Discover Glacier National Park, Hells Canyon & Washington Wine Country


  • 10 days

  • National Parks

  • Steady pace

tour : NS

Overview

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Breathtaking beauty and fun experiences sum up this Glacier National Park, Hells Canyon & Washington Wine Country tour through Washington, Idaho, and Montana. Your tour begins and ends in Seattle with overnights along the way in Washington Wine Country, Lewiston, Coeur d’Alene, Whitefish, and Spokane. A tour highlight is stunning Glacier National Park with its pristine forests, rugged mountains, alpine meadows, and gorgeous lakes. You’ll board a vintage 1930s red Jammer bus and drive along the Going-to-the-Sun Road, one of North America’s most spectacular roadways. Hugging the mountainside, you’ll witness breathtaking scenery along the way. Words and photos cannot capture the beauty—you must witness it in person!

More scenic beauty awaits you in Coeur d’Alene, where you’ll enjoy a scenic cruise on the picturesque lake, and in Mount Rainier National Park, where you’ll witness breathtaking views of its 14,000-foot peak. But that’s not all…Hells Canyon is home to North America’s deepest river gorge. With more than 200,000 acres of high mountain peaks, ominous canyon rim-rocks, breathtaking vistas, and incredible wildlife, Hells Canyon is nothing short of spectacular! Here, you’ll enjoy a cruise as well as a BBQ lunch along the river—a special experience offered by Globus.

Other unique experiences Globus offers on this Glacier National Park, Hells Canyon & Washington Wine Country tour are a tour, tasting, and special dinner at a winery in Washington’s Wine Country and a cowboy sing-along and old-fashioned ranch BBQ in Whitefish.

This is just a sampling of the many highlights offered on this tour through Glacier National Park, Hells Canyon, and Washington’s Wine Country. It’s a vacation of a lifetime!

Highlights

MOUNT RAINIER NATIONAL PARK
Sightseeing
WASHINGTON WINE COUNTRY LF Winery dinner with tasting
HELLS CANYON Scenic jetboat ride and LF barbecue lunch
LEWISTON Nez Perce National Historic Park
COEUR D’ALENE Sightseeing cruise
WALLACE Guided tour of a silver mine
WHITEFISH Visit the Conrad Mansion; LF Western ranch barbecue dinner with sing-along
GLACIER NATIONAL PARK Travel along Going-to-the-Sun Road in Red Jammer buses
SPOKANE Sightseeing
LEAVENWORTH Visit this Bavarian village
SEATTLE Farewell dinner

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2020 Tour itinerary

Inside visits and special features are shown in UPPERCASE in the tour description, including admission charges where applicable.

Total meals included:

  • 9 breakfasts, 1 lunch, 3 dinners

ARRIVE IN SEATTLE

Day
1

Welcome to Seattle! At 6 pm, meet your traveling companions for a welcome drink. Your Tour Director will prepare you for your upcoming adventure.

SEATTLE–MOUNT RAINIER NATIONAL PARK–WASHINGTON WINE COUNTRY

Day
2

This morning, visit MOUNT RAINIER NATIONAL PARK for breathtaking views of its 14,000-foot peak. Arrive in Washington’s wine country and visit a LF WINERY for a dinner paired with tastings.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

WASHINGTON WINE COUNTRY–LEWISTON. EXCURSION TO HELLS CANYON.

Day
3

Cross into Idaho and travel along the Snake River on the same route as Lewis & Clark. Today brings a scenic JETBOAT ride into Hells Canyon, home to North America’s deepest river gorge. Hugging the borders of Oregon and Idaho, Hells Canyon is more than 200,000 acres of high mountain peaks, ominous canyon rim-rocks, and breathtaking vistas. See ancient petroglyphs left by the Nez Perce Indians and enjoy your captain’s folklore tales. Watch for deer and bighorn sheep, then enjoy a LF BARBECUE LUNCH along the river, where you can enjoy the magnificent surroundings.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch

LEWISTON–COEUR D’ALENE

Day
4

This morning, visit NEZ PERCE NATIONAL HISTORIC PARK and learn about the people who have called this home since the beginning of time. Continue to the beautiful shores of Lake Coeur d’Alene, where you’ll enjoy a sightseeing CRUISE. Tonight, why not explore the quaint downtown area of Coeur d’Alene with its shops, restaurants, and galleries?

Meals included:

  • Breakfast

COEUR D’ALENE–WALLACE–WHITEFISH

Day
5

Depart Coeur d’Alene and stop in Wallace and tour the SIERRA SILVER MINE, where you’ll travel underground with an experienced miner and learn the history of mining in this region. Continue your travel today along the spectacular shores of Flathead Lake to Whitefish for a 3-night stay. Before arriving at your resort, enjoy a guided tour of the CONRAD MANSION, which explores the historic elegance of a bygone era.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast

WHITEFISH. EXCURSION TO GLACIER NATIONAL PARK

Day
6

Today, explore the wonders of GLACIER NATIONAL PARK. Board the vintage RED JAMMER buses that take you along one of North America’s most spectacular highways: Going-to-the-Sun Road. After crossing 6,664-foot-high Logan Pass, enter a wonderland of alpine scenery, where jagged mountain peaks, deep-green forests, pristine lakes, and meadows dominate the landscape. Stay alert for the fabled mountain goats that reside on the high cliffs above. This evening, enjoy a cowboy sing-along and an old-fashioned LF WESTERN RANCH BARBECUE.

NOTE: The visit to Logan Pass is normally possible from mid-June to mid-September. If unable to travel to Logan Pass, alternative sightseeing by Red Jammer bus will be done.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

WHITEFISH

Day
7

Today, enjoy a morning at leisure. Perhaps join an optional scenic float excursion down the Flathead River or take the gondola to the top of Whitefish Mountain for fantastic views and photo opportunities. The rest of the afternoon is free to explore on your own. Maybe play a round of golf, browse the art galleries and boutiques, or just relax at your resort.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast

WHITEFISH–SANDPOINT–SPOKANE

Day
8

Today, stop in pretty Sandpoint, where there’s time to browse the boutiques and galleries. Travel along the scenic Pend Oreille River into Washington. End the day with sightseeing of Spokane, including Manito Park Gardens. This evening is at leisure. You may wish to walk along the banks of the Spokane River or ride the Gondola SkyRide over some of the area’s waterfalls.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast

SPOKANE–LEAVENWORTH–SEATTLE

Day
9

. Depart Spokane and stop in the Bavarian village of Leavenworth, where there’s time to stroll the charming streets of town to shop or sample local fare. Arrive in Seattle later this afternoon. This evening, toast new friends at a festive farewell dinner at a local restaurant.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

SEATTLE

Day
10

Your vacation ends this morning with guests departing on individual schedules.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast

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