“Your illustrated guide to the perfect West Coast road trip.” —C magazine
Roll down the windows, turn up the radio, and take a drive up the world’s most magical coastline.
It’s a beautiful and practical travel guide. An illustrated keepsake. An inspiration to get out and visit. And a celebration of the wild, lush, larger-than-life 2,000 miles that run along the edge of the West Coast through California, Oregon, Washington, and Vancouver Island, where you’ll find everything from stunning vistas and alluring beaches to botanical gardens, nature trails, antiques stores, charming villages, and a handful of great cities along the way.
Created by artist and inveterate road-tripper Danielle Kroll, Pacific Coasting covers all the not-to-be-missed stops, while including maps, packing lists and playlists (yes, what to listen to as you’re driving up to Hearst Castle), and specific guides like Tide Pool Etiquette and Oregon Lighthouses. The result is the offbeat adventure of a lifetime, filled with something new to discover every hour of every day.
About the Author
Danielle Kroll is an artist and designer known for her whimsical paintings inspired by travel, nature, and her ever-growing collection of vintage memorabilia. Kroll studied at the Tyler School of Art and majored in Graphic and Interactive Design. In 2009, she started her career in Anthropologie’s art department, and in 2013, she went out on her own, with clients such as Anthropologie, Kate Spade New York, One King’s Lane, Papyrus, Hallmark, Land of Nod, and Figo. Her current work includes commissioned illustrations, personal paintings, ceramics, textiles, and greeting cards. Kroll lives in upstate New York but is drawn to California. She has driven the Pacific Coast Highway many times and backpacked the 220 miles of the John Muir Trail in California. She shares her artwork and adventures with her 40,000 followers on Instagram @daniellekroll.
“Your illustrated guide to the perfect West Coast road trip. . . . A guide for even the state’s most seasoned road warriors, with illustrated routes, playlists, pit stops, packing lists and, after a long day on the road, the must-stop bed-and-breakfasts and campsites.” —C magazine