National Parks of the Pacific Northwest

9 Days with 13 Meals

July 16 – 24, 2020 

Butchart Gardens

Special Features

  • Round trip Airfare from Springfield, MO
  • Spend 5 nights at the Hotel Murano in downtown Tacoma
  • Tour the Museum of Glass featuring a “hands on” session and the impressive Chihuly Bridge of Glass
  • Visit LeMay-America’s Car Museum, the largest collection of classic and vintage automobiles in the world
  • Open-air tram through Northwest Trek Wildlife Park with its American bison, Roosevelt elk, caribou and moose
  • Take an excursion on the steam-powered Mount Rainier Scenic Railway with a barbecue dinner
  • Narrated city tour of Seattle including Pioneer Square Historic Park and free time for lunch in Pike Place Market
  • Visit the Museum of Flight viewing the historic aircraft, Space Gallery and Boeing’s original Red Barn factory
  • Tour Mount Rainier National Park with its giant Douglas firs, icy glaciers and Jackson Memorial Visitor Center
  • Enjoy a tasty dinner at the Emerald Queen Casino
  • Visit Port Townsend and a Sequim area Lavender Farm
  • Ferry to Victoria, known for its English flavor, double-decker buses, Tudor-style buildings and gardens
  • Discover world-famous Butchart Gardens with its ornate landscaping and superb Italian, Japanese, and rose gardens
  • Touring in Olympic National Park featuring Hoh Rain Forest, Lake Crescent and the beautiful Olympic Mountains

Mount Ranier

Explore the Pacific Northwest from Seattle’s vibrant waterfront to the English charm of British Columbia’s capital, Victoria. Along the way, see an impossibly green rain forest; the deep, dark waters of Puget Sound; mesmerizing glass art and much more!


Prices:

Double: $3,905/pp includes round trip airfare from Springfield MO
Single: $5,224/pp includes round trip airfare from Springfield MO

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Early Booking Discount!!!! Save $100 per person!!! Must book by:  December 31, 2019

Deposit:  $200/pp due at time of booking
Final Payment Due: May 11, 2020

Trip Protection available: $200/pp due at time of booking


Day 1, July 16, 2020

Travel to Tacoma, Washington – Arrive at Sea-Tac International Airport and transfer to our hotel in Tacoma. Tonight, our Tour Manager hosts a welcome dinner. (D)

Day 2, July 17, 2020

Museum of Glass and LeMay-America’s Car Museum – Today starts with a unique “hands on” session in a Tacoma “glass hot shop,” where you’ll design and make you own art glass pieces. Then, visit the renowned Museum of Glass and cross the Chihuly Bridge of Glass filled with the artist’s glass works. Later, explore the massive collection of classic vehicles at the spectacular LeMay-America’s Car Museum nearby. After lunch, groups will switch places so that everyone will enjoy identical opportunities. (B)

Day 3, July 18, 2020

Northwest Trek Wildlife Park and Mount Rainier Scenic Railway – At the Northwest Trek Wildlife Park, take an open-air tram tour through its “free-roaming area” to view numerous American bison, Roosevelt elk, caribou, and moose found here. Later, your excursion aboard the steam-powered Mount Rainier Scenic Railway will feature views of the state’s highest peak and a barbecue dinner. (B,D)

Mount Ranier Scenic Railroad

Day 4, July 19, 2020

Seattle – A guided tour of Seattle includes the downtown, Pioneer Square Historic District, Waterfront Park, and views of the Space Needle and the Lake Washington Ship Canal and Locks. Following free time for lunch and browsing at famed Pike Place Market, you’ll spend the afternoon viewing the numerous displays and historic aircraft, Space Gallery and Boeing’s original Red Barn factory at Seattle’s outstanding Museum of Flight. (B)

Museum of Flight

Day 5, July 20, 2020

Mount Rainier National Park – One of the nation’s premier scenic attractions, Mount Rainier stands at 14,410 feet and is the focal point of the park. Fields of brilliant wildflowers, forests of giant Douglas fir, icy glaciers and peaceful valleys teeming with wildlife are found here. Visit the Jackson Memorial Visitor Center and enjoy a tasty dinner at the Emerald Queen Casino. (B,D)

Day 6, July 21, 2020

Olympic’s Port Cities and Sequim Lavender Farm – Cross the Tacoma Narrows Bridge to the Olympic Peninsula and visit the charming village of Port Gamble before visiting the Historical Society Museum in historic Port Townsend, with its handsome Victorian-era homes. This afternoon, tour a colorful lavender farm in the Sequim area before coming to your waterfront hotel. (B)

Day 7, July 22, 2020

Ferry to Victoria, BC and Butchart Gardens – Have your passports handy this morning as you cross the Strait of Juan de Fuca via the spacious MV Coho ferry en route to Vancouver Island. Here, picturesque Victoria maintains a delightful English flavor, spiced with red double-decker buses, Tudor-style buildings and immaculate gardens. See the Parliament Buildings, Beacon Hill Park, Christ Church Cathedral and the impressive Empress Hotel. Discover why Butchart Gardens are world-famous for ornate landscaping and superb Italian, Japanese and rose gardens. Before returning to Port Angeles this evening, dinner is included at the Victoria Harbour House Restaurant. (B,D)

Day 8, July 23, 2020

Olympic National Park – Today, embark on a scenic drive through extraordinary Olympic National Park. See the lush Hoh Rain Forest, beautiful Lake Crescent, panoramic vistas of the towering Olympic Mountains and the Strait of Juan de Fuca from the mile-high Hurricane Ridge Visitor Center. (B, D)

Day 9, July 24, 2020

Return Home from Seattle – Crossing Puget Sound via the Washington State Ferry from Bainbridge Island, arrive at Seattle’s Sea-Tac Airport for flights home. (B)

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Please Note: All travelers will be required to have a Federally issued US passport.

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