San Francisco to Seattle Road Trip

See beaches, rainforests, and waterfalls on your journey up the Pacific Coast, circling Olympic National Park, and ending in Seattle, Washington.
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Start: San Francisco, California

San Francisco's Crissy Field and Golden Gate Bridge

San Francisco's Crissy Field and Golden Gate Bridge

Check out museums, piers, and Golden Gate National Recreation Area before heading out on the trip. Then head north to Redwood National and State Parks, a complex of federal and state land that houses the world’s tallest trees, herds of Roosevelt elk, and Pacific beaches.

Aerial view of the city of Astoria, Oregon and the bridge to Megler

Aerial view of the city of Astoria, Oregon and the bridge to Megler

Continue north along the Oregon coast through Lincoln City and Astoria, then cross into Washington.

Sea stacks on Ruby Beach in Olympic National Park

Ruby Beach in Olympic National Park

Head north on US 101 to Aberdeen and on to the beaches, rainforests, and waterfalls of Olympic National Park. Head clockwise around the Olympic Peninsula (see the Olympic Peninsula Loop itinerary) to finish in Seattle.

Seattle skyline

Seattle skyline

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