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“The giant redwoods were an awesome sight to behold. The Rogue River Jet Boat Tour should be on everyone’s bucket list! Riding through the Oregon Dunes on a dune buggy was spectacular.”  Clark & Marna, Eagan 


Day 1 – Home to San Francisco 

Fly to San Francisco, one of the most exciting and beautiful cities in America! Upon arrival in San Francisco, we will make our way to Fisherman’s Wharf to board a Red and White Fleet boat for a narrated San Francisco Bay cruise. We’ll enjoy sights of Alcatraz Island along with the legendary Golden Gate Bridge. The evening is at your leisure to enjoy more of the sights and sounds of San Francisco and Fisherman’s Wharf. 

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. After our city tour we will cross the Golden Gate Bridge and arrive at Sausalito, a pristine waterfront community located across the Bay, where you can enjoy lunch on your own. We’ll continue into the heart of Sonoma Wine Country with a visit to a charming winery. This evening, join the group for a wonderful dinner as we get to know our fellow travelers. 

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: BW 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: Sure Stay Plus 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. 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! Stop at Yaquina Head Lighthouse, located at the mouth of the Yaquina River. Standing at 93 feet tall, it is the tallest lighthouse in Oregon. Another interesting fact is that it was made in Paris in 1868, then shipped to Oregon, and first lit in 1873. We’ll continue north as we drive sections of Three Capes Loop. 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, a 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: DoubleTree (2 Nights) 


Day 7 – Portland 

Today we ascend Mt. Hood for breathtaking views of the land below on an optional ski lift ride to the top. Then we’re treated to a guided tour of the Timberline Lodge. Learn about the unique construction of this beautiful lodge, constructed by WPA workers between 1936-1938, and dedicated by Franklin D. Roosevelt on September 28, 1937. Lunch will be at Timberline Lodge, before we 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 return 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: $3,449
Single: $4,249
Triple: $3,199
Quad: $3,079

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


Tour Pace

Moderate Walking (*Altitude Changes!)

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 86°
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Minneapolis, Mn
Northern California & Oregon
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Tour Highlights

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

Travel with R & J Tours to a warm destination where it is...
Minneapolis, Mn
Northern California & Oregon
The average temperature while R&J is visiting is 86°
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