Planning your US Road trip? Seattle to Los Angeles is one of the most scenic; the distance between Seattle and Los Angeles is 1100 miles. The landscape of the U.S. West Coast between Seattle and Los Angeles is some of the most beautiful in the world. It has the volcanoes of the Cascade Range, high deserts, ancient redwood forests, steep, forested coastlines, massive river basins, untamed wildlife. Get ready for adventure!

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1100km trip distance

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Portland

Stop 1

On an epic road trip like this, Portland can be an ideal first stop. A city famous for craft beer, Portland has plenty of sites that you can visit. Take for instance, the Shanghai tunnels, century-old horse rings, or the Museum of Contemporary Craft―oldest, continuously-running craft establishment in the country.

Crater Lake National Park

Stop 2

The only national park in the state of Oregon has a lot to offer. It is home to Crater Lake―the deepest in the country. However, you can fish, hike, or stroll at this beautiful park only for a few months every year; snow starts as early as September.

Redwood National Park

Stop 3

Hike, ride on horseback, and go kayaking at this UNESCO World Heritage Site. You must halt here for two days to view some of the tallest trees on this globe, walk alongside raging river ways, and stroll by a peaceful coastline.

San Francisco

Stop 4

A one- or two-day halt at San Francisco has two main advantages. First, its position on your route makes it a perfect mid-way halt. Second, you get to see some really famous places such as the Golden Gate Bridge, Alcatraz Island, Pier 33, sea lions at Pier 39. Also, apart from these, the city is home to many other designated landmarks.

Big Sur State Park

Stop 5

The Big Sur region is known for its scenic landscapes. This park is known for its redwood groves. It is situated around the Big Sur River, and is a great location to watch diverse wildlife.

Los Angeles

Final Stop

Welcome to Los Angeles, your final destination! While in LA you cannot miss out the iconic Hollywood sign, studios such as Paramount Pictures, Universal and Warner Brothers. Take a walk On Hollywood Boulevard, and enjoy the Californian lifestyle.

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