Motorcycle rides are about the journey, not the destination. Long rides on the open road can take you through beautiful forests, past majestic mountains and alongside the open ocean. There are many great places to road trip to in the U.S., too may to list in one blog, so we’ve picked our 10 favorite motorcycle trips in the U.S. to share with you.
Although you might not have a specific destination you need to get to, having your phone’s GPS mounted on your motorcycle where it’s easily and safely visible and accessible as you ride can be helpful when you’re trying to find the right stretch of highway or a place to stop for fuel and a bit to eat. We’ve created a motorcycle phone mount to help you make the most out of your time on the road.
Motorcycle Phone Mount
We know you take pride in your bike, that’s why we built a high-quality motorcycle phone mount and custom phone holder that’s worthy of being placed on your ride. Our heavy-duty adjustable top support and handlebar mount kit is quick and easy to attach to your motorcycle’s handlebars. The top support holds your phone securely in place, so there’s no need to worry about it when you’re riding over rough roads.
Our motorcycle phone mount works with all of our mobile device holders, which feature tilt swivel so your device can tilt 15 degrees in any direction and rotates 360 degrees for the best viewing angle. If you already have a phone holder for your vehicle, then all you need is the motorcycle mount and you’re ready to ride!
Top 10 Motorcycle Road Trips
Once you have your phone is securely mounted on your bike, it’s time to take a journey. We’ve put together our top 10 motorcycle road trips in the U.S. to help you pick your next ride.
Pacific Coast Cruise
If it is an ocean view you crave, this is the route for you. The Pacific Coast Cruise takes you on Highway 1 all the way down the west coast, or up depending on where you start. On this road you will see beautiful beaches on one side and the redwoods forests on the other, with some mountains and meadows sprinkled in. The Pacific Coast Cruise has much to offer for pit stops. Have a night out in Malibu or stop for some coffee in Seattle.
Going to the Sun Road
If you are looking for a quick afternoon ride, take a 2-hour ride through the only road that goes through Glacier National Park in Montana. Enjoy the breathtaking view of the mountains and the photo opps at every turn. Keep in mind that this road is closed for a good part of the year due to snow, so save this ride for warmer weather.
This ride will take you high into the Beartooth Mountains. Located between Montana and Wyoming, the Beartooth Highway will give you an exciting ride with its many switchbacks and turns. As you zigzag your way through the mountains, you’ll get a great view of the forests and wildlife below.
Known as being an ‘All American Road’, Highway 12 will take you through Utah’s Bryce Canyon and Capital Reef National Parks. This ride will give you all the twists and turns a biker could want. Along this road you will see canyons surrounded by sandstone rock and sunsets that will be impossible to forget.
This historic road trip should be on every biker’s bucket list. This trip from Chicago to Los Angeles will give you a tour of American history and endless entertainment. There a plenty of landmarks, restaurants and even historic gas stations to choose from for a pit stop.
Tail of the Dragon
Arguably one of the best motorcycle roads in the U.S., this route gets its name from the 11-miles of pavement that have over 300 curves – resembling a dragon’s tail. With sharp turns scattered throughout the road, this is a trip best suited for the experienced biker. But if you are up for the challenge, this motorcycle ride will take you through the Great Smoky Mountains National Park in North Carolina.
Blue Ridge Parkway
If you are looking to catch a different view of the Smokey Mountains, take a ride along the Blue Ridge Parkway in Virginia. This countryside ride has a low speed limit, which will give a safe chance to take in the fantastic view of the mountains and trees that line the road.
Tunnel of Trees
The best time of year to take this ride is in the fall when this road becomes a tunnel of color. When there is a break in the trees, you can catch a glimpse of Lake Michigan. Due to the dense forest that surrounds this road, every turn is a surprise, providing you with the perfect ride.
The Twisted Sisters
Are you looking to take a road trip in the Texan South? Then you might want to consider the The Twisted Sisters; otherwise known as The Three Sisters. The Twisted Sisters are made up of three Ranch Roads: 335, 336 and 337. These twisting roads will take you alongside rivers and ranches and curve you around canyons and valleys.
If you are looking to see some wildlife on your motorcycle road trip, take a ride through the Shenandoah National Park on the Skyline Drive in Virginia. The roads are lined with wildflowers and wildlife, and with a low speed limit you won’t miss a thing.