PACIFIC COAST HIGHWAY SOUTHBOUND
This 2,000 mile all-paved Pacific Coast Highway motorcycle tour is a dream motorcycle trip along the West Coast of the United States. Start in Portland, Oregon and ride the famed Pacific Coast Highway all the way to the Golden Gate Bridge at San Francisco. Explore the Shasta-Trinity National Forest and the famed Avenue of the Giants featuring old-growth redwoods. South of San Francisco, go inland and tour through world famous Yosemite National Park and Sequioa National Park. We have hand-picked some gorgeous mountain roads all the way to Long Beach, California.
Road Conditions: This is a paved itinerary and features spectacular coastline riding mixed with delightful (and world-class) curves through old growth Redwoods and Sequoias.
|Arrival||Departure||*Double Occupancy||*Single Occupancy||*Couples Package|
|October 09, 2019||October 19, 2019||$4,300||$5,400||7,400|
|October 08, 2020||October 18, 2020||$4,300||$5,400||7,400|
*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 - Portland, Oregon
Your motorcycle adventure starts by arriving in Portland, Oregon today. Hotel check in and Welcome Dinner this evening, where you can meet the members of the group. Stay in Portland, Oregon.
DAY 2 - Portland, Oregon to Astoria, Oregon - 165 Kilometres (~103 Miles)
Ride out of Portland, Oregon and ride some great back roads and along the Columbia River on your way to Astoria, Oregon. Stay in Astoria, Oregon. "
DAY 3 - Astoria, Oregon to Florence, Oregon - 300 Kilometres (~185 Miles)
Start your motorcycle holiday riding south. Hug the Pacific Coast on Highway 1, passing through Seaside, Cannon Beach, Newport and on the Florence, Oregon. Stay in Florence, OR. "
DAY 4 - Florence, Oregon to Trinidad, California - 305 Kilometres (~191 Miles)
Moto-travel through the old growth forests of Oregon and the Oregon Sand Dunes. View the historic Umpqua Lighthouse and ride through Redwood National Park. Stay in Trinidad, California.
DAY 5 - Trinidad, California to Miranda, California - 280 Kilometres (~173 Miles)
Today is a day for the Redwoods. You may take a long day ride through the Shasta-Trinity National Forest, or stroll through the Avenue of the Giants full of old growth Redwood Trees. Stay in Miranda, CA.
DAY 6 - Miranda, California to Stinson Beach, California - 400 Kilometres (~248 Miles)
Wake up on The Avenue of the Giants with its 500 year old growth Redwoods. Ride through the Chandlier Tree in Leggett, California. Enjoy Highwy 1 with its amazing shoreline views all the way to the scenic beach town of Stinson Beach. Stay in Stinson Beach.
DAY 7 - Stinson Beach, California to Yosemite National Park - 365 Kilometres (~227 Miles)
Start your motorcycle ride by crossing the iconic Golden Gate Bridge near San Francisco. Ride fun back roads from San Jose to Yosemite National Park and explore the park. Stay in the Yosemite National Park Area.
DAY 8 - Yosemite National Park to Dunlap, California - 260 Kilometres (~160 Miles)
Ride through the endless curves of Kings Canyon National Park, and stay the night near the doorstep of Kings Canyon National Park and Sequoia National Park. Stay near Dunlap, California.
DAY 9 - Dunlap, California to Kernville, California - 325 Kilometres (~201 Miles)
Spend another day riding twisties tthrough the mountains. Explore Sequoia National Park with trees up to 2,500 years old. Be awed by "The Mighty 190" and its hundreds of curves. Stay in Kernville, California.
DAY 10 - Kernville, California to Long Beach, California - 345 Kilometres (~214 Miles)
Ride through the Angeles National Forest, and along the world famous Angeles Crest Highway. Arrive at MotoQuest Long Beach and drop off your bikes. Farewell dinner this evening. Stay in Long Beach.
DAY 11 - Long Beach, California - Departure
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