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The Ultimate One Week Norcal/Oregon Roadtrip for any Outdoor Adventurer

The Ultimate One Week Norcal/Oregon Roadtrip for any Outdoor Adventurer

This one week road trip heads through several prime landmarks in Norcal and Oregon. This itinerary is packed with incredible hikes, waterfalls, rugged coastline, redwoods, caves, and lakes you won’t want to miss.

Tree Swing at College Cove — Trinidad State Beach, CA

Tree Swing at College Cove  — Trinidad State Beach, CA

View the particularly picturesque College Cove, part of Trinidad State Beach, CA from the trails on the cliffs above, or better yet, from a clifftop tree swing.

Fern Canyon — Prairie Creek Redwoods SP, CA

Fern Canyon — Prairie Creek Redwoods SP, CA

Fern Canyon is one of my favorite hikes along the NorCal coast. This short, easy hike takes you up a canyon covered with 8 different types of ferns.

Cypress Grove Trail — Point Lobos in Carmel, CA

Cypress Grove Trail — Point Lobos in Carmel, CA

The Cypress Grove Trail is one of my favorites of coastal CA hikes. The short hike loops through a rare Monterey Cypress grove and incredible clifftop vistas.

Bird Island & China Cove Trail — Point Lobos State Marine Reserve, CA

Bird Island & China Cove Trail — Point Lobos State Marine Reserve, CA

The short Bird Island trail in China Cove of Point Lobos is the perfect trail for great beach access and to see marine wildlife like sea birds and seals

Calla Lily Valley & Garrapata Beach — Big Sur, CA

Calla Lily Valley & Garrapata Beach — Big Sur, CA

Time it right, and you’ll witness a valley filled with tons of white, blooming calla lilies right along the Highway 1!

Overlook Trail & McWay Falls - Big Sur, CA

Overlook Trail & McWay Falls - Big Sur, CA

McWay Falls at Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park is arguably the most iconic views in all of Big Sur, and the viewpoint is free and easily accessible.