Best Places to Motorcycle Tour Across the United States

a vintage photo of an old bike packed and ready to tour. american motorcycle touring at its best. There is nothing better than driving through beautiful scenery while feeling the wind on your face. Motorcycle touring draws in those who not only love spending time on their bikes, but those who enjoy seeing some of the beautiful byways and roads around the country.

As summer sets in, motorcycle touring is about to gain a lot of passengers. Warm weather is the perfect combination for touring. Get ready to hit the pavement. It is summertime – time to fill up your gas tanks and ride, it’s time to find the best routes around the country. If they are close to where you live, they are a must. And, if they aren’t close to you, they are worth the trip.

Colorado

a KTM ready to ride on the roads of ColoradoIf you live in Colorado, you are one lucky rider. This state has some of the most beautifully breathtaking byways in the country. The view of the Rocky Mountains is amazing and draws in motorists from all over the country. Just a few of the breathtaking routes in Colorado are Trail Ridge Road through Rocky Mountain National Park, San Juan Skyway, Grand Mesa byway, and The Silver Thread byway.

Pacific Coast Highway

a bunch of guys riding on the pacific coast highway PCH

Featured as one of National Geographic’s 500 “Drives of a Lifetime”, the PCH has something to please every rider. This highway from Oregon to California is a motorcycle rider’s dream. From ocean views to forests and winding roads to more relaxing stretches, this ride is one that won’t leave you disappointed.

Overseas Highway 

the famous motorcycle touring route in america called the Overseas HighwayWith the Gulf of Mexico on one hand and the Atlantic Ocean on the other, this highway between Key West and Key Largo, Florida is truly the way to spend your summer. With the sun shining down, you can enjoy the ocean breeze and the sights of the ocean. It is truly a unique experience to glide over the calm intermingled waters of the Atlantic and Gulf of Mexico.

Going-to-the-Sun Road

This road in Glacier National Park, Montana is a two hour ride full of beautiful scenery. Going-to-the-Sun Road splits the northern and southern halves of the park in two, providing incredible wildlife sighting opportunities. The park offers some beautiful scenery of the mountains and wildlife of Montana. Peak season in June through October, which is the best time to view over 300 species of birds and mammals. This 50-mile ride through the heart of Montana is a motorcyclist’s heaven.

Highway 12

motorcycle touring on the famous road called highway 12Utah is known for its’ beautiful landscape. The road from Bryce Canyon National Park to Capital Reef National Park is a heart-stopper. The mountainous canyon views and the redrock stone is a sight to behold. Not to mention the beauty of the Clearwater and Lochsa rivers.  Make sure to enjoy the Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument and the beautiful lake views.

Written by Martin Worthy who works at Ship Your Car Now. He has many years of experience helping people move their cars long distances. When he’s not busy coordinating local and international car shipping, Martin enjoys blogging about the process to help movers with tips on how to ship your car easily.

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