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Scenic Seattle, Portland and Oregon Coast

Operated by: Trafalgar

8 Days from $2,915 per person
MAY - SEP 2023
Usa Washington Seattle Space Needle Purple Sky

Countries Visited

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Locations Visited

Seattle, Olympic National Park, Olympic National Forest, Astoria, Newport, Willamette Valley, Portland, Columbia River Gorge ...more Seattle, Olympic National Park, Olympic National Forest, Astoria, Newport, Willamette Valley, Portland, Columbia River Gorge
  1. Day 1 Hello Seattle

    Welcome to Seattle, the Emerald City due to its lush evergreen forests. Relax after your arrival or explore on your terms before joining your Travel Director and fellow travelers this evening for a Welcome Reception.

    meals Welcome Reception
    hotel Sheraton Grand Seattle
  2. Day 2 Coffee And Scenic Seattle Dive Into Culture

    This morning enjoy an orientation of Seattle and get your 'fix' on a guided tour of the Conduit Coffee Co, Dive into Culture with step by step guide to small-scale coffee production, including roasting, sourcing and of course a coffee tasting. Head on towards Pike Place Market, where the fish fly low from one fishmonger's hands to the next. Explore on your own to become a market insider experiencing the sights, sounds and flavours of this historic 100+ year old landmark. This afternoon, enjoy your choice of sightseeing. Choose between a self-guided visit to the famous Seattle Space Needle or the beautiful Chihuly Garden and Glass Exhibit.

    meals Breakfast
    hotel Sheraton Grand Seattle
  3. Day 3 Enjoy the Sights in Vibrant Olympic National Park Stays With Stories

    Today you say goodbye to Seattle, crossing the Puget Sound by ferry to the western arm of the state: the Olympic Peninsula. In this diverse terrain bordered by the Olympic Mountains, ocean, strait, and canals you’ll explore the lush and green Olympic National Park. A natural UNESCO World Heritage Site and International Biosphere Reserve designation, the park boasts three distinct ecosystems viewing over its nearly one million acres. The park contains waterfalls under a canopy of old-growth trees, a gorgeous fresh-water Lake Crescent, and the Hoh Rain Forest where you can walk to the eerie "Hall of Mosses" and the wild and windswept beaches of the Western Olympic Peninsula. Later, we head deep into the Olympic National Forest to the Lake Quinault Lodge, tonight's Stays With Stories experience.

    meals Breakfast, Dinner
    hotel Lake Quinault Lodge
  4. Day 4 Go Back In Time In Astoria

    This morning you'll drive south to have your Dive Into Culture moment and take a step back in time in historic Astoria, the oldest American settlement west of the Rocky Mountains. You'll visit Astoria Column where you can climb the stairs for a view built in 1926 to celebrate the discovery, exploration, and settlement of the West. In Astoria, you'll board a restored street car for a ride on the Astoria Riverfront Trolley. The historic journey continues during a docent-led tour of the Columbia River Maritime Museum, which shares the stories of the legendary Columbia River Bar, one of the most dangerous passages in the world.

    meals Breakfast, Lunch
    hotel Best Western Astoria Bayfront Hotel
  5. Day 5 Dive Into The Sea Life Of Newport

    We start the day with a drive down the coast to Newport. Today you will join a Local Specialist on-board an included nature cruise to spot local sea life and marine birds. After you will explore the unique and engaging Oregon Coast Aquarium that allows for an immersive experience that promotes ocean education and conservation in the Pacific Northwest.

    meals Breakfast
    hotel Elizabeth Oceanfront Suites
  6. Day 6 Taste The Flavours Of The Pacific Northwest Connect with Locals Dive Into Culture

    Begin your journey towards Portland today in the Willamette Valley and stop at the Evergreen Aviation and Space Museum. Here you can see a fascinating display of military and civilian air and space craft, most notably the Hughes H-4 Hercules. Then it’s on to Oregon's green and golden wine country, to Connect With Locals over an exclusive Be My Guest gourmet lunch complete with the area's signature Pinot Noir. Later, in Portland, join a Local Specialist for a food walking tour. Expertly showcasing this unique and quirky city through delicious creative bites, delve into the history and importance of the Central Eastside Industrial District. Once the city's epicentre of milling, packing and manufacturing, is now home to some of the best producers of artisan food and drink in the PNW!

    meals Breakfast, Be My Guest
    hotel Hilton Portland Downtown
  7. Day 7 Experience The Unforgettable Columbia River Gorge Make Travel Matter

    This morning, take a day trip outside of the city to soak up views of these magnificent and powerful Multnomah Falls before reaching Hood River. Spend the day on a sightseeing trip to the Columbia River Gorge. Nothing will prepare you for the incredible scenic beauty that will unfold along this journey as you follow the historic Columbia River Highway. Waterfalls cascade from basalt cliffs lining the road. You’ll have some free time in Hood River for lunch before enjoying a delicious tasting and tour at the TMK Creamery. On this tasty MAKE TRAVEL MATTER® Experience, see where their cheese, ice cream and Cowcohol and hardspirits are made, meet the “Cowlebrities” learn how the creamery has got creative by upcycling remnants from each of their processes into a consumable product. Later enjoy a Farewell Dinner back in Portland with your travel colleagues.

    meals Breakfast, Farewell Dinner
    hotel Hilton Portland Downtown
  8. Day 8 Until Next Time Portland

    Say goodbye to Portland as you make your way to the airport. Or perhaps extend your stay to enjoy more of the the city.

    meals Breakfast
Scenic Seattle Portland Oregon Coast Guided Tour Map
Price Includes

Whats Included

  • An expert Travel Director and professional Driver
  • Cherry-picked hotels, all tried and trusted
  • All porterage and restaurant gratuities
  • All hotel tips, charges and local taxes
  • Breakfast daily and up to half of your evening meals
  • Must-see sightseeing and surprise extras
  • Audio headsets for flexible sightseeing
  • All transport and transfers shown
  • Luxury air-conditioned coach with Wi-Fi in most countries or alternative transportation (such as rail journeys)
  • Optional Experiences and free time

Dining Summary

  • 1 Welcome Reception (WR)
  • 7 Breakfast (B)
  • 1 Dinner (D)
  • 1 Lunch (L)
  • 1 Be My Guest (BMG)
  • 1 Farewell Dinner (FD)

Be My Guest

  • Portland: We'll take a side trip to Oregon's green and golden wine country for an exclusive Be My Guest gourmet lunch with the area's signature Pinot Noir in the Willamette Valley.

Dive Into Culture

  • Seattle: Dive into Culture with a roastingly good tour of the Conduit Coffee Company.
  • Seattle: Explore the historic Pike Place Fish Market.
  • Portland: Join a tour in Portland’s historic Central Eastside Industrial District for a delicious tour of some of the city’s best street food.

Iconic Experience

  • Newport: Immerse yourself in the mysteries of the ocean. The Oregon Coast Aquarium is a captivating destination and a trusted resource for ocean education and conservation in the Pacific Northwest.
  • Newport: Look for gray whales, harbor porpoise, seals, sea lions, pelicans, bald eagles, and an abundance of marine birds. Enjoy the incredible scenery of the bay, river, and coastline featuring the largest fishing fleet on the Oregon Coast aboard this scenic cruise.
  • Hood River: Head to Multnomah Falls, Oregon's tallest waterfall for a great natural photo op.

MAKE TRAVEL MATTER®

  • Portland: Enjoy a tour of TMK Creamery where you’ll see where their cheese and ice cream is made.

Must-see Highlights

  • : Discover Astoria & Columbia River Maritime Museum with a local specialist
  • : Visit Conduit Coffee Company, Space Needle or Chihuly Garden and Glass, Pike Place Market, Olympic Peninsula, Olympic National Park, Astoria Column, Newport, Oregon Coast Aquarium, Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum, Hood River, Multnomah Falls
  • : See Mt. Hood, Puget Sound, Oregon Coast, Washington Coast, Mt. Rainier
  • : Scenic Cruise along Puget Sound and Newport
  • : Scenic Drive along Columbia River Highway, Olympic Peninsula

Trafalgar Difference

  • Quinault: Stay at the rustic Lake Quinault Lodge built in 1926 in Olympic National Forest.

Whats Included

  • : An expert Travel Director and professional Driver
  • : Cherry-picked hotels, all tried and trusted
  • : All porterage and restaurant gratuities
  • : All hotel tips, charges and local taxes
  • : Breakfast daily and up to half of your evening meals
  • : Must-see sightseeing and surprise extras
  • : Audio headsets for flexible sightseeing
  • : All transport and transfers shown
  • : Luxury air-conditioned coach with Wi-Fi in most countries or alternative transportation (such as rail journeys)
  • : Optional Experiences and free time

Dates & Prices

Prices shown are per person based on two people sharing a twin room. To request a personalized travel quote, click "Request Quote" and a Travel Specialist will send your custom quote including airfare if requested.

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