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Loneliest Highway in America (Hwy. 50)

NV
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Amazing sights

Totally worth the drive. Makes the (long) trip across Nevada somehow more exciting. Highly... read more

Reviewed 1 February 2018
Tyler O
Not lonely but still worth to check out

We took Highway 50 from i70 all the way to Carson City (westbound). The main characteristic about... read more

Reviewed 13 September 2017
Femtosecond
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Boulder, Colorado
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Travelers of the Loneliest Road are well rewarded by the almost surrealistic intensity of the wild western landscape. Deep blue skies and jagged stone tower above the bone white desert floor. The hypnotic rhythm of telephone poles march single file, a solemn procession beside the road.The Loneliest Road in America, Highway 50 is really one of the most beautiful and interesting drives you’ll ever take.
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  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
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“carson city” (8 reviews)
“entire drive” (2 reviews)
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"state park"
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Reviewed 1 February 2018

Totally worth the drive. Makes the (long) trip across Nevada somehow more exciting. Highly recommend.

1  Thank Tyler O
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Reviewed 13 September 2017

We took Highway 50 from i70 all the way to Carson City (westbound). The main characteristic about this highway is the absence of buildings, towns or really anything man made. You still encounter cars (though not too many) but other than that you pretty much...More

3  Thank Femtosecond
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Reviewed 28 August 2017

We spent a few days driving Highway 50 and camping out in remote locations. There is so much to see here. There are several nice towns, hot springs, campgrounds, Native American sites and other things. If you go off the highway a bit, onto some...More

3  Thank Craig T
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Reviewed 12 July 2017

I want to start by saying I was not driving. My husband was. We were in a Fleetwood Flair, 30 ft. Towing a small compact car. We were both very nervous because it was the "loneliest highway" with many mountain passes. I was very nervous...More

2  Thank Pat O
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Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

The name of the road does it injustice. Yes there is barely any business development on that stretch of the road, but the entire drive is supremely scenic, breathtaking, and an utter joy to drive. Do you like mountain ranges? Do you delight in landscape...More

7  Thank highlandertx
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Reviewed 28 February 2017 via mobile

My partner and I travelled this highway while on a road trip. Plenty of stops to be had off the loneliest highway. Garnet hill, cave lake state park, stokes castle and sand mountain. Worth a look if passing . Breaks the trip up.

6  Thank enncle
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Reviewed 26 December 2016

Only Highway to travel East- West in my opinion. I've traveled HWY 50 @ least a dozen times round trip from Colorado to California over the past 40 years. Forget 80 and 70. The wide open spaces as far as you can see! Small towns...More

13  Thank Dennis P
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Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

My husband and I had a blast driving down the highway. We loved the wide open spaces and the small towns along the way. Most of all, we loved stamping the Loneliness Highway Passport which can be picked up at any business or point of...More

5  Thank travelingfool49
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Reviewed 1 December 2016

I traveled this road last week and it was awesome. It is much mire scenic than the routine i-80. You can go at the speed of your choice as there are not may cops or even towns on this road. This is a beautiful road...More

5  Thank Yanamaddi_Abhinav
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Reviewed 3 October 2016

We road this on our motorcycle after coming through the California Mountains so the day was a long bit of just about everything. US50 is worth doing if you love 2-lane road travel. It isn't the most desolate road we've been on (by far), but...More

5  Thank Mr B
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