Most Beautiful Highways for Road Trips

The 5 Most Beautiful Highways for Road Trips


Guilin, China, known for its specular scenery, can perhaps best (and most conveniently) be viewed from one of several highways that run in and around the locale (including the one pictured, which is G321).

Portugal's Vasco da Gama Bridge is not just an architectural marvel; it also provides great views of the surrounding waters of the Tagus River. Located in Lisbon, the bridge runs some 56,381 feet, and was completed in 1998.

National Route 40 is a spectacular route in western Argentina, running almost entirely parallel with the Andes mountains.

Chapman’s Peak Drive, situated in Cape Town, South Africa, is one of the most spectacular drives in Africa. Convict labor was used during the seven-year construction process, which was completed in 1922.

Weaving some 9,000 feet above sea level, Italy’s Stelvio Pass is the highest paved mountain pass in the Eastern Alps.

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