Pacific Northwest & the San Juan Islands
Surround yourself in a region with stunning natural beauty, charming towns, and a colorful atmosphere. Delight in a two-night stay in the captivating city of Seattle. Your sightseeing tour includes a visit to lively Pike Place Market, the famous fish and vegetable market. Embark on an incredible adventure as you cruise around the breathtaking San Juan Islands. Stay overnight in the quaint little village of Friday Harbor. Savor a two-night stay in Victoria, one of Canada's most exhilarating cities and where the views of ocean, gardens and mountains surround you at every turn. The choice is yours! Choose to explore Victoria independently utilizing an included Hop On, Hop Off trolley, or explore Butchart Gardens followed by a local sightseeing tour of the city with your guide. Stay in Port Angeles, WA, a charming art town steeped in history considered to be the 'authentic Northwest.' Marvel at the rainforest inside Olympic National Park where a local naturalist takes you on a leisurely hike. This tour will engulf you in all of the allures of the spectacular Pacific Northwest.
Call (229) 482-8355 for more information or to book today! Mention code 13385148
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- Offer valid through 6/30/2017
- 9 Days
|Day 1||Seattle||Seattle, Washington - Tour Begins: Your scenic adventure through the Pacific Northwest featuring the breathtaking San Juan Islands and Victoria, B.C. opens in Seattle, one of America's most picturesque cities. Get to know your fellow travelers at tonight's welcome dinner.|
|Day 2||Seattle||Seattle: Embark on a sightseeing tour of the 'Emerald City,' including the colorful restored waterfront area, historic Pioneer Square, and lively Pike Place Market, a famous fish and vegetable market dotted with restaurants and shops. The afternoon is yours to explore all that Seattle has to offer.|
|Day 3||Seattle||Seattle - Cruising the San Juan Islands - Friday Harbor: Board your chartered boat-the Chonook and set sail to the San Juan Islands, an archipelago consisting of 172 pristine islands. Relax in comfort inside or venture out on deck to take advantage of the endless photo opportunities. Make a stop at the stunning horseshoe-shaped Sucia Island State Park, a world-renowned boating destination. Sit back and enjoy the tranquility or take a hike around the area. Rejoin your crew onboard to continue on your engaging narrated cruise. Overnight in Friday Harbor, a quaint village surrounded by serene natural beauty and filled with shops and restaurants.|
|Day 4||Friday Harbor||Friday Harbor - Victoria, British Columbia, Canada: Cruise north passing the famous Roche Harbor on your way to witness orca whales in their natural habitat. This region is a famous gathering place for these majestic creatures. Watch for river otters, sea lions and the common minke whales that also call this area home. Then you are in for a treat - savor a cracked Dungeness crab lunch served right onboard! Later, arrive in the picturesque city of Victoria, B.C. with stunning panoramas of oceans, mountains and the city's impressive gardens that are famous the world over.|
|Day 5||Victoria||Victoria: The choice is yours! Independently explore the city with a one-day pass on the hop-on hop-off double decker coach. Or, travel to Butchart Gardens to explore its 55 acres of the most diverse gardens in the world, hailed by National Geographic as one of the 'top ten magnificent gardens' in the world; then, discover the history, architecture and colorful gardens of Victoria on a tour of the city.|
|Day 6||Victoria||Victoria - Port Angeles, Washington: Relax during your leisurely morning in Victoria or explore the city on your own. Then, board the M.V. Coho ferry for a 90-minute ride to Port Angeles, Washington. This charming art town is steeped in history and is considered to be the 'authentic Northwest.' Perched on the shoreline in the shadows of the magnificent Mount Baker and the sprawling Olympic National Park, the views will take your breath away.|
|Day 7||Port Angeles||Port Angeles: Join a local naturalist and guide to explore Olympic National Park. Take a leisurely hike with your guide through the enchanted Hoh Rain Forest, one of the few and most remarkable temperate rain forests in the United States. Learn about its three distinct ecosystems - glacier-capped mountains, wild Pacific coast, and old growth temperate rain forest. Pause along the way to enjoy a picnic lunch while surrounded by nature.|
|Day 8||Port Angeles||Port Angeles - Seattle Airport Area: Journey to Hurricane Ridge to take in the panoramas of the mountains, the Pacific Ocean, Canada and a variety of wildlife. There will plenty of incredible scenery to enjoy before driving to the Seattle airport area for an overnight stay. Tonight, enjoy a wonderful farewell dinner with your fellow travelers.|
|Day 9||Seattle||Day 9: Seattle Airport Area - Tour Ends: Your tour comes to a close today, but the memories of the captivating Pacific Northwest will stay with you forever.|
- Seattle Airport Marriott Seattle, United States
- Royal Scot Hotel & Suites Victoria, Canada
- Paramount Hotel Seattle, United States
- Earthbox Inn Friday Harbor, United States
- * NOTE:Tour prices are land only rates based on per person, double occupancy. Some dates may feature various changes in hotels, sightseeing and inclusions. Please confirm your specific itinerary at the time of booking. Government taxes and fees are additional. Land rates are guaranteed at time of deposit. Certain taxes and fees are to be paid upon exiting the country in local currencies.
Airfare is additional and is available through Collette Vacations.