Whether you are off-roading in your car or on motorcycle, you can catch some amazing views throughout the United States. One of the many benefits of a bike is you are able to get a closer feel for the surroundings, and may be able to travel where cars cannot. Here are five must-see views to help you plan your next off-roading bike trip.
1. Pacific Coast Highway, California
If you love the beach, the PCH is a must-see. Running along the California coast, the PCH provides a beautiful view of the coastline and surrounding mountains. California is known for great weather, but you can download a free weather app on your Android or iPhone, to avoid surprises.
2. Blue Ridge Parkway, Virginia
A combination of beautiful countryside and a low speed limit of 45 mph on this road becomes the perfect way to ride and sightsee at the same time. If you are a history buff, you can even see areas rich in Civil War historical sites.
3. Route 50, West Virginia
This route combines the edge of mountain riding with a variety of beautiful views and terrains. The weather can become an issue, so be sure to check your weather app before you set out.
4. Blue Ridge Parkway: North Carolina and Virginia
Another beautiful terrain that will take you about two days to complete. Perfect for a long weekend, this terrain will require a bit of planning. If you run into an unexpected storm, the free weather radar widget that comes with any good weather app, can help you navigate.
5. Tail of the Dragon, North Carolina
If you are looking for a drive with a bit more edge, check out Tail of the Dragon. This terrain is definitely for the more experienced rider and accidents can happen. Be sure to check your weather app to make sure that the road is dry and safe.
Whether you are a new rider, or a veteran, you can enjoy one or more of these exciting and beautiful trails in your spare time.