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The 17 Most Beautiful Highways for Road Trips

South Dakota's Black Hills might not be the most well-known travel route in the U.S., but that's part of the allure. This region blends history and scenery in a way few others can. And that's because a drive from 1-90, and into the Badlands Scenic Byway will take travelers through the stunning cliffs and multi-colored spires of Badlands National Park. Other notable sites in the area? Mount Rushmore (George Washington's profile can be seen in the image above).

The 17 Most Beautiful Highways for Road Trips

From South Africa’s oceanfront Chapman’s Peak Drive to the Atlantic Road connecting tiny archipelagos in Norway, AD covers the most breathtaking road trips

Originally Appeared on Architectural Digest