Start: San Francisco, California
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.
Continue north along the Oregon coast through Lincoln City and Astoria, then cross into Washington.
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.