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 ...
Northern CA & Southern OR Forests
4 legs - 370.9 miles: 7 hours, 41 min
This route delivers magnificent Shasta Cascade region mountain vistas, historic ...
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 rocks then venture out to sea in artistic formations along Oregon's US 101. Towering sand dunes edge up to the byway at Oregon Dunes National Recreation Area. Don’t blink as you cross over D River in Lincoln City or you might miss the shortest river in the world, at 120 feet-long.
North Cascades Scenic Highway
1 leg - 103.8 miles: 2 hours, 3 min
Glaciers are responsible for much of the landscape surrounding the North Cascade...
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 sparsely dotted with pine trees, where the occasional sign warns of falling rocks. North of the Grande Ronde River and Fields Spring State Park, the two-lane Clarkston to Oregon Scenic Drive opens up to views of wheat fields and distant plateau mountains before becoming hilly again near the Snake River and Clarkston, Wash.
Mountain Loop Scenic Highway
1 leg - 44.2 miles: 1 hours, 30 min
Your journey starts within the Mount Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest. Four mile...
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 marks the beginning of the Blue Mountain Scenic Highway, which veers through arid, scrubby hills toward the distant Blue Mountains. Narrow tracts of green along the roadside typically indicate irrigated alfalfa fields. Windmill farms are another common sight as are grain elevators.
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 shelte...
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 along SR 106 as it follows the shoreline of Hood Canal. The byway passes through Twanoh State Park, where shellfish harvesting is a popular pursuit. Both the byway and the canal end near Belfair, where SR 3 continues on to the town of Bremerton, home of the Puget Sound Naval Base.
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 Nati...
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 north through Fort Columbia State Park, tunneling under a historic coastal defense site at Chinook Point. The byway continues through the Willapa National Wildlife Refuge, where scenery includes freshwater and saltwater marshes, the Willapa Bay shoreline and coniferous forest.
Robert Aufderheide Memorial Scenic Drive
1 leg - 60.7 miles: 2 hours, 48 min
Experience the very definition of unspoiled Pacific Northwest wilderness while t...
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 views along Willamette Scenic Highway offer a peaceful respite far from the city. Soak up the scenery as you pass Dexter Lake, where the decommissioned Lowell Covered Bridge is a focal point. SR 58 follows Lookout Point Lake for more than 10 miles before crossing the Willamette River into Oakridge.