The Best of the Pacific Northwest Itinerary

Nov 23, 2015 | Archive

Day one of a ten day tour:

  • Fly into Portland International Airport
  • Check into hotel
  • Free time for shopping and enjoying downtown
  • Dinner on own

Day two of a ten day tour:
“It’s a Bloomin’ Good Day in Portland!”

  • Garden tours
    • Washington Park International Rose Test Garden
    • Rose Garden Store
    • Japanese Garden
  • Pittock Mansion
  • Lunch in Chinatown
  • Portland Classical Chinese Garden
    • Tea served in the Tea House
  • Portland City Tour via motor-coach
  • Dinner cruise on Willamette River

Day three of a ten day tour:
“The Spectacular Columbia River Gorge and Majestic Mt. Hood”

  • Columbia River Gorge Scenic Byway
    • Chanticleer Park
    • Vista House and Crown Point
    • Latourell Falls
    • Multnomah Falls
    • Multnomah Falls Lodge and Gift Shop
    • Bonneville Dam Visitor Center and Fish Ladder
  • Hood River lunch venue
  • Mt. Hood Scenic Byway
    • Timberline Lodge
    • Mt. Hood Cultural Center

Day four of a ten day tour:
“The Pacific or Bust”

  • Highway 26 and 101 to the Coast
    • Camp 18
    • Tolovana Park
    • Haystack Rock and the Needles
  • Astoria
    • Astoria Column
    • Flavel House
    • Lunch at Brewery and Public House
    • Columbia River Maritime Museum

Day five of a ten day tour:
“Best of the Bog and the Bay”

  • Oysterville
    • Walking tour
    • Box lunch served at Oysterville Schoolhouse
    • Musical concert at Oysterville Church
    • Memento shopping at Oysterville store
  • Cranberry experiences
    • Museum
    • Ocean Spray Cranberry Processing Plant (Seasonal)

Day six of a ten day tour:
“Ocian in View, Oh the Joy!”

  • Corp of Discovery –  The Lewis and Clark Story
    • Discovery Trail
      • Gray Whale skeleton
      • Bronze Sturgeon with Basalt Marker
      • Clark’s Tree
    • Columbia Pacific Heritage Museum
    • Lewis and Clark Interpretive Center
  • Ilwaco Pier
    • Lunch
    • Shopping
  • Station Camp
  • Dismal Nitch
  • Fort Clatsop
  • Dinner with the Chef

Day seven of a ten day tour:
“One by Land…Two by Sea”

  • South Bend
    • Pacific County Historical Society
    • Northwest Carriage Museum
  • Willapa Bay
    • Lunch at historical hotel
  • Centralia
    • Outlet mall shopping

Day eight of a ten day tour:
“A Day to Delight our Senses!”

  • Tacoma
    • Museum of Glass
    • Art Class
    • Lunch at Glass Cafe
  • Seattle Waterfront
    • Pike’s Place Market
    • Heritage tour
  • Tillicum Village
    • Alder baked NW Salmon BBQ
    • Salish tribal dances and show
    • Docent led tour of Native artwork

Day nine of a ten day tour:
“The Needle, The Willows and The Wine!”

  • Seattle
    • The Space Needle tour
  • Woodinville
    • Lunch at famous restaurant and lodge
    • Wine tasting at Washington’s founding Winery

Day ten of a ten day tour:
“Au Revoir Emerald City!”

  • Seattle
    • Narrated Ride the Ducks tour
    • Depart for home

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