10-Day US West Coast Road Trip Itinerary
Countless globetrotters venture to the shores of the USA to embark on the ultimate west coast road trip. Here's your itinerary.
Written By Jeremy Scott Foster
If you’re looking for epic coastal landscapes, flawless weather, and super-hip cities, the West Coast USA is something you’ll never forget. This coast offers many exciting experiences, from the beautiful coastlines of
Oregon to the thriving metropolises of Seattle and San Francisco.
If you’re looking for adventure in the great outdoors, then head south to California’s redwood forests or explore Washington’s Olympic National Park, which boasts some of America’s most stunning hiking trails.
While it can be tempting to leave the adventure to fate, the West Coast USA is massive, and basing your travel around an itinerary lets you plan for various travel routes.
It’s also the easiest way of ensuring that you’ve accounted for all major attractions, necessary costs, and budget-friendly accommodation options.
From ideas to populate your route to a full-on itinerary, I’ve put together this West Coast trip guide with all you thrill-seekers in mind. Read it here.
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