OR Posted in Oregon March 23, 2017 by Tessa Metcalf 10 Gorgeous Roads In Oregon That Will Make You Want To Pull Over Every Five Minutes From epic canyon highways to charming historic byways, these 10 scenic drives are positively enchanting. Grab your camera and hit the road on one of these stunning drives in Oregon. 10. Historic Columbia River Highway flickr/ Maciek Lulko The legendary Columbia River Highway dates back to the 1910s. This stunning road winds through the Columbia River Gorge along the river, passing tons of incredible waterfalls, lookout points, and more. 9. Rim Drive and the Volcanic Legacy Scenic Byway flickr/ jdegenhardt What could be a more scenic drive than a road that circles the rim of Crater Lake? Located along the (also stunning) Volcanic Legacy Scenic Byway, Rim Drive is a spectacular 33-mile road that will give you a 360 degree view of Oregon's most incredible natural wonder. Luckily, you can pull over every few minutes -- there are tons of viewpoints along the way, as well as hikes, information plaques, and more. 8. Hells Canyon Scenic Byway flickr/ Baker County Tourism Located in eastern Oregon, the Hells Canyon Scenic Byway is another unique road that navigates one of Oregon's amazing natural wonders. This byway winds around the beautiful Wallowa Mountains, passes 11 small towns, and goes through part of the Hells Canyon National Recreation Area. 7. Route 101 flickr/ matt northam This legendary highway stretches along the coast from northern Washington all the way down to southern California. The Oregon section of this highway is absolutely breathtaking. Drive along the coast past amazing beaches, stunning cliffs, natural wonders, old growth forests, charming small towns, and more. 6. Journey Through Time Scenic Byway flickr/ Timothy Bishop,CMSM This unique scenic byway weaves through eastern Oregon from Baker City to the town of Biggs. Along the way, you'll pass through amazing scenery, charming towns, ghost towns, the John Day Fossil Beds National Monument, and Oregon Trail Interpretive Center. 5. Hood River Fruit Loop flickr/ Pete There are lots of beautiful roads in the Mt Hood area. One great day drive is the Hood River Fruit Loop, which passes numerous lovely orchards, farms, vineyards, and more, with many charming places to stop along the way. 4. McKenzie Highway flickr/ Kirt Edblom The McKenzie Highway, AKA Route 242, is a beautiful, historic road that travels from Belknap Hot Springs to the town of Sisters, passing through the incredible McKenzie Pass along the way. 3. Steens Mountain Loop Road flickr/ Donnie Kolb The Steens Mountain Loop Route is a breathtaking, remote road that circles through the incredible Steens Mountain landscape in southeastern Oregon. 2. Elkhorn Scenic Byway flickr/ Baker County Tourism At just over 100 miles long, the Elkhorn Scenic Byway explores the rolling Elkhorn Mountains and passes many fascinating hidden gems including ghost towns, lakes, museums, camping areas, rivers, and more. 1. Cottage Grove Covered Bridge Tour flickr/ turcottes78 The Cottage Grove Covered Bridge Tour is a short but stunning drive that leads you through lovely scenery past numerous historic covered bridges. It's the perfect way to find out why Cottage Grove is Oregon's covered bridge capitol. Check out our list of 8 unforgettable road trips to take in Oregon.