United States Forums

Post New Topic

Recent Activity

View all United States activity »
  1. 1 UFC 201 Live
  2. 2 Trip Report Visiting Oregon - Portland to Crater Lake
  3. 3 How many days for Martha's Vineyard? And Cape Cod in general
  4. 4 Theatre, music outside on a summer night in NYC?
  5. 5 3 week road trip South Carolina and Georgia
  6. 6 Depot Bay OR
  7. 7 Last minute trip to Boston w/ kids and car
  8. 8 Glacier National Park in September
  9. 9 World's Longest Yard Sale - don't go!
  10. 10 Rocky Mountaineer added to Cruise
  11. 11 San Francisco through Colorado Rockies
  12. 12 trip to Charlettesville VA
  13. 13 Suggestion on agenda for SF to Seattle
  14. 14 Recommendation: Beachfront in VA or MD walking distance to quaint downtown
  15. 15 New Software
  16. 16 Yellowstone and Tetons in July 2016
  17. 17 Attending a wedding on Nantucket !
  18. 18 Road trip: Boston to Salt Lake City
  19. 19 Los Angeles Indefinitely
  20. 20 Rough (very) initial USA itinerary
  21. 21 Helpp JKF to lyndhurst NJ
  22. 22 Want to relocate out of Houston and maybe Texas. To NC or TN
  23. 23 Trip Report Trip Report 2012 : 11 wonderful days in Alaska
  24. 24 Thinking of moving FROM Pittsburgh TO Seattle
  25. 25 Aussie family heading to the US for the first time
View next 25 » Back to the top

Proposed West Coast driving itinerary -- how does it look?

Jump to last reply

After playing around with dates and flight times, we have settled on the following draft itinerary for our trip in July. We will have spent some time in the Portland/Seattle area and in Victoria and Vancouver (Canada) before leaving Seattle to drive south. As well, we spent a few days in Healdsberg and in San Francisco in 2009, so have decided against committing further time to San Francisco on this trip. Possible accommodation choices are shown in brackets.

Day 1. Pick up car in Seattle and drive to Cannon Beach via 101 from Olympia (2 nights at Stephanie Inn)

Day 3. Drive to Yachats (2 nights at SeaQuest Inn)

Day 5. Drive to Bandon (1 night at Lighthouse B&B or Bandon Beach Motel)

Day 6. Drive to Eureka (2 nights at Carter Inns)

Day 8. Drive to Mendocino (2 nights at Brewery Gulch Inn)

Day 10. Drive to Napa (3 nights at Best Western Elm Street)

Day 13. Drop car at SFO before flight home.

As can be seen, we are sticking to the coast all the way, and plan to enjoy the opportunities for walks on the beaches, etc, but intend to do detours as the mood takes us and time permits. Hopefully, the itinerary is sufficiently unhurried (in terms of driving times and distances) to enable us to do that.

Any comments or advice on the timing, the stopover locations or the possible accommodation (good or bad) would be welcome.

Rob.

17 Replies |Back to top

Sign in to comment.

Advertisement