9. The Grand Staircase


Located in Utah, between Bryce Canyon to the West and Glen Canyon National Recreation Area to the East, Highway 12 snakes through the Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument for 130 miles of resplendent motorcycle nirvana. This is the first road in this list I have yet to ride, so I’ll have to rely on Brasfield and Duke to vouch for its epicness (though Duke warns to avoid Officer Perkins…), but rest assured, one day soon I’ll be able to. Considering its location, I’m thinking an ADV bike packed with camping equipment for exploring all the off-road areas to be the bike of choice.