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Adventures in the Wild Northwest

11 Days 1 Country 6 Cities

This adventure packed family favourite takes in the cities, beaches and national parks along the West Coast of the USA.

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11 Days 1 Country 6 Cities

Adventures in the Wild Northwest

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    • "Conveniently located in the heart of Pike Place Market on 1st Ave and Pike, be sure to grab a cup of freshly brewed coffee from the first Starbucks ever built in 1971, also the location where its house blend coffee gets its namesake, Pike Place Coffee."Franky Campos, Product Coordinator
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      • "Conveniently located in the heart of Pike Place Market on 1st Ave and Pike, be sure to grab a cup of freshly brewed coffee from the first Starbucks ever built in 1971, also the location where its house blend coffee gets its namesake, Pike Place Coffee."Franky Campos, Product Coordinator
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      • Twin-share option not available for trips to South America, Costa Rica, Mexico, Alaska, Hawaii, South Africa, Kenya & Tanzania, Botswana, Zambia or for any holiday & cruise combination, or in Asia and Eastern Mediterranean except Highlights of Turkey (without cruise) & Best of Turkey. It's also not available on Small Group trips.  Guided Vacations included in this restriction are Newfoundland and Labrador (DNLA) as well as Panama, the Canal & Beyond (LPAN).  
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      About this trip

      Explore the independent spirit of America's Pacific Northwest, past towering Redwoods, panoramic mountains and vineyard landscapes. Grab a cup of Seattle blend, ride through shifting dunes and sip Pinot with the locals.


      Trip type: Country Explorer i

      Trip code: DPNA

      10 Nights

      accommodation

      16 Meals
      • 10 full breakfasts

      • 1 lunch

      • 5 dinners

      On-trip Transport

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      Highlights

      What's Included

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        • City Tour in Portland, Seattle

        • Cruise along Puget Sound via ferry

        • Scenic Drive along the Avenue of the Giants, the historic Columbia River Highway

        • See the famous lighthouse in Heceta Head, the Spruce Goose, Hoh Rainforest

        • Visit Golden Gate Bridge, Eureka, Redwood National Park, Olympic National Park, Vista House, Multnomah Falls, Mount St. Helens Visitor Center


      What's Included

      Dining

        • 10 full breakfasts

        • 1 lunch

        • 5 dinners


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      Travel Highlights

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        • Audio Headsets for flexible sightseeing

        • Daily breakfast and an average of 50% of evening meals

        • Luxury air-conditioned coach with WiFi in most countries or alternative transportation (such as rail journeys)

        • Cherry-picked hotels all tried and trusted

        • Hand-picked Insider Experiences

        • Optional Experiences and free time

        • All porterage and local charges included

        • Must-see sightseeing and surprise extras

        • An expert Travel Director and separate Driver

        • All hotel tips, charges and local taxes

        • Airport transfers on the first and last day of your guided holiday

        • VIP entry to many sights


        Airport Transfers

      • Specific transfer information can be found on the airport transfers page


       

      Adventures in the Wild Northwest

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      Arrive San Francisco

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      San Francisco – Humboldt Redwood State Park – Eureka

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      Eureka – Redwood National Park – Coos Bay

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      Coos Bay – Oregon Dunes – Newport (2 Nights)

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      Newport Sightseeing

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      Newport – Willamette Valley – Portland (2 Nights)

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      Portland Sightseeing

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      Portland – Mount St. Helens – Olympic National Park

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      Olympic National Park – Seattle (2 Nights)

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      Seattle Sightseeing

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      Depart Seattle

      Day 1

      Arrive San Francisco Day 1 - Arrive San Francisco

      Kickstart your exploration of America's rugged Pacific Northwest in 'The City'. Check-in to your hotel located just a short walk from Union Square and the exotic sights and sounds of Chinatown. Then, take to San Francisco's hilly streets and immerse yourself in its vibrant energy. This evening, you'll meet your Travel Director and fellow travellers at a Welcome Reception.

      Hotel

      Hyatt Regency San Francisco

      Meals

      • Welcome Reception

      Hotel

      Hyatt Regency San Francisco

      Meals

      • Welcome Reception

      Day 1

      Day 2

      San Francisco – Humboldt Redwood State Park – Eureka Day 2 - San Francisco – Humboldt Redwood State Park – Eureka

      Admire the orange glow of one of the world's most beloved bridges as you join your Travel Director for a stroll across San Francisco's landmark Golden Gate Bridge. Learn all about the "mighty task" of its construction and why it's not painted gold despite its name. Leaving its iconic arches behind, we drive alongside the towering trunks that frame California's Avenue of the Giants to Humboldt Redwoods State Park en route to the lively seaport town of Eureka.

      Hotel

      Red Lion Eureka

      Meals

      • Full Breakfast
      • Dinner

      Hotel

      Red Lion Eureka

      Meals

      • Full Breakfast
      • Dinner

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      Day 3

      Eureka – Redwood National Park – Coos Bay Day 3 - Eureka – Redwood National Park – Coos Bay

      We view the ornate Victorian architecture on display at Carson Mansion this morning, before travelling to Northern California's, UNESCO-listed Redwood National Park to discover the mighty russet trunks that have towered above the forest floor for over a thousand years. Spend tonight in the quaint Oregon coastal city of Coos Bay.

      Hotel

      The Mill Hotel

      Meals

      • Full Breakfast

      Hotel

      The Mill Hotel

      Meals

      • Full Breakfast

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      Day 4

      Coos Bay – Oregon Dunes – Newport (2 Nights) Day 4 - Coos Bay – Oregon Dunes – Newport (2 Nights)

      Buckle up for an exhilarating morning navigating the shifting sands of the Oregon Dunes National Recreation Area- a windswept adventure through an endless sea of sand, marshes and tree islands. Sweeping coastal views are ours to enjoy as we pass Heceta Head and see its beautiful 19th century lighthouse-the brightest light on the Oregon coast-before checking into our oceanfront hotel for an evening at leisure.

      Hotel

      Hallmark Resort Newport

      Meals

      • Full Breakfast
      • Dinner

      Hotel

      Hallmark Resort Newport

      Meals

      • Full Breakfast
      • Dinner

      Day 4

      Day 5

      Newport Sightseeing Day 5 - Newport Sightseeing

      The sun-worshipping seals of Newport Harbour take centre stage this morning as we join an expert Local Specialist onboard a nature cruise to spot the sea life and marine birds that find sanctuary amongst these waters. Spend the evening at leisure, exploring the Historical Bayfront with its turn-of-the-century storefronts, chowder houses and art galleries.

      Meals

      • Full Breakfast

      Meals

      • Full Breakfast

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      Day 6

      Newport – Willamette Valley – Portland (2 Nights) Day 6 - Newport – Willamette Valley – Portland (2 Nights)

      Celebrate the wonder of man-made flight during a tour of the Evergreen Aviation Museum. Then, escape to Oregon's green and golden wine country and Connect with the Local winery owners for a gourmet Be My Guest lunch before an evening at leisure.

      Hotel

      Portland Marriott Downtown Waterfront

      Meals

      • Full Breakfast
      • Lunch

      Hotel

      Portland Marriott Downtown Waterfront

      Meals

      • Full Breakfast
      • Lunch

      Day 6

      Day 7

      Portland Sightseeing Day 7 - Portland Sightseeing

      Admire the natural beauty of Oregon's historic Columbia River Highway, imagining a time when Model Ts would ramble over bridges and through tunnels hand-hewn from the mountain rock. Pay tribute to the brave Oregon pioneers at Vista House and admire panoramic views of the winding Columbia River below. We journey to the two-tiered Multnomah Falls, the second-highest year-round waterfall in the United States, then enjoy some free time for lunch in Hood River in the heart of the Columbia River Gorge. Consider indulging in the local speciality of salmon and chips, washed down with one of many craft beers for which Oregon is so famous, and visit Timberline Lodge on the slopes of the snowcapped Mount Hood.

      Meals

      • Full Breakfast

      Meals

      • Full Breakfast

      Optional Experiences

      Portland Walking Tour With Dinner At Huber's Café

      You’ll be wowed by this up close and personal walk through downtown Portland. Afterward, enjoy dinner at Huber’s Cafe, Portland’s oldest restaurant, located inside the Historic Oregon Pioneer Building. Approx. duration: 1.5 hours

      Adult Price: US$53.00
      (Price is subject to change)

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      Day 8

      Portland – Mount St. Helens – Olympic National Park Day 8 - Portland – Mount St. Helens – Olympic National Park

      See Mount St. Helens, whose legendary eruption was so colossal that it spewed ash into 11 states. We visit the award-winning Mount St. Helens Visitor Center which acts as a gateway to this Ring-of-Fire volcano, providing interactive exhibits of the event and a working seismograph. Our next stop is the vast wilderness of Olympic National Park before we meet Harvest Moon, a Local Specialist, who will share with you the tribal legends and stories of the Quinault nation who for generations have lived in the Pacific Northwest. Tonight, our Stay with a Story is a rustic lodge built in the 1920s on the site of the old 'Log Hotel'.

      Hotel

      Quinault Lodge

      Meals

      • Full Breakfast
      • Dinner

      Hotel

      Quinault Lodge

      Meals

      • Full Breakfast
      • Dinner

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      Day 9

      Olympic National Park – Seattle (2 Nights) Day 9 - Olympic National Park – Seattle (2 Nights)

      We delve into the emerald-green depths of Hoh Rainforest, trekking to its eerie "Hall of Mosses" past maple and spruces dripping with moss, then stop to admire the brilliant blue waters of Lake Crescent before leaving Olympic National Park. As we journey across Puget Sound, views of Seattle's Space Needle and snow-capped Mount Rainier herald your arrival in the Emerald City, which you have an opportunity to explore at your leisure this evening.

      Hotel

      Sheraton Seattle

      Meals

      • Full Breakfast

      Hotel

      Sheraton Seattle

      Meals

      • Full Breakfast

      Day 9

      Day 10

      Seattle Sightseeing Day 10 - Seattle Sightseeing

      You're free to explore Seattle on your terms with your choice sightseeing giving you a chance to visit the fantastical glass sculptures of Chihuly Garden and Glass Art Museum or take a trip to the top of the landmark Space Needle. Our next stop is the historic Pike Place Market, the nation's oldest farmer's market, where the fish fly low-from one fishmonger's hands to the next. Indulge in the market's spirit of meeting the producer, then join your newfound friends for a Farewell Dinner.

      Meals

      • Full Breakfast
      • Farewell Dinner

      Meals

      • Full Breakfast
      • Farewell Dinner

      Day 10

      Day 11

      Depart Seattle Day 11 - Depart Seattle

      It's time to bid farewell to your fellow adventurers and take your transfer to Seattle International Airport or perhaps extend your stay.

      Meals

      • Full Breakfast

      Meals

      • Full Breakfast

      Day 11

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      The Trafalgar Difference

      • CONNECT WITH LOCALS
        Spend some time with a local winery owner enjoying a tour of a winery in Oregon's Willamette Valley with a gourmet lunch and Pinot Noir tasting. (Day 6)

      • LOCAL SPECIALISTS
        Embark on a nature cruise in Newport with a naturalist and learn about the Quinault nation from a local during a visit to Olympic National Park. (Days 5, 8)

      • STAYS WITH STORIES
        Stay at the rustic Quinault Lodge built in 1926 in Olympic National Park. (Day 8)

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      What's Included

      Sightseeing Highlights

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        • City Tour in Portland, Seattle

        • Cruise along Puget Sound via ferry

        • Scenic Drive along the Avenue of the Giants, the historic Columbia River Highway

        • See the famous lighthouse in Heceta Head, the Spruce Goose, Hoh Rainforest

        • Visit Golden Gate Bridge, Eureka, Redwood National Park, Olympic National Park, Vista House, Multnomah Falls, Mount St. Helens Visitor Center


      What's Included

      Dining

        • 10 full breakfasts

        • 1 lunch

        • 5 dinners


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      Travel Highlights

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        • Audio Headsets for flexible sightseeing

        • Daily breakfast and an average of 50% of evening meals

        • Luxury air-conditioned coach with WiFi in most countries or alternative transportation (such as rail journeys)

        • Cherry-picked hotels all tried and trusted

        • Hand-picked Insider Experiences

        • Optional Experiences and free time

        • All porterage and local charges included

        • Must-see sightseeing and surprise extras

        • An expert Travel Director and separate Driver

        • All hotel tips, charges and local taxes

        • Airport transfers on the first and last day of your guided holiday

        • VIP entry to many sights


        Airport Transfers

      • Specific transfer information can be found on the airport transfers page


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