The perfect pandemic outing might be cruising through the country on a motorcycle, says Paige Bouma of (CycleTrader.com). “It naturally lends itself to social distancing, and it’s a great fun thing to do. You just feel like you’re at one with nature,” says the vice president of the online marketplace for new and used motorcycles. She shares some favorite routes with USA TODAY.
Great Smoky Mountains National Park
Tennessee and North Carolina
The nation’s most-visited national park offers motorcyclists 400 miles of roadway to explore. Popular rides include the , the and the . “You can get lost in the ride. You have mountains all around you,” Bouma says.
Skyline Drive, Shenandoah National Park
This 105-mile, ridge-hugging route runs the entire length of Shenandoah National Park, offering scores of scenic