Here's a sample itinerary for a drive from San Diego to Seattle. If you're planning a road trip to Seattle, you can research locations to stop along the way. Find the best restaurants, hotels, and attractions based on the most talked about places recommended by Trippy members.
Your starting point is San Diego, California.
You can enter an exact street address if you want to get precise directions, but this is optional.
Since there are only 2 travelers, we assume you're driving 1 car. You can adjust the number of people traveling at the top. We assume a maximum of 4 passengers per car, but you can change the number of cars to fit your situation.
Los Angeles (564 answers)
Santa Monica Pier (70 mentions)
Griffith Observatory (63 mentions)
Venice Beach Boardwalk (62 mentions)
Abbot Kinney (56 mentions)
Third Street Promenade (55 mentions)
restaurants around Los Angeles:
Grand Central Market
questions about Los Angeles:
Where are the top 5 places to see a celebrity in L.A.?
What's your favorite burger in L.A?
Free things to do in Los Angeles?
What are the top 3 beaches in Los Angeles?
Best restaurants in Los Angeles?
Pismo Beach (47 answers)
Laetitia Vineyard & Winery (3 mentions)
San Luis Obispo Mission (3 mentions)
Edna Valley (2 mentions)
F. McLintocks Saloon and Dining House (2 mentions)
restaurants around Pismo Beach:
Avila Valley Barn
Gilroy Premium Outlets (3 mentions)
Sacramento (37 answers)
California State Railroad Museum (6 mentions)
California State Capitol Museum (3 mentions)
58 Degrees & Holding Co. (2 mentions)
restaurants around Sacramento:
Ella Dining Room & Bar
Rick's Dessert Diner
Delta King Hotel
questions about Sacramento:
Things to do and see in Sacramento
Hidden gems in Sacramento?
Me want food in Sacramento!
Places to see in Gold Rush Country enroute from Sacramento
What is your favorite restaurant in Sacramento?
Redding (6 answers)
restaurants around Redding:
Market Street Steakhouse
questions about Redding:
What is your favorite restaurant in Redding?
Best free things to do in Redding?
Ashland (14 mentions)
Eugene (11 answers)
questions about Eugene:
What is your favorite restaurant in Eugene?
Portland (215 answers)
International Rose Test Garden (20 mentions)
Powell's City of Books (17 mentions)
Japanese Gardens (15 mentions)
Portland Saturday Market (13 mentions)
Timberline Lodge (12 mentions)
restaurants around Portland:
Tasty N Sons
Pok Pok Restaurant
questions about Portland:
Mid July: 1 week with wife and kid - what should we prioritize?
Best coffee shops in Portland
Visiting in July for 5 days with my boyfriend, where and what must we do?
Artsy area with fun little shops
Portland in mid-March
Your final destination is Seattle, Washington.
You can enter the exact street address of your destination, but this is optional.
Are you going straight to a hotel, or looking for a vacation rental or Airbnb?
The best resource on neighborhoods, areas, and hotels is the Trippy page on where to stay in Seattle.
If you're looking for a quick answer, you can check out Ace Hotel, which was mentioned 6 times on Trippy.
Here are some more hotels people talk about:
Want to research more popular hotels in Seattle? Click the blue button below.
Need some recommendations on somewhere to get food?
Trippy members suggest Serious Pie, which was mentioned 12 times.
Here are some more restaurants people talk about:
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This section could be endless, so rather than trying to suggest every local activity or attraction, we'll leave it open-ended.
These are some of the places people talk about on Trippy:
Of course, Trippy is the perfect place to ask questions because there's an entire community of travelers talking to each other and sharing tips and advice. Trippy is where you can get answers personalized for your tastes, budgets, trip dates & more!
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Yes, even this step is optional, because if you're on vacation who wants the trip to end? It's okay, you can start planning your next trip!
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