The most beautiful road trips in the world
There is nothing more American than hitting the open road. You see the most beautiful scenery passing by your windows and make the most of all nature and culture around you. Moreover, you can drive the route at your own pace and stop when and wherever you want. We present you the most beautiful road trips by continent: explore the fjords of Norway or drive along the coastline of Australia.
Road trip South America
Ruta 40 in Argentina
The Ruta 40 is one of the longest and most spectacular highways from North to South Argentina and is more than 3,000 miles long! Some parts of the road are unpaved, so real adventurers will find this amazing. You will start in the North of Argentina in Punta Loyola and end in the South at La Quiaca. The landscape is beautifully green with high hills, snow capped mountains, and beautiful lakes. Make sure to stop at the Iguazu Falls on the border of Paraguay and Brazil.
Road trip North America
Cabot Trail in Canada
On the Cabot Trail on the island of Cape Breton, you come across some of the most beautiful places of Canada. This road trip is almost 185 miles in length. Take your time for this trip, so you can experience the nature in an optimal way. Stay a night at a hotel or take a walk somewhere in between. The island of this trail, Cape Breton, recently has been nominated as the most beautiful island of North America.
Route 66 from Chicago to Los Angeles
Despite the fact that Route 66 officially no longer exists, it is still a great route to drive. Route 66 is a real classic, running from Chicago all the way to Los Angeles, ending on the beautiful beach of Santa Monica, California. With and between States: Illinois, Missouri, Kansas, Oklahoma, Texas, New Mexico, and Arizona. The route is almost 2,500 miles long, so there is plenty of time to get everything out of your trip. It is a good idea to spend the night in each state for some of the best stops, attractions, and sights.
Road trip Africa
From Cape Town to Durban in South Africa
South Africa is an ideal country to hit the road! We recommend, the route from Cape Town to Durban. This is a road trip of more than 1,250 miles which takes you along beaches, lagoons, natural parks, and wildlife parks. You'll also pass the original Xhosa society. This is a population that has been living in Eastern South Africa for centuries.
Road trip Europa
Bergen to Trondheim, the fjords of Norway
Europe has a lot of features for beautiful road trips. The most beautiful, is the route between Bergen to Trondheim in Norway. Here you drive along the fjords and beautiful mountain landscapes. You will cross one of the longest tunnels in the world, the Gudvangen.
Road trip Asia
On a motorcycle in Vietnam
The best driving route in Asia can be found in Vietnam. We recommend to hit the road with on a motorcycle. You can buy one here for a few hundred dollars, which you can sell again at the end of your trip. Of course it is also possible to rent one, but it will be more expensive. The North of Vietnam is the most beautiful in terms of nature. You have beautiful rice fields, purple glowing mountains and piece and quiet. The route starts in Hanoi and runs up to the North of Vietnam (clockwise). You can end your trip in the beautiful East, near the beach. If you want to travel for a longer period, drive south to visit the capital, Ho Chi Minh City.
Road trip Oceania
The Great Ocean Road in Australia
The most beautiful route of Australia is the Great Ocean Road of 151 miles. This route runs from Torquay (near Melbourne) to Warrnambool. You can make several stops along the way. For example, go surfing at Bells Beach or see the most beautiful cliffs along the coast at Bass Strait. View the roughest patch of the ocean, where around 700 ships were wrecked: the Shipwreck Coast.
For such an ultimate road trip you obviously need a rental car. Hit the road and go!