Road Trips have become the ideal way to travel, with more people hitting the road to discover the natural beauties closer to home. If you’re considering a coastal drive to Bay Point Landing, — there is plenty to see and lots to do.
Every epic trip starts with inspiration and planning. To help you get on your way, we created a series of itineraries designed to make the most of the your drive. Along the way, you'll discover breathtaking views, inspired eateries, and comfortable accommodations as you make your way to Coos Bay. Let your journey begin!
Drive Time: 14 hours, plus stops
The drive from Los Angeles to Coos Bay is the perfect coastal destination road trip. We suggest splitting the trip into two days, adding an overnight stay with our friends at AutoCamp Russian River, near Santa Rosa. Drive through Big Sur and the Redwoods National Forest, discovering nature along the way. Here are some of our favorite activities from this route.
American / Salads, Baked Goods, Pasta / $$
47540 California 1
Big Sur, CA 93920
American / Seafood / $$$
12781 Sir Francis Drake Blvd.
Inverness, CA 94937
Drive Time: 9 hours, plus stops
From one bay to the next, the unbeatable views from San Francisco to Coos Bay are worth exploring on this road trip of 9-hours. A wonderful drive filled with rugged, natural beauty, camp beneath Giant Sequoias and step out onto the sands of Gold Beach. If you choose to split the drive into two days, we suggest pitching a tent at the Del Norte Coast Redwoods State Park Campground for an evening.
Tourist Attraction / General Admission $20
Klamath, CA 95548
Seafood / Oysters, Wine / $$
205 G St.
Eureka, CA 95501
Microbrewery / $
830 Railroad St.
Brookings, OR 97415
Del Norte Coast Redwoods State Park Campground
Crescent City, CA
Drive Time: 10 hours, plus stops
Lush, rainy, and almost too stunning for words, the road trip from Vancouver, B.C. to Coos Bay is an adventure through the Pacific Northwest. A 10-hour drive, we believe this route is best enjoyed over two days. Hike through Olympic National Park, kayak on Lake Quinault, explore the sand-swept shores of Oregon’s Northern Coast, and stay with our friends at Adrift Hotel in Long Beach, Washington. These are some of our favorite places to visit across Washington and Oregon.
Historic Lighthouse / Day Use Fee
750 NW Lighthouse Dr.
Newport, OR 97365
American / Seafood / $$
1025 Lawrence St.
Port Townsend, WA 98368
Breakfast & Brunch / $$
503 Laneda Ave.
Manzanita, OR 97130
Total Drive Time: 7 hours, plus stops
You may choose to power straight through, but we suggest taking some time to discover the breathtaking Coastal and Mountainous landscapes along the way. See where the mighty Columbia River flows into the Pacific Ocean, hike Cape Disappointment (you won’t be disappointed), and enjoy local eateries in the quaint towns that dot the coastline.
Brewpub / Burgers, Seafood / $$
33180 Cape Kiwanda Dr.
Pacific City, OR 97135