Tour2009

Tour2009: Itinerary

This is my basic Itinerary for the tour. This will also serve as an index of sorts, as I’ll turn all these pages into links after the tour.  This basic route is from Kirkendall and Spring’s Bicycling The Pacific Coast, with my own route for the first couple of days and ending in San Francisco. From San Franciso I’m taking the Coast Starlight Amtrak home which I’m also looking forward to – I haven’t done a train trip of this length before.  Of course there is a bit of flexibility in this schedule, especially in Oregon where the next campsite is never that far down the coast and thus could easily stay at different places then those noted here. This is a popular tour route in the summer and its often better to not slavishly follow a published route if you don’t have to. The key is that about 55 miles needs to be ridden every day to make it to SF within my allotted time.  So watch the blog to see how the trip really progresses.

Itinerary

Washington

Day 01 ““ To Shelton
Day 02 ““ To Twin Harbors State Park
Day 03 ““  to Bush Pacific County Park
Day 04 ““  To Oregon Border

Oregon

Day 05 ““ To Nehalem Bay State Park
Day 06
““  To Cape Lookout State Park
Day 07
““ <Rest Day > Oregon Coast
Day 08
““ To Beverly Beach State Park
Day 09
““ To Jesse M. Honeyman Memorial State Park
Day 10
““ To Sunset Bay State Park
Day 11
““ To Humbug Mountain State Park
Day 12 ““ To Harris Beach St. Park (California Border)   ~56m

California

Day 13 ““ To Elk Prairie Campground CA
Day 14 ““  To Eureka KOA
Day 15 ““ <Rest Day > Redwoods
Day 16 ““ To Marine Garden Club Grove
Day 17 ““ To Standish Hickey State Park Recreation Area
Day 18 ““ To  MacKerricher Beach State Park
Day 19 ““ To Manchester State Beach
Day 20 ““ To Bodega Dunes State Beach
Day 21 ““  To  Samuel P. Taylor State Park
Day 22 ““ To San Francisco
Day 23 ““ SF
Day 24 ““ SF -> Seattle Train
Day 25 ““Arrive Seattle

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