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, Seattle and San Francisco. Travel along Oregon's beautiful Pacific coast. 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. Don't miss one of America's most beautiful regions!
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- Offer valid through 6/30/2017
- 8 Days
|Day 1||Seattle||Seattle, Washington - Tour Begins: Your tour opens with an overnight stay in Seattle, dubbed the 'Emerald City' for its lush green surroundings. Get to know your fellow travelers at tonight's welcome dinner.|
|Day 2||Seattle||Seattle - Olympia - Portland, Oregon: Explore Seattle's colorful waterfront area and historic Pioneer Square on your tour with a local guide. Mingle with artisans at the lively Pike Place Market, a famous fish and vegetable market dotted with restaurants and shops. Travel south through Olympia, stopping at the Mount St. Helens Visitor Center. Learn about its 1980 volcanic eruption as well as the history and geology of the state park. Continue to Portland, Oregon for a two-night stay in the picturesque 'City of Roses.' Enjoy a tour of Portland on your way to dinner.|
|Day 3||Portland||Portland - Cascade Mountains - Portland: Drive along the Mt. Hood route to the lush Columbia River Gorge. Take in the unforgettable views of Mt. Hood as you leave the valley and enter 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. Your evening is free to independently explore the beautiful Lloyd Center area or hop on the MAX Light Rail to downtown Portland.|
|Day 4||Portland||Portland - Willamette Valley - Newport - North Bend: Journey through the Willamette Valley, the Promised Land for the pioneers who followed the Oregon Trail. This lush valley contains some of the most fertile agricultural soil in Oregon. Head to the seaside town of Newport for a brief stop before traveling along some of the country's most beautiful coastline. Pause along the way to take in the natural beauty of Oregon Dunes National Recreation Area. Cap off your day strolling North Bend's lively boardwalk perched along scenic Coos Bay.|
|Day 5||North Bend||North Bend-Bandon State Natural Area-Redwood Nat'l. Park, CA-Eureka: Drive to Bandon State Natural Area. Take in the breathtaking scenery as we travel along the striking Beach Loop. See Bandon Rocks and Face Rock, famous for their American Indian legends. Stop to 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 to California's redwood country, travel through Redwood National Park, home to trees that can reach nearly 300 feet. See for yourself why the sun seldom hits the ground. Arrive in Eureka and embark on a delightful tour. Come to know this historic timber and fishing village and see Old Town with lovely Victorian architecture.|
|Day 6||Eureka||Eureka - San Francisco: Return to the majestic beauty and splendid grandeur of the Redwood Forest as you traverse 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 the city's colorful Pier 39 with exceptional views of San Francisco Bay and the Bay Bridge.|
|Day 7||San Francisco||Choice of San Francisco Bay Cruise or City Tour of San Francisco: The choice is yours! Take a narrated cruise on San Francisco Bay and learn about its landmarks including Alcatraz* and the Golden Gate Bridge. Or, join a local guide to hear stories of the city's past and present as you drive past its famous landmarks including Fisherman's Wharf and the Golden Gate Bridge. 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.|
|Day 8||San Francisco||San Francisco - Tour Ends: Your tour comes to a close today, but the memories will stay with you forever.|
- Doubletree Hotel Lloyd Center Portland , United States
- Red Lion Eureka Eureka, United States
- Renaissance Seattle Madison Hotel Seattle, United States
- San Francisco Marriott Marquis San Francisco, United States
- The Mill Casino North Bend, United States
- * NOTE:Tour prices are land only rates based on per person, double occupancy. Some dates may feature various changes in hotels, sightseeing and inclusions. Please confirm your specific itinerary at the time of booking. Government taxes and fees are additional. Land rates are guaranteed at time of deposit. Certain taxes and fees are to be paid upon exiting the country in local currencies.
Airfare is additional and is available through Collette Vacations.