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Cities, Sights & Craft Beer Delights - West

Drink in the Pacific Ocean views, laid-back west coast city vibes and of course the incredible craft beers on this awesome adventure! From starlight canoeing to Ale Trails and a BrewCycle tour of Portland, this tour is packed with unforgettable moments so make damn sure you remember the night before. Start your journey in ‘the Golden City’ San Francisco, work your way up the west coast through Northern California, Oregon and Washington state, getting a taste for the best of the west. There’s no shortage of cool independent breweries to discover, and you’ll come home with your fully stamped beer passport from the Bend Ale Trail – a great souvenir to remember this incredible trek!

  • Duration: 7 Days
  • Guaranteed Departure:
  • For lovers of: Walking Tour, Sightseeing, Parks & Nature Reserves
  • Physical rating: Average
  • Supplier Tour ID: WBT/242004
  • Your Guide: English speaking
  • Starts: San Francisco, United States
  • Finishes: Seattle, United States
  • Age requirement: 18 +
You will Visit
  • San Francisco
  • Bodega Bay
  • Santa Rosa
  • Crater Lake
  • Bend
  • Portland
  • Seattle

Itinerary

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Day 1: San Francisco - Bodega Bay - Santa Rosa

Starting in San Francisco, you’ll get a glimpse of the ‘Golden City’ this morning, although we really recommend you book extra nights here and download a copy of our city guide to get the very best out of the ‘Golden City’. Our whistle-stop driving tour will include a walk across the Golden Gate Bridge before making your way through verdant northern California to the world renowned Laguitas Brewing Company. We’ll stop for lunch and tastings (own cost). Feeling lightheaded? Walk it off with an afternoon hike in Bodega Bay, where you might spot seals and migrating whales from the shore.

Meals Included: All meals to be paid locally

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Day 2: Crater Lake

Today is a long drive day through the lush wine lands of Sonoma and Napa to the Cascade mountain range. Your destination is Union Creek, located just outside Crater Lake National Park. Take in unreal views of Mount Shasta, standing tall over 4000m, this snowcapped volcano is bound to turn your attention away from your latest Netflix binge.

Meals Included: All meals to be paid locally

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Day 3-4: Bend

A morning hike along the Crater Lake Rim Trail will kick-start your day with spectacular views. We’re talking volcanic landscape on an epic scale: this is the collapsed volcano that created America’s deepest lake. But today is far from over. Travel to Bend, where an unforgettable evening awaits. Tonight, you have a starlight canoe tour of one of the stunning cascade lakes, with the celestial lights guiding your way. Choose to spend your free day in Bend with your tour leader on the infamous Bend ale trail, you’ll be given your beer ‘passport’ to get stamped along the way. Or get to know this beautiful small city by two wheels, two feet, or kayak. There’s plenty on offer here.

Meals Included: All meals to be paid locally

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Day 5-6: Portland

Call it what you want – ‘City of Roses’, ‘Bridge City’, or ‘Beervana’ - Portland is simply awesome! It's a lively city full of quirky cafes and cool hipster folk, so grab yourself a flat white and enjoy some people watching. We’re helping to ‘keep Portland weird’ with a BrewCycle tour, a great activity to check out some of Portland’s best neighbourhoods and breweries (tastings at own cost). 

Meals Included: All meals to be paid locally

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Day 7: Seattle

Travel further north and enjoy a brief fling with Cannon Beach on the Pacific north west coast. Pelican Brewpub is the ideal spot located on the vast stretches of sand to enjoy a farewell ale before continuing on to Seattle where your tour comes to an end.

Meals Included: All meals to be paid locally

Inclusions:
  • Services of a TrekAmerica tour leader
  • Private transportation with free Wi-Fi
  • All accommodation
  • Accommodation: Budget Lodging, Budget Lodging: 5, Hotel: 1
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Tour Highlights:
  • Starlight canoe tour in Bend
  • Driving tour of Mt hood & Columbia river
  • Explore Portland on a BrewCycle tour
  • Walk across the Golden Gate Bridge
  • Hiking opportunities at Bodega Bay and Crater Lake NP
  • Visit both world famous and independent local breweries
  • Vibrant cities; San Francisco, Santa Rosa, Portland and Seattle