Pacific Northwest & California

  • Pacific Northwest & California

Pacific Northwest & California

June 5 - 12, 2017



Highlights:  Seattle, Mount St. Helens Visitor Center, Portland, Columbia River Gorge, Portland Spirit Cruise, Newport, Bandon State Natural Area, Redwood National Park, Eureka, Avenue of the Giants, San Francisco.

Monday, June 5:  Seattle, Washington - Tour Begins.  Begin your scenic tour of the Pacific Northwest and California with an overnight stay in Seattle.  Meet fellow travelers at welcome dinner.  (D)

Tuesday, June 6:  Seattle - Olympia - Portland, Oregon.  Embark on sightseeing tour of the "Emerald City" including the restored waterfront, historic Pioneer Square and Pike Place Market.  Departing from Seattle, travel south through Olympia and stop at the Mount St. Helens Visitor Center.  Continue to Portland, Oregon for a two-night stay in the "City of Roses."  (B)

Wednesday, June 7:  Portland - Cascade Mountains - Portland.  Drive along the Mt. Hood route to the Columbia River Gorge.  Discover the awe-inspiring landscapes on a tour of the magnificent Columbia River Gorge and the Bonneville Dam.  This evening, relax on Portland's premier dining and sightseeing cruise.  Glide along the Willamette River and Lake Oswego for an unforgettable and delightful evening.  (B,D)

Thursday, June 8:  Portland - WIlliamette Valley - Newport - North Bend.  Your scenic route journey takes you through what was the Promised Land for many pioneers during the days of the Oregon Trail.  The Williamette Valley contains some of the most fertile agricultural soils of Oregon.  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.   (B,D)

Friday, June 9:  North Bend-Bandon State Natural Area - Redwood National Park - Eureka, CA.  Begin your day with a drive to Bandon State Natural Area.  See Bandon Rocks and Face Rock.  Stop in the picturesque coastal town of Gold Beach, known for amazing wildlife including bald eagles, seals and blue heron.  Continue south and enter the redwood country of California.  Travel through the famous Redwood National Park, home to some of the world's tallest trees.  Arrive in Eureka and enjoy a delightful tour through a historic timber and fishing village and witness the Victorian architecture of Old Town.  (B)

Saturday, June 10:  Eureka - San Francisco.  Continue your journey through the majestic beauty 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.  Have dinner on Pier 39, which offers exceptional views of San Francisco Bay and the Bay Bridge.  (B,D)

Sunday, June 11:  Choice of San Francisco Bay Cruise or City Tour of San Francisco.  You choose:  Take an hour long cruise on San Francisco Bay featuring 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 the day explore San Francisco at your leisure.  (B)

Monday, June 12:  San Francisco - Tour Ends.  

Trip price includes: round trip airfare from Orlando, 7 nights hotel, 6 breakfasts, 4 dinners, escorted by professional guide(s), admissions as highlighted on itinerary.  Not included in the price: trip insurance.

$3,199 per person double occupancy & $4,099 per person single occupancy

For additional information & to make a reservation, please call 407-855-9732 or email us.

A $250 deposit is due at time of reservation with balance due by April 6, 2017.

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