Did you know that riding a bike in a peaceful environment is a therapeutic method of relieving stress? If not, now you know. Besides, riding a bike is also good for your health because it is ultimately a form of exercise. So, if you are not a big fan of riding bikes in a busy city road, we are here to help you. In this article, we have curated a list of the best road for you to ride a bike in the US. Follow the list and you are sure to have the best bike riding time of your life!
The Biggest Road – TransAmerica Trail
This trail was inaugurated as a celebration of America’s 200th Independence Day in 1976. Also known as “Bikecentennial,” the road is 4,262 miles long. It runs from the Atlantic Coast of Virginia to the Pacific in Oregon. In between comes the heartland of the USA and the Rockies.
The Pacific Coast Route
If you want to ride a bike along the coast and take in all the scenic beauty, the Pacific Coast Route will suit you best. Running for almost 1,853 miles from Washington’s border to San Diego, the route has all kinds of facilities for bike riders including the best camping grounds.
Yet To Be The Best Road – East Coast Greenway
Though this road is only 23% complete, its running track has made riders go crazy over it. Running for almost 3,000 miles, it passes through Calais, Maine, and Key West. The best part about it surely is the one day link between all three places. If you want the road to be ready soon, you can also help the Greenway folks by donating to their funds.
The Mississipi Trail
You have all heard of the Mississipi river, but have you heard of the Mississipi River Trail? It is one of the best cycling roads that the US has which will also give you mesmerizing scenic views of America’s longest river. The road runs for 2,000 miles from Minnesota to the New Orleans delta and passes through ten states.
The Challenging Biking Road – Great Divide Trail
If you are one of those people who love challenges, the Great Divide Trail will be perfect for you to ride your bike. The road is a mixture of gravels, single tracks, and converted railroad beds. In some places, the road even gains more than 200,000 feet of elevation! Till now the most challenging biking road has been completed in 15 days.
The Underground Railroad
If you want to feel the adrenaline rushing through your veins, imagine yourself riding at night through the roads through which the Southern slaves escaped to the North. The Underground Railroad runs through the exact same paths where history was created. Just so you know beforehand, this road runs for 2,028 miles.
The C&O Canal And Towpath
Coming down to shorter routes, this trail connects Washington, D.C., and Pittsburgh. It runs for 330 miles and the total route can be completed in a few days on a cycle. It is highly famous during autumn due to the falling leaves and the colorful scenic beauty.