Great Motorcycle Roads in Vermont

The Best Roads Are Here

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These are the best motorcycle roads in Vermont. These routes will take you along the Green Mountains, vast flowering fields, rolling farmland hills and even waterfalls. From the serenity of Scenic Route 100, to the technical challenges of Route 17 - The best roads are here!

Scenic Route 100 Byway

VT-100 (200 miles)

One of the best motorcycle roads in Vermont is the Scenic Route 100 Byway, which cover virtually the entire state in a route that runs north/south. You'll pass along the Green Mountains, gorgeous rolling farmland, flowered fields, quaint towns, and fantastic road pavement quality. See all that Vermont has to offer on one fantastic route.

Photo by S. Profenna

Photo by S. Profenna

Photo by S. Profenna

Bloomfield to Alburg

Route 105 (109 miles)

Travel east/west on Scenic Highway VT-105 along the northern part of the state. Much of this Vermont motorcycle ride runs along close to the Canadian border. Pass great mountain views near Jay Peak, and on the western side, farmland and cornfields. Late September or early October will showcase New England's famous autumn foliage at its peak.

Charleston, VT

Brighton, VT

Jay State Forest

Mad River Loop

Routes 17, 116, 100, 125 (66 miles)

This loop is one of the best you can ride in New England, as it features the scenic beauty of Vermont. VT-17 is especially technical as you ride through the southern tip of Camel's Hump State Forest. Ride this with caution and enjoy the mountain scenery on this great Vermont motorcycle road!

Photo by S. Profenna

Photo by S. Profenna

Photo by S. Profenna

VT-17

(40 miles)

If you're looking for a challenging road to test your riding skills, this is the road for you. The portion of this VT motorcycle road near Appalachian Gap boasts 53 turns in just 7 miles. Navigate these corners with caution and enjoy the views for an exhilarating ride. This entire route is a mix of hairpin turns at extreme elevation changes to vast farmlands leading to the Lake Champlain Bridge on the NY border.

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Photo by S. Profenna

Photo by S. Profenna

Molly Stark Byway

Route 9 (40 miles)

Route 9 (aka Molly Stark Byway) carves its way in the southern portion of the state. There's some great mountain scenery on this VT motorcycle ride as you navigate the elevation grade changes and wide curves, including an especially high scenic overlook near West Marlboro.

Photo by S. Profenna

Photo by S. Profenna

Photo by S. Profenna

Searsburg to N Adams, MA

Route 8 (17 miles)

This shorter VT motorcycle route starts near Woodford State Park and corners through the southern tip of the Green Mountains. (Optionally continue over the Massachusetts state line and travel west on Route 2 for another short, terrific road into Williamstown, MA.)

via Google Maps

via Google Maps

via Google Maps

VT-102

(44 miles)

One of the best motorcycle rides in Vermont is Route 102. It's  in the northern part of the state, bordering New Hampshire. It's mostly a smooth road south of Canaan, as you pass alongside farmland with views of the Connecticut River. There's a few blind corners to be cautious around, but many great turns and curves with some wide open scenery throughout.

via Google Maps

via Google Maps

via Google Maps

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