Pacific Northwest Road Trips
Drive Trips of the Pacific Northwest
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Northern CA & Southern OR Coast
4 legs - 380.1 miles: 8 hours, 3 min
The trip begins in California’s Central Valley, meanders through high elev...
Grand Pacific Northwest
4 legs - 551.1 miles: 10 hours, 48 min
This trip is grand indeed, taking you on a spectacularly scenic journey through ...
4 legs - 572.4 miles: 13 hours, 6 min
Washington’s Olympic Peninsula is filled by Olympic National Park. It̵...
Pacific Coast Scenic Byway, Oregon Coast
1 leg - 346.6 miles: 7 hours, 35 min
Marvel at breathtaking Pacific Ocean waves as they crash against the beach and r...
North Cascades Scenic Highway
1 leg - 103.8 miles: 2 hours, 3 min
Glaciers are responsible for much of the landscape surrounding the North Cascades Highway (SR 20). Mountains dominate the horizon, forests populate the area, and you can see the Skagit and Methow rivers running just beyond the road at certain points. Take advantage of scenic overlooks along the way.
Mt Hood Scenic Loop, Hood River County Tour Route
1 leg - 70.5 miles: 1 hours, 20 min
This byway crosses several waterways as it takes you around the scenic mountain ...
Lewis & Clark Trail Scenic Drive
1 leg - 20.0 miles: 0 hours, 23 min
For much of the trek along SR 4, the beautiful Columbia River is in view. When t...
Hells Canyon/Wallowa Valley Scenic Highway
1 leg - 44.2 miles: 0 hours, 52 min
From Elgin, Hells Canyon/Wallowa Valley Scenic Highway heads east, encountering ...
Clarkston to Oregon Scenic Drive
1 leg - 42.1 miles: 1 hours, 1 min
Near its terminus at the Oregon border, SR 129 winds around rolling ridges spars...
Mountain Loop Scenic Highway
1 leg - 44.2 miles: 1 hours, 30 min
Your journey starts within the Mount Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest. Four miles past Silverton and a mile past the Verlot Ranger Station, watch for the Ice Caves Trailhead sign; from the parking lot, a 1-mile trail leads to the Big Four Ice Caves. Beyond 2,361-foot Barlow Pass, the partly-gravel road leads north to the end of the byway and Darrington.
Whidbey Scenic Isle Way
1 leg - 49.2 miles: 1 hours, 11 min
At Mukilteo, the byway's southernmost point, take a ferry ride across Puget Soun...
Yakima Scenic Byway
1 leg - 58.5 miles: 0 hours, 58 min
The first part of the Yakima Scenic Byway through southern Washington dips south...
Chinook Pass Scenic Byway
1 leg - 82.3 miles: 1 hours, 45 min
Chinook Pass Scenic Byway winds through horse country, past the Mud Mountain Res...
Blue Mountain Scenic Highway, Columbia River to Heppner
1 leg - 45.6 miles: 0 hours, 53 min
Beginning at the broad Columbia River and its companion interstate (I-84), SR 74...
Chuckanut Drive Scenic Byway
1 leg - 21.2 miles: 0 hours, 33 min
At the northern end of Chuckanut Drive is Bellingham, which overlooks the sheltered harbor of Bellingham Bay and the picturesque San Juan Islands. Cut into the hillsides above Samish Bay, the route’s serpentine path winds through Larrabee State Park, with views of Puget Sound and the Olympic Mountain Range. The route veers inland across farmland to end in Burlington.
Elgin-Paradise Scenic Drive
1 leg - 43.1 miles: 0 hours, 49 min
Popular with motorcyclists, Oregon's SR 3 (Enterprise-Lewiston Highway) winds so...
Blue Mountain Scenic Highway, Heppner to National Forest Route 73
1 leg - 86.8 miles: 1 hours, 59 min
From Heppner, Ore., the Blue Mountain Scenic Highway ascends through a landscape...
Elkhorn Drive Scenic Byway
1 leg - 104.4 miles: 2 hours, 35 min
Scenic gold awaits on the Elkhorn Drive Scenic Byway (US 30/SR 7/CR 24/FR 73), a...
Hood Canal Scenic Route
1 leg - 15.0 miles: 0 hours, 22 min
The hazy peaks of the Olympic Mountains are visible over the rooftops of houses ...
Malheur National Forest Scenic Drive
1 leg - 22.7 miles: 0 hours, 23 min
Expect plenty of natural beauty but few signs of civilization along Malheur National Forest Scenic Drive. In addition to its scenery and solitude, US 26 provides access to several campgrounds within Malheur and Wallowa-Whitman national forests. Stretch your legs at the Sumpter Valley Interpretive Trail, where you’ll find tracks once used by the Sumpter Valley Railway.
North Coulee Corridor Scenic Byway
1 leg - 28.4 miles: 0 hours, 33 min
SR 155 runs through a coulee that cuts deeply into arid, gently rolling plains. ...
North Shore Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Byway
1 leg - 66.5 miles: 1 hours, 18 min
While the replica of England's Stonehenge at Maryhill is man-made, nature's floo...
Pacific Coast Scenic Byway, Hood Canal Area
1 leg - 21.7 miles: 0 hours, 27 min
Named for the lord of the British Admiralty, Hood Canal—less than 2 miles ...
Pacific Coast Scenic Byway, southwest Washington coast
1 leg - 28.8 miles: 0 hours, 39 min
From the Astoria-Megler Bridge, US 101 follows the shore of the Columbia River n...
Robert Aufderheide Memorial Scenic Drive
1 leg - 60.7 miles: 2 hours, 48 min
Experience the very definition of unspoiled Pacific Northwest wilderness while traversing the Robert Aufderheide Memorial Scenic Drive (FR 19). Thick pines and Douglas firs of the Willamette National Forest watch over the McKenzie River, which closely follows the road to the north. At 3,682-foot Box Canyon Summit, breathe in the fresh, clean air.
Rogue-Umpqua Scenic Byway
1 leg - 80.0 miles: 1 hours, 27 min
The Rogue-Umpqua Scenic Byway (SR 138) follows the North Umpqua and Clearwater r...
Sherman Pass Scenic Byway
1 leg - 128.0 miles: 2 hours, 32 min
From the rocky hills near Tonasket, SR 20 leads east to a small section of the O...
Washington's International Selkirk Scenic Loop
1 leg - 73.4 miles: 1 hours, 25 min
Beginning at Newport, SR 20 and SR 31 follow the Pend Oreille River valley north...
Willamette Scenic Highway
1 leg - 24.0 miles: 0 hours, 25 min
Forested mountains, calm reservoirs and a historic covered bridge—the view...
Northern CA & Southern OR Forests
4 legs - 370.9 miles: 7 hours, 41 min
This route delivers magnificent Shasta Cascade region mountain vistas, historic railroad and Gold Rush towns, and the awesome glacial and volcanic scenery of Cascade Lakes Scenic Byway. But with such wild, surreal beauty comes limited sight distances, mountain grades and road closures; be sure to check driving conditions before heading out.