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Day 1 – Home to Medora, ND

We will travel west today, making our way into the open vistas of the prairies of North Dakota. For dinner we are treated to the nationally acclaimed Pitchfork Steak Fondue along with all the fixin’s – this will be a true delight. Then we spend the evening in the outdoor splendor of the Badlands at the Burning Hills Amphitheater for the unforgettable Medora Musical! Our luxury accommodations tonight are located right in the heart of historic Medora.

Included Meals: Dinner

Hotel: Roughrider Hotel

 

Day 2 – Medora to Butte, MT

We depart this morning after a hearty Chuckwagon breakfast served at the hotel. We continue our journey west, stopping for an included lunch at Montana Brewing, before arriving in Butte and checking into the Hampton Inn.

Included Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Hotel: Hampton Inn

 

Day 3 – Butte to Ellensburg, WA

Breakfast is included at the hotel before we make our way out of Montana, across Idaho, and into Washington. Once we have checked into our hotel we will enjoy a pizza party.

Included Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Hotel: Holiday Inn Express 

 

Day 4 – Ellensburg to Vancouver, B.C.

After breakfast at the hotel, we’ll make our way to the Seattle airport to pick up our fly-in companions. Take in the beauty around you as we make our way north to Vancouver for a two night stay.

Included Meals: Breakfast

Hotel: Hampton Inn & Suites (2 Nights)

 

Day 5 – 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 6 – Vancouver to Victoria, B.C.

Enjoy a wonderful breakfast at the hotel before we 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 restaurants 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 (2 Nights)

 

Day 7 – Victoria

This morning breakfast is included 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: Breakfast, Lunch

 

Day 8 – Victoria to LaConner, WA

This morning we depart for our Washington State Ferrie to Anacortes. Enjoy the scenic drive to LaConner, a charming waterfront village reminiscent of a 17th-century fishing village. Dinner is served at a LaConner favorite, the Nell Thorn Restaurant. Spend the night in this charming seaport town!

Included Meals: Dinner

Hotel: LaConnor Country Inn

 

Day 9 – LaConner 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 are ready for an adventure as we board float planes for an unbelievable flight that takes us to the Islander Resort in Fisherman’s Bay on Lopez Island. This just may be the highlight of your Pacific Northwest 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 10 – Lopez Island (San Juan Islands) to Seattle

Wake up to a delightful breakfast at our resort. This morning and early afternoon are on our own to enjoy the 29 square mile island. You may want to walk into the village to browse and have lunch, or rent a bicycle for a leisure island ride, or you may just want to sit back and enjoy the beauty around you. Later this afternoon we set 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 lunch with magnificent scenery all around. We’ll dock in Anacortes and then motor on to Seattle for two nights.

Included Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Hotel: Homewood Suites (2 Nights)

 

Day 11 – Seattle

After an included breakfast, we will 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. This afternoon we will take a trip 520 feet up in the air in the iconic Space Needle for 360º view of scenic Seattle! Enjoy dinner and the evening on your own in Seattle.

Included Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

 

Day 12 – Seattle to Spokane, WA

Breakfast is served at the hotel before we visit Pike’s Place Market to learn about its colorful history and grab some lunch before heading to SeaTac Airport & bid farewell to our flyaway friends. Then we travel eastward across Washington to Spokane for the night where we will have dinner at the Sunset Bistro located at our hotel.

Included Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Hotel: Hampton Inn

 

Day 13 – Spokane to Bozeman, MT

After breakfast we continue to journey east, stopping at Cracker Barrel in Missoula for lunch on your own. After checking into our hotel in Bozeman, dinner is included at Johnny Carino’s.

Included Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Hotel: Comfort Suites

 

Day 14 – Bozeman to Dickinson, ND

Have breakfast at the hotel before we begin our travel day, making our way across vast Montana and into North Dakota. We will check into the Hampton Inn in Dickinson and enjoy dinner together.

Included Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Hotel: Hampton Inn

 

Day 15 – Dickinson to Home

As we cover the last miles toward home today, enjoy reminiscing with your new traveling friends about your wonderful Pacific Northwest & San Juan Islands experience!

Included Meals: Breakfast

Motorcoach Per Person Pricing Information

Double: $3,999
Single: $5,399
Triple: $3,699
Quad: $3,499

Flyaway Per Person Pricing Information

Double: $3,749
Single: $4,669
Triple: $3,499
Quad: $3,329

Motorcoach Travel Protection Per Person

Double: $254
Single: $352

Flyaway Travel Protection Per Person

Double: $270
Single: $340

Travel Bucks

$50 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

Motorcoach: 25 Meals, Activities & Hotels as stated, Luxury Motorcoach; Flyaway: Roundtrip airfare from MSP including all baggage fees, taxes & surcharges (approx. $80 per person included), 13 Meals, all activities as stated in brochure, Luxury Motorcoach



The average temperature while R&J is visiting is 74°
Travel with R & J Tours to a warm destination where it is...
71°
Minneapolis, Mn
52°
Pacific Northwest & San Juan Islands
Motorcoach Departure Date:
08/15/2016
Motorcoach Return Date:
08/29/2016
Flyaway Departure Date:
08/18/2016
Flyaway Return Date:
08/26/2016

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Tour Highlights

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
Space Needle Observation Deck
Future of Flight Aviation Center at Boeing Factory
Medora Musical & Pitchfork Fondue



Travel with R & J Tours to a warm destination where it is...
71°
Minneapolis, Mn
52°
Pacific Northwest & San Juan Islands
The average temperature while R&J is visiting is 74°
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