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National Parks of the Pacific West

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Treasures of the Pacific Northwest

 

 

10 days from $649*

Mountain peaks, beautiful coastline and historic towns are just some of the delights you’ll discover on your scenic journey through Washington and Oregon. Beginning in Seattle, pick up your rental car and travel to Olympic National Park for a visit to the Hoh Rainforest. Continue along the Olympic Peninsula and cross the Columbia River into Oregon where highlights of your stay include visits to the village of Seaside, Oregon Dunes Recreational Area, Coos Bay, Medford, Crater Lake National Park featuring the deepest lake in the United States and Portland. After exploring Oregon’s historic towns and popular sights, return to Washington for a visit to two of the state’s must-see natural attractions: Mount St. Helens, where you can learn about the volcano’s last eruption in 1980, followed by Mount Rainier National Park showcasing one of the most prominent peaks in the Cascade mountains and home to the Emmons glacier, one of the largest in the nation.

Crater Lake

 

 

  1. Explore the Hoh Rainforest
  2. Sip award-winning wines and delight in artisan cheese in Medford
  3. Visit the nation's deepest lake in Crater Lake National Park
  4. Stroll through the International Rose Test Garden in Portland
  5. Learn about the dramatic volcano eruption of 1980 at Mount St. Helen's Johnston Ridge Visitor Center
  6. Hotel accommodations for 9 nights
  7. Local host service in Seattle
  8. Destination guide and detailed driving directions

 

Day 1 - Seattle
Arrive in Seattle and pick up your rental car at the airport. The remainder of the day is yours to explore.

Day 2 - Olympic National Park
Travel by ferry or by car to Olympic National Park, where you will find a land of contrast and endless possibilities for recreation and sightseeing. Explore beaches, the Hoh Rainforest, or glacier-capped peaks. With three major ecosystem and almost a million acres to choose from, Olympic National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, is full of possibilities.

Day 3 - Seaside
Drive down the Olympic Peninsula, enjoying incredible views of the Pacific Ocean. Cross the mighty Columbia River and into Oregon, arriving in the picturesque village of Seaside. Here you’ll find spectacular ocean views, miles of beaches, a variety of outdoor activities, excellent shopping, and unforgettable dining.

Day 4 - Coos Bay
Continue your journey on scenic Highway 101 and be dazzled by one of the most spectacular coastlines in the world. You may want to visit Oregon Dunes National Recreation Area, where wind-sculpted sand dunes tower 500 feet above sea level and offer numerous activities.

Day 5 - Coos Bay
A full day to explore Coos Bay, a city rich in history as a ship-building and lumber center. Today you may want to go on a whale-watching excursion, try your hand at clamming, play a round of golf, explore by bicycle, or shop for souvenirs in one of the many boutiques. Why not try some Oregon coast specialties, such as a steaming bowl of clam chowder or delicious crab cakes?

Day 6 - Medford
Today, travel inland and into southern Oregon. This region is known for its agricultural products, year-round outdoor activities, and the Oregon Shakespeare Festival. In Medford’s rolling hills, you can delight in award-winning wines, artisan cheeses, and specialty chocolates. Medford’s historic downtown is beautifully restored and filled with art galleries, bookstores, coffeehouses, specialty boutiques, and antiques.

Day 7 - Crater Lake National Park / Portland
Today, visit the nation’s deepest lake, Crater Lake, created over 7,000 years ago by volcanic eruptions. During your time here, you can take a trolley tour, hike, fish, or participate in a ranger-led program. You may also just want to kick back, relax, and enjoy the peace and tranquility of this special place. Travel north, skirting the scenic Cascade Mountain Range and arrive in Portland, the “City of Roses,” for a 2-night stay.

Day 8 - Portland
A full day at leisure to explore this vibrant city. Stroll through the International Rose Test Garden, browse the farmers market, take a cruise on the Willamette River, or explore one of the city’s many art galleries. Portland is also known for its foodie culture, so be sure to check out the wide selection of restaurants, local fresh foods, and the many local breweries and distilleries.

Day 9 - Mount St. Helens / Mount Rainier National Park Area
Journey back into Washington and visit Mount St. Helens, where you’ll enjoy miles of trails that you can explore by car or on foot. Visit the Johnston Ridge Visitors Center to learn more about the dramatic volcano eruption of 1980 and how it has shaped the landscape in the last 30 years. Continue to Mount Rainier National Park, another active volcano, where you can experience guided walks, bicycling, fishing, boating, and scenic drives. Be sure to have your camera handy for the abundance of incredible photo opportunities.

Day 10 - Mount Rainier National Park Area / Seattle
Spend more time in the park this morning or return to Seattle. Drop off your rental car at the airport prior to departure.

 

Seattle Sixth Avenue Inn: The Sixth Avenue Inn Downtown Seattle features all the Seattle hotel amenities you expect such as a fitness center, in-room dining service, and free wireless Internet access. This Sixth Avenue Bar & Grill is open daily for breakfast, lunch & dinner, and has a lounge open in the evenings.

Quinault Lake Quinault Lodge: Lake Quinault Lodge welcomes guests with warmth, hospitality and a sincere feeling of home-away-from-home comfort. Here you can unwind in front of the majestic fireplace, curl up with a good book by the lake, paddle and fish in the afternoon sun, or venture deep into the temperate rainforest and enjoy the cool shade of the giant trees.

Seaside Shilo Inn Seaside East: The Shilo Inn Suites - Seaside features 59 guest rooms and mini-suites. The property is just blocks from the Seaside Convention Center, shopping and local attractions.

Coos Bay Red Lion Hotel Coos Bay: Conveniently located directly on Highway 101, the Red Lion Hotel Coos Bay is the Bay Area's premier full-service hotel. You'll find that ocean beaches, fishing charters, whale watching and shopping are all just minutes away.

Medford Shilo Inn Medford: Shilo Inn - Medford is a business-friendly hotel close to Rogue Valley Mall, Children's Museum, and Vogel Plaza.

Portland Shilo Inn Portland Rose Garden: Shilo Inn Rose Garden at the Portland Convention Center is a business-friendly hotel close to Rose Garden, Oregon Convention Center, and Memorial Coliseum.

Ellensburg Best Western Plus Lincoln Inn & Suites: At the Best Western Plus Lincoln Inn & Suites guests enjoy comfortable accommodations and a personalized touch. The friendly, helpful staff at the Best Western Plus Lincoln Inn & Suites is ready to ensure a fun-filled memorable stay in Ellensburg, Washington.

 

 

 

Departure Date Twin Single Triple
Daily departures in May $689.00* $1,089 $502
Daily departures in June $689.00* $1,089 $502
Daily departures in July $759.00* $1,289 $702
Daily departures in August $759.00* $1,189 $602
Daily departures in September $689.00* $1,169 $582

 

Additional Information

 

* The "Starting At" price is based on 9/22/2012 which is currently the lowest land-only price available to book with no Upgraded Hotels. You can upgrade all hotels or you can choose your hotels by location. Other hotels might be available once you select your departure date. Vacation with upgraded hotels starts at $855 land-only, per person. Price is per passenger based on double occupancy and does not include round-trip airfare from the US or car rental. Some packages require intra-vacation flights.