Great Routes/North America West

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  • Each of these has more stations/stops than a person would actually stop at. The theory is that it's easier to delete waypoints than to add them.
  • All of the stops have been entered into the E-touring meta-map (with links to,, etc.)

Coastal Carmel to Half Moon Bay[edit]

West Cliff Santa Cruz to Zero Motorcycles[edit]

17mi, charging at both ends

Santa Cruz Mountains[edit]

Saratoga/Highway 9/Scotts Valley/Zero HQ[edit]

36 miles, free charging for Zero owners at Zero HQ

Saratoga/Highway 9/Empire Grade/Santa Cruz[edit]

47mi, great twisty roads in a forest of giant redwoods

Los Gatos/Summit Rd/Highland Way/Eureka Canyon/Corralitos[edit]

32mi of cliffside and forest road, paved, more or less, with some amazing views. Scary in a car, but glorious on a motorcycle. Beware sand or water around a bend, don't go too fast.

Palo Alto/Skyline/Half Moon Bay[edit]

43mi, nice twisty roads and views from the ride and redwood forest.

Bay Area North[edit]

San Francisco to Petaluma[edit]

48 mi, 9 charging opportunities

Petaluma to Santa Rosa[edit]

57 mi, 9 good charging opportunities

Santa Rosa to Healdsburg[edit]

37 mi, 9 good charging opportunities

Healdburg to Geyserville[edit]

12 miles, 8 good charging opportunities

Coastal Northern California[edit]

Geyserville to Hopland[edit]

30 mi, 5 charging opportunities

Hopland to Ukiah[edit]

17mi, 5 charging opportunities, mostly Tesla

Ukiah to Willits[edit]

24mi, a couple of charging opportunities

Willits to Garberville/Redway[edit]

80 miles, 50 miles segment with no charging, only one opportunity between the endpoints

Garberville to Fortuna/Ferndale/Loleta[edit]

60 miles, very little between

Fortuna/Ferndale/Loleta to Eureka, Arcata, McKinleyville, Trinidad Bay[edit]

44 miles, lots of stations

Trinidad Bay to Crescent Bay[edit]

64 miles, just expensive RV plugs between

Coastal Oregon[edit]

Crescent City to Port Orford[edit]

85 miles, with 4 sketchy chances to charge

Port Orford to Coos Bay[edit]

65 miles, good charging opportunities

Coos Bay to Reedsport to Florence[edit]

51 miles, iffy charging spot in the middle but can divert to I-5 for more RV plug options

Florence to Eugene[edit]

64 miles, Blink charging en route, lots of options across the river at the destination