breath-taking Mediterranean Sea to the other.

  1. Great Ocean Road, Australia

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Stretching over 150 miles, the great ocean road runs along one of Australia’s most scenic stretches of coastline, from Torquay in the east to Warrnambool in the west. The road offers a heavenly delight for the road-trippers who could unveil great sights such as the Great Otway National Park, spectacular waterfalls and much more.

  1. Chapman’s Peak Drive, South Africa

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From the town of Noordhoek, Hout Bay, Chapman’s Peak Drive runs five-and-a-half miles long and skirts along South Africa’s most spectacular coastlines. With as many as 114 twists and turns, Chapman’s Peak Drive is a breath-taking route traversing through several picnic spots and whale-watching points to offer the much needed respite from the thrilling drive.

      

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