The Pacific Northwest
Driving Tours

Listed below are travel articles describing scenic driving tours in Washington State. Learn the details of specific routes including highlights and points of interest, maps of the route, length of route and tips on winter travel. Related websites and travel books are also recommended on this page.


Seattle - Leavenworth - Coulee Dam (3 days and 2 nights)

Rosenoff Road - an alternate route between Moses Lake and Ritzville

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Driving the Pacific Coast Oregon and Washington, 6th Edition
by Kathy Strong. March 2006, 6th edition, Paperback, 208 pages, (guidebook)

On the Road Around the Pacific Northwest: The Fly-Drive Guide to Oregon, Washington and British Columbia. by Fred Gebhart, Maxine Cass. June 1998, Paperback, 372 pages, (guidebook).
Washington, Oregon, and British Columbia are treated as a single destination, linked by a network of recommended routes.

Quick Escapes Pacific Northwest: Getaways from Portland, Seattle, and Vancouver, B.C. by Christine Cunningham. June 2007, Paperback, 8th edition, 224 pages, (guidebook).
Includes: travel directions, destination highlights, activities for morning and afternoon, choice restaurants and lodgings, special events and festivals, shopping, local sources of information, detailed, helpful maps.

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Washington Scenic Byways
Driving tours or highway routes that have been designated as a National Scenic Byway or All American Road by either the Federal Highway Administration's National Scenic Byways (NSB) Program or the United States Forest Service (USFS). Includes route description, historical notes, scenic attractions and recreational opportunities.

Washington Heritage Audio Driving Tour Guides
Northwest Heritage Resources has produced 6 heritage tour guides for 6 different areas of Washington state. These tours are available as books with CDs or audio tapes and can be ordered on the web.

Washington State Tours
Suggested Itineraries and trips around Washington State.

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