View from the Beartooth Highway drive. Credit: David J. Swift
Everybody loves a nice drive on a gorgeous day, but who likes the headache of mapping your route and planning an itinerary? A new website does all of the hard work for you—Top 10 Scenic Drives in the Northern Rockies gives you all the tools you need to plan a day trip, or a week away, to some of the most naturally beautiful spots on earth.
Start with the drive matcher to fit your personality and interests with one of the featured drives. The top 10 cover five states (Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Washington and Wyoming) and two Canadian provinces (Alberta and British Columbia). You can cruise the Beartooth Highway, tour the Hells Canyon Scenic Byway or circle the Yellowstone-Grand Teton Loop.
These destinations are known for their natural beauty, but don’t think they’re all hiking, biking and bird watching—although there is plenty of that. Provided maps and itineraries will also guide you to art galleries, restaurants and wine festivals.