The world's BEST road trips – and their standout experiences

Pacific Coast Highway, USA: Stunning coastal views, iconic landmarks like Big Sur, and charming seaside towns along California's coastline.

Great Ocean Road, Australia: Scenic ocean views, dramatic rock formations like the Twelve Apostles, and opportunities for wildlife spotting.

Route 66, USA: Iconic Americana, historic landmarks, and diverse landscapes stretching from Chicago to Los Angeles.

Ring Road, Iceland: Breathtaking landscapes including waterfalls, glaciers, and volcanic terrain, with chances to see the Northern Lights.

Amalfi Coast, Italy: Cliffside driving with panoramic views of the Mediterranean, charming coastal villages, and delicious Italian cuisine.

Transfagarasan Highway, Romania: Winding mountain roads through the Carpathian Mountains, with views of castles, lakes, and forests.

North Coast 500, Scotland: Remote highland scenery, rugged coastlines, and historic castles in the Scottish Highlands.

The Garden Route, South Africa: Coastal driving through diverse landscapes, with opportunities for safaris, whale watching, and wine tasting.