Planning a motorcycle trip can be challenging. You want to travel somewhere exciting, new, and worthwhile. Some riders set out without a plan, and others want a detailed itinerary. No matter your planning style, you have to at least choose a destination, but how do you know where you want to go?
The following round-up articles are some of our favorites published in 2023. Time to start planning that 2024 motorcycle ride. All it takes is a little inspiration.
10 Towns for Viewing the 2024 Solar Eclipse
A rare marvel of nature is approaching in 2024. The sun will disappear behind the moon in a total solar eclipse on April 8.
You surely don’t want to miss seeing this performance of cosmic ballet—after all, the next total solar eclipse in the U.S. won’t happen until 2044. But what’s the best place for a motorcyclist to view the eclipse? Here are my Top 10 motorcycle-friendly locations for viewing the 2024 total solar eclipse in the U.S.
6 Unique General Store Lunch Stops in the Northeast
As any motorcyclist knows, there’s magic in discovering new backroads. A part of that magic is exploring the markets and general stores tucked away from the hustle of the city.
They let us experience a little piece of the history of the general store—an important aspect of commerce and growth in America’s early days. Here are six places you may want to check out on your next tour.
The Ultimate High: Riding Your Motorcycle to America's Tallest Peaks
The U.S. is home to many majestic mountain ranges, and exploring them on a motorcycle is an exhilarating adventure. Here are seven of the highest mountain peaks in the country that are accessible via motorcycle.
10 Best Places for a Moto Stargazing Trip in America
The night sky has always fascinated us. Our ancestors saw the constellations and signs from ancient gods in the stars, while our modern knowledge and technology lets us gaze at distant planets—or look for flying saucers.
Motorcycles are excellent vehicles for accessing fantastic stargazing spots. But where should you ride to behold the Milky Way in all its glory? Here are 10 prime locations for stargazing all across the U.S.—all easily accessible on two wheels.
Top 10 Curviest Roads in the U.S.
Motorcycle enthusiasts are on an eternal quest to find an experience the curviest of roads. I decided to look into some choice asphalt spread out over the nation to help you satiate your desire for a compelling ride.
In no particular order, and without attempting to say which is the best, here 10 curvy roads that are time-tested rider favorites.
Explore 8 of the Most Otherworldly Landscapes in the US
If you're a motorcycle enthusiast looking for a journey that feels like it's straight out of a sci-fi movie, you're in for a treat. Across the U.S., there are destinations that boast distinctive flora and fauna, unique geological features, and other outlandish characteristics that make them seem like they belong to a different world altogether.
8 Best Coastal Ride Destinations in the Southern US
Motorcycles and coasts go well together. Coasts tend to be undeveloped, with roads that accommodate the geography. As a result, they’re perfect routes for serene two-wheel touring and sightseeing.
Although the West Coast often receives the lion’s share of attention for its coastal rides, the South has its own gems, offering entertaining sights and engaging history. Here are eight beach town destination suggestions to get the adventure-minded stirring with thoughts of Southern coastal rides.
10 Unique Summer Motorcycle Trip Destinations in the U.S.
At RoadRUNNER, we are always searching for new routes that take you to historically and socially significant destinations—and offer a fantastic riding experience. Here are 10 destinations to spark your wanderlust this summer.
6 Most Haunted Roads in the U.S.
We’re all fascinated with spirits, and roads have always been some of ghosts’ and goblins’ favorite haunts. They have their own brand of spooks, with seemingly every backwater town having its own Dead Man’s Curve.
Myths and legends tell of restless spirits unable to leave these darkened roads as a tragic result of wild driving and brutal crashes. Here are six American roads where you might encounter odd, unexplained events during your Halloween motorcycle tour.