Take These 11 Roads In North Carolina For An Unforgettable Scenic Experience

With so much to explore in North Carolina, it’s best to get in your car and take the scenic route! These amazing drives will not only dip you through daring mountains or uncharted coastal plains, but you can also conveniently hop out of your car at anytime to explore hiking trails, state parks, pre-colonial history, and natural wonders. Here are the eleven best scenic drives in North Carolina.

We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now: https://www.onlyinyourstate.com/nominate/

For more options on scenic drives, check out the NCDOT scenic byways map. What are your favorite scenic drives in North Carolina? Tell us in the comments!