Western USA - Pacific Northwest (Chapter)
This is the Pacific Northwest chapter from Lonely Planet’s Western USA guidebook.
Ever since the days of the Oregon Trail, the Northwest has had a hypnotic lure for risk-takers and dreamers. In the US’s northwest corner evergreen trees frame snow-dusted volcanoes, and innovative cities are sprinkled with food carts, streetcars and microbrews.
• use human-powered bikes and kayaks to get around the quieter corners of the San Juan Islands
• admire trees older than Europe’s Renaissance castles in Washington’s Olympic National Park
• view one of the greatest pages of US history in the Columbia River’s Lewis and Clark National and State Historical Parks
• restaurants and accommodations
Coverage includes: Washington, Seattle & around, Olympic Peninsula, Northwest Washington, San Juan Islands, North Cascades, Northeastern Washington, South Cascades, Central & Southeastern Washington, Oregon, Portland & around, Willamette Valley, Columbia River Gorge, Oregon Cascades, Southern Oregon, Eastern Oregon and Oregon Coast.
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