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Day 1 – Home to Seattle, WA

Fly to Seattle and begin our Coastal Paradise journey. A special lunch is planned at the Space Needle in the SkyLine Restaurant before we journey up to the Observation Deck for 360 degree views of beautiful Seattle. Then we check into the Homewood Suites and enjoy their delicious “Welcome Home Reception.”

Included Meals: Lunch

Hotel: Homewood Suites

 

Day 2 – Seattle to Vancouver, B.C.

This morning tour Boeing and watch the world’s largest jets assembled in the world’s largest building by volume. After the tour we will enjoy lunch at Future of Flight Cafe 787. Then we’ll make our way north to Vancouver, British Columbia. This afternoon we’ll check into our hotel for a two night stay.

Included Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Hotel: Hampton Inn

 

Day 3 – Vancouver

Enjoy an included breakfast at the hotel this morning before we depart with our step-on guide for a tour of beautiful Vancouver. See Lion’s Gate Bridge, Queen’s Rose Garden, the Fish Hatchery, Totem Poles, and more! Lunch is served at Stanley Park, a 1,000+ acre park that’s celebrating its 126th year, before we resume our guided Vancouver tour. This evening is at your leisure.

Included Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

 

Day 4 – Vancouver to Victoria, B.C.

After breakfast at the hotel we’ll board our B.C. Ferrie and cruise to Swartz Bay. If you were too distracted by the beautiful scenery of the San Juan Islands to grab a bite to eat onboard the ferry, don’t worry, our next destination is breathtaking Butchart Gardens – they have three restuarants for you to choose from! The Butchart Gardens are famous for their reputation as one of the world’s most beautiful gardens. Late this afternoon we’ll check into the stunning Chateau Victoria, located in the heart of Victoria! The convenient location of the hotel creates a wonderful base to explore the inviting sidewalks accented with street lamps and hanging baskets. Dinner is on your own to choose from the many restaurants in the area.

Included Meals: Breakfast

Hotel: Chateau Victoria

 

Day 5 – Victoria

This morning breakfast is on your own before we join our step-on guide for a fascinating city tour of Victoria, highlighting many points of interest like the Marina where we’ll feed the seals. A unique lunch is planned for you at the charming and elegant Fairmont Empress Hotel. The remainder of the day is on your own. We recommend taking in the Royal BC Museum and/or the Parliament Building.

Included Meals: Lunch

 

Day 6 – Victoria to LaConnor, WA

After an included breakfast on the “Vista 18” floor of the Chateau, providing breathtaking views of Victoria and the harbor, we depart for our Washington State Ferrie to Anacortes. Later arrive in LaConner, a charming waterfront village reminiscent of a 17th-century fishing village. Dinner is served at a town favorite, Nell Thorn Restaurant. Spend the night in this charming seaport town!

Included Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

 

Day 7 – LaConnor to Lopez Island

This morning after an included breakfast at our hotel there will be time to browse the shops and have lunch on your own in LaConnor. Make sure you have your R&J tote bag packed and ready to go to board the float planes for an unbelievable flight where we’ll land at Islander Resort in Fisherman’s Bay on Lopez Island. This just may be the highlight of your Coastal Paradise tour!! Dinner is included this evening at the resort. Sit back and relax while you take in the gorgeous island sunsets from your balcony!

Included Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Hotel: Islander Resort on Lopez Island

 

Day 8 – Lopez Island (San Juan Islands) to Seattle 

Wake up to a delightful breakfast buffet at our resort. This morning we are set to sail on the Mystic Sea for a cruise in the San Juan Islands, searching for whales and learning why these pods are some of the most researched whales in North America. Enjoy an old-fashioned cracked crab feast dinner with magnificent scenery all around. We’ll dock in Anacortes and then motor on to Seattle for our last overnight. Enjoy our last evening together as we visit and share our tour experiences while partaking in the hotel’s “Welcome Home Reception.”

Included Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Hotel: Homewood Suites

 

Day 9 – Seattle to Home

After an included breakfast at the hotel we will explore Seattle’s sights with the help of a local guide, including the Hiram M. Chittenden Locks, old Downtown Seattle, and more! Visit Pike’s Place Market to learn about its colorful history and grab some lunch before heading to SeaTac Airport for our flight home. You may be fortunate enough to see fabulous Mount Rainier sticking out of the clouds!

Included Meals: Breakfast

Flyaway Per Person Pricing Information

Double: $3,499
Single: $4,299
Triple: $3,299
Quad: $3,099

Flyaway Travel Protection Per Person

Double: $235
Single: $305

Travel Bucks

$45 Travel Bucks per person earned with this tour

Deposit Due

$200 deposit per person due at time of reservation. Full payment due 45 days prior to depart.

Passport Needed

Yes

Tour Pace

Moderate to Extensive Walking

Price Includes

Rt Airfare including taxes, fuel surcharges, & baggage fees! 12 Meals plus 2 Welcome Home Receptions, Hotels & Activities as stated, Luxury Motorcoach, Float Planes



The average temperature while R&J is visiting is 74°
Travel with R & J Tours to a warm destination where it is...
63°
Minneapolis, Mn
59°
Coastal Paradise: British Columbia & San Juan Islands
Flyaway Departure Date:
08/13/2015
Flyaway Return Date:
08/21/2015

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Tour Highlights

Space Needle Lunch & Observation Deck
Future of Flight Aviation Center
at Boeing Factory
Vancouver City Tour including lunch at
Stanley Park
BC & Washington State Ferries
Victoria City Tour with included lunch at
Fairmont Empress Hotel
Butchart Gardens
Kenmore Air Float Planes to Lopez Island
Mystic Sea San Juan Islands Cruise & Crab Feast
Seattle City Tour



Travel with R & J Tours to a warm destination where it is...
63°
Minneapolis, Mn
59°
Coastal Paradise: British Columbia & San Juan Islands
The average temperature while R&J is visiting is 74°
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