BEST MOTORCYCLE RIDING ROADS & SCENIC ROUTES IN THE USA
February 10, 2017
The United States is unique in that it features a wide variety of terrains and climates, which in turn leads to a multitude of beautiful roads perfect for motorcycles. From the East Coast to the West Coast, and everything in between, this country has countless breathtaking places to ride, and as a result, America is home to some of the greatest roads for motorcycles in the entire world!
Tail of the Dragon
This ride is not for the faint of heart! Tail of the Dragon, which stretches between North Carolina and Tennessee, boasts an unbelievable 318 tight turns in just 11 miles! Trucks are not allowed on this stretch of road and bikers from all over the country come to experience the exhilarating ride.
Pacific Coast Highway
A west coast classic, Pacific Coast Highway is packed with breathtaking ocean views and iconic spots to see such as Hearst Castle and the Big Sur Bixby Bridge. Whether you want to start in sunny southern California and make your way up the coast or take it from the very top, PCH is one of the best motorcycle routes in the country.
Located in Texas, and also commonly known as the twisted sisters, this scenic riding route gives riders a new look at the longhorn state. With 131 miles of beautiful scenery, this ride will show you a different side of Texas.
Beartooth pass is one of Wyoming’s best motorcycle riding routes. The road starts in Montana and twists and turns through the Rocky Mountains and into the northernmost point of Yellowstone National Park. With countless switchbacks and breathtaking scenery, this ride will surely blow you away.
Blue Ridge Parkway
Hidden within the Blue Ridge and Appalachian Mountains of Virginia, passing through both the Smoky Mountains National park in North Carolina and Shenandoah National park in Virginia, this ride will take your breath away. Many riders have dubbed this 469 mile stretch their greatest ride of all time.
Pig Trail Scenic Byway
The gem of the Ozarks, Pig Trail, or Arkansas 23, is any rider's dream ride. This ride is particularly famous for its tunnel of foliage which typically occurs in the spring, summer, and fall. With wildflowers in the summer, and the changing colors of the leaves in autumn this ride is outstanding in different ways throughout the year.
Located in the breathtaking Black Hills of South Dakota, Needles Highway was seemingly made for motorcycles and it’s one of the most scenic motorcycle routes on the way to Sturgis. This ride takes you through multiple tunnels and passes by enormous walls of granite. The highway was named after the towering ‘needles’ of granite that can be seen throughout the route.
Start Exploring with Sena!
No matter where you’re located, there’s an exciting road waiting for you and your motorcycle. So it’s time to grab both your Sena gear and your motorcycle and prepare for an exciting ride! Sena devices are packed with features to ensure an epic motorcycle ride. Whether its GPS directions, taking phone calls, FM radio, or music sharing Sena features will make your ride much more enjoyable. Its time to kick back, relax and hit the open road. Thanks for reading along, we look forward to seeing you in our next post!
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