All over the world, there are interesting places to explore, people to meet and sights to see. The great thing about this is that you have the opportunity to see it for yourself. With this in mind, VroomVroomVroom has put together a list of the most interesting drives in the world, because after all, you only live once right? If you want to get out and explore this beautiful place we call home, make sure you book your car rental with VroomVroomVroom.
The Most Scenic Drive in Canada – Icefields Parkway, Alberta
Soaring mountains surrounding this stretch of road, are so close, you will be in awe of the beauty that is around you. When you drive through Icefields Parkway, you will think you are looking at a postcard (yep, it’s that picturesque). When you thought that stunning views like this were enough, Icefield Parkway has over 100 ancient glaciers dotted in and around the area – plus epic waterfalls and lakes in the valleys.
The Most Scenic Bridge in New South Wales – Sea Cliff Bridge, Australia
Sea Cliff Bridge is a stunning stretch of road that is located in Illawarra, New South Wales. This would have to be one of the most stunning and scenic bridges in Australia, like come on, how beautiful! Sea Cliff Bridge follows the coastline of New South Wales connecting two small towns, however the drive down the East Coast of Australia is visually stunning and worth checking out. The countless amazing beaches and scenery means that your passengers better be camera ready because something beautiful and interesting will always be on the horizon.
The Highest Main Road in New Zealand – Crown Range Pass, Otago
Situated between Wanaka and Queenstown, Crown Range Pass is the highest main road in New Zealand at a crazy altitude over 1000 metres! The zigzag effect is designed this way so it is easier for vehicles to travel up the steep incline.
The Sharpest Bend in France – Ardèche
The French Alps are full of stunning views and things to see. This road is tucked away in the Ardèche region and is full of greenery and interesting sights to see. From the rivers to the caves, you will always find fascinating places to visit and see, just like this road.
The Best Place to Go Off Roading in the US – White Rim Road, Utah
White Rim Road is located in the Canyonlands National Park where the landscape is an amazing burnt orange colour. As far as the eye can see are rock structures and eye-catching formations that are typically staggered. This is not for the faint-hearted and is completely off road. Don’t be fooled by the name, because this place is anything but white!
Note: VroomVroomVroom does not allow their hire cars to be taken off road.
The Windiest Road in Switzerland – Julier Pass
Located in the east of Switzerland, Julier Pass is found in the Albula Alps. This road is interesting because it has twists just like the one in this photo throughout the whole road. Aesthetically it’s stunning, and driving it would be a memorable experience!
The Most Difficult Road to Drive in Britain – Hardknott Pass, Sussex
Located in the beautiful United Kingdom, Hardknott Pass lives up to its name and then some. Did you know this road is known to be one of the most difficult roads in Britain to drive? The hairpin turns in this road PLUS the fact it is on a 33% gradient makes it tricky to drive.
The Scariest Sounding Road in the US – Valley of Fire, Nevada
Surprisingly, the Valley of Fire is located only an hour out of Las Vegas. As menacing as the name sounds, the Valley of Fire picks up it’s name from the bright red sandstone formations that were created more than 100 million years ago spread across this National Park. It’s hard to believe how close this stunning natural landscape is to the bustling Las Vegas when you are driving through the gorgeous and undisturbed desert.
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