picture a kiteboarder at Floras Lake
picture shelves show off wares at Misty Meadows Jams in Bandon
picture landscaped gardens and flower beds at Shore Acres State Park
picture Oregon Coast Historical Railway museum's restored 1922 Baldwin steam locomotive
picture Port O’ Call shop in Bandon-by-the-Sea
picture sea stacks at Samuel H. Boardman park
picture stairs lead to the beaches of Coquille Point
picture the Isaac Lee Patterson Bridge near Gold Beach
picture the Patrick Hughes House near Cape Blanco
picture the stunning bluffs of Samuel H. Boardman State Scenic Corridor on the Southern Oregon Coast
picture visitors contemplate heroic Coast Guard rescues in Port Orford
picture Wagyu burger at Oxenfre Public House in Brookings

Sea stacks and steam engines, mighty rivers and mouthwatering meals. The Pacific Coast Scenic Byway invites you to hit the ground running.

Readers' Favorite

picture cows by Valley Ford Road in Marin County
picture cheese selection at Cowgirl Creamery in Point Reyes Station in the Cheese Triangle

Marin's rural landscape is home to a fine cheese region and delivers award-winning cheeses from places such as Cowgirl Creamery.

Editors' Pick

two rafts floating on the Trinity River, image
outside of Weaverville Joss House State Park, image

Designated a scenic highway in 1991, this gorgeous route was dubbed "From the Valley Oaks to the Redwood Coast."

Northern California

Members share their favorite state parks from around the West to hike, camp, swim, or just...

California’s Highway 1 reveals adorable otters, friendly towns, and fabulous local flavors...

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A drive through California's Sonoma Wine Country yields freshly picked produce, star chefs...

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Pacific Northwest

Try one of these nine u-pick farms and orchards for the best fruit in the West.

Oregon's Fruit Loop and Idaho's Gem County let you harvest regional fruit from early summer...

The Molalla Country Farm Loop is a bountiful stretch of 21 miles.

Follow the San Juan Islands Scenic Byway to discover Washington's glittering archipelago....

The back roads of Oregon’s fertile valley reveal lush scenery, small-town appeal, and...

Rest of the West

Staying at these faithfully restored Airstream and vintage trailer
accommodations are...

Trucks, trailers, and carts spice up the streets, where creative cooks have embraced mobile...

An exhilarating 50 mile drive in South Dakota takes you past a historic sod home and...

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A twisting road in Idaho, the Wildlife Canyon Scenic Byway, overlooks a thundering river,...

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