Taking the scenic route in the United States means you can pick from a long menu of American landscapes. The United States doesn’t disappoint when it comes to variety in landscapes. Take your pick of deserts, mountains, seacoasts, and river gorges — all are available to provide a memorable drive. We’ve included places from all over the country, so it’s perfect if you’re an east coast or west coast purist. You may even prefer the cascading waterfalls of Hawaii.
Whether you’re a road trip lover or need a helpful guide on road trips, there are five that you can’t miss. From the hundreds of miles of highway on a typical American map, these five spectacular routes are perennial contenders for the nation’s most scenic. Get in and enjoy the ride.