There are few things more exciting than exploring a new road alongside a beautiful landscape. The world’s most beautiful highways proves that the journey is sometimes more important than the destination. What’s curious is that we tend to put all of our focus on the destination, but less focus on the journey there. But it is in the journey that we discover who we really are and what we are made of. Traveling is one of the secrets of how to be happy in life. Going to new places helps you improve your mental well-being by experiencing new places and breaking your daily routine. Want to know where these roads are? Read on!
15. THE CHESAPEAKE BAY BRIDGE TUNNEL – VIRGINIA, USA
The Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel connects the Virginia mainland at Virginia Beach near Norfolk with Virginia’s Eastern Shore. Direct crossing time is approximately 25 minutes. The bridge-tunnel complex is 28 km long from shore to shore and consists mostly of low trestle bridges carrying a two-lane highway. The Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel was declared One of the Seven Engineering Wonders of the Modern World. And it’s no mystery why! It is a stunning complex that goes both over and under the open seas and it’s actually the longest of its kind in the entire world.
14. SILK ROUTE – INDIA
The Silk Route refers to a network of ancient trade routes connecting Asia, Europe and Africa. Extending more than 6,500 km, the Silk Route was majorly used to transport Chinese Silk to Europe through Asia. It was the world’s first information superhighway. Other important items traded in this route were sugar, tea, horses, salt, copper and cotton. The snowy mountain tops and the lush valleys seem so inviting that it never fails to catch the fancy of a long-drive addict or a recommendation among the best road trips in the world. Thambi Viewpoint is considered as the best sunrise viewpoint along the Silk Route.
13. PASO INTERNACIONAL LOS LIBERTADORES – CHILE
12. PASSAGE DU GOIS – FRANCE
11. THE CABOT TRAIL – NOVA SCOTIA, CANADA
10. Atlantic Ocean Road – Norway
9. Hana Highway – Hawaii
8. Rohtang Pass – India
7. Col de I’Iseran – France
6. National Route 40 – Argentina
5. The Overseas Highway – Key Largo to Key West Florida
4. Ring Road, Iceland
3. KARAKORAM HIGHWAY, PAKISTAN
2. The Milford Road – New Zealand
1.The Blue Ridge Parkway – Appalachia, USA