The exuberant northwest Pacific has volcanic landscapes, abundant orchards, and lively cities. A road trip is an ideal way to appreciate all the landscapes that made this region famous. In just a couple of days, you can experience everything from watching whales to getting to know the coffee culture and appreciating the coastal landscapes. All without getting on an airplane! What do you need? A camera, waterproof hiking boots, many layers of clothing and an instinct to venture outdoors.