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Explore the Northwest With AAA Auto Tours

For decades, John King, AAA’s retired travel expert, crafted a series of Northwest road trip itineraries that showcase the best that each location has to offer. These auto tours feature detailed route maps as well as informative commentary on cities, attractions, landscapes, and off-the-beaten-path gems.

Bookmark this page and come back to read more of King’s updated auto tours as we continue to add them.

Columbia Basin (South)

Columbia Basin (South)

A drive through the south-central corner of Washington state is a drive through millions of years of history.

Idaho Panhandle

Idaho Panhandle

Take the Idaho Panhandle Auto Tour day trips and weekend getaways; Priest Lake and Lake Pend Oreille, Spokane, Sandpoint, Coeur d’Alene

Skagit Flats Fidalgo

Skagit Flats Fidalgo

The Skagit Flats–Fidalgo Loop offers an 74-mile introduction to the natural marvels of Skagit Valley. From Mount Vernon and Burlington along I-5, the route journeys through Padilla Bay, Fidalgo Island, Anacortes, and passes the scenic Deception Pass State Park before returning via Skagit Flats.

Snohomish County Mountain Loop

Snohomish County Mountain Loop

There’s much to do along the way, whether that be stopping for a bite along the waterfront in historic Everett or hiking along a mountain trail to an ice cave or former mining camp where men dug for ore more than 120 years ago.

Willapa Loop

Willapa Loop

Explore the town, attractions and scenic drives of Southwest Washington.

Washington Wine Regions

Washington Wine Regions

Discover your next favorite chardonnay or merlot among Washington’s 14 growing regions. Tour 59,000 acres of vines awhat to expect in each, what sets them apart, and how to explore every area.

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