12 Best Motorcycle Roads in America

Tail of the Dragon

An 11-mile stretch of US Route 129, the Dragon (also known as Deal’s Gap) is widely considered to be one of the best motorcycle roads in America.

Cherohala Skyway

Cherohala Skyway, also known as Overhill Skyway, is a National Scenic Byway that stretches 43 miles from Tellico Plains to Robinville. The road runs through both the Cherokee National Forest and the Nantahala National Forest

Twisted Sisters

The Twisted Sisters take riders through a 100-mile loop of Texas ranches, valleys, and hills. Providing panoramic views, they curve around canyons and rises with few guardrails.

Blue Ridge Parkway

469 miles in length, the Blue Ridge Parkway spans 29 Virginia and North Carolina counties alongside the Blue Ridge Mountains.

Pacific Coast Highway

The Pacific Coast Highway, or California State Route 1, is widely considered to be one of the most beautiful motorcycle roads in America. 

Beartooth Highway

Beartooth Highway (a section of US Route 212) is a stretch of road between Red Lodge and Cooke City, Montana. 

Skyline Drive (Georgia)

With 75 overlooks peering out into the Shenandoah Valley to the east and the Piedmont to the west, Skyline Drive attracts over two million visitors annually.

Pig Trail Scenic Byway

The Pig Trail, a 19-mile portion of Arkansas Highway 23, is a scenic byway of steep hills, dropoffs, and switchbacks cutting through Ozark National Forest.

San Juan Skyway

Having earned its place as an All-American Road, the San Juan Skyway is a scenic 233-mile route through the San Juan Mountains in southwest Colorado.

Natchez Trace Parkway

The Natchez Trace Parkway offers riders 444 miles of scenery and 10,000 years of North American history.