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National Parks of the Pacific West

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Pacific Northwest & California
featuring Washington, Oregon and California

 

 

8 days from $1,949

Explore the majestic Pacific Northwest and California on this 8-day adventure, from the wilds of Mount St. Helens and the Columbia River Gorge to the sophistication of Portland and San Francisco. Travel along Oregon’s beautiful Pacific coast. Enjoy a cruise up the Rogue River. Visit Redwood National Park. Explore Eureka, a historic timber and fishing village. Cross the Golden Gate Bridge and discover the “City by the Bay” - San Francisco.

Yosemite National Park

 

 

    • 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.

    Hotel accommodations for 7 nights

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Day 1 - Seattle
Your scenic tour through the Pacific Northwest and California begins with an overnight stay in one of America’s most picturesque cities, Seattle. Get to know your fellow travelers tonight at a welcome dinner. (D)

Day 2 - Olympia / Portland
Embark on a sightseeing tour of the “Emerald City,” including the colorful restored waterfront area, historic Pioneer Square, and Pike Place Market, a famous fish and vegetable market dotted with restaurants and shops. As you depart 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 of the state park. Continue to Portland for a two-night stay in North America's “Best Big City.” (B, D)

Day 3 - Cascade Mountains
Drive along the Mt. Hood route to the beautiful 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. Your day will be highlighted by a tour of the magnificent Columbia River Gorge and the Bonneville Dam where a US Army Corps of Engineers park ranger will guide you through the dam and provide an interpretive talk on its might, hydropower and history. (B)

Day 4 - Willamette Valley / Newport / Coos Bay
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 coastlines and the Oregon Dunes National Recreation Area. (B, D)

Day 5 - Bandon State Natural Area / Redwood National Park / Eureka
Start your morning with a drive to Bandon State Natural Area. You will be amazed by the scenery along the scenic Beach Loop with sights such as Bandon Rocks and Face Rock, known to many from the American Indian legend. Next, enjoy a cruise up the spectacular Rogue River taking you into Oregon’s rugged wilderness for a chance to see bald eagles, cormorants, seals, and blue heron. Continuing south, you enter the redwood country of California. Visit the famous Redwood National Park, home to some of the world's tallest trees. Inside the park you will see some of these trees that are close to 300 feet tall and understand why the sun seldom hits the ground! Tonight, arrive in Eureka for your overnight stay. (B, D)

Day 6 - San Francisco
Enjoy a delightful tour through the historic timber and fishing village of Eureka and behold the beautiful Victorian architecture of Old Town. Journey through more redwood forests, 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. (B, D)

Day 7 - San Francisco
Today you discover this amazing city with a fascinating sightseeing tour that highlights the city’s most popular landmarks. You will see the stunning Twin Peaks, the Golden Gate Bridge, Chinatown and Fisherman’s Wharf. Later, enjoy leisure time to explore Fisherman’s Wharf. For a true local experience, ride the famed cable cars up and down San Francisco’s thrilling hills as you sightsee. There is so much to do and see as you enjoy the day on your own.

Day 8 - Tour Conclusion
Your tour ends today, but the memories will stay with you forever.

 

Seattle: Westin Seattle
Portland: Doubletree Hotel Lloyd Center
Newport: Red Lion Inn Coos Bay
Eureka: Red Lion Eureka
San Francisco: Westin St. Francis

 

 

 

Departure Date Twin Single Triple
April 27, 2014 $1,949 $2,349 $1,719
May 19, 2014 $1,999 $2,699 $1,969
June 2, 2014 $1,999 $2,699 $1,969
June 09, 2014 $1,999 $2,699 $1,969
June 22, 2014 $1,999 $2,699 $1,969
June 30, 2014 $1,999 $2,699 $1,969
July 14, 2014 $1,999 $2,699 $1,969
July 20, 2014 $1,999 $2,699 $1,969
July 27, 2014 $1,999 $2,699 $1,969
July 28, 2014 $1,999 $2,699 $1,969
August 04, 2014 $1,999 $2,699 $1,969
August 11, 2014 $1,999 $2,699 $1,969
August 17, 2014 $1,999 $2,699 $1,969
August 25, 2014 $1,999 $2,699 $1,969
September 7, 2014 $1,999 $2,699 $1,969
September 8, 2014 $1,999 $2,699 $1,969
September 14, 2014 $1,999 $2,699 $1,969
September 15, 2014 $1,999 $2,699 $1,969
September 28, 2014 $1,999 $2,699 $1,969
September 19, 2014 $1,999 $2,699 $1,969
October 06, 2014 $1,999 $2,699 $1,969
October 12, 2014 $1,999 $2,699 $1,969
October 13, 2014 $1,999 $2,699 $1,969
October 27, 2014 $1,999 $2,699 $1,969

 

Additional Information

 

Tour prices are land-only, per person based on double occupancy. Some dates may feature various changes in hotels, sightseeing and inclusions.