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

West Cliff Santa Cruz to Zero Motorcycles

17mi, charging at both ends

Santa Cruz Mountains

Saratoga/Highway 9/Scotts Valley/Zero HQ

36 miles, free charging for Zero owners at Zero HQ

Saratoga/Highway 9/Empire Grade/Santa Cruz

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

Los Gatos/Summit Rd/Highland Way/Eureka Canyon/Corralitos

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

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

Bay Area North

San Francisco to Petaluma

48 mi, 9 charging opportunities

Petaluma to Santa Rosa

57 mi, 9 good charging opportunities

Santa Rosa to Healdsburg

37 mi, 9 good charging opportunities

Healdburg to Geyserville

12 miles, 8 good charging opportunities

Coastal Northern California

Geyserville to Hopland

30 mi, 5 charging opportunities

Hopland to Ukiah

17mi, 5 charging opportunities, mostly Tesla

Ukiah to Willits

24mi, a couple of charging opportunities

Willits to Garberville/Redway

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

Garberville to Fortuna/Ferndale/Loleta

60 miles, very little between

Fortuna/Ferndale/Loleta to Eureka, Arcata, McKinleyville, Trinidad Bay

44 miles, lots of stations

Trinidad Bay to Crescent Bay

64 miles, just expensive RV plugs between

Coastal Oregon

Crescent City to Port Orford

85 miles, with 4 sketchy chances to charge

Port Orford to Coos Bay

65 miles, good charging opportunities

Coos Bay to Reedsport to Florence

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

Florence to Eugene

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