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America's Captivating Pacific Northwest

9 Days from $4,208 per person

Style: Luxury | Pace: Comfortable

The misty Pacific Northwest extends a warm welcome, with lush landscapes, sweeping coastlines and extraordinary characters awaiting you. Sustainability is at the heart of this unique corner of America, where residents tap into their pioneering roots and actively support high-quality specialties produced in their local communities. Delight in delicious artisanal treats—from donuts to craft beer and wine—relax at grand, luxury hotels and marvel at the easygoing, coastal way of life.

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The misty Pacific Northwest extends a warm welcome, with lush landscapes, sweeping coastlines and extraordinary characters awaiting you. Sustainability is at the heart of this unique corner of America, where residents tap into their pioneering roots and actively support high-quality specialties produced in their local communities. Delight in delicious artisanal treats—from donuts to craft beer and wine—relax at grand, luxury hotels and marvel at the easygoing, coastal way of life.

  1. Welcome to Portland. Also known as the City of Roses, this charming Oregon city is a glowing mixture of sweeping skylines and natural bliss. On arrival, you'll be whisked to your luxury hotel, The Nines. A contemporary building which offers striking rooftop views and delectable dining, you'll be situated in Downtown Portland, just steps away from Pioneer Square and the Central Business District. Join your Traveling Concierge and fellow travelers at 6:00 pm for a Welcome Dinner at your hotel.

    meal(s):Dinner with Wine
    hotel:The Nines, a Luxury Collection Hotel
  2. Prepare for a day of sightseeing as you explore this vibrant city, with all its cultural delights, trendy districts and boutiques. You'll start by heading along the historic Columbia River Gorge drive, where you'll stop off at Crown Point, a breathtaking scenic lookout and visit Vista House, a museum and memorial celebrating Oregon's pioneers. Take a refreshing trip to Multnomah Falls, where you'll capture Oregon's heart-stopping natural wilderness. In the early afternoon, you'll replenish with some cold craft beers at a private beer tasting. Meet a local master brewer for a lesson and tasting of their craft pours. The rest of the day is yours at leisure. Why not discover more about the world we live in and beyond, by checking out the Oregon Museum of Science and Industry?

    meal(s):Breakfast
    hotel:The Nines, a Luxury Collection Hotel
  3. Journey north from Portland to Seattle. Otherwise known as the Emerald City, this dynamic part of the world comes with inspiring views and plenty of character. Experience Seattle Your Way, with a choice of experiences, including a visit to the striking Chihuly Garden and Glass exhibit or the iconic Seattle Space Needle. You have the rest of the day to explore Seattle on your own. Refresh for tomorrow's events at your luxury accommodation, the Fairmont Olympic Hotel. A mix of classic elegance and timeless décor, this newly renovated hotel offers a peaceful ambiance after a day of sightseeing.

    meal(s):Breakfast
    hotel:The Fairmont Olympic Seattle
  4. Enjoy a relaxed start before a VIP coffee education class with local Seattle roasters at Caffe Vita, where you'll learn to make the perfect cup of coffee. You then have some free time to explore Pike Place Market. Situated on the Elliott Bay waterfront, this farmer's market is home to some delicious seafood treats and handcrafted gift options. In keeping with your nautical day, head to Aqua by El Gaucho in the evening, where a waterfront fine-dining experience awaits you. Indulge yourself with a delicious menu of fresh, locally sourced seafood.

  5. Board the Victoria Clipper and relax as you travel in comfort from Seattle to Victoria. Famous for its European allure, this quaint capital of British Columbia is elegance in its truest form. On arrival, you'll have some leisure time. Relax at your hotel or ask your Traveling Concierge for some tips on where to explore. Tonight's dinner is at 10 Acres Kitchen, where you'll sip and savor dishes prepared with quality ingredients that are locally foraged by land and freshly caught from the sea.

    meal(s):Breakfast, Dinner with Wine
    hotel:Delta Hotels Victoria Ocean Pointe Resort (Harborview Rooms)
  6. Head to the world-famous Butchart Gardens this morning, where you'll have access to the masterfully crafted blooming flower displays. Delight in the local culinary specialties during a Highlight Lunch, farm tour and a wine tasting at The Roost. Praised by locals, this rustic favorite is situated in the heart of North Saanich's beautiful pastoral landscape and focuses its attention on delivering divine food in a sustainable manner. The rest of the day is yours at leisure. Perhaps head to Lower Johnson Street, known locally as LoJo. This pastel-colored neighborhood is home to a number of independent boutiques and restaurants.

    meal(s):Breakfast, Dinner with Wine
    hotel:Delta Hotels Victoria Ocean Pointe Resort (Harborview Rooms)
  7. Kick off the day by joining a docent for a private discussion about the First Nations at the Royal British Colombia Museum before it opens to the public, where you'll find out more about the native people's art, history and culture. Take in the beauty of Canada from the air, as you travel from Victoria to Vancouver via classic seaplane. Experience the best of Vancouver during your comprehensive sightseeing tour, which takes you to Stanley Park and English Bay. Stop at Granville Island Public Market, where you’ll have time to browse the stalls for scrumptious treats and handcrafted gifts.

    meal(s):Breakfast
    hotel:Pan Pacific Vancouver
  8. Linger longer over breakfast with a relaxed start, before heading out with your Traveling Concierge. History meets the great outdoors at the Capilano Suspension Bridge Park. Once here you’ll cross the bridge over the Capilano River and appreciate views from the top of the canyon. The rest of the day is yours to explore Vancouver. A haven for sports buffs and history enthusiasts alike, you’ll have plenty to discover. Share stories with your fellow travelers as you raise a final toast to your holiday during your Celebration Dinner at Hy's Steakhouse, one of the city’s most highly rated restaurants.

    meal(s):Breakfast, Dinner with Wine
    hotel:Pan Pacific Vancouver
  9. It's time to say goodbye to your fellow travelers as a transfer takes you to Vancouver International Airport.

    meal(s):Breakfast
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  • Cultural Enrichment Cultural Enrichment
  • Expertly Selected Hotels Expertly Selected Hotels
  • Hotel Tips Hotel Tips
  • Most Meals Most Meals
  • Professional Travel Director Professional Travel Director
  • Sightseeing with Local Experts Sightseeing with Local Experts
  • VIP Access VIP Access
  • WIFI on Coach and in Hotels WIFI on Coach and in Hotels

Included Dining

8 Breakfasts, 1 Lunch with wine, 4 Dinners with wine.

Signature Experiences

Portland:

  • Indulge in Portland's Craft Beer scene at a private beer tasting with a Brewmaster.
  • Journey along the Historic Columbia River Highway up the Columbia River Gorge and witness Crown Point Vista House, and Multnomah Falls.

Seattle:

  • Learn how to make your own perfect cup of coffee at home during a private Coffee Education Class with Seattle roasters at Caffe Vita.

Victoria:

  • Join a docent for a private discussion about the First Nations at the Royal BC Museum before it opens to the public for the day, where you'll find out more about the native people's art, history and culture.
  • You'll have access to the masterfully crafted blooming flower displays at the world-famous Butchart Gardens.

Victoria to Vancouver:

  • Take in Canada's remarkable landscapes from the air, as you embark on a breathtaking seaplane flight from Victoria to Vancouver.

Vancouver:

  • Gain a unique perspective from high above the ground with a Cliffwalk and Treetops Adventure at the Capilano Suspension Bridge Park.
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21 Jun 19 29 Jun 19 $4,675$4,208pp Early PaymentPay by Jan 31 Request Quote Book Now
28 Jun 19 6 Jul 19 checkmark $4,695$4,226pp Early PaymentPay by Jan 31 Request Quote Book Now
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Price is per person and is based on two people sharing a twin bedded room. Single rooms are available at a supplement.

Single Room Supplement: $1,950.

Gratuities: Option to pre-pay gratuities for Traveling Concierge and Driver $101 per person.

Private Door to Door: Private door-to-door transfer service is available for guests traveling in a party of three or fewer on vacations to Europe, US, Latin America, Africa, Asia, and India. Private door-to-door transfers are not available on vacations to Australia and New Zealand. Private door-to-door transfers are limited from/to one address within a 50 miles radius of an international airport within the USA and include the gratuity for the driver with 1 suitcase and 1 carry-on bag per person permitted. No additional stops and/or drop-offs are permitted. All private door-to-door transfers are subject to availability and must be confirmed at time of booking. If private door-to-door transfers cannot be provided, a credit will be applied to the booking.

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  • We suggest bringing a variety of lightweight clothing items that can be layered to save space in your suitcase and give you more options for how to dress. For more helpful information please refer to our Packing Tips & Packing List.

  • At the end of your guided vacation, it’s customary to offer your motor coach driver and Travel Director a gratuity.  We recommend $4-5 per person/per day for your driver and $6-7 per person/per day for your Travel Director.  Recommended gratuity for a Local Host and Local Specialist is 1-2 dollars per person, paid at the conclusion of each guided visit.  A convenient option is to prepay your tips before your departure.

  • Baggage on our trips is restricted to one large suitcase per person with dimensions not exceeding 30x19x10 inches and a maximum weight of 50 pounds. You are also permitted one piece of hand luggage, which should be small enough to fit under your coach seat or on the small overhead shelf compartment. Please note that luggage with an adjustable handle and wheels will not fit in the overhead compartment of the coach. Hotel porterage is included in your vacation.

  • You will need to be comfortable on your feet, walking and standing for up to three hours in various weather conditions.  All of our vacations involve walking, often on cobblestone and uneven surfaces in historic city centers.  In order to get the most out of your vacation you need to be able to comfortably walk 1-3 miles unassisted in one day, be in good condition and be able to keep pace with the group. 

    If you need any medications, it is important that you bring enough to last you the whole trip and keep them in your carry-on bag while you travel.

  • We highly recommend our optional Travel Protection Plan, which allows you to cancel for any reason up to 24 hours before departure. The plan also includes trip interruption, baggage loss or delay, and medical and emergency assistance. Click here for a summary of coverage details, terms and conditions.

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    We promise you’ll enjoy a stress-free travel experience from the minute you start your vacation planning or we’ll refund your deposit. Make your reservation with a $350 deposit. If you change your mind for any reason within 30 days of booking, we’ll offer you a full refund.

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    Let our Air Specialists handle your air reservations. We have direct access to the most current airfare routes and prices, so you’ll get the best value available when we book your flights. We never charge a booking fee and you’ll enjoy the flexibility to pay for air 60-90 days prior to departure.

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