Sights Of The Pacific Northwest

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Per person, double occupancy, excludes roundtrip airfare

11 Days
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Introduction

The Pacific Northwest is as famous for its natural beauty as its sophisticated yet quirky cities-experience the best of both worlds on this journey from Seattle to San Francisco. From the Cascade Mountains to Pike's Place and the Golden Gate Bridge, enjoy the ultimate coastal road trip through the Pacific Northwest.

Tour Includes

Sightseeing
  • Seattle
  • Mount St. Helens
  • Portland
  • Cascade Range
  • Mt. Hood National Forest
  • Newport
  • Medford
  • Crater Lake National Park
  • Redwood National Park
  • Eureka
  • San Francisco
Hotel Accommodations
  • 10 Nights
  • Moderate hotels based on twin/double occupancy
Meals
  • 10 Breakfasts and 2 Lunches
Service
  • A professionally trained local tour director who is knowledgeable of the area and will provide you with a wealth of information. Their friendly service will make your trip a memorable experience.
Baggage Handling
  • To and from your hotel room throughout your land tour for one piece of Checked Baggage per person.

Activity Level

Activity Level Active


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Tour Highlights

  • Visit Mount St. Helens and learn about the most destructive volcanic eruption in American history
  • Look out at the crystal clear waters of America's deepest lake on a day trip to Crater Lake National Park
  • Stand in awe of the towering redwoods, the tallest trees in the world, at Redwood National Park
  • Enjoy city tours from Seattle to San Francisco
  • See an over 600-foot-tall waterfall at Multnomah Falls
  • Find out the fish facts at the Oregon Coast Aquarium

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Sights of the Pacific Northwest

Tours Starts: Seattle, Washington

Tours Ends: San Francisco, California

Day 1

Seattle

Welcome to beautiful Seattle, Washington! Guests who have purchased airline tickets from YMT Vacations will be welcomed in the baggage claim area by a friendly YMT representative who will arrange your transfer to the hotel. If you made other flight arrangements, please make your own way to the hotel.
The evening is yours to enjoy at your leisure, which is a real treat in the Emerald City. Some of the popular sites include Pike Place Market, where you should always keep your eyes peeled for flying fish, the Space Needle, and Pioneer Square.

Four Points by Sheraton Downtown Seattle Center or similar

Day 2

Seattle

Your day starts with a tour of the Museum of Flight. The museum is home to the original Boeing factory and over 150 aircraft including JFK’s Air Force One and jets from WWI and WWII. Learn about the past, present and future of flight—from the Wright Brothers to the Concorde to NASA—in one of Seattle’s popular museums.
After lunch on your own at Pike Place Market, you’ll enjoy a tour of Seattle, often considered the crown jewel of the Pacific Northwest. Enjoy a relaxing evening on your own or join an optional dinner and visit to the Space Needle. (B)

Four Points by Sheraton Downtown Seattle Center or similar

OPTION: SPACE NEEDLE AND DINNEROPTION: SPACE NEEDLE AND DINNER:

Take in the city lights from the Space Needle & Observation Deck before enjoying an Italian Dinner! $85 p/p. Please add this option at time of booking





Day 3

Portland via Mount St. Helens

Mount St. Helens is known worldwide as the site of the deadliest and most economically destructive volcanic event in U.S. history, when it catastrophically erupted in May of 1980. Today begins with a stop at the Johnston Ridge Observatory, a site in the middle of the blast zone. Enjoy stunning views of the mountain, including the crater caused by the eruption, before continuing on to Portland. After an included lunch, the evening in Portland is yours to enjoy. Portland is famous for its gourmet donuts, using surprising ingredients and daring flavor combinations to elevate the sugary breakfast staple into something truly spectacular. Voodoo Doughnut is the most famous fancy donut shop in Portland, but Blue Star Donuts is just as beloved by those in the know. (B, L)

Courtyard Portland City Center or similar

Day 4

Cascade Mountains, Multnomah Falls & Columbia River Gorge

Travel into the thickly forested Cascade Mountains this morning to enjoy some of Oregon’s most breathtaking scenery. Teeming with life, this gorgeous region of northwestern Oregon is lushly blanketed with towering old growth trees and countless lakes, rivers, and streams. Highlights of your tour include the Columbia River Gorge and Multnomah Falls, a 611-foot-tall waterfall found in the stunning Mt. Hood National Forest.
Continue to Hood River, a charming town where the Columbia River Gorge and the Cascade Range meet. Enjoy lunch on your own—perhaps at one of Hood River’s popular breweries or farm-to-table restaurants. Return to Portland for a city tour and free time at the International Rose Test Garden, where you can see and smell over 650 varieties of roses. (B)

Courtyard Portland City Center or similar

Day 5

Newport via the Oregon Coast

Take a stunning scenic drive down the Oregon coast to Newport. In Newport, enjoy a tour of the Oregon Coast Aquarium. This world class facility is dedicated to Oregon’s marine wildlife, including seabirds, marine mammals, and countless sharks, rays, jellyfish and cuttlefish. Enjoy a relaxed evening on your own. Newport has been popular with tourists since the 1800s, and has great dining and plenty to do. (B)

Best Western Plus Agate Beach Inn or similar

Day 6

Medford

Travel down to Medford, a delightful town in the heart of the breathtaking Rogue Valley. Many of Oregon’s finest wines are produced right here in Medford, which you can learn more about on an optional wine tour this afternoon. (B)

Comfort Inn South or similar

Day 7

Medford & Crater Lake National Park

Spend the day experiencing the world-famous Crater Lake, the deepest lake in the United States whose vibrantly blue and stunningly clear water make it one of the prettiest lakes in the country. Surrounded by towering cliffs and a thick forest of old growth pines, Crater Lake is nestled in what remains of a dormant volcano that erupted nearly 8,000 years ago, creating a deep crater that developed into the stunning environment that stands today. (B)

Comfort Inn South or similar

Day 8

Eureka via Redwood National Park & Crescent City

Continue south to the Golden State, where your first stop after a beautiful drive will be Redwood National Park, home of the world’s tallest trees. Enjoy a tour of this World Heritage Site and International Biosphere Reserve, where some trees are over 370 feet high. Stop in Crescent City, then continue to Eureka. Eureka’s Old Town is famous for its classic Victoria homes, which you will see on an informative panoramic tour. (B)

Red Lion Hotel Eureka or similar

Day 9

San Francisco via Fort Bragg

Witness the power of nature to turn trash to treasure at Glass Beach in Fort Bragg. This rocky beach is speckled with colorful “stones” made of glass—remnants of discarded glass bottles that were worn down by decades of surf and sand into the precious little jewels that make Glass Beach famous. Lunch at a local restaurant is included, and then it’s off to San Francisco for a peaceful evening at your leisure. (B, L)

Hotel Zephyr or similar

Day 10

San Francisco

Your day starts with a tour including Fisherman’s Wharf and the Golden Gate Bridge, likely the world’s most photographed suspension bridge. Look out into the bay at the notorious Alcatraz Federal Penitentiary, the island fortress that was one of the 20th century’s most feared prisons. Afterward, enjoy the city on your own or join us for an optional bay cruise or cable car tour with an authentic Chinese food for an additional fee, or take both! (B)

Hotel Zephyr or similar

Day 11

Depart for Home (B)


Please note that this is a proposed itinerary; the actual itinerary may vary due to season, special events, or weather. Hotels may differ depending on date. Because our tour arrangements are often made a year or more in advance, YMT Vacations reserves the right to alter the itinerary. Itinerary changes are made to improve your vacation experience, as well as respond to any unforeseen circumstances that mandate alterations. By their nature, all tour vacations involve a certain level of physical activity. While YMT tours have been designed with our guests in mind and are not physically demanding, this tour does include walking and periods of standing during the sightseeing visits. You will also encounter steps and some uneven ground along the way, particularly at older, historical sights. Please ask your Travel Consultant for more information.


YMT Vacations itineraries may contain suggestions for activities for your leisure time; these suggestions do not constitute a recommendation nor an endorsement of any specific service provider and the decision to participate in any such activities should be made independently.



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