Pacific Coast Journey

2024 Portland > San Francisco | Price from $3199

9 DAYS  •  14 MEALS Revel in the natural beauty of the Pacific Coast experiencing the wonders of the Columbia River Gorge, glorious mountains, magnificent redwood trees, beautiful Crater Lake and the exciting “City by the Bay”.

Tour Itinerary

Day 1: Arrive in Portland

Welcome to Portland, Oregon, the “City of Roses” to begin your Pacific Coast Journey. Meet your Tour Manager at 5:00 p.m. and get to know your fellow travelers during a welcome dinner. Meal: D

Day 2: Columbia River Gorge Touring

This morning a guided tour of Portland includes the downtown area on the Willamette River, Old Town Historic District and famed International Rose Gardens. This afternoon features the beautiful Columbia River Gorge, where sheer cliffs rise as high as 2,000 feet! Spectacular views of the gorge will include historic Vista House, the splendid Multnomah Falls and the mammoth Bonneville Lock and Dam. Meal: B

Day 3: Explore the Oregon Coast

Today begins an exploration of the magnificent Oregon Coast with its’ beaches, sheer cliffs, and pounding surf. Stop at the Tillamook Cheese Factory before taking the breathtaking Three Capes Scenic Drive. Nearby you will see the 1873 Yaquina Head Lighthouse, the tallest in the state. Meals: B, D

Day 4: Oregon Dunes Buggy Tour

Your coastal adventure continues in Florence where you will explore the fabulous 250-foot sand dunes at Oregon Dunes National Recreation Area by four-wheel-drive vehicle. A visit to the botanical gardens of Shore Acres State Park and a stop at a myrtlewood gift factory are also planned. Meal: B

Day 5: Crater Lake National Park

Today features the natural wonders of Crater Lake National Park, where rain and snow filled the empty caldera of an ancient volcano with brilliant blue waters to a depth of 1,932 feet, creating the deepest lake in North America. Follow the Western Rim Drive for unmatched panoramic views. Meals: B, D

Day 6: Rouge River Jetboat Trip and Redwoods

Following the spectacular Oregon coastline we come to Gold Beach where we embark on a jetboat excursion along the Rouge River. You’ll follow a portion of the old mailboat route before coming to northern California, home of Redwoods National Park. Continuing along the coastline through miles of giant forests, today’s destination is Eureka. Meals: B, D

Day 7: Avenue of the Giants and Wine Tasting

Departing Eureka this morning, drive along a portion of the “Avenue of the Giants,” through huge stands of magnificent redwoods in Humboldt Redwoods State Park. This afternoon, pass through the rich fertile grape growing region of California where a stop has been scheduled for a tasting at a local Estate Winery. This evening, check in to your hotel in the Fisherman’s Wharf area. Meals: B, L

Day 8: San Francisco Touring and Bay Cruise

A local guide joins you this morning for a sightseeing tour of the “City by the Bay,” San Francisco. Discover the many sights for which the city is renowned such as their bustling Chinatown, North Beach, Civic Center and the Financial District. Free time for browsing at Pier 39 begins the afternoon, before an invigorating cruise of San Francisco Bay. Enjoy a farewell dinner tonight on Fisherman’s Wharf. Meals: B, D

Day 8: Travel Home

Depart for home from this memorable vacation with a group transfer to San Francisco International Airport for flights out after 12:00 p.m. Meal: B

Itinerary is subject to change.

Tour Highlights

  • 14 Meals: 8 breakfasts, 1 lunch and 5 dinners
  • Round trip airport transfers
  • Columbia River Gorge including beautiful Multnomah Falls and the mammoth Bonneville Lock and Dam
  • Guided tour of Portland including the Old Town Historic District and the International Rose Test Gardens
  • Visit the Tillamook Cheese Factory
    Explore the magnificent Oregon Coast including Three Capes Scenic Drive and Yaquina Head Lighthouse
  • Enjoy a four-wheel-drive dune buggy ride through Oregon Dunes National Recreation Area
  • Visit Crater Lake National Park and take the Western Rim Drive
  • Rouge River Jetboat excursion
  • See the gigantic redwoods and sequoias of Redwood National Park
  • Follow the Oregon coast, with some the most dramatic scenery in the country
  • Wine tasting at a local winery in California’s rich wine-growing region
  • San Francisco touring including the Golden Gate Bridge and San Francisco Bay cruise

Hotel Accommodations

Days 1 and 2 – Monarch Hotel, Clackamas, Oregon
Day 3 – Best Western PLUS Agate Beach Hotel, Newport, Oregon
Day 4 – Comfort Inn, Roseburg, Oregon
Day 5 – The Mill Casino, Coos Bay, Oregon
Day 6 – Best Western Humboldt Bay Inn, Eureka, California
Days 7 and 8 – Hotel Riu Plaza Fisherman’s Wharf, San Francisco, California

DATES & AVAILABILITY

June 22, 2024 | $3,199

Per Person Twin

$3,199

Single Room Add

+$1,459

Call for air rates and schedules from your city to Portland and from San Francisco..

Rooms for the night before and after the tour are available.  Cost for a room in Clackamas is $159 and in San Francisco is $389, tax and breakfast included.

July 20, 2024 | $3,199

Per Person Twin

$3,199

Single Room Add

+$1,459

Call for air rates and schedules from your city to Portland and from San Francisco..

Rooms for the night before and after the tour are available.  Cost for a room in Clackamas is $159 and in San Francisco is $389, tax and breakfast included.

August 17, 2024 | $3,199

Per Person Twin

$3,199

Single Room Add

+$1,459

Call for air rates and schedules from your city to Portland and from San Francisco..

Rooms for the night before and after the tour are available.  Cost for a room in Clackamas is $159 and in San Francisco is $389, tax and breakfast included.