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Trafalgar Adventures in the Wild Northwest Summer 2017 (DPNA)

11 Days from San Francisco to Seattle Print
Tour Style: Country Explorer
USA and Canada 2017
Visits: San Francisco, Golden Gate Bridge, Humboldt Redwoods State Park, Carson Mansion, Redwood National and State Parks, Coos Bay, Oregon Dunes National Recreation Area, Heceta Head, Newport (OR), Evergreen Aviation Space Museum, Willamette Valley, Portland (OR), Historic Columbia River Highway, Chanticleer Point, Vista House, Multnomah Falls, Hood River, Mount Hood, Mount St Helens Visitor Center, Olympic National Park, Hoh Rainforest, Hall of Mosses, Seattle, Pike Place Market, Experience Music Project Museum, Space Needle, USA

From San Francisco to Seattle via Eureka, Portland and Olympic National Park: the bohemian cities and natural beauty of three states are revealed on this in-depth journey into the wild northwest. You'll enjoy Insider moments like... sampling local, fruity Pinot wines in the up-and-coming region of the Willamette Valley. Spend an illustrious afternoon dining with your hosts at their historical, 13 acre farm, sipping a delicious wine created from grapes grown just steps away.

Sightseeing Highlights

  • City tour in San Francisco, Portland and Seattle
  • Cruise along Puget Sound via ferry
  • Scenic drive along the Avenue of the Giants and historic Columbia River Highway
  • See the famous lighthouse in Heceta Head, the Spruce Goose and Hoh Rainforest
  • Visit Golden Gate Bridge, Eureka, Redwood and Olympic National Park, Vista House, Multnomah Falls and the Mount St. Helens Visitor Center

Dining Highlights

  • 10 full breakfasts.
  • 4 dinners.
  • 1 Be My Guest lunch.

First class travel Highlights

  • Audio Headsets for flexible sightseeing
  • Daily breakfast and an average of 50% of evening meals
  • Luxury air-conditioned coach with WiFi in most countries or alternative transportation (such as rail journeys)
  • Cherry-picked hotels all tried and trusted
  • Hand-picked Insider Experiences
  • Optional Experiences and free time
  • Porterage and local charges included
  • Must-see sightseeing and surprise extras
  • An expert Travel Director and separate Driver
  • All hotel tips, charges and local taxes
  • Airport transfers on the first and last day of your guided holiday
  • VIP entry to many sights

Trafalgar Tour Itinerary

Day: 1 Arrive San Francisco
Welcome to San Francisco. After checking in at your hotel, dive into exploring on your own at nearby Pier 39, the famed marketplace filled with shops, attractions and street performers. At 6 p.m., gather at the hotel with your Travel Director and fellow travellers for a Welcome Reception.Welcome Reception
Day: 2 San Francisco – Eureka
What better way to get a taste of San Francisco than by crossing the Golden Gate Bridge, one of the world's most recognisable landmarks. If you are up for a walk, grab your cameras and join your Travel Director for a stroll across this impressive feat of engineering. Learn all about the bridge and why it's not painted gold despite its name. Drive along the stunning Avenue of the Giants before arriving at Humboldt Redwoods State Park filled with some of the tallest trees you have ever seen.Full Breakfast, Dinner
Day: 3 Eureka – Redwood National Park – Coos Bay
This morning, view one of the most written about and photographed Victorian houses in California, the Carson Mansion. Visit Northern California's Redwood National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site with trees more than 1,000 years old and over 300 feet (90 metres) tall. Arrive in Coos Bay and enjoy the evening at leisure.Full Breakfast
Day: 4 Coos Bay – Oregon Dunes – Newport (2 Nights)
Gear up for the trip to Oregon Dunes National Recreation Area, a natural wonder of endless shifting sand, unique tree islands and lots of interesting creatures. Hop in a dune buggy for an exhilarating ride up and down these expansive tracts of sand. Then stop at Heceta Head overlook and see a beautiful 19th century lighthouse that casts its beam out to sea, before checking into your spectacular oceanfront rooms.Full Breakfast, Dinner
Day: 5 Newport Sightseeing and Free Time
After a leisurely breakfast, join a sea life cruise where you'll want to keep an eye out for sea life and marine birds as the onboard naturalist, your Local Specialist, tells you all about your surroundings. With your free time this afternoon, perhaps explore Newport's historic waterfront.Full Breakfast
Day: 6 Newport – Willamette Valley – Portland (2 Nights)
Tour the Evergreen Aviation Museum, where you will see the Spruce Goose and celebrate the lives of innovators, pilots, and veterans who courageously pioneered flight. Enjoy a Be My Guest lunch in Willamette Valley where the innkeepers host a tour and tasting of their winery and bed and breakfast followed by a gourmet meal with locally produced Pinot Noir. Continue on to Portland where your evening is free. Full Breakfast, Be My Guest Dining
Day: 7 Portland Sightseeing and Free Time
Today you'll discover some of Oregon's most beautiful scenery along the historic Columbia River Highway. Stop at Chanticleer Point and the Vista House for panoramic views of the river from 733 feet (223 metres) above. Vista House's octagonal building and copper dome is home to an interpretive display of historic and geologic points of interest in the gorge. Then it's onward to Multnomah Falls, the second highest year-round waterfall in the United States, and Oregon's tallest. Lunch is on your own in Hood River, consistently named one of the best small towns in the United States. Perhaps enjoy a local speciality of salmon with chips at a local brewery and sip one of the many craft beers Oregon is known for. Visit Timberline Lodge with great views of Mt. Hood before enjoying a free evening in Portland.Full Breakfast
Day: 8 Portland – Mount St. Helens – Olympic National Park
Visit the award-winning Mount St. Helens Visitor Center, dedicated to the active Ring-of-Fire volcano that erupted in 1980. Learn about the legendary blast, an eruption so colossal that it spewed ash into 11 states, as you watch a reenactment of the event and experience interactive exhibits such as a step-in volcano model and working seismograph. Venture west to the rugged coast of Olympic National Park. A UNESCO World Heritage Site and International Biosphere Reserve, the park contains three distinct ecosystems. Then meet Harvest Moon, a Local Specialist, who shares with you the tribal legends and stories of the Quinault people who have long called the Pacific Northwest home.Full Breakfast, Dinner
Day: 9 Olympic National Park – Seattle (2 Nights)
Enter the beautiful Hoh Rainforest, one of the world's few (as well as the largest) temperate rainforests and trek to the eerie "Hall of Mosses" with trees and branches dripping with moss. Then make a stop at dazzling Lake Crescent before leaving Olympic National Park. Sensational views of the Seattle skyline unfold before you as you make your way by ferry across Puget Sound into the Emerald City. Enjoy the evening to explore Seattle.Full Breakfast
Day: 10 Seattle Sightseeing and Free Time
This morning, stop at the historic Pike Place Market, the nation's oldest farmer's market, where the fish fly low-from one fishmonger's hands to the next. Afterward, your choice of sightseeing gives you a chance to enjoy a visit to the EMP (Experience Music Project) Museum, a non-profit organisation dedicated to fostering the creativity that inspires contemporary pop culture, or make the trip to the top of the Space Needle, the iconic landmark of the great Pacific Northwest. After some free time, join your newfound friends for a Farewell Dinner and toast your exciting adventures. Full Breakfast, Farewell Dinner
Day: 11 Depart Seattle
It's time to bid farewell to your fellow adventurers and take your transfer to Seattle International Airport or perhaps extend your stay at the Hotel Andra.Full Breakfast

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