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Pacific Coast Highway & the Northwest

9 days,San Francisco to Seattle

Driving along the Pacific coastline, gazing up at giant sequoias, playing in sand dunes, hiking in national parks, strolling in San Francisco, discovering the wonder of Mt St Helens, sipping coffee in Seattle.


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The echoes of psychedelia and grunge—the counter-cultural soundtracks to two successive generations—still reverberate across the Pacific Northwest. But if you think this part of America is all cramped clubs and coffee shops, think again. Designed for those as equally comfortable in an urban setting as they are with the outdoors, this trip provides ample opportunity to explore the natural wonders—redwoods, volcanoes and boundless wilderness—for those on a tight schedule. Bookended by hotel stays in San Fran and Seattle, you’ll get a taste of the nightlife, too.

What's Included

Free Wi-FiThis adventure boasts vans fitted with wi-fi for up to five users at a time. Check your email, upload a photo to Facebook, or send a tweet to your friends.
  • Entrance fees to all National and State Parks with hiking and walking excursions. Orientation tours of San Francisco and Seattle, Discover giant Redwood trees and massive sand dunes on the Oregon Coast. Sunset on the beach.
  • 6 breakfast, 4 lunches, 6 dinners. (Allow USD50 for meals not included.)
  • Hotels (2 nts), participation camping (6 nts).
  • Air-conditioned private touring van
  • Chief Experience Officer (CEO) throughout.
  • Small group experience; Max 13, avg 10.
Day 1 San Francisco

Arrive at any time.

Day 2-3 Mendocino/Redwood State Park (1B, 1L, 2D)

Check out Fisherman's Wharf and the Golden Gate Bridge on an orientation tour. Drive along the stunning coast to Mendocino, and walk beneath the giant redwoods.

Day 4 Oregon Dunes (1B, 1L, 1D)

Tour little fishing villages and lumber towns along the dramatic coastline. Explore the Oregon Dunes by foot or on an optional dune buggy ride.

Day 5 Silver Falls State Park (1B, 1L, 1D)

Hike the Ten Falls Trail past waterfalls and explore the secret trails behind them.

Day 6-7 Mt Rainier National Park (2B, 1L, 2D)

Stop and smell the roses in Portland on the way to Mt St Helens—one the most active volcanoes in North America. Explore over a full day at Mount Rainier National Park and enjoy a campfire barbeque.

Day 8 Seattle (1B)

See all the hype on an orientation tour and take an optional ride up the Space Needle.

Day 9 Seattle

Depart at any time.