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Pacific Northwest by Rail
Featuring San Francisco, Seattle and Oregon's Coast
 13 Days • 13 Meals
Holiday by Motorcoach
Combine the majesty of the Pacific Northwest with the excitement of trans-continental rail travel on this tour which starts and ends on two of the nation's most historic long-distance rail lines and features the gems of the Pacific coast in between.

  • 13 Day Amtrak and Motorcoach Holiday
  • Free home or local pickup and return
  • 13 Meals (8 breakfasts and 5 dinners)
  • Travel cross country aboard Amtrak’s California Zephyr to San Francisco and home from Seattle aboard the Empire Builder (coach service)
  • San Francisco touring including the Golden Gate Bridge, San Francisco Bay cruise and dinner on Fisherman’s Wharf
  • Wine tasting at a local winery and see the gigantic trees in Redwoods National Park
  • Rouge River Jetboat excursion following the route of the old mail boats (Subject to water levels)
  • Enjoy a four-wheel-drive dune buggy ride through Oregon Dunes National Recreation Area
  • Explore the magnificent Oregon Coast including Three Capes Scenic Drive and Yaquina Head Lighthouse and tour the Tillamook Cheese Factory
  • Guided tour of Portland including the Old Town Historic District and the International Rose Test Gardens
  • Columbia River Gorge including beautiful Multnomah Falls
  • Mt. Rainier National Park
  • Visit the Mount St. Helens visitor center and ride the Mt. Rainier Scenic Railway with barbecue dinner
  • Guided tour of Seattle including Pike Place Market and tour of Seattle’s Museum of Flight
  • $65 in Mayflower Money

Day 1-3  Enjoy Amtrak to California
Board Amtrak’s California Zephyr train service for the cross-country journey to Oakland, California and a welcome dinner. Meal: D
Day 4  San Francisco Touring and Bay Cruise
Today we spend the day touring San Francisco. Discover the many sights for which the “City by the Bay” is renowned on a guided tour. Spend free time in the bustling Fisherman’s Wharf and Pier 39 area. In the afternoon, take an invigorating cruise of San Francisco Bay which sails around Alcatraz Island, under the famed Golden Gate Bridge and offers exciting views of the Bay area. Dinner tonight is on Fisherman’s Wharf. Meals; B, D
Day 5  Wine Tasting and Redwoods National Park
Leaving the Bay area this morning, we motor our way through the rich fertile grape growing region of California where a stop has been scheduled for a tasting at a local winery. Approaching Eureka, we come to the famed “Avenue of the Giants.” Here, huge stands of magnificent redwood trees line the road which winds through Humboldt Redwoods State Park. B, D
Day 6  Rogue River Jet Boat Trip and The Redwoods
Traveling north, we pass through Redwood National Park before coming to the Oregon border. Following the spectacular Oregon coastline we come to Gold Beach where we embark on a jet boat excursion along the Rogue River. We’ll follow a portion of the old mail boat route before continuing to Coos Bay. Meal: B
Day 7  Oregon Dune Buggy Tour
Continuing our coastal adventure today we take to a four-wheel-drive vehicle to explore the fabulous 250-foot sand dunes of Oregon Dunes National Recreation Area. Back on the road, the magnificent Oregon Coast offers white sand beaches, sheer cliffs and pounding surf. We’ll take the breathtaking Three Capes Scenic Drive before pausing to tour the Tillamook Cheese Factory. Meal: B
Day 8  Columbia River Gorge
A guided tour of Portland includes Lloyd Center, the downtown area on the Willamette River, Old Town Historic District and famed International Rose Test Gardens. Later, we visit beautiful Columbia River Gorge, where sheer cliffs rise as high as 2,000 feet! A stop at Crown Point offers spectacular gorge views from the Vista House. Then we’ll see splendid Multnomah Falls and mammoth Bonneville Lock and Dam. Tonight, join your fellow travelers for a fun-filled dinner at a German Restaurant complete with entertainment.
Day 9  Mt. St. Helens and Mt. Rainier Scenic Railway
In Washington we stop at the Mount St. Helens visitor center for a look at the still active volcano which made news in 1980 with its massive eruption. Later, our excursion aboard the steam-powered Mt. Rainier Scenic Railway will feature views of the state’s highest peak and a barbecue dinner at Mineral Lake. Meals: B, D
Day 10  Seattle City Tour and Museum of Flight
Our guided tour of Seattle includes the downtown, Pioneer Square Historic District, Waterfront Park, the Space Needle and the Lake Washington Ship Canal and Locks. Following free time for lunch and browsing at famed Pike Place Market, we'll spend the afternoon viewing the numerous displays and historic aircraft, Space Gallery and Boeing’s original Red Barn factory at Seattle’s outstanding Museum of Flight. Meals: B, D
Day 11-13  Travel Home
After free time in the morning, we climb aboard the Empire Builder. Sit back and relax as the beauty of the nation’s landscape captivates you. On board Amtrak, there is plenty of room to walk around, stretch your legs and chat with fellow travelers on your rail trip. Meal: B

Days 1-3  Overnight on Amtrak (coach service)- Call for rates on sleeping accommodations with Amtrak
Days 3-4  LaQuinta Inn, Hayward, CA
Days 5  Best Western Humboldt Bay Inn, Eureka, CA
Days 6  Red Lion Hotel, Coos Bay, OR
Days 7-8  Monarch Hotel, Portland, OR
Days 9-10  Hotel Murano, Tacoma, WA
Days 11-12  Overnight on Amtrak (coach service)- Call for rates on sleeping accommodations with Amtrak


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