Highlights of the Northwest

  • Napa Valley + 5 more
  • Self Drive Ideas
  • 14 Days
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Discover the best the Northwest has to offer, starting in Seattle, the “Emerald City,” and winding through Portland, the breathtaking Oregon Coast, California’s giant redwoods and renowned wine country and San Francisco.

A Free Personalised Road Book is included as standard with our Self Drive itineraries. 


Please note: – This is a suggested itinerary only and is intended to give an overview of what is possible. All of our holiday itineraries are fully customisable and can be tailor-made to suit your own individual requirements.  If you would like to start in a different destination, use specific hotel accommodation, include an extra night here, a side-trip there and/or include tickets to an event please let your Discover North America travel specialist know. They’ll also book you the best value flights to ensure a seamless holiday experience.


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Day 1 Seattle

Arrive Seattle. Check-in to your hotel.

Day 2 Seattle

Tour Olympic Sculpture Park, the Chihuly Garden and Glass and take the elevator to the top of the Space Needle. Take a dinner cruise along Puget Sound.

Day 3 Seattle - Portland (174mi/280km)

Spend the morning at Pike Place Market, Seattle’s noted open-air bazaar, In Portland, stroll through Washington Park’s Japanese Tea Garden and the International Rose Test Garden.

Day 4 Portland

Take a leisurely bicycle tour visiting several of Portland’s 40 microbreweries, Visit the Pearl District’s galleries and boutiques.

Day 5 Portland - Gleneden (112mi/180km)

Travel through the Dundee Region’s vineyards en route to the coast. Drive along the coast, stopping to enjoy views and landmarks.

Day 6 Gleneden - Grants Pass (252mi/405km)

Stop at Cape Perpetua, the highest point on the Oregon coast, see the Sea Lion Caves in Florence.

Day 7 Grants Pass

Enjoy activities on the Rogue River including Jetboat Excursions, visit Oregon Caves Nat’l Monument, shop antiques in historic downtown.

Day 8 Grants Pass - Eureka (164mi/264km)

Visit the Redwood National and State Parks. Take the 10-mile Drury Pkwy to see the largest Redwoods. Travel Coastal Drive for expansive Pacific Ocean views and sites.

Day 9 Eureka - Santa Rosa (217mi/349km)

Continue along the coast to Sonoma County. Shop and dine in Santa Rosa’s charming downtown.

Day 10 Santa Rosa - Sonoma & Napa - Santa Rosa (75mi/121km)

Enjoy tours and tasting at wineries throughout Sonoma and Napa counties, stroll though quaint towns such as Petaluma, Healdsburg, and Bodega Bay.

Day 11 Santa Rosa - San Francisco (55mi/89km)

En route to San Francisco, stop in the artisan community of Sausalito.

Day 12 San Francisco

Tour Haight Ashbury, wind down Lombard St., take a walking tour of Pacific Height’s Painted Ladies Victorian homes.

Day 13 San Francisco

Ride a cable car ,take the ferry to Alcatraz, dine along Fisherman’s Wharf

Day 14 San Francisco

Shop around Union Square before departure.