25 Of The Most Amazing Roads On Earth… The Journey IS The Destination.
Typically, the topography of the land is cleared and razed to make space for highways and roads to be built. Sometimes, though, the earth just refuses to cooperate, and roads have to be built in spite of the fact that conditions aren't ideal.
The result? Epically awesome thoroughfares that have to be driven to be believed. Check out this insane roads below and try to decide which ones you'd dare to navigate - #8 looks like the best road trip ever.
#1. U.S. Route 163 Scenic Byway, Arizona
This road spans from the border of Arizona to Monument Valley in Utah. This stretch of pavement is known for it's amazing views of red rocks in the desert.
#2. White Rim Road, Canyonlands National Park, Utah
This road is 100 miles long, and offers uninterrupted views of the surrounding mesas and rock formations.
#3. The Overseas Highway, Florida Keys, Florida
This highway is comprised of 42 bridges that span over 113 miles. The bridge is narrow, so when you're on it, you'll feel like you're driving on the ocean itself.
#4. Icefields Parkway, Alberta, Canada
If you're traveling on this road, you will run into amazing mountain lakes, gorgeous valleys, and even glaciers. The road is so beautiful that it's actually considered one of Canada's national treasures.
#5. Atlantic Road, Norway
This narrow strip of land that cuts through the Atlantic Ocean and boasts epic views of Norwegian - who wouldn't want to see seals and whales while they're cruising down the road?
#6. Milford Road, New Zealand
This road leads to Milford Sound, one of the locations used in "Lord of the Rings" trilogy. Anyone want to take a road trip to Mordor?
#7. Chapman’s Peak Drive, South Africa
Overlooking the sea, this road has 114 curves. That means that while you'll want to look out at the majestic views, you should probably pay attention to the roads.
#8. North Yungas Road, Bolivia
This is known as the most dangerous road in the world - it has single lanes, steep drops, and many hairpin turns.
#9. Trollstigen Road, Norway
Trollstigen means "troll ladder" in Norwegian, and it is a name befit for this narrow switchback road. Once you're at the top of this passageway, you'll be able to view the Stigfossen waterfall- it's over one thousand feet tall and cascades over the mountains. Sounds like it's totally worth the trip.
#10. Road of a Thousand Kasbahs, Dadès Gorges, Morocco
This incredible road winds through the DadesValley, cutting between the Atlas and Anti-Atlas mountains.
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