Oregon's Coast, Cascades & Craft Beers


  • 8 days

  • Oregon

  • Active pace

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£2,005pp

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Get a taste for the bracing Oregon coastline and the Cascade Mountains, while also enjoying regional craft beers on your escorted tour of the Pacific Northwest. Arrive in Portland for sightseeing in its eclectic neighborhoods, including Washington Park—home of the International Rose Test Gardens. Enjoy lots to see with a free afternoon—from Voodoo Doughnuts to Powell’s Books, the largest independently owned book store in the world. Travel east taking in vistas of 11,239-foot Mount Hood, to visit Multnomah Falls. Marvel at this icy cascade of a waterfall that begins over 600 feet above. Visit a local orchard on Hood River to sample regional produce, then to Timberline Lodge—famous film location of The Shining. Spend two nights in Bend, and sample local beer in any of its 27 breweries. Embrace the true spirit of the west in the High Desert Museum, and enjoy lunch and a tasting at Deschutes Brewery & Public House.

A day at Crater Lake National Park. Explore the remarkable setting of this deep-blue lake created by volcanic eruption nearly 7,000 years ago. You’ll also visit the Oregon town of Roseburg, known for local wine and beer; the coastal town of Florence for dune buggy rides on the beach; and the Oregon Coast Aquarium for dinner and behind-the-scenes tour. Take a tour of the Tillamook Cheese factory, and explore Cape Meares State Park. Take in the amazing Pacific Ocean views from its historic lighthouse. In Astoria, at the mouth of the Columbia River, you’ll enjoy a farewell dinner served with Oregon’s best wines and beers.

Highlights

PORTLAND
Sightseeing
MULTNOMAH FALLSSightseeing
HOOD RIVER[LF] Enjoy a visit to a local orchard; visit Timberline Lodge
BENDPrivate guided tour at the High Desert Museum; [LF] lunch & tasting at Deschutes Brewery & Public House
CRATER LAKE NATIONAL PARKSightseeing
FLORENCE[LF] Explore the sand dunes on a dune buggy ride
NEWPORTBehind-the-scenes tour and [LF] dinner at the Oregon Coast Aquarium
TILLAMOOKTour the cheese factory; visit Cape Meares State Park
ASTORIAFarewell dinner; visit the Astoria Column

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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:

  • 7 breakfasts, 2 lunches, 3 dinners

ARRIVE IN PORTLAND

Day
1

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

PORTLAND

Day
2

Morning sightseeing featuring the city’s eclectic neighborhoods, Pioneer Courthouse Square with its famous food carts, and Washington Park, home of the International Rose Test Gardens. This afternoon is at leisure to explore on your own. Why not visit Portland’s Saturday Market and pick up a handmade souvenir, enjoy a delicious creation at Voodoo Doughnut, or explore Powell’s Books—the largest independent bookstore in the world? This evening, a enjoy dinner at a local restaurant.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

PORTLAND–MULTNOMAH FALLS–HOOD RIVER–BEND

Day
3

This morning, travel east taking in vistas of famous Mount Hood, towering over the valley below at 11,239 feet. Visit MULTNOMAH FALLS, a 611-foot-tall roaring and awe-inspiring cascade of icy water. Then onto Hood River to visit a LF LOCAL ORCHARD, where you’ll have a chance to sample some of the region’s delicious produce and enjoy a special treat. Next, visit the historic TIMBERLINE LODGE, made famous by film producer and director, Stanley Kubrick, in his horror film, The Shining. Continue to the picturesque city of Bend for a 2-night stay. This evening is at leisure to explore some of Bend’s 27 breweries, restaurants, and vibrant nightlife.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast

BEND

Day
4

After breakfast, visit the HIGH DESERT MUSEUM for a private guided tour that highlights the true Spirit of the West. Then, enjoy lunch and a tasting at LF DESCHUTES BREWERY & PUBLIC HOUSE. You may wish to try some of Deschutes’ first beers, like Black Butte Porter and Mirror Pond Pale Ale. The remainder of the day is at your leisure. You may want to browse the downtown area’s many shops and art galleries, take a Segway City Sights tour, stroll along the Deschutes River, or jump on the Bend Brew Bus for a unique tour that visits four different breweries.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch

BEND–CRATER LAKE NATIONAL PARK–ROSEBURG

Day
5

Today is devoted to CRATER LAKE NATIONAL PARK. Founded in 1902, Crater Lake is the fifth-oldest national park in the United States. Here, you’ll discover a deep-blue lake created by the eruption and collapse of Mount Mazama almost 7,000 years ago. Next, make your way to historic Roseburg for an evening at leisure to enjoy a variety of restaurants, breweries, and wine-tasting rooms.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch

ROSEBURG–FLORENCE–NEWPORT

Day
6

Travel west as you make your way past orchards, creameries, and vineyards on your way to the coastal town of Florence. Enjoy a LF DUNE BUGGY ride as you ascend and descend the impressive dunes and along the ocean beach. This evening, enjoy a special behind-the-scenes tour and LF dinner at the OREGON COAST AQUARIUM.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

NEWPORT–TILLAMOOK–ASTORIA

Day
7

Today, we visit the TILLAMOOK CHEESE factory, where you can take a tour and try samples. Next, explore more of Oregon’s beautiful coast as we visit CAPE MEARES STATE PARK to see the historic lighthouse and admire incredible views of the Pacific Ocean. Don’t miss the famous Octopus Tree. Continue to Astoria, located on the mouth of the Columbia River. This evening, join your Tour Director and fellow travel companions to enjoy a farewell dinner made with local ingredients and complimented with some of Oregon’s best beers and wine.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

ASTORIA–PORTLAND

Day
8

This morning, visit the ASTORIA COLUMN for spectacular views of the city and Pacific Ocean below. Next, travel back to Portland for your homebound flights. Please schedule flights after 2 pm. The tour ends at the Marriott Downtown Waterfront hotel in Portland for guests with extra nights.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast

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