This trip will have you reaching for your best plaid shirt, as you take a decidedly hip tour of the laid back Pacific Northwest. Starting in sun-soaked San Fran, you'll explore all that bohemian beauty before heading through Portland, Astoria and Seattle, along with exploring the great outdoors of the Columbian River Highway, the magnificent Multnomah Falls and Mt Hood. Expect plenty of craft beer, incredible music, natural beauty and delicious regional food along the way.
Welcome to California! We'll kick things off this afternoon when you meet up with your new travel crew & head out for a walking tour of Union Square, North Beach & then into Chinatown for a family-style meal on your first night together.
This morning we'll jump on public transport & head to the Mission District to cast our eyes on the fantastic street art. After, the day is yours to explore this amazing city. Head up to “the Haight” to check out its hippie past and hipster present, shop in Union Square or head to Lombard St into North Beach. Tonight opt in for sunset sailing under the Golden Gate.
Leaving on a jet plane this morning, we'll fly to PDX, a.k.a Portland.When we land, we're off to check out the Hipster Capital on a city tour. First up is lunch in Rose City food park, before dropping in to Powell Books, the Pearl District & Burnside Street. Sweet tooth? We'll munch on Voodoo Doughnuts & sample the famous ice cream from Salt & Straw.
Today we get out of the city & explore the lush forests and trails of Mount Hood, with a 360 view of the glorious Columbia River on our way. Continuing on the Historic Columbia River Highway, we'll stop at the magnificent Multnomah Falls & Oregon's Timberline Lodge, part of the famous Pacific Crest Trail – & the Overlook Hotel from The Shining. Did someone say “Here's Johnny”?
Today is yours! Whether you want to take in Oregon history with a tour of the Shanghai Tunnels, fuel your adrenaline with a jet boat ride, or take in a Sunday brunch at a popular downtown restaurant, there is something for everyone on option today. Tonight, we will regroup over a dinner at a popular local brewery, Deschutes, & talk about our adventures.
We are now leaving “Rose City,” & heading for the Oregon coast.First up, Cannon Beach----#flashbackMonday #Goonies--we are going to stop by the filming location of the 1980's cult classic. This coastline is rugged & stunning, but don't stop yet......we're spending the night in Astoria.
Today we drive to the land of Nirvana - the band that is, not the state of mind.Grab your best plaid shirt & Doc Marten boots ‘cos we're headed to Seattle, home to Amazon, Starbucks & grunge music. First things first, we'll get you orientated to the Emerald City.
Today is your chance to walk in the footsteps of a real Seattleite, as our local guide teach you how to make coffee like a barista, shop smart at the Public Market & take the perfect Instagram photo of the ‘gum wall'. Tonight, we take a sunset sail in the Puget Sound & reflect on our crazy times in the Pacific Northwest.
Our adventures in the Pacific Northwest have come to an end! Don't forget to swap deets & start planning the reunion tour…East Coast next time?
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Trip Name: Pacific Northwest Trail
Duration: 9 Days
From Price: ₤1,381
Supplier Tour ID: 338/256444
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