By AAA Travel Editor Katie Broome
August 09, 2021
The northwest corner of the United States is home to some spectacular sights. From the rugged coastline of Oregon to the snowcapped peaks and volcanoes of Washington state, awe-inspiring scenery is around just about every corner in the Pacific Northwest. And for those who crave a bit of city life, the densely populated areas near Seattle and Portland provide a seemingly endless selection of fun things to see and do.
One of the best ways to explore this scenically blessed region is by car, and AAA travel editors have rounded up everything you need to know about taking a Pacific Northwest road trip before hitting the highway, including when to go, what to see and how to fit it all in. Plus, we’ve linked to a few of the region’s most scenic road trips to help you plan your route.