Questions tagged [scenic-routes]

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Driving across America as a UK driver. What specific rules do I need to know? [duplicate]

I've been driving in the UK for nearly 10 years, covering around 20,000 miles or 32,000 km a year. I've driven across Europe without issue as well. So I'd like to think I'm an experienced driver. ...
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Is there a good way to identify worthwhile scenic routes while driving around the USA?

My family and I will be driving around the USA this summer — east and west coasts, and across the southern coastal states. We'll be doing sightseeing, but I'm also wary of missing a lot of scenery by ...
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Please advise on US-locations similar to WestWorld, Magnificent Seven landscape [closed]

I'm a European and a huge fan of long distance offroad-motorcycle travel, would love to hear some advice on "wild-west" landscape locations (for the lack of a better word). Something similar to The ...
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Things to see by bicycle in the Camargue [closed]

I am going on a 3-day 2-night easy cycling trip in the Camargue (Rhône river delta) at the end of August. I am looking for advice to help me plan a good route, in particular suggestion for places to ...
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How easy/hard is it to go from Lyon to Grenoble (France) on a 50cc scooter?

I am planning a trip trough the French countryside and was wondering if the elevation climb (roughly 800 meters at the halfway point) will be a big factor. I'm not looking to go fast, roughly between ...
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What high-speed intercity trains allow passengers to sit in the front cabin?

Calling "Shotgun" might be the wrong word, since the driver's cab would be on top of the train, or absent altogether. What are some examples of high-speed long-distance intercity trains that have ...
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Ocean view east of Edinburgh

I have one more day to kill in Scotland and I started to think that it would be nice to see the ocean. Where is the closest spot to do this outside of Edinburgh? It should be easily accesible by car ...
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scenic highways within 120 miles of Kingston NY? [closed]

We're taking a trip this weekend upstate and wanted to know what are some are scenic roadways within 120 miles of Kingston, New York. Not hiking footpaths - car roads. As well, what would be some of ...
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Which side of the Zagreb - Ljubljana Train has more scenic views?

Going to Ljubljana from Zagreb by train soon. The Seat61 describes the ride: There are several trains every day linking Zagreb & Ljubljana, journey time 2h28. It's a lovely scenic train ride ...
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Where to find clear sky In South Korea for viewing stars?

What parts of South Korea have the clearest sky without light pollution to see stars? It's clear the big cities have lots of light pollution, but even the places I have been told are "country side" ...
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Quickest and/or most scenic route to Show Low, Arizona from Phoenix by car?

What's the best route to get to Show Low, Arizona from Phoenix. I can either go through Payson or Globe. By "best" I mean which route is faster or more scenic?
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New Orleans to Flagstaff (Arizona) - which route is more scenic

We'll be visiting USA in summer this year (first time). I'm in the middle of planning our trip. We'll be in New Orleans for two days and then we'll be heading to Grand Canyon. Google maps suggests ...