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San Francisco, Sonoma Wine Country, Eureka, Gold Beach, Newport, Portland, Columbia Gorge, Redwood National Park

 

Day 1 – Home to San Francisco

Fly to San Francisco, one of the most exciting and beautiful cities in America! Enjoy lunch on your own at one of the many wonderful Fisherman’s Wharf Restaurants before your narrated San Francisco Bay cruise. You’ll enjoy sights of Alcatraz Island along with the legendary Golden Gate Bridge. This evening is at your leisure to enjoy more of the sights and sounds of San Francisco.

Hotel: Holiday Inn Express Fisherman’s Wharf

Day 2 – San Francisco to Sonoma

Our luxury motorcoach awaits this morning for an exciting city tour of San Francisco. A stop at the Golden Gate Bridge begins our day and then we’ll travel through the city, hearing stories of fires, earthquakes and flower power, all that helped shaped this unique city. We’ll stop at Twin Peaks for a scenic overview before our city tour ends. After lunch we’ll travel across the Golden Gate Bridge and through the city of Sausalito, a pristine waterfront community located across the Bay. We’ll continue into the heart of Sonoma Wine Country with a visit to a charming winery. This evening enjoy a wonderful dinner and a restful night.

Included Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Hotel: Doubletree Sonoma Wine Country

 

Day 3 – Sonoma to Eureka

After breakfast we travel north with anticipation of the giants. We’ll drive the Avenue of the Giants and stop at the interpretive center in Humboldt Redwoods State Park, where we’ll be among giants that are taller and older than any other living thing known to man! We’ll stay in Eureka, the heart of lumber country, and be special guests at one of the last surviving lumber camp cookhouses in the West.

Included Meals: Breakfast, Dinner 

Hotel: Humboldt Bay Inn

 

Day 4 – Eureka to Gold Beach

Drive through Redwood National Park and see why it boasts some of the tallest trees in the world—reaching 368 feet and up to 12 feet in diameter. Continue our scenic drive up the rugged coastline and on into Oregon. We have planned a soft adventure for the afternoon—the original Rogue River Jet Boat Tour. The Rogue River Canyon abounds in a variety of wildlife, including osprey, deer, river otters, bald eagles, and more. Our boat will dock at Singing Springs for a delightful dinner before returning to Gold Beach for the night.

Included Meals: Light Breakfast, Dinner 

Hotel: Gold Beach Resort

 

Day 5 – Gold Beach to Newport

Spectacular ocean vistas await us on our travels up the coastline! We’ll board special sand dune buggies for an exciting ride into the Oregon Dunes National Recreational Area and learn about this amazing region. Later we stop at the Sea Lions Cave to enjoy a look into the place where hundreds of sea lions come to give birth and raise their young. View the Heceta Head Lighthouse with sea lions abounding. Then it’s on to the Oregon Coast Aquarium featuring plentiful outdoor and indoor marine exhibits. We will be overnight guests at a luxury Newport historic waterfront hotel with wonderful sunset views!

Included Meals: Breakfast 

Hotel: Elizabeth Street Inn

 

Day 6 – Newport to Portland

We’ll again experience some of the most scenic coastal views to be found anywhere! We’ll continue north as we drive sections of Three Capes Loop. At one time these capes were the home of many shipwrecks. After a visit at the Tillamook Cheese Factory, we will have some free time for lunch in Cannon Beach before making our way to Portland with a stop at the impressive International Rose Test Gardens. See this lovely city set on the banks of the beautiful Columbia River. We’ll have a fascinating two-night stay here in Portland.

Included Meals: Breakfast

Hotel: Marriott Downtown

 

Day 7 – Portland

Today we ascend Mt. Hood for breathtaking views of the land below on an optional ski lift ride to the top. Lunch will be at Timberline Lodge. After lunch drive along the picturesque Columbia River Gorge offering spectacular scenery, including the impressive Multnomah Falls. Alpine streams, lakes, and waterfalls create stunning scenery along this region formed by a stream of lava that flowed more than 10,000 years ago. We’ll make a brief stop at the impressive Bonneville Dam and salmon ladders before returning to Portland for a relaxing evening.

Included Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

 

Day 8 – Portland to Home

Enjoy a leisurely breakfast at the hotel before catching our flight for home.

Included Meals: Breakfast

Flyaway Per Person Pricing Information

Double: $2,699
Single: $3,349
Triple: $2,599
Quad: $2,449

Flyaway Travel Protection Per Person

Double: $200
Single: $235

Travel Bucks

$40 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

No

Tour Pace

Light to Moderate Walking

Price Includes

RT Airfare including taxes, fuel surcharges, & baggage fees! 11 Meals, Hotels & Activities as stated in brochure, Luxury Motorcoach



The average temperature while R&J is visiting is 87°
Travel with R & J Tours to a warm destination where it is...
60°
Minneapolis, Mn
62°
Northern California & Oregon
Flyaway Departure Date:
08/04/2014
Flyaway Return Date:
08/11/2014

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Tour Highlights

San Francisco Bay Boat Cruise
Golden Gate Bridge
Fisherman’s Wharf Leisure
Sonoma Valley Wine Country
Redwood National Park & the Avenue of the Giants
Rogue River Cruise
International Rose Test Garden
Mount Hood Mountaintop Lunch
Multnomah Falls Sights
Columbia Gorge Sightseeing



Travel with R & J Tours to a warm destination where it is...
60°
Minneapolis, Mn
62°
Northern California & Oregon
The average temperature while R&J is visiting is 87°
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