There is nothing quite a road trip in the summer time. Taking a road trip with family and friends really tops most of our favorite past-times. Sometimes you don’t need a specific destination to go to, just the road and scenery is enough to deserve the trip. Check out these scary yet amazing roads in the world you may want to drive in your lifetime.
Denali Highway, Alaska
The Denali Highway opened in 1957 as the first road to allow access to Denali National Park, the history of the road as a route of adventure through the wilderness is a fabled tale in the history of Alaska. The Denali Highway connects Paxson to Cantwell, Alaska although winter snow closes the highway to through traffic from about October to about mid-May, depending on the weather. Traveling the Denali Highway today is truly a path through awesome wilderness that links travelers to Alaska’s prehistoric past and gold rush history. Denali Highway is a true wilderness region where the animals have a natural, healthy avoidance of human presence therefore you must work to see them.
Tianmen Mountain Road, China
The Tianmen Mountain Road also called Tianmen Shan Big Gate is a road located within Tianmen Mountain National Park, Zhangjiajie, in northwestern Hunan Province, China. For people to get there, you need to drive up Tongtian Avenue which has 99 turns symbolizing that heaven has nine places. There are a lot of curve to tackle with only a few feet separating you from deadly plunge down the slope. This road has been heralded as one of the most spectaculars roads in the world by the dangerousroads.org users. This road which spirals rapidly upwards from 200m to 1300m above sea level, offers a view of a long winding road which looks like a dragon ascending from the mountains.