Pacific Coast Adventure
Set your sights higher than the Museum of Flight or the redwoods for lush green forests, cascading waterfalls, and ice-smothered volcanoes – just the opening scenes of this west side story. From Seattle to Portland and all the way to the Golden Gate of San Francisco, the dramatic views of both city and seaside astound on this nine-day Pacific Coast vacation. While Oregon’s fabled lighthouses cast their beams to reveal the wonder of the West, your Tour Director will shed light on what makes this side of the country so uniquely spectacular – from its waterfalls to its fresh catches of the day. If the Seattle coffee scene doesn’t wake you up, a dune buggy ride along the Oregon coast, a jet boat ride across the wild Rogue River, and a journey down Redwood National Park’s Avenue of Giants certainly will.
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We’ve packed everything you need for the perfect vacation—from hand-selected hotels and dining to the friendly expertise of Globus Tour Directors and Local Guides, to seamless transportation between destinations and VIP access to the world’s most iconic sites! Touring by private, first-class, air-conditioned motorcoach with free WiFi.
Globus offers Small-Group Discoveries on select North America dates. A Small-Group Discovery is limited to an average of just 24 guests per departure. There’s always room to roam with extra space between you and other travelers—while still getting up close and personal to the experiences you’ve been dreaming of. Small-Group Discoveries include all the features of a traditional Globus escorted tour, complete with expert Tour Director, Driver, and Local Guides who ensure that your health and safety is our top priority. A Small-Group Discovery trip is the perfectly sized tour—without the crowds.
Pacific Coast Adventure
Redwood National and State Parks
Breakfast daily, 1 lunch, 3 dinners
ARRIVE IN SEATTLE, WASHINGTON Welcome to the “Emerald City!” At 6:30 pm, meet your travel companions for a welcome drink. Your Tour Director will prepare you for your upcoming adventure.
SEATTLE Gem of the Pacific Northwest This morning begins with a tour of the Museum of Flight, the largest independent non-profit air and space museum in the world featuring over 175 air and spacecrafts. Return to Seattle for a guided tour including the Pike Place Market and Pioneer Square. This evening is at leisure in Seattle. Maybe visit the Space Needle or Chihuly Garden and Glass. (B) TOUR HIGHLIGHT CITY SIGHTS Experience the vibrant energy of Seattle’s authentic farmer’s market that tempts the senses with an array of aromas, eats, and friendly people. Pike Place Market has been a gathering place and bustling market for more than a century as one of the oldest operating farmer’s market in the U.S. Visitors and locals alike are drawn to the energy and extraordinary array of farm-fresh produce, paper-wrapped flowers, shops, restaurants, bars, fishmongers, street performers, and the first Starbucks – all mixing a rich blend of coffee culture and true Seattle style.
SEATTLE–MULTNOMAH FALLS–PORTLAND, OREGON Cascades & Craft Beer Travel south into Oregon today for a [LF] visit the highest waterfall in Oregon followed by lunch at a local restaurant. Continue to Portland for an orientation tour followed by free time in the late afternoon and evening. During your free time, explore one of the many craft breweries, music venues, or Powell’s City of Books – the largest independent new and used bookstore in the world! (B,L)LOCAL FAVORITE NATURAL WONDERS Native American lore tells the story of a young princess who sacrificed her life on the falls to save her village from illness. This legendary spectacle of roaring waterfalls of Multnomah Falls plunges from 611 feet in a thunderous cascade of icy water and mist. Enjoy lunch at the historic lodge here in a magical setting in Oregon’s Columbia River Gorge.
PORTLAND–NEWPORT Rugged & Rosy Discover why Portland is called the “City of Roses” with a visit to Washington Park and the International Rose Test Gardens. Continue through the Willamette Wine Valley to the rugged Oregon coast to Newport, one of Oregon’s most popular seaside resorts. This evening, enjoy special [LF] behind-the-scenes access and a private dinner at the Oregon Coast Aquarium. (B,D)LOCAL FAVORITE CONSERVATION HEROES Go behind the scenes at the Oregon Coast Aquarium for an exclusive look not everyone gets to see! Observe the work of marine conservation and rehabilitation specialists in this world-class living classroom. Then, enjoy private dinner onsite.
NEWPORT–FLORENCE–NORTH BEND Sand, Sea & A Sailors’ Sentinel As you travel down the coast today, see popular sites such as Heceta Head Lighthouse and Florence Old Town, followed by a dune buggy ride along the Oregon Dunes National Recreation Area. Continue to your bayside hotel in the quaint village of North Bend. (B,D)TOUR HIGHLIGHT EPIC RIDE Buckle up for a bracing ride in Oregon Dunes National Recreation Area. Take a dune buggy ride across the sweeping dunes along the Oregon coast for an adventure in a misty mix of sand dunes, forests, and ocean creating an unforgettable experience.
NORTH BEND–GOLD BEACH–REDWOOD NATIONAL PARK, CALIFORNIA–EUREKA Coastal Giants Travel south to one of Oregon’s great natural treasures, the scenic Rogue River, tumbling over 200 miles from the Cascade Mountains into the Pacific Ocean. Embark on a thrilling [LF] jetboat ride here. Continue along the Pacific coastline and stop in Redwood National Park, home to the world’s tallest trees. Then, enter Eureka, California’s lumber center, where you have a photo stop at the grand Carson Mansion—the most photographed example of Victorian architecture in the world and once the home of a West Coast lumber baron. (B)LOCAL FAVORITEEPIC RIDE Visit Gold Beach and experience a thrilling jetboat ride on the Rogue River through this wild and remote region with your camera ready for glimpses of the American bald eagle!
EUREKA–SAN FRANCISCO Reach for the Sky! This morning, travel to Humboldt Redwoods State Park for the spectacular Avenue of the Giants. Continue to the “City by the Bay,” San Francisco, for a 2-night stay. (B)TOUR HIGHLIGHTNATURAL WONDERS Enter an ancient world of towering trees along the Avenue of the Giants, a quiet 2-lane road that winds through some of the world’s most spectacular scenery with redwood trees that seem to touch the sky. Take the opportunity to marvel at a 1,800-year-old redwood here!
SAN FRANCISCO Golden Gate Gems Enjoy a sightseeing tour of San Francisco’s most iconic landmarks and sites. Tonight, your Tour Director hosts a special farewell dinner at a local restaurant. Wonderful conversation and cuisine make the perfect finale to your vacation. (B,D)TOUR HIGHLIGHT CITY SIGHTS On our included sightseeing tour, see Golden Gate National Recreation area, including the Golden Gate Bridge and the Presidio. Also, see Twin Peaks, Fisherman’s Wharf, and much more.
SAN FRANCISCO Safe travels until we meet again! Your vacation ends with breakfast this morning. (B)
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|1||Sheraton Grand Seattle Hotel||This conveniently located hotel offers guests stylish comfort in both public and private spaces, all completely renovated within the past 2 years. Guests can take advantage of the full fitness center, complete business center, the Link@Sheraton computer lounge, full concierge service, the lobby lounge and Daily Grill Restaurant & Bar.||Seattle||1400 Sixth Avenue||Moderate Deluxe|
|2||Portland Marriott Downtown Waterfront||Business Hotel situated on the Willamette River at edge of downtown Portland.||Portland||1401 SW Naito Parkway||First-Class|
|3||Elizabeth Oceanfront Suites||Located high on a bluff overlooking miles of the Oregon coast's pristine beaches and the vast Pacific Ocean, you can escape the hustle and bustle of day-to-day life at the Elizabeth Street Inn. Build sand castles on the beach or cozy up by the fireplace with a good book and a nice glass of wine. All guest rooms have a private balcony with exceptional ocean views. You'll feel right at home with the warmth this hotel offers in the marvelous setting of Newport.||Newport||232 SW Elizabeth Street||Moderate First-Class|
|4||The Mill Casino Hotel||The Mill Casino Hotel is owned by the Coquille Indian Tribe and offers a wide variety of activities to suit your interest during your stay. They have over 700 slots, Vegas style table games and nightly entertainment. Work out on up-to-date fitness equipment and relax in beautiful outdoor hot tubs overlooking stunning Coos Bay. Play in the arcade or satisfy your appetite in one of their five unique dining venues. Rooms. At the end of the day, settle in for a good night's rest.||North Bend||3201 Tremont Avenue||Moderate First-Class|
|5||Best Western Plus Humboldt Bay Inn||The hotel has a restaurant, fitness center, indoor and outdoor pool, hot tub, game room, guest laundry, Internet access, and complimentary continental breakfast. Guestrooms feature cable TV, coffee maker, iron/ironing board, hairdryer, and Internet access.||Eureka||232 W. 5th Street||First-Class|
|6||San Francisco Marriott Marquis||San Francisco Marriott Marquis welcomes travelers to Northern California with exceptional service, spacious guestrooms, and a prime downtown location. The hotel features a spa, fitness center, and an on-site restaurant and lounge. Guestrooms offer plush bedding, Smart TVs, mini-refrigerators, and Wi-Fi access.||San Francisco||780 Mission Street||Superior First-Class|