Pacific Northwest and California - 8 day(s), California, North America, Northwest US, Western US

Overview

Explore the majestic Pacific Northwest and California on this eight 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 an elegant dinner cruise on the Willamette River and experience Portland’s dazzling city sights and city lights. 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.

What’s Included

  • Professional tour director
  • 10 meals
  • Sedan service plus airport transfers when you purchase tour air

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5/12/14
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Itinerary

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. Meal: Dinner
Day 2 – Seattle, Olympia, and 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.” Meal: Breakfast
Day 3 – Portland and the 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 you will learn about its fascinating hydropower and history. This evening, your dinner is included and you’ll choose the perfect spot from a “menu” of Portland’s great restaurants. Meals: Breakfast/Dinner
Day 4 – Willamette Valley, Newport, and 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. Meals: Breakfast/Dinner
Day 5 – Bandon State Natural Area, Redwood National Park, and 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, 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. Meal: Breakfast
Day 6 – Eureka and 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. Meal: Breakfast
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. Tonight, gather for dinner on Pier 39 with exceptional views of San Francisco Bay and the Bay Bridge. Meals: Breakfast/Dinner
Day 8 – San Francisco
Your vacation ends today, but the memories will stay with you forever. Meals: Breakfast

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Tour Code:
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Main Activity:
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