Columbia River Scenic Highway – 75 miles The Dalles – Troutdale Oregon

A drive along US 30 in Oregon is one of the most beautiful and scenic journeys that I have ever experienced. It gives the Pacific Coast Highway a run for it’s money. We followed the route from Kennewick in Washington State  into Oregon but the road doesn’t become scenic until a little town called The Dalles. The Columbia River winds beneath you through forest covered valleys. There … Continue reading Columbia River Scenic Highway – 75 miles The Dalles – Troutdale Oregon

Route 66 – 2448 miles from Chicago to Santa Monica Pier

‘Get your kicks on Route 66’! There are plenty of options to experience the Historic Route 66 but here are some facts about why the interest around this particular road and other must travel roads. America’s Main Street is one of the nick names for Route 66. Will Rogers Highway is another name associated with this most historic of roads.  It was in 1939  that immortalised  Route … Continue reading Route 66 – 2448 miles from Chicago to Santa Monica Pier

Pacific Coast Highway – 655 miles California Coast Leggett to Dana Point

Pacific Coast Highway – SR (State Route) 1 or Highway 101 runs north to south for 655 miles (1055 km) along California’s coast. The section known as the Big Sur runs between St Luis Obispo and Carmel is an official Scenic Highway. It is scenically stunning with plenty of places to pull in and admire the views and access to beaches and parks. It does suffer with … Continue reading Pacific Coast Highway – 655 miles California Coast Leggett to Dana Point