Cycling is one of the most beautiful ways to see the world. There are so many great cycling destinations around the globe, but these are our top three:
1. The Pacific Coast Highway
The Pacific Coast Highway is an iconic road that hugs the entire west coast of California, from San Diego to Redwoods National Park. Spanning 678 miles (1,093 kilometers), it offers cyclists and joggers a chance to experience some of the most scenic views in the United States. The road winds through mountains and coastline as it snakes around some of Southern California’s most popular tourist destinations. Along with its many attractions, this route also features a number of rest stops along its length where you can stop for lunch or dinner between destinations.
One piece advice: Take your time! It’s easy to get caught up in seeing all that there is to see on this trip—but don't forget that one thing makes this adventure special: you're biking along one of America's most famous highways! So sit back and enjoy the ride!
2. The Great Ocean Road
The Great Ocean Road is a 243-kilometre (151 mi) road along the south-eastern coast of Australia between the Victorian cities of Torquay and Allansford.
The road was built by returned soldiers between 1919 and 1932, and is the world's largest war memorial. It follows the coastline closely to pass by some of Victoria's most famous landmarks, including The Twelve Apostles limestone stacks.
3. The Ring of Kerry
The Ring of Kerry is a scenic road in Ireland that takes you through some of Ireland's most beautiful countryside. The route is about 100 miles long, and it’s one of the most popular tourist destinations in Ireland. It also happens to be a popular cycling destination for people who want to get out on their bikes and enjoy some fresh air—or even participate in an organized cycling event!
The Ring of Kerry is one of those routes where there are so many places to stop along the way that you don't really need any extra planning or preparation—you can just go with what feels right at the time.
So, there you have it. The three best cycling destinations in the world, as decided by us. We hope that this article has helped you decide where to go next and given you some ideas for places to visit when planning your next trip! Did we miss anything? Let us know!