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Viewpoints are locations where the driver can trigger an in-game “cutscene” that showcases the nearest point of interest to the player. They are identified by a green, 3D film-camera icon and marked with a Viewpoint ico.png on the map. There are a total of 70 viewpoints in American Truck Simulator and 15 viewpoints in Euro Truck Simulator 2 at this moment.

When approaching and stopping at a viewpoint, the player must turn off their vehicle. The player then presses 'ENTER' in order to activate the viewpoint. When the cutscene is playing, the player can press 'ESCAPE' or watch the cutscene. The player can play the cutscene again.

History[]

American Truck Simulator[]

Viewpoints in American Truck Simulator were first featured in the Idaho map expansion. The icon for the viewpoint was first marked with a cogwheel on the map, and it look liked this: Old viewpoint icon.png. 10 viewpoints were added to the Idaho map expansion.

In update 1.39, more viewpoints were added in the Washington and Utah map expansions, and the icon marked on the map, was changed to a camera. 20 more viewpoints (10 in Washington, 10 in Utah) were added to the game.

The release of the Colorado map expansion on November 12, 2020, featured 10 new viewpoints.

In update 1.40, more viewpoints were added in the New Mexico and Oregon map expansions. 20 more viewpoints (10 in New Mexico, 10 in Oregon) were added to the game.

The release of the Wyoming map expansion on September 7, 2021, featured 10 new viewpoints.

Euro Truck Simulator 2[]

Viewpoints in Euro Truck Simulator 2 were first featured in the Iberia map expansion. The icon for the viewpoint is the same design as the one in American Truck Simulator since update 1.39, the purple camera. 15 viewpoints (5 in Portugal, 10 in Spain) were added to the Iberia map expansion.

There will be 35 new viewpoints added across already-released Euro Truck Simulator 2 map expansions (Vive la France!, Italia, Beyond the Baltic Sea and Road to the Black Sea) for update 1.43.[1]

Locations[]

American Truck Simulator[]

Colorado[]

Number on Map City/Road Location Place of interest Photo
1 US160 Between Kayenta, Arizona and Durango Four Corners Monument
2 US160 Between Durango and Alamosa Wolf Creek Pass
3 Ouray On US550 between Durango and Montrose Million Dollar Highway
4 Colorado Springs Wallbert market west of the city Colorado Springs
5 Colorado Springs At the NAMIQ warehouse west of the city Cripple Creek & Victor Gold Mine
6 US24 South of IS70 between Grand Junction and Colorado Springs Red Cliff Bridge
7 IS70 West of Denver Eisenhower Tunnel
8 IS70 US6 East of Grand Junction Glenwood Canyon
9 Denver On E 75th Ave south of Peña Blvd east of the city Denver Airport
10 US34 Between Steamboat Springs and Fort Collins Rocky Mountain National Park
Map[]

The blue dots mark all the viewpoints in Colorado.

Viewpoint map Colorado.png

Idaho[]

Number on Map City/Road Location Place of interest Photo
1 Twin Falls Sunshine Crops farm south of the city Twin Falls potato farm Twin Falls Potato Farm viewpoint.png
2 US93 North of Twin Falls Perrine Memorial Bridge Twin Falls I. B. Perrine Bridge viewpoint.png
3 US20 US26 US93 Between Ketchum and Idaho Falls Craters of the Moon National Monument & Preserve Craters of the Moon viewpoint.png
4 Boise On US20 and US26 east of the city The city of Boise Boise viewpoint.png
5 Idaho Falls On IS15 and US20 west of the city The city of Idaho Falls Idaho Falls viewpoint.png
6 ID75 North of Ketchum Galena Summit Galena Summit viewpoint.png
7 US95 North of Ontario, Oregon Midvale Hill Rest Area Midvale Hill Rest Area viewpoint.png
8 McCall On ID55 between Boise and Grangeville The town of McCall McCall viewpoint.png
9 US95 At a Deepgrove timber harvest between Coeur d'Alene and Lewiston Timber Harvest site Timber Harvest viewpoint.png
10 Sandpoint On Superior Street south of the city The city of Sandpoint Sandpoint viewpoint.png
Map[]

The blue dots mark all the viewpoints in Idaho.

Viewpoint map Idaho.png

New Mexico[]

Number on Map City/Road Location Place of interest Photo
1 US82 Between Alamogordo and Artesia US-82 rest area
2 US70 Between Alamogordo and Roswell The Historic Monument of Lincoln
3 Roswell On US285 east of the city The city of Roswell
4 Vaughn On US54, US60, and US285 between Albuquerque and Clovis The city of Vaughn
5 IS40 Between Albuquerque and Tucumcari The Route 66w Rest Stop
6 Albuquerque Near IS25 northeast of the city The Albuquerque Junction
7 IS40 West of Gallup The Arizona Welcome Center Rest Area
8 Santa Fe Near US84 and US285 east of the city The city of Santa Fe
9 US84 North of Santa Fe US-84 rest area
10 US64 Southwest of Raton US-64 rest area
Map[]

The blue dots mark all the viewpoints in New Mexico. Note: The red dot marks the viewpoint that is excluded from the map due to it being featured in a different map expansion.[2]

Viewpoint map New Mexico.png

Oregon[]

Number on Map City/Road Location Place of interest Photo
1 US199 Between Eureka, California and Medford US-199 Sequoia Forest
2 Eugene Southwest of OR126 east of the city Oregon Paper Mill
3 US101 Between Coos Bay and Newport Thor's Well
4 Newport East of US101 south of the city Newport Yaquina Bay Bridge
5 Newport East of US101 north of the city Yaquina Head Lighthouse
6 US395 South of Pendleton US-395 Vista
7 The Dalles On US30 south of the city The Dalles city
8 Biggs Junction On US97 east of The Dalles The Biggs Junction
9 Portland In Haddock Shipyard northwest of the city Portland Shipyard
10 Astoria On US101 west of the city Astoria-Megler Bridge
Map[]

The blue dots mark all the viewpoints in Oregon.

Viewpoint map Oregon.png

Utah[]

Number on Map City/Road Location Place of interest Photo
1 US89 North of Page, Arizona The Glen Canyon Dam Bridge
2 US163 North of Kayenta, Arizona The Monument Valley
3 US89 East of St. George The Moqui Cave
4 St. George On UT34 west of the city The city of St. George
5 US89 East of Cedar City The Hoover Rest Area
6 US191 South of Moab The Hole N'' The Rock landmark
7 IS70 US50 West of Moab The San Rafael Swell area
8 US40 US191 In the Gallon Oil oil fields southwest of Vernal Oil Fields of Utah
9 Salt Lake City At an HMS Machinery depot south of the city The Bingham Canyon Mine
10 IS80 West of Salt Lake City The Bonneville Salt Flats
Map[]

The blue dots mark all the viewpoints in Utah. Note: The red dot marks the viewpoint that is excluded from the map due to it being featured in a different map expansion.[2]

Viewpoint map Utah.png

Washington[]

Number on Map City/Road Location Place of interest Photo
1 Unnumbered road East of Vancouver Mt. St. Helens
2 IS90 Southeast of Wenatchee Vantage Bridge
3 Seattle On IS405 and WA900 southeast of the city Kenworth Factory
4 Seattle Port of Seattle south of the city Seattle Port
5 Seattle On 4th Ave south of the city Seattle Downtown
6 Everett Darwing factory south of the city Boeing Factory
8 Everett On WA529 north of the city Everett Swing Bridge
7 Grand Coulee On WA155 south of the city Grand Coulee Dam
9 WA20 North of Everett Deception Pass
10 WA20 At a Deepgrove timber harvest east of Bellingham Washington Timber Harvest Site
Map[]

The blue dots mark all the viewpoints in Washington.

Viewpoint map Washington.png

Wyoming[]

Number on Map City/Road Location Place of interest Photo
US191 Between Vernal, Utah and Rock Springs Flaming Gorge Dam Utah US 191 viewpoint.png
Evanston Near the Wallbert food market east of the city City of Evanston Wyoming Evanston viewpoint.png
Garden City On US89 northeast of Logan, Utah Bear Lake Utah Garden City viewpoint.png
Alpine On US89 southwest of Jackson Alpine Wyoming Alpine viewpoint.png
US26 US89 US191 North of Jackson Grand Teton National Park Wyoming US 26 US 89 US 191 viewpoint.png
US20 WY789 North of Riverton Boysen State Park Wyoming US 20 WYO 789 viewpoint.png
US20 US26 West of Casper Hell's Half Acre Wyoming US 20 US 26 viewpoint.png
US14 West of Sheridan Big Horn National Forest Wyoming US 14 viewpoint.png
Devils Tower On WY110 near US14 northeast of Gillette Devils Tower Wyoming Devils Tower viewpoint.png
Cheyenne Near the American Lines depot northeast of the city City of Cheyenne Wyoming Cheyenne viewpoint.png
Map[]

TBA

Euro Truck Simulator 2[]

Portugal[]

Number on Map City/Road Location Place of interest Image
1 Olhão The center of the city The City of Olhão Portugal Olhao viewpoint.png
2 A22 East of Olhão Guadiana International Bridge Portugal A22 viewpoint.png
3 Sines West of the city The Port of Sines Portugal Sines viewpoint.png
4 Lisboa West of the city 25 de Abril Bridge Portugal Lisboa viewpoint.png
5 Porto Northwest of the city The Harbour of Porto Portugal Porto viewpoint.png
Map[]

The blue dots mark all the viewpoints in Portugal.

Viewpoint map Portugal.png

Spain[]

Number on Map City/Road Location Place of interest Image
1 El Ejido South of A7 Greenhouses of El Ejido Spain El Ejido viewpoint.png
2 A92 East of Granada The Parabolic Power Plant of Andalusia Spain Granada Engeron viewpoint.png
3 A4 Northeast of Sevilla The Solar Power Tower of Andalusia Spain Sevilla Engeron viewpoint.png
4 Puertollano The center of the city The Refinery of Puertollano Spain Puertollano viewpoint.png
5 València East of the city The Port of Valencia Spain Valencia viewpoint.png
6 Barcelona East of the city The City of Barcelona Spain Barcelona viewpoint.png
7 Zaragoza West of the city The Shopping Center of Zaragoza Spain Zaragoza viewpoint.png
8 O Barco East of the city Los Tres Cuñados quarry Spain O Barco viewpoint.png
9 A66 North of León Reservoir of Barrios de Luna Spain A-66 viewpoint.png
10 Santander North of the city The Ferry Port of Santander Spain Santander viewpoint.png
Map[]

The blue dots mark all the viewpoints in Spain. Note: The red dot marks the viewpoint that is located outside of Spain.[3]

Viewpoint map Spain.png

Achievements[]

Euro Truck Simulator 2[]

  • The achievement Grand Tour Guide requires you to view cutscenes of all viewpoints in Iberia.

American Truck Simulator[]

  • The achievement The Director requires you to view cutscenes of all viewpoints in Idaho.
  • The achievement Over Plains and Mountains requires you to view cutscenes all viewpoints in Wyoming.

References[]

  1. SCS Software, See Europe Through Our Eyes, 2021-10-29 (accessed 2021-10-29)
  2. 2.0 2.1 This viewpoint is featured in the Colorado DLC and is marked #1 on the map.
  3. This viewpoint is located in the southeasternmost areas of Portugal. The viewpoint is marked #2 on the map.
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