PACIFIC NORTHWEST & CALIFORNIA - 2017
PACIFIC NORTHWEST & CALIFORNIA - 2017

Day 1: Seattle, Washington - Tour Begins
Your scenic tour through the Pacific Northwest and California opens with an overnight stay in one of America’s most picturesque cities, Seattle. Get to know your fellow travelers at tonight’s welcome dinner.
Today Dinner is included.

Day 2: Seattle - Olympia - Portland, Oregon
Embark on a sightseeing tour of the “Emerald City,” including the colorful restored waterfront area, historic Pioneer Square, and lively Pike Place Market, a famous fish and vegetable market dotted with restaurants and shops. Departing Seattle, travel south through Olympia and stop at the Mount St. Helens Visitor Center. Learn about the 1980 eruption of Mount St. Helens as well as the history and geology of the state park. Continue to Portland, Oregon for a two-night stay in North America's “Best Big City.”
Today Breakfast is included.

Day 3: Portland - Cascade Mountains - Portland
Drive along the Mt. Hood route to the lush Columbia River Gorge. It's a day of sightseeing you will never forget. Mt. Hood dominates the horizon as you leave the valley and enter the slopes of the Cascade Mountains. Discover the awe-inspiring landscapes on a tour of the magnificent Columbia River Gorge and the Bonneville Dam, where you will learn about its fascinating hydropower and history. This evening, relax on Portland’s premier dining and sightseeing cruise. Enjoy a vibrant setting enhanced by dazzling city sights and city lights, festive cuisine and live performances. Glide along the Willamette River and Lake Oswego for an unforgettable and delightful evening.
Today Breakfast and Dinner are included.

Day 4: Portland - Willamette Valley - Newport - North Bend
Your scenic journey takes you through what was the Promised Land for many pioneers during the days of the Oregon Trail. The Willamette Valley contains some of the most fertile agricultural soils of Oregon and nurtures vegetables, flowers, herbs, nuts and vineyards. Next, head to the coastal town of Newport for a brief stop before traveling along some of the country's most beautiful coastline and the Oregon Dunes National Recreation Area.
Today Breakfast and Dinner are included.

Day 5: North Bend-Bandon State Natural Area-Redwood Nat'l. Park, CA-Eureka
Begin your day with a drive to Bandon State Natural Area. You will be amazed by the scenery along the striking Beach Loop with sights such as Bandon Rocks and Face Rock, known to many from the American Indian legend. Stop in the picturesque coastal town of Gold Beach, known for amazing wildlife including bald eagles, cormorants, seals and blue heron. Continuing south, enter the redwood country of California. Travel through the famous Redwood National Park, home to some of the world's tallest trees. Inside the park, get up-close to these trees that rise to nearly 300 feet tall and see for yourself why the sun seldom hits the ground. Arriving in Eureka, enjoy a delightful tour through this historic timber and fishing village and witness the Victorian architecture of Old Town.
Today Breakfast is included.

Day 6: Eureka - San Francisco
Continue your journey through the majestic beauty and splendid grandeur of the Redwood Forest, including the “Avenue of the Giants,” a scenic highway loaded with towering redwoods. Next, drive over the legendary Golden Gate Bridge and arrive in "the City by the Bay,” San Francisco. Tonight, gather for dinner on Pier 39 which offers exceptional views of San Francisco Bay and the Bay Bridge.
Today Breakfast and Dinner are included.

Day 7: Choice of San Francisco Bay Cruise or City Tour of San Francisco
After breakfast the choice is yours! Perhaps you’ll choose to take an hour-long cruise on San Francisco Bay featuring an in-depth narration on its history and landmarks including Alcatraz* and the Golden Gate Bridge. Or join a local guide for a sightseeing tour of the city...hear stories of the city’s past and present as you drive past its famous landmarks including Fisherman’s Wharf, the Golden Gate Bridge, and the view of the city from the Twin Peaks. The remainder of your day is at leisure to explore San Francisco independently. For a true local experience, ride the famed cable cars up and down San Francisco’s thrilling hills.
Today Breakfast is included.

Day 8: San Francisco - Tour Ends
our tour ends today, but the memories will stay with you forever.

 

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Highlights...
Seattle • Olympia • Mt. St. Helens Visitor CenterCascade MountainsColumbia River Gorge • Wiliiamette Valley • NewportBandon State Natural Area • Redwood National Park Eureka San Franciso • Golden Gate Bridge • Pier 39

  • Learn about one of America's greatest volcanic eruptions with a visit to Mount St. Helens Visitor Center.
  • Travel along the magnificent Bandon Beach Loop in Bandon State Natural Area to see the famed Face Rock.
  • Enjoy dinner on Pier 39 and experience postcard views of San Francisco's Golden Gate Bridge.

8 Days • 10 Meals:
6 Breakfasts • 4 Dinners

CALL FOR DATES AND PRICES*

*Starting at $2,099 per person, land only, double occupancy
Call for airfare from your gateway.


YOUR ITINERARY AT A GLANCE

DAY 1
Renaissance Seattle Madison Hotel
DAYS 2, 3
Hotel Eastlund, Portland
DAY 4
The Mill Hotel
DAY 5
Red Lion Eureka
DAYS 6, 7
San Francisco Marmiott Hotel


Optional Excursions

 


For more information call Pam Adair at
216.751.8301 or 888-878-8187


Please Note:
The Pacific Northwest and California are 3 hours behind Eastern Standard Time.
• Some attractions may not be available during the "off-season" months (weather permitting) and is reflected in the rate. Order of sightseeing is subject to change. The number of single accommodations is limited on this tour..The highest point on this tour is 6,000 feet above sea level.
• This tour requires average physical activity. You should be in good health, able to climb stairs and walk reasonable distances, possibly over uneven grounds and cobblestone streets.

 

Vacation updated: 12/27/2016 1:38:03 PM