Least Boring US States to Drive Through

Many US States are just plains, suburbs, and farms. However, there are others with mountains, unique vegetation, and other interesting things.
The Top Ten
1 Utah Utah is a state in the western United States. It became the 45th state admitted to the Union on January 4, 1896. Utah is the 13th-largest, the 31st-most populous, and the 10th-least-densely populated of the 50 United States.

A wide variety of scenery, from the hot deserts in the south to the colder mountains in the north. Even in urban areas, the interesting stuff is easily visible.

2 West Virginia West Virginia is a state located in the Appalachian region of the Southern United States. It is bordered by Pennsylvania to the north, Maryland to the east and northeast, Virginia to the southeast, Kentucky to the southwest, and Ohio to the northwest. West Virginia is the 41st largest state by area, ...read more.

It's the "Mountain State" for a reason.

3 Oregon Oregon is a state in the Pacific Northwest region of the United States. Oregon is bordered on the west by the Pacific Ocean, on the north by Washington, on the south by California, on the east by Idaho, and on the southeast by Nevada.

Pretty similar to Utah.

4 California California is a state in the Southwestern United States. With 39.6 million residents across a total area of about 163,696 square miles (423,970 square kilometers), California is the most populous U.S. state and the third-largest by area. The state capital is Sacramento, and the largest city is Los Angeles. ...read more.

Especially if you are driving through nature.

5 Hawaii Hawaii is the 50th and most recent state of the United States of America, receiving statehood on August 21, 1959.

There isn't much to drive through in Hawaii, making trips shorter and less boring. And what you see isn't anything like the rest of the US.

6 Idaho Idaho is a state in the northwestern region of the United States. Idaho is the 14th largest, the 39th most populous, and the 7th least densely populated of the 50 United States.
7 Wyoming Wyoming is a state in the mountain region of the Western United States. The state is the tenth largest by area, but the least populous and the second least densely populated of the 50 United States.
8 New Hampshire
9 Arizona Arizona is a U.S. state in the southwestern region of the United States. It is also part of the Western and the Mountain states.
10 Alaska Alaska is a U.S. state situated in the northwest extremity of the Americas. The Canadian administrative divisions of British Columbia and Yukon border the state to the east; it has a maritime border with Russia to the west across the Bering Strait.
The Contenders
11 Vermont
12 Washington Washington is a state in the Pacific Northwest region of the United States located north of Oregon, west of Idaho, and south of the Canadian province of British Columbia on the coast of the Pacific Ocean. It is the only state named after a president.
13 Montana Montana is a state in the Western region of the United States. The state's name is derived from the Spanish word montaƱa.
14 New Mexico
15 North Dakota North Dakota is the 39th state of the United States, having been admitted to the union on November 2, 1889.
16 Illinois Illinois is a state in the midwestern region of the United States. It is the 5th most populous state and 25th largest state in terms of land area, and is often noted as a microcosm of the entire country.
17 Mississippi Mississippi is a southern U.S. state with the Mississippi River to its west, the state of Alabama to its east, and the Gulf of Mexico to the south.
18 Texas Texas is a state in the Southern USA. It is the second largest by area and population. Its largest city is Houston.
19 Ohio Ohio is a state in the midwestern region of the United States. Ohio is the 34th largest by area, the 7th most populous, and the 10th most densely populated of the 50 United States.
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