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June 13, 2024 28 mins

The American road trip is a quintessential pastime. But if you’re looking for something a bit more international, there are spectacular drives all around the world that are just waiting to be explored. 

Although perhaps nothing else quite ticks all the boxes like the one we’re talking about today. 

Lush green forests, hills, mountains, steep cliffs that dramatically overlook the sea, plus lively pub culture, great seafood, and traditional music … the North Coast 500 has it all! 

Today, Angie Orth welcomes Dan Holland and Pennie Stuart, hosts of the NC500 podcast series. Their passion and expertise when it comes to “Scotland’s Route 66” will have you behind the wheel and headed for the Highlands in no time!

You’ll hear about the unmatched scenery you’ll experience along this iconic drive, and why it’s being compared to our very own Route 66. You’ll learn how to set yourself up for the journey, and how to see the best of nature, quaint picturesque villages, and cultural hot spots along the way. You’ll also learn a few road safety and seasonal tips so you can best prepare for your Scottish adventure. 

What You’ll Learn:

  • Getting to know the North Coast 500 (1:57)
  • Why people refer to the NC 500 as Scotland’s Route 66 (6:54)
  • How long you need to enjoy the drive properly (14:24)
  • A weeklong itinerary to hit all the highlights (15:24)
  • How to choose the season that will suit you best (22:25)

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