10 Scenic Routes To Take In 2023


North America is jam-packed with beautiful drives, from historic corridors to stunning mountain roads. Let’s take a look at 10 scenic routes you need to take this year.

Blue Ridge Parkway

The Blue Ridge Parkway runs through Virginia and North Carolina, offering 469 miles of stunning views.


Pacific Coast HIghway

California’s Highway 1 spans 656 miles along the state’s Pacific coast, offering incredible coastal views.


Natchez Trace Parkway

The Natchez Trace Parkway commemorates the historic forest trail used by Native Americans. The road runs through Mississippi, Alabama, and Tennessee.


Overseas HIghway

Starting in Miami, the Overseas Highway runs south through the Florida Keys for 113 miles, coming to an end in Key West.


Historic Route 66

Although it’s no longer an official part of the US highway system, that doesn’t mean this legendary route is no longer worth visiting. Over 80% of Route 66 is still drivable today.


Great River Road

The Great River Road follows the Mississippi River from its source in Minnesota all the way down to the Gulf of Mexico.  


Olympia Peninsula Loop

This route circles the Olympic Peninsula in Washington State. Along the way, you’ll see forest, mountains, and the beauty of the Pacific coast.


Vermont Route 100

Full of stunning nature and quaint little towns, Route 100 runs along the Green Mountain National Forest. It's one of New England's best scenic routes. 


Sea-to-Sky Highway

This 83-mile stretch of Highway 99 in British Columbia, Canada runs along the Howe Sound and North Shore Mountain, providing incredible natural views.  


Icefields Parkway

The Icefields Parkway runs along the Continental Divide for 140 miles through Alberta, Canada. It is the best way to see the Canadian Rockies.


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