Great Motorcycle Roads in Vermont
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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 single greatest motorcycle roads in all of 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.
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 route 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.
Mad River Loop
Routes 17, 116, 100, 125 (66 miles)
This loop is one of the best you can ride in the 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.
If you're looking for a challenging road to test your riding skills, this is the road for you. The portion 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.
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 as you navigate the elevation grade changes and wide curves, including an especially high scenic overlook near West Marlboro.
Searsburg to N Adams, MA
Route 8 (17 miles)
This shorter 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.)
Route 102 in the northern part of the state is mostly a smooth road south of Canaan. Pass alongside farmland with views of the Connecticut River on the New Hampshire border. There's a few blind corners to be cautious around, but many great turns and curves with some wide open scenery throughout.