Sometimes it’s not about the destination, it’s about the journey and when it comes to these ten gorgeous highways, we can’t agree anymore. So, what are you waiting for? Get in this car, roll down the windows and drive along the world’s most beautiful highways.
Jebel Hafted Mountain Road, United Arab Emirates:
Stretching over seven miles, the Jebel Hafted Mountain Road winds its way up to the highest peak in the United Arab Emirates, offering visitors panoramic views of the city of Al Ain. The road passes through a limestone mountain and ends at the top of the mountain, where visitors can visit a hotel and a restaurant.
The Atlantic Road, Norway:
The Atlantic Road of Norway is a dream for motorists and stretches for eight kilometers. It connects the villages of Vegan and Kearvaig via a beautiful archipelago and a series of low-lying bridges. This stunning, scenic route is often considered one of the best road trips in the world. The Atlantic Road is no drive for the discouraged and winds its way through one of Norway’s most dramatic, stormy seas and over the impressive Storseisundet Bridge – the tallest of the eight bridges on the road and a sweeping architectural achievement that is seen from straight out into the ocean to fall.
Strata Stat ale 163, Amplify Coast, Italy:
The Strata Stat ale 163 is one of the most breathtaking roads in Europe, located on the turns of the Italian Amplify coast, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The Strata Stat ale 163 starts in the picturesque town of Salerno and stretches westward along the Sorrento peninsula. It is a daring ride flanked on one side by towering cliffs and on the other by the beautiful blue of the Mediterranean. Driving along the coastal road, you pass picturesque pastel-colored villages along the cliffs like Amplify and Position.
White Rim Road, Canyon-lands National Park, Utah:
The 100-mile White Rim Road runs around and under the Island Mesa Peak and offers sweeping views of the surrounding area. The trip usually takes two to three days with a four-wheel drive vehicle or three to four days by mountain bike. All vehicles and bicycles must not leave the road. Off-road vehicles and off-road dirt bikes are not allowed. Pets are not allowed in vehicles.
In favorable weather conditions, the White Rim Road is considered moderately difficult for vehicles with four-wheel drive and high distance. The steep, exposed sections of the Shafer Trail, Lathrop Canyon Road, Murphy’s Hogback, Hardscrabble Hill and the Mineral Bottom Serpentines make the White Rim Loop a challenging mountain bike tour, requiring extreme caution in adverse weather conditions.
Tianmen Mountain Road, Hunan, China:
Trainmen Mountain is a mountain in Trainmen Mountain National Park, Zhang-jigjig, and northwest Hunan Province, China. A cable car runs from nearby Zhang-jigjig Station to the top of the mountain. It is 7,455 meters long and its 98 cable cars run over a height of 1,279 meters. The highest slope is an unusual 37 degrees. There is also an 11 km long road with 99 bends that reaches the summit of the mountain and leads visitors to the Trainmen Cave, a natural hole in the mountain at 131.5 meters.
Seven Mile Bridge, Florida Keys:
The Seven Mile Bridge is a famous bridge in the Florida Keys in Monroe County, Florida. It links Knight’s Key in the Middle Keys with the Little Duck Key in the Lower Keys. One of the longest bridges at the time it was built, it is one of the many bridges on US 1 in the Keys, where the road is referred to as the Overseas Highway.
Guoliang Tunnel Road, China:
The Guoliang tunnel is carved along and through a mountain in China. The tunnel is located in the Taizhong Mountains in Henan Province. If you want to get there, you should start your journey in Xinxiang. Leave the city on Hanau Avenue heading north.
The Atlantic Roadway, Norway:
The national road, which is considered a national tourist road, is a must. The five-mile route is part of the Norwegian National Road 64 and jumps from island to island connecting the cities of Kristiansand and Molder in central western Norway. Opened in 1989, the road now has four viewing and resting areas that accommodate a large number of tourists who see the scenic route.