9 Most Beautiful Places to Visit on the West Coast

Seattle Harbor

Starbucks and Microsoft are famous in Seattle, the West Coast road trip's starting point. Drink artisan beers, listen to indie music, and see Mount Rainier from Pike Place Market and the Space Needle.

La Push Beach

Three evergreen-lined beaches are in La Push, a Twilight filming location. Keeps its tranquility with beach walks and picturesque treks in the Quileute Indian Reservation.

Cannon Beach

Famous for "The Goonies" film, Cannon Beach, Oregon, has extensive sandy beaches and bright art galleries. Discover orange starfish on Haystack Rock's rugged coastlines.


Portland's hipster community features independent coffee shops, craft breweries, and a bustling culinary scene. Enjoy its laid-back vibe with secondhand bookshops and rooftop bars.

Redwood National Park

This park with its Redwood trees on California's coast offer breathtaking scenery and rare flora. Drive or camp among these Roman-era giants.

San Francisco

San Francisco, home to the Golden Gate Bridge and Victorian buildings, blends history with contemporary. Cable cars and different communities are must-sees.

Big Sur

Big Sur's rugged coastline on California's Central Coast is renowned for its natural beauty and artistic allure. Explore its pristine beaches, hiking trails, and majestic cliffs enveloped in mist.


Monterey, known for whale watching and the famous aquarium, offers a glimpse into marine life. Explore its waterfront filled with seafood restaurants and historic attractions.


Carmel-by-the-Sea charms with art galleries, boutique shops, and the historic Carmel Mission. Visit Carmel Beach and Carmel River State Beach, ideal for surfing and birdwatching.

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