The 10 Greatest Driving Roads in the World

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So Wanna drive on these roads!!!

A great road challenges everyday notions, replacing the familiar–the dull grind of everyday commuting–with the epic: turns, terrain and landscape that adjust our perception of the world. But most of all, it elicits a thrill. These 10 mythic highways inspire us to hit the roads.

10. White Rim Trail

Where: Utah, USA

While Moab steals the glory when it comes to off-roading meccas, we’ll take the lesser-known White Rim Trail. Rated moderately difficult for high-clearance four-wheel-drive vehicles, according to the National Park Service, this 100-mile loop slices through the Canyonlands National Park. White-knuckle your way through a broad array of views and terrains, from arches and canyons to basins and stunning plateaus. Be sure to take plenty of water, as signs of civilization are few and far between

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9. Ruta 40

Where: Argentina

Argentina’s Ruta 40 is one of the longest stretches of highway in the world, connecting 20 national parks with countless passes through the Andes mountain range. If you don’t have time for the entire span of more than 3000 miles, we recommend bypassing the tourist-clogged southern portion and exploring the harrowing and gorgeous upper elevations, where Ruta 40 climbs as high as 16,000 feet above sea level.

Argentina; Ruta 40; Cerro Fitz Roy
Argentina; Ruta 40; Cerro Fitz Roy

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