Pacific Coast Adventure

  • 10 Days

  • Western USA

  • Steady pace

Experience a glorious landscape of sleeping volcanoes and gigantic redwoods on a Pacific Northwest adventure: hit the heights of the Seattle Space Needle, tuck into the Portland foodie scene, roam the sleepy Oregon Dunes, and get up close to San Francisco’s Golden Gate Bridge.

Your journey starts here

Highlights

VIP private home pick-up service
Flights
Transfers
Services of a tour director
Accommodation
Selected meals
Porterage
All airport taxes
  • Overview

  • Day 1

  • Day 2

  • Day 3

  • Day 4

  • Day 5

  • Day 6

  • Day 7

  • Day 8

  • Day 9

  • Day 10

of 10 days

Your detailed itinerary

Tour departing on 8th June 2018

Meals included: 8 breakfasts, 1 lunch, 4 dinners

Overview

Experience a glorious landscape of sleeping volcanoes and gigantic redwoods on a Pacific Northwest adventure: hit the heights of the Seattle Space Needle, tuck into the Portland foodie scene, roam the sleepy Oregon Dunes, and get up close to San Francisco’s Golden Gate Bridge.

At a glance

  • Seattle sightseeing tour. Travel to the top of the iconic Space Needle.
  • Mount St. Helens Visit this sleeping giant which last erupted in 1980.
  • Portland Enjoy a sightseeing tour.
  • Florence Old Town & Oregon Dunes Explore some of the largest coastal sand dunes in the country.
  • Humboldt Redwoods State Park Experience the massive virgin redwoods in all their glory.
  • San Francisco Get up close to San Francisco’s Golden Gate Bridge.

Day 1

UK - Seattle

Fly to Seattle and transfer to your hotel for two nights. This evening meet your Tour Director and your travel companions for a welcome drink.

Meals included
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Day 2

Seattle

This morning begins with a visit to the Boeing Factory and the Future of Flight Aviation Centre. Later, return to Seattle for a guided tour including Pike Place Market, Pioneer Square and a trip to the top of the Space Needle for spectacular views of the city. This evening is at leisure so maybe visit 'Starbucks' first coffee shop, Seattle Centre or the Seattle Art Museum.

Meals included
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Day 3

Seattle - Mount St Helens - Portland

On route capture views of Mount Rainier before arriving for world famous Mount St Helens and a visit to the Volcano Visitor's Centre to learn about the dramatic eruption of 1980. Continue onto Portland, Oregon, known as the 'City of the Roses'. Dinner is at a local restaurant this evening.

Meals included
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Day 4

Portland - Newport

This morning, visit Washington Park, home of the International Rose Test Gardens, followed by a city sightseeing tour. Then, head out of the city to beautiful Multonmah Falls. Return to Portland for a tasting tour, and learn how Portland emerged as one of the top dining cities in the country that is now known for its foodie culture. During our tour we’ll visit a confectionary, a bakery, and a distillery. Afterwards, sample a bite from one of the city’s gourmet food carts. Lunch will be served at a local craft brewery. This evening is yours to explore on your own. Perhaps check out one of the many local brewpubs to see why Portland has been nicknamed “Beervana.”

Meals included
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Day 5

Newport - Florence - Coos Bay

Depart Newport, see Heceta Head Lighthouse and Florence Old Town before arriving at the Oregon Dunes National Recreation Area, where there will be time to explore some of the largest coastal sand dunes in the country. Tonight, enjoy a traditional Coquille Indian Salmon Bake and learn about some tribal history while savouring a delicious dinner.

Meals included
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Day 6

Coos Bay - Eureka

Continue south to Bandon by the Sea with its unique offshore rock formations. Then cross into California with a stop to see some of the world's tallest trees in Redwood National Park. Later arrive in Eureka, California's lumber centre, see the grand Carson Mansion, the most photographed example of Victorian architecture in the world and once the home of a West Coast lumber baron.

Meals included
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Day 7

Eureka - San Francisco

This morning, travel along the spectacular Avenue of the Giants, a quiet 2-lane road that winds through some of the world's most spectacular scenery with ancient Redwood Trees. Take the opportunity to see an 1,800-year-old redwood here. Continue to the "City by the Bay," San Francisco, for a 2-night stay.

Meals included
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Day 8

San Francisco

Today, enjoy included sightseeing in San Francisco including Golden Gate National Recreational area, The Golden Gate Bridge and the Presidio. See Fisherman's Wharf and much more. Tonight the Tour Director hosts a farewell dinner.

Meals included
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Day 9

San Francisco - UK

Transfer to the airport for your flight to the UK.

Meals included
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Day 10

Home landing in the UK

Meals included
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Hotels

  • Seattle: Sheraton Seattle
  • Portland: Marriott Downtown Waterfront
  • Newport: Elizabeth Street Inn
  • Coos Bay:Mill Casino & Hotel
  • Eureka: Red Lion Eureka
  • San Francisco: Marriott Marquis

Notes

Accommodation as stated or similar

This platinum tour is operated by our sister company Globus.

Latest customer reviews

21st June 2017

Great holiday plenty to do

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