Pacific Coast Explorer


  • Duration: 8 Days / 7 Nights
  • Rental of a mid-size car
  • Unlimited Mileage.

The 8 days Pacific Coast Explorer tour takes you on an unforgettable journey through the beautiful coastal regions of California, Oregon, and Washington. You'll drive along the stunning Pacific Coast Highway, exploring charming coastal towns like Mendocino and Cannon Beach. Along the way, you'll also have the opportunity to visit iconic attractions like the Golden Gate Bridge, the Tillamook Cheese Factory, and the Redwood National and State Parks. With a mix of scenic drives, outdoor adventures, and cultural experiences, this tour is the perfect way to experience the breathtaking beauty of the Pacific Coast.

This tour is fully customizable.

Please contact our Canada Destination Specialist for information and assistance.


Driving Distance: 139 Miles | 4 ½ hours
This morning, arrive at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport (SEA). After you have picked up your bags, proceed to the Car Rental office. You will present the confirmation voucher along with your valid Driver's License and credit card to rent your pre-paid rental car.

Once you pick up your car, drive to Forks.

Overnight in Forks, WA.
Driving Distance: 184 Miles | 4 ½ hours
The drive from Olympic National Park to Astoria is a scenic journey through the rugged beauty of the Pacific Northwest. Starting in the lush forests and alpine meadows of Olympic National Park, the drive takes you through charming small towns, past sweeping ocean views, and finally to the historic town of Astoria at the mouth of the Columbia River. Along the way, you can enjoy a variety of outdoor activities and attractions, making it a perfect road trip for nature lovers and history buffs alike.

Overnight in Astoria, OR
Driving Distance: 133 Miles | 3 ½ hours
Embark on an unforgettable road trip from Astoria to Newport. Start your day with panoramic views from the Astoria Column before heading to Cannon Beach to explore the picturesque Haystack Rock. Make a stop at the famous Tillamook Cheese Factory and indulge in delicious cheese and ice cream samples. Continue your drive towards Newport and spend the night in this charming coastal town. Explore the Oregon Coast Aquarium and visit the iconic Yaquina Head Lighthouse. Savor the local seafood and soak in the stunning ocean views before calling it a night. This road trip offers a perfect mix of natural beauty and cultural attractions for a memorable journey.

Overnight in Newport, OR
Driving Distance: 50 Miles | 1 ½ hours
Embark on an exciting road trip along the Oregon Coast from Yaquina Head Lighthouse to Florence. Begin your day exploring the tide pools and admiring the scenic views at the lighthouse. Next, head to Depoe Bay for an unforgettable whale watching tour. Keep an eye out for majestic marine mammals as they migrate along the coast.

As you continue driving towards Florence, don't miss the chance to visit the stunning Cape Perpetua and the historic Heceta Head Lighthouse. Cape Perpetua offers breathtaking views of the ocean from atop towering cliffs, while the lighthouse provides panoramic views of the surrounding area.

Finally, spend the night in Florence, a charming town located on the picturesque Siuslaw River. Take a leisurely stroll along the riverfront and explore the local shops and restaurants before retiring for the night. 

Overnight in Florence, OR
Driving Distance: 408 Miles | 8 ½ hours
Embark on a scenic road trip starting with a drive towards the charming town of Bandon. Take in the picturesque views of the Oregon coastline and spend some time exploring the town's beautiful beaches.
Next, head south towards the Redwood National and State Parks. The parks are home to towering redwoods, diverse wildlife, and scenic trails perfect for hiking. Take in the majestic beauty of the forest as you hike along the trails.

After your hike, continue your journey towards the quaint and historic village of Mendocino. Located on the cliffs overlooking the Pacific Ocean, Mendocino offers breathtaking views, unique boutiques, art galleries, and a variety of dining options. Spend the night in Mendocino and enjoy the peaceful and tranquil surroundings.

Overnight in Mendocino, CA.
Driving Distance: 154 Miles | 3 ½ hours
Begin your day with an exploration of the charming town of Mendocino and its vibrant art scene. Take a stroll through the town's art galleries, soak in the picturesque views of the coastline, and indulge in a delicious cup of coffee or a meal at one of the local cafes.

After exploring Mendocino, drive towards the Point Reyes National Seashore, where you can hike some of the park's scenic trails. Enjoy the rugged coastal landscape, pristine beaches, and an array of wildlife, including elk, whales, and sea lions.

As the day comes to a close, continue your journey towards San Francisco. Cross the iconic Golden Gate Bridge and marvel at the breathtaking views of the city's skyline and the bay.

Spend the night in San Francisco, a vibrant city with a world-renowned dining and entertainment scene. Take in the sights of famous attractions like Fisherman's Wharf, Chinatown, and the Golden Gate Park.

Overnight in San Francisco, CA.
Driving Distance: 574 KM | 10 hours
Explore San Francisco's landmarks, neighborhoods and waterfronts starting at Golden Gate Park with de Young Museum and California Academy of Sciences, before heading to the lively Fisherman's Wharf and the foodie paradise of Ferry Building. Then drive to Napa Valley, one of the world's premier wine regions, where you can visit celebrated wineries and tasting rooms, and savor the flavors of the finest wines. Take a break in charming Yountville to indulge in a Michelin-starred meal or explore its art galleries and boutique shops. Enjoy a self-guided tour to experience the beauty and diversity of Northern California's iconic destinations and make unforgettable memories.

Overnight in San Francisco, CA.
Today is the last day of your tour. After having breakfast, you will need to check out of the hotel and drive to San Francisco airport. 

Upon arriving at the airport, you can drop off your car and check-in for your flight. It has been a wonderful trip that has left many great memories for you!

End of your Pacific Coast Explorer Tour.


  • 7 Night’s accommodations.
  • Rental of a mid-size car.
  • Unlimited Mileage.
  • Taxes.


  • Airfare.  Offered as a supplement on request.
  • Breakfast and other meals.
  • Resort Fees may apply at some of the hotels.
  • Rental Car Insurance – Collision Damage Waiver/ Loss Damage Waiver with $ 500 deductible.  This is offered as an Optional Add-on.
  • Additional Driver Fees .
  • Roadside assistance. 
  • Gas for the vehicle.
  • GPS. Racks, etc.
  • Child and Infant Seats.
  • Parking (including at hotels) and Tolls.
  • Park Fees (where applicable).
  • Porterage at hotels. 
  • Bottled Water in hotel rooms.
  • Visa and Documentation Fees.
  • Telephone calls, Laundry, and other expenses.
  • Any personal expenses.
  • Gratuities for hotel staff (optional).
  • Travel Insurance – highly recommended. If client declines your offer to sell Travel Insurance, you are required to secure a Liability Waiver signed by the client that you must provide us on demand.  We sell Travel Insurance to residents of Ontario.  Non-residents of Ontario as well as clients from abroad must purchase Travel Insurance in the province/state/country where they reside. 
  • Optional Tours and activities.
  • Early Check-in and Late Check-out charges.  Charges will apply.
  • If applicable, cost of any RTPCR/Antigen Test or costs related to quarantine.

Accommodations Featured

DestinationStandard Hotels
ForksKalaloch Lodge
AstoriaHampton Inn And Suites Astoria
NewportInn at Nye Beach
FlorenceThree Rivers Casino Resort
MendocinoThe Hill House Inn Mendocino
San FranciscoThe Barnes San Francisco Union Square
Rooms featured will be Standard ROH room unless specified otherwise. Hotels featured will be as above or similar. We do offer hotel and room upgrades.  Please do check with us for availability and rates.

Please contact our Canada Destination Specialist for information and assistance.


Room Configuration Beds Occupancy

For more information on Rooming and how rates apply, please refer to Important Notes

Optional Tour

These optional tours can be booked with our package. Please contact our Canada Destination Specialist for rates.

Notes about this Tour

Operation Info

YearOperating Dates
202301 May to 31 October 
 Blackout dates may apply. Please check with us for more details



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