Updated: Jul 28, 2021
My boyfriend and I were asked similar questions during and after our
Summer of 2019, EPIC, PNW Road-trip:
Where'd you go?
What were your top favorite spots?
How can I recreate your trip?
I hope this blogpost is not only:
--->Enjoyable for you to read
--->A great jumping off point so you too, can design your own PNW adventure!
I've split this post into THREE key PARTS.
Scroll and peruse the topics that interest you most.
Part 1: Quick Itinerary (yes, we really did drive THAT MUCH)
Part 2: Our TOP TOP TOP TOP MUST VISIT SPOTS
Part 3: Key Road-trip Takeaways
QUICK ITINERARY BREAKDOWN
I picked Joe (boyfriend) up at 7:00am when he got off his 48 hour shift.
Car packed and ready to go.
Snacks and lunch in the cooler.
Only stopped for gas.
Driving on i5 wasn't an option. Joe finds the i5 stretch incredibly booooooring.
Don't blame him. He much prefers the scenic coastal route.
We stayed the first night with my Aunt in Lincoln City.
DAY 2 LINCOLN CITY,OR ----> SEATTLE, WA (2 nights)
We split the leg of this trip into a few stops:
(Tip: Go in the morning before the crowds!)