Take These 11 Country Roads In North Dakota For A Gorgeous Scenic Drive
One of the best things about North Dakota is that a country road is never far, no matter where you are in the state. These back roads, whether they be deserted dirt roads or paved county roads, will take you through the wide expanse of fields, prairies, rolling hills and badlands that fill the state, as well as through some of the hidden small towns you might have never known to exist otherwise.
The next time you get the chance, take a drive on one of these to explore the true beauty of North Dakota and see what’s waiting for you:
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/
Driving through North Dakota is one of my favorite things to do, especially near dusk when the sun is setting and the land turns into a masterpiece. Once you get out far enough, you can pull over, stop the car, and star gaze. I’ve never experienced anything like it anywhere else! Where are your favorite places to take a scenic drive in North Dakota?
The official ND scenic byways are hard to beat when it comes to amazing drives. Check out a map of them and learn about each route you can take by clicking here.
Leah moved to North Dakota when she was 12 years old and has traveled from the Red River Valley to the badlands and many places in between. She loves small-town life and currently enjoys living on a small farm in the ND prairie. She's always had a passion for writing and has participated in novel writing challenges such as NaNoWriMo multiple times. Her favorite part about this job is recognizing small businesses that deserve a boost and seeing the positive affect her articles can have on their traffic, especially in rural areas that might have otherwise gone overlooked.
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