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Artisan Adventures in the Wild Northwest

San Francisco * Fort Bragg * Arcata * Coos Bay * Lincoln City * Portland * Seattle

An 11 day Coastal Adventure Fly drive from Northern California, the beach towns of Oregon, the mountains ranges of Mt St Helens and Mt Rainier, before completing your holiday in the multi-cultural city of Seattle.

11 days from £2,346 per person sharing including flights

Itinerary

Day 1 - UK - San Francisco
Your holiday to the Pacific Northwest begins with a scheduled flight on United Airlines from London Heathrow or Manchester via Newark or Washington DC. On arrival, collect your rental car and make your way into the city. Spend your first evening having dinner in the one of the city's great restaurants, the choice is endless from Chinese, Seafood or Italian.
Overnights(2): San Francisco

Day 2 - San Francisco
After a hearty breakfast, spend the day in the "City by the Bay". Take a cable car to Union Square or Fishermans Wharf. Take a bus to Golden Gate park and walk across the famous bridge for a unique view of the bay. Lunch can be taken in one of the many restaurants and bars in the Wharf, Visit Ghiradelli's for a classic chocolate dessert - don't forget to buy some sweets for the road !.

Day 3 - San Francisco - Cloverdale - Ft Bragg (154 miles)
Head north from the city this morning and drive through Cloverdale Wine Country where you may wish to purchase locally made wine and olive oils to compliment that Sourdough bread you bought in San Francisco. Your journey today will take you past historic Point Cabrillo Lighthouse, where you may wish to explore before ending your drive in Fort Bragg, a historic lumbar town.
Overnight(1): Fort Bragg

Day 4 - Ft Bragg - Avenue of the Giants - Arcata (141 miles)
Awaken this morning at the seaside town of Fort Bragg and take a refreshing walk along Glass Beach, where the sand at this unusual beach is covered with interesting-shaped and coloured rocks and stones. Take to the road and follow Shoreline Highway 1 through the moss-covered trees lining the Pacific Coast Line which will take you to Californias Redwood Empire. At Redway, the world famous Avenue of the Giants section of the drive begins, a 31 mile drive with 51,000 acres of magnificent Redwood Tree's, the tallest species in the world. At the many convenient services along the way, you may enjoy stops to picnic, hike or swim.  Contine your drive to Eureka, a coastline city which played a leading role in the West coast timber trade. We invite you to visit artisan shops with items for sale made from special burl wood. From Eureka we suggest you travel the Samoa Bridge which takes you across Humboldt Bay, Indian Island and Woodley Islands to your overnight destination, Arcata, home of the Redwoods Ziplining Canopy Tour (optional). Arcata is also home of Six River Artesian Brewery, one of the first female owned breweries in California
Overnight(1): Arcata

Day 5 - Arcata - Redwood National Park - Coos Bay (210 miles)
You may wish to start your day in Arcata with a morning walk along the shores of Humboldt Bay at the Arcata Marsh and Wildlife Sanctuary, known for its pleasant walking trails and outstanding birding. Your journey today, takes you north through Redwood National Park and crossing into Oregon, At Gold Beach, the mighty Rogue Rivers meets the Pacific where you can take to the water on a scenic jet boat ride (fees applies). Continue North to Bandon and perhaps drop by the Bandon Cheese Factory for a bit of tasty cheese or ice cream before exploring Cape Arago Lighthouse, Your destination this evening is Coos Bay, the largest city on the Oregon Coast.
Overnight(1): Coos Bay

Day 6 - Coos Bay - Oregon Sand Dunes - Lincoln City (125 miles)
Your coastal adventure continues today through the spectacular Oregon Dunes National Recreation Area where wind-sculpted dunes tower to 500 feet above the sea.  Your seaside drive continues alongside lighthouses, marina's and parks to the town of Lincoln City, named after the 16th US President, Abraham Lincoln.
Overnight(1): Lincoln City

Day 7 - Lincoln City - Tillamook - Portland (115 miles)
Tillamook is famous for its creameries and you may wish to visit the Tillamook for great Northwestern cheeses,  Continue through the Tillamook State Forest with its evergreen trees covered in bright green moss. Portland is known as being the most-walkable city in American, which also makes it one of the most healthier!
Overnights(2): Portland 

Day 8 - Portland ( Columbia River Gorge Scenic Area ) (60 miles)
Pick up a cup of coffee this morning and a take a walking tour of the many attractions that Portland has to offer, Alternatively you may wish to drive east to see the spectacular Columbia River Gorge, first explored by the American explorers, Lewis and Clark and visit Multnomah Falls and historic Lodge, these breathtaking falls are the 2nd highest in the United States

Day 9 - Portland - Mt St Helens - Mt Rainier - Seattle (173 miles) 
Depart today for the Emerald City, enroute are both Mt St Helens and Mt Rainier National Parks, both active volcanos and part of the Northwests "Ring of Fir". Tonight you may wish to dine atop the famous Space Needle's 520ft high tower (reservations highly reccomended) or on the famous Seattle waterfront, known for locally caught fresh crab from Puget Sound.
Overnights(2): Seattle 

Day 10 - Seattle 
Enjoy a full day to explore this great city. Start your day at Pike Place Market as the vendors lay out farm fresh goods and artisan products. Then perhaps experience Seattle's history in the underground city tour, or the Seattle centre originally built for a World's Fair and today is a large park, arts and entertainement centre home to the Space Needle.

Day 11 - Seattle - UK 
Time for a last view of the Sound from the Seattle Aquarium before returning your hire car at the airport and checking in for your flights home. 

Day 12 - Arrive UK

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01 May - 31 May £2440 £2096 £2493 £2155
01 June - 21 June £2440 £2096 £2493 £2155
22 June - 30 June £2684 £2327 £2737 £2385
01 July - 31 July £2684 £2327 £2737 £2385
01 Aug - 16 Aug £2684 £2327 £2737 £2385
17 Aug - 31 Aug £2479 £2122 £2532 £2181
01 Sep - 30 Sep £2346 £2034 £2438 £2117
01 Oct - 19 Oct £2346 £2034 £2438 £2117

Standard HotelsUpgraded Hotels5 Star
San FranciscoHotel MetropolisBest Western Plus Americania
Ft Bragg Best Western Ft Bragg Best Western Ft Bragg
ArcataBest Western Inn Arcata Best Western Inn Arcata
Coos Bay Red Lion Hotel Coos Bay Red Lion Hotel Coos Bay
Lincoln CityBest Western Landmark Inn Best Western Landmark Inn
PortlandJupiter Hotel - Portland Benson Hotel
SeattleQuality Inn & Suites Seattle Centre Warwick Hotel

Tour Price Includes:

  • Scheduled flights with United Airlines from Heathrow or Manchester
  • Airport taxes Security charges and the Air Passenger Duty
  • 10 nights accommodation, room only
  • 09 days fully inclusive hire of an intermediate car with unlimited mileage, LDW, LIS, Sales Tax, Airport Fees, VLF and Local Surcharges
  • Itinerary, maps and detailed driving instructions

Not Included:

  • Fuel for hire car
  • Extra charge applies to renters under 25 years of age
  • One way drop off fee of $300 plus tax payable locally.
  • Road tolls if applicable.
  • Hotel Parking charges if applicable
  • Meals
  • Entrance fees to National Parks, attractions, activities and excursions
  • Weekend flight supplements Friday- Sunday £ 30 each way


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