Riders from the southern US are not left out when it comes to enjoying epic moments with their motorcycles. There are many adventurous roads in the Southern States where they can take their bikes and experience real adventure, riding through dense forests, rocky places, curves, and coastal lines. Here are some of the best motorcycle rides in the Southern US, which will guarantee you the ride of your life.
Best motorcycle rides in the Southern US
Indian River Lagoon Short Loop in Florida
You can find the starting point of this 44 miles stretch at the intersection of A1A and US-1. If you love riding through sharp bends, then this is the route for you as it promises a perfect ride with lots of twists and turns. Passing minor hills and dips, you will enjoy the view of amazing scenery and magnificent beaches. The stretch offers a great balance of rural roads, as well as open relaxing highway for both beginners and experienced riders.
It’s called Georgia’s dragon for a good reason. This 42-miles stretch goes around the base of Blood Mountain, where you can find many incredible views as you ride through the mountains passes.
It starts off in Dahlonega, and heads North on the route 60, merging with GA 91 and later splitting off to the left to reach Suches, GA. You will encounter several blind turns, as well as some elevation changes, making your ride a bit of a challenge.
Scenic Bypass Loop in Northern Georgia
On this 40-miles trail you get to ride along several scenic by-ways of the US government. On your way, you will see the tallest mountain in Georgia, which is visible through the thick and hilly Chattahoochee National Forest. You will also ride along the great waters, curves and steeps, making the road perfect for motorcyclists who want an entertaining ride.
Beaufort Scenery in South Carolina
You can access this road by taking interstate 95 down all the way to Highway 21 at Yemassee. On this road, you will get to ride through the scenic rivers, beautiful barrier islands, and Hunting Island State Park with so much more to see along the way. The roads are expanded and new bridges have been constructed, meaning that the 40 miles stretch will be nothing but fun and excitement.
Cherokee Run in North Carolina
This route is found just south of Lake Junaluska, which you can access through US 19 South. It stretches to the town of Cherokee, where you can find some of the best scenery. Bear in mind that the entire valley has water at the bottom and is quite isolated so don’t forget to bring your motorcycle luggage with you to carry your essential belongings. There is also a part of the road where you will enter the National Reservation of Cherokee, which carries you through the famous Maggie valley. The 23-miles stretch is very narrow and offers numerous difficult turns, perhaps because it was carved into mountainside.
Route 20’s Twisties in West Virginia
This 113-mile road starts from Charmaco, WV, and stretches all the way through Highway 20 to Buckhannon, WV. It offers serious twisties, just as the name suggests, with many scenic sights of the rolling countryside. You will get to ride on some rough patches from Charmco to Craigsville, and then enter Webster Spring all the way to Rock Cave where traffic is minimal and the roads are better.
If you are on the southern part of the US and want to take an adventurous ride, then you can choose any of these roads for a fun and exciting experience. They all offer numerous sights, where you can stop and see the very best of Mother Nature.
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