If You Need To ‘Take A Drive,’ Go On One Of These 10 Most Beautifully Challenging Highways [INFOGRAPHIC]
1:00 pm, September 3rd | by Laura Donovan
One of the few downsides to living in New York City is being unable to just “go for a drive.” I did it all the time in high school and college to clear my head, often taking Highway 1, which is one of the most beautifully challenging highways around, according to a new Suzuki Auto infographic.
Lots of people enjoy the relaxing aspects of driving aimlessly with no schedule or traffic, but some of the roads they choose can be scary. The infographic below illustrates some of the dangers of pretty highways, which can have lots of turns, narrow spots, and accident-inducing sights. If you’re cruising along Big Sur Coast Highway, you may slow your speed to look at the ocean. On Park Loop Road, there are many areas with no shoulder, so that’s something to worry about. On Carmel Valley Road, which I’ve used, two lanes quickly become one, and you don’t need me to tell you how that could end badly. Here are a few breathtaking highways that are excellent for aesthetics and taking a person’s mind off work but not necessarily 100 percent safe.