Driving across the world in your car is one of the most amazing feelings ever. You can leave everything behind and enjoy a stress-free trip with the only thing to bother you is the gas money. The cool thing about long road trips is the fact that you finally get a chance to detach from work and test out the performances of your car. However, driving fast is not all that road trips are about! You can always take a special trip to the best roads in the world and get to see some of the most breathtaking views ever.
20. SOUTH ISLAND, NEW ZEALAND
This incredible looking road is located on South Island, New Zealand. No wonder Peter Jackson chose this country to be the place where he filmed the famous “Lord of the Rings” movies when it has fantastic scenery like this one. What’s coming next is even more jaw-dropping…
19. SEVEN MILE BRIDGE, USA
There’s something about the USA and amazing looking roads that make them go together perfectly. USA is renowned for having beautiful roads that everyone needs to visit at least once in their lifetime and the Seven Mile Bridge is one of them.
18. THE SOUTHERN APLS OF NEW ZEALAND
It didn’t take long for New Zealand to make another appearance on our list, but just look at how mesmerizing this long road looks like! Can you imagine how fun it must be to live in New Zealand, all the nice drives that you can go on at a whim’s notice?
17. FURKA PASS, SWITZERLAND
The one thing everyone knows about Switzerland is that this country is filled with massive mountains and this can be seen in the picture above. A fun fact about this location is that the highly popular James Bond movie “Goldfinger” was filmed here.
16. THE ATLANTIC ROAD, NORWAY
Norway is another country that is renowned for its huge mountains, but it is also close to the sea. This is why people who want to cross from one part of the country to the other need to get on bridges just like this one. Isn’t this amazing? Maybe it is, but it surely pales in comparison with the road on #12.
15. AMALFI COAST, ITALY
If you are a fan of good food and you also enjoy long drives, then you really need to check out the Amalfi Coast in Italy. This place looks like it’s something taken out of a book because of how picturesque it looks. Another cool thing about this road is that you will drive next to the Tyrrhenian Sea.
14. KHARDUNG PASS
Even though most people wouldn’t say that India is known for its cool looking roads, this pictures begs to differ. The Khardung Pass is a jaw-dropping road in the middle of India and it peaks at the height of 17,582. Can you imagine how awesome it must be to drive at that altitude?
13. SANI PASS, SOUTH AFRICA
This road looks incredibly cool! However, there aren’t that many people who are brave enough to get on it because of all the slopes and the steepness of the place. Although, people who enjoy driving 4×4 cars will have a blast on Sani Pass.
12. PACIFIC COAST HIGHWAY, CALIFORNIA
California is a beautiful place where people from all walks of life come to live their dreams. One of the most amazing things about California is the Pacific Coast Highway which is shown in the picture above. Driving on this road makes it clear that you are going to a special place.
11. WHITE RIM ROAD, UTAH
If you enjoy driving and having incredible scenery to look at from your window at the same time, then the White Rim Road from Utah is exactly what you need. We should mention that this road is 100-miles long and people need somewhere around three days to finish it.
10. TIANANMEN MOUNTAIN ROAD, CHINA
This road measures in at 11km and it has more than 99 turns! People who chose to drive on this road will arrive on top the Tianmen Mountain and they will find lots of cool things to do such as visiting the Tianmen Mountain National Park.
9. STELVIO PASS, ITALY
Italy doesn’t only have good food because it also has some of the most amazing roads that you will ever see. This road is famous for being a hotspot for drivers and motorcyclist who enjoy getting an adrenaline rush when driving down. Talking about hotspots, the next road will amaze you!
8. TRANSFAGARASAN, ROMANIA
This road is known for being a hotspot for tourists and the amazing thing about it is that it was built back in the 1970s by Nicolae Ceausescu, the former dictator of the country. The road carves its path through mountains and everyone who drives it says that it’s the best road in the world!
7. HIGHWAY 1, USA
This is another road from California that takes people next to the coast. Highway 1 is always known as the “Big Sur” and it takes people from San Simeon to Carmel. What’s great about this road is that it takes cars so close to the Pacific that it makes drivers feel like they are about to fall into the water.
6. DADES GORGES, MOROCCO
Dades Gorges is located in Morocco and it stretches for 100 miles. The best thing about this road is that one side of it is desert, while the other is filled sound. Doesn’t this road look amazing?
5. MANALI HIGHWAY, INDIA
This road is perfect for people who hate taking turns every few meters but enjoy seeing mountains. This road takes drivers towards the Tanglang La mountain pass which is located at the height of 5325 meters.
4. COL DE TURINI, FRANCE
Col De Turini is located in France and it leads people to the Alps. What makes this road stand out when compared to the others on our list is the fact that it’s surrounded by nature and wildlife who sometimes stumble in front of parked tourists.
3. GREAT OCEAN ROAD, AUSTRALIA
Just like the road’s name implies, people who decide to venture on this road will find that the ocean is right next to them. Another amazing thing about this road is the natural rock formations that surround it all throughout its 151-mile length.
2. TOUGE ROADS OF MOUNT FUJI
Mount Fuji is the most famous location in all Japan and everyone who wishes to climb this mountain needs to travel Touge Roads. However, this is not such a bad thing since as you can see in the picture above, the Touge Roads are quite amazing.
1. BEARTOOTH HIGHWAY, USA
The last road on our list is called the Beartooth Highway! Doesn’t this road sound scary? Well, that’s because it actually is one of the most terrifying roads in the world because it’s located on top of a mountain. Despite the large height, Beartooth Highway does have some of the impressive sceneries in the world.