Help planning ride Portland Oregon to British Columbia
We are beginning to plan a ride this summer from Portland, Oregon to British Columbia. Our group of 10 riders has decided that our ride this summer should be to Canada. None of us have ridden there in the past so we are looking for suggestions on routes and must-see sights in BC. Here are some of the things we would like our ride to include.
1. We will have one week of riding beginning approximately July 22nd. Our group usually rides 300-400 miles each day.
2. We enjoy riding scenic less-traveled roads.
3. We like to stay in historic and scenic towns with character.
I would appreciate any suggestions any of you might have for our ride. Thanks in advance for your help.
Make a route to Port Townsend
Seattle is great if you don't mind traffic and interstates. There are great things to see, but it's better to catch a ferry, see the sights, get back to the peninsula. I'm spoiled here on Bainbridge Is. The Olympic is spotted with great old logging towns like Forks (yes the vampire town). The Native American Reservations like La Push offer amazing ocean views. There's a great cabin based campground there at First Beach. Rialto Beach has a view of the Pacific that's unmatched.
Port Townsend downtown is lined with Victorian architecture and has some great places to eat. On the road to Port T. don't pass the aviation museum at the Jefferson Co. Airport on Rt. 19. they have a program that teaches teens how to repair and maintain vintage airplanes AND fly them.
Just some food for thought, let me know if I can help.