Best Scenic Drives in North Carolina

This list represents the most popular scenic drives in North Carolina. Use this list to plan your next North Carolina scenic drives trip. Select a state and/or activity below to find even more top trails.

Uwharrie Trail is a hiking trail in Randolph County and Montgomery County, North Carolina. ...
A 75-mile paved section of one of the most famous routes in America, following the dramatic ...
A 90-mile paved segment of the Blue Ridge Parkway, the famous scenic drive that connects ...
Actually, there’s more than Deals Gap on this ride, but it is definitely the highlight. ...
A 35-mile paved and gravel road through a scenic but lightly visited part of Great Smoky ...
A 61-mile paved route that winds through some of the most spectacular country in the Nantahala ...
A 24-mile paved road that climbs from the base of the Great Smoky Mountains to the highest ...
Smokin’ Dragon takes its name from two of the finest riding destinations in the country—the ...
A 25-mile paved road through beautiful, undeveloped Nantahala National Forest, including ...
A 75-mile section of the paved recreational Blue Ridge Parkway, which follows the scenic ...
A 32-mile paved drive from the wooded hills of Morrow Mountain State Park to the exhibits ...
A 41-mile paved route through the resort towns of Highlands, Cashiers, and Lake Toxaway ...
A short, paved 10-mile route chock-full of interesting sights, including a Revolutionary ...
A 65-mile paved road through the heart of the Pisgah Ranger District of the Pisgah National ...
A 33-mile paved route from a state park with cliffs (surprising for the coastal plain) ...
A 25-mile mostly paved road through rugged mountains, past a historic general store to ...
A 29-mile paved road that climbs up and over a remote, rugged mountain area into Tennessee. ...
A 24-mile paved road between two prominent remnants of the ancient Sauratown Mountains, ...
Blowing Rock is a quaint little town that caters to the wealthy vacationers who own homes ...
No, there’s no “Murder Mountain” in western North Carolina. This ride derives its name ...
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