Westbound Wonders

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  • 72:15
  • 3,827 mi
  • $630
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Created by cthrnstlrnt - February 11th 2016

Traveling from Texas to Washington, the Westbound Wonders road trip offers a diverse number of stops for anyone in your carpool, ranging from remote to big city life and the in-between.

Austin, Texas. AKA Silicon Hills, Fastest growing city, Best city for young professionals, Best city for singles, Best city for jobs, Best city for Foodies, Live Music Capital of the World. Then it's home to SXSW, Austin City Limits, F1 racing, Blues on the Green and nationally recognized BBQ joints. Who wouldn't be batty for this capital?

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504mi 08h 00m
Cadillac Ranch
4.0

Interstate 40, Amarillo, TX, US

Cadillac Ranch

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Cadillacs are revered as symbol of American luxury. Cadillac Ranch twists that notion with freshly sprayed works of art, ever evolving.

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136mi 02h 26m
Clayton Lake State Park
4.3

141 Clayton Lake Rd, Clayton, NM, US

Clayton Lake State Park

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500+ Dinosaur footprints. Your inner 5 year old is calling to explore this historic site.

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409mi 08h 14m

San Juan Skyway Scenic Byway is the Million Dollar Highway for good reason. One of the most awe-inspiring roads in America and notoriously one of the most dangerous roads located on yours truly, Route 550.

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via County Road 8A

25mi 00h 35m
Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park
4.6

102 Elk Creek Rd, Montrose, CO, US

Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park

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Towering cliffs block out sunlight, casting shadows. Get ready for goosebumps and experience the mystery Black Canyon offers. If you're a rock climbing enthusiast, this stop is a must.

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194mi 04h 01m
Canyonlands National Park
4.5
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Stay overnight at this International Dark Sky park and brush up on your star constellations. The red rocks transport you to the days of the Wild West and what the frontier looked like.

Goblin Valley State Park
4.5

Goblin Valley Rd, Green River, UT, US

Goblin Valley State Park

It's an otherwordly experience walking amongst the hoodoos at Goblin Valley State Park.

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252mi 05h 26m
Rainbow Bridge National Monument
4.0

County Road 487, Navajo Mountain, UT, US

Rainbow Bridge National Monument

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Relive the Cummings-Douglass Expedition and race to one of the world's largest natural bridges

Zebra Slot Canyon
4.4

Hole in the Rock Road, Escalante, UT, US

Zebra Slot Canyon

Stretch your legs at Zebra Slot Canyon to see the pink-striped sandstone!

248mi 05h 22m

One of Utah's Might Five is Bryce Canyon. Watch a sunset or sunrise at the famed Amphitheater.

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266mi 04h 20m

South Las Vegas Boulevard, Las Vegas, NV, US

Las Vegas Strip

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What's a vacation without a little indulgence? Pick your poison in Sin City.

418mi 07h 45m

Sequoia National Park, California, United States

Salute to General Sherman, the largest living tree in the world. These behemoths are humbling and remind us of how our time is a mere breath. Take it all in here.

Treebones Resort
4.4

71895 Highway 1, Big Sur, CA, US

Treebones Resort

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Experience glamping like no other off the coast of Big Sur. Watch whales and sunsets like a royal.

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267mi 05h 04m
Golden Gate Bridge
4.5

Us Highway 101, San Francisco, CA, US

Golden Gate Bridge

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An engineering feat, blast your favorite Cali song as you coast across the Golden Gate Bridge.

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64mi 01h 02m
The Wurst
4.0

22 Matheson St, Healdsburg, CA, US

The Wurst

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Healdsburg, CA. Don't dismiss, this is Sonoma County. Thousands of acres covered in vineyards is a site to see. Try the garlic fries and local brews at the Wurst near the town center.

225mi 04h 00m

Trinidad, CA. I hesitate to let this cat out of the bag. A quaint, charming town right off the pacific coast. At Beachcomber Cafe, try the Clam Chowder in a bread bowl, it's divine. Stroll through town to the lighthouse overlook and down to the beach to spy on sea lions sunbathing.

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233mi 04h 35m
Crater Lake National Park
4.7

From Medford - Route 62 north and then east. From Klamath Falls - Route 97 north to Route 62 north and then west., OR, US

Crater Lake National Park

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The only national park in Oregon and the deepest lake in the country. Drop your jaw at Crater Lake.

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284mi 05h 17m

Exit 31 off I-84 or Exit 17 Hwy 30, Troutdale, OR, US

Multnomah Falls

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You know the photo. Go feel the mist on your face already.

193mi 03h 07m

Congratulations on reaching the Pacific Northwest! Get your caffeine fix in the Emerald City, you've earned it.

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