PACIFIC COAST HIGHWAY NORTHBOUND
This 1,700 mile all-paved Pacific Coast Highway motorcycle tour is a dream motorcycle trip along the West Coast of the United States. Start in Long Beach, California and ride north, hugging the Pacific Coast all the way to the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco. Enjoy a free day near San Francisco, in Tiburon, where you can explore the city on your own or explore the area on two wheels. Continue on Highway 1 all the way to Portland Oregon. This ride features the epic coastal scenery of California and Oregon: curves, Redwood forests and great scenery are the order of the day.
Road Conditions: This is a paved itinerary and features spectacular coastline riding mixed with delightful (and world-class) curves through old growth Redwoods.
|Arrival||Departure||*Double Occupancy||*Single Occupancy||*Couples Package|
|April 30, 2021||May 10, 2021||$5,100||$6,250||$7,800|
|April 29, 2022||May 09, 2022||$5,400||$6,600||$8,200|
*Double Occupancy - Base Bike with a Shared Room
*Single Occupancy - Base Bike with Your Own Room
*Couples Package - Two Participants on One Base Bike in One Private Room
|Own Bike||Suzuki V-Strom 650||BMW F 750 GS||BMW F 850 GS||BMW R 1250 GS||BMW R1200 RT|
DAY 1 - Arrival in Long Beach, CA
Your motorcycle adventure starts by arriving in Long Beach, California today. Hotel check in and Welcome Dinner this evening, where you can meet the members of the group. Stay in Long Beach, California.
DAY 2 - Long Beach, CA to Ojai, CA (115 miles)
We head north out of Long Beach through Los Angeles to the Malibu coast. It is a relatively short day, so depending on timing, we will pick out some choice canyon roads on our way to Ojai. Stay in Ojai, California.
DAY 3 - Ojai, CA to Morro Bay, CA (140 miles)
There are a few choices for awesome roads on this day, and we will be taking you where the locals ride on our way to Morro Bay. Stay in Morro Bay, California.
DAY 4 - Morro Bay, CA to Tiburon, CA (270 miles)
We continue up the scenic Pacific Coast Highway 1, all the way to San Francisco. On the way, enjoy the splendor of the scenery and quaint coastal towns like Big Sur. We will cross the famed Golden Gate Bridge at the end of the day before arriving in Tiburon. Stay in Tiburon, CA.
DAY 5 - Free Day, Tiburon, CA (up to 200 miles)
Today is your choice: relax, explore San Francisco on your own, or....go riding the back roads of the north Bay Area. Regardless of what you choose, we want you to experience the San Francisco Bay area before we collect ourselves and head further north. Stay in Tiburon, CA.
DAY 6 - Tiburon, CA to Mendocino, CA (150miles)
Enjoy the iconic Pacific Coast Highway 1. Great views await as you travel along the Pacific Coast. Stay in Mendocino, California.
DAY 7 - Mendocino, CA to Eureka, CA (150 miles) Today is a day for the Redwoods! Ride through the Avenue of the Giants full of old growth Redwood Trees. Get ready for natural splendor. Stay in Eureka, California.
DAY 8 - Eureka, CA to Florence, OR (265 miles)
View the historic Umpqua Lighthouse and ride through Redwood National Park on your way north. Moto-travel through the old growth forests of Oregon and the Oregon Sand Dunes. Stay in Florence, Oregon.
DAY 9 - Florence, OR to Astoria, OR (185 miles)
Start your ride today on Pacific Coast on Highway 1, passing through Newport, Cannon Beach, and Seaside, Oregon. Arrive at the mouth of the mighty Columbia River at Astoria. Stay in Astoria, OR.
DAY 10 - Astoria, OR to Portland, OR (100 miles)
Ride from the mouth of the Columbia River by back roads to Portland, Oregon. Farewell Dinner this evening. Stay in Portland, Oregon.
DAY 11 - Fly Home or keep the dream alive. The next motorcycle adventure vacation awaits!
THE GEAR TO BRING
MotoQuest guides wear KLIM helmets, jackets, pants and gloves, and we outfit our motorcycles with luggage and accessories from Twisted Throttle. You can view and download our complete MotoQuest packing list here.
MotoQuest Staff on Tour
Included With the Tour
- Hotel Accommodations
- Premiere Welcome and Farewell Dinners
- Professional MotoQuest Guide(s)
- Support Vehicle
- Support Vehicle Driver
- Staff Trained in First Aid with Satellite Phone
- MotoQuest Swag Bag
- Photos Taken on the Trip
- Automatic Enrollment in Global Rescue
- Meals on the Road
- Alternative Tours
- Travel Insurance
- National Park Entrance Fees