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Waterways & National Parks of the Pacific Northwest
Featuring Victoria, BC & 2 Nights in Seattle
July 19-26, 2018            $2999*
                                                  *$100pp Discount if Balance is made by Check

Trip # 1845A
Deposit:  $300
Final Payment:  5/1/18
Single Sup. +$950
Optional Insurance:  + $225*

*Must be Paid with Deposit

Package Includes:
*Round Trip Air from IAD/DCA/BWI
*7 Nights Hotel Accommodation
*Hotel Transfers
*Baggage Handling
*Motorcoach Transportation
*7 Breakfasts & 4 Dinners
*Sightseeing per Itinerary

Day 1: Depart Home - Arrive Sea-Tac Airport - Transfer to Tacoma Today arrive at the Seattle-Tacoma Int'l Airport. Meet your Tour Director and transfer to Tacoma for a three night stay. Tonight enjoy a Welcome Dinner with your fellow travelers.  Meal - (D) Overnight: Tacoma

Day 2: Chihuly Museum of Glass - Museum of Flight  Today visit the Chihuly Museum of Glass and Bridge of Glass, a 500-foot-long pedestrian overpass that links the museum to downtown Tacoma and its cultural corridor. Founded in 2002, the museum is dedicated to 20th & 21st century studio glass & features a unique hot shop made as an angled cone. Later visit the Museum of Flight, one of largest air and space museums in the world. This 15-acre Seattle campus includes over 160 air & spacecraft, Boeing's original Red Barn, interactive exhibits, and an original Air Force One that carried Presidents Eisenhower, Kennedy, Johnson & Nixon.  Meals - (B,D) Overnight: Tacoma

Day 3: NW Trek Wildlife Park & Mt. Rainier National Park  This morning visit the Northwest Trek Wildlife Park and enjoy a comfortable 50-minute tram tour through 435 acres of stunning meadows & forests, and get an eye-to-eye view of fascinating animals like moose, elk, bison and more as they explore their natural habitat.  Then visit one of the nation's great natural wonders, Mt. Rainier National Park. Ascending to 14,410 feet above sea level, Mt. Rainier is the focal point of the park. An active volcano, Mt. Rainier is the most glaciated peak in the contiguous U.S. Stop at the Henry M. Jackson Visitor Center which offers exhibits & films along with food and shopping options. Later return to Tacoma for an evening at leisure.  Meal - (B) Overnight: Tacoma

Day 4: Tacoma - Olympic National Park - Port Angeles This morning enjoy the scenery as you drive along the Washington Coast before entering extraordinary Olympic National Park. During your visit see panoramic vistas of the towering Olympic Mountains and the Strait of Juan de Fuca from the mile-high Hurricane Ridge Visitor Center. Later arrive in Port Angeles for a two night stay. Tucked in the shadow of the Olympic Mountains, Port Angeles is the epicenter for the Olympic Peninsula. This evening enjoy dinner with your fellow travelers in this small seaside-meets-mountain town filled with history and bewitching beauty.  Meals - (B,D) Overnight: Port Angeles

Day 5: Port Angeles, WA - Ferry to Victoria, B.C., Canada**  Have your passports** handy this morning as you ferry across the Strait of Juan de Fuca towards Vancouver Island. Enjoy the beauty of Victoria, British Columbia's scenic capital, as you arrive in the bustling Inner Harbor.  Upon arrival visit the world famous Butchart Gardens to stroll among fifty acres of floral gardens, fountains and meandering paths. Then enjoy a panoramic Victoria City Tour featuring the imposing Parliament Building constructed in 1897 and views of the famous Empress Hotel. Enjoy a bit of leisure time to take in the city's turn of the century Victorian charm, shop in the downtown heritage district or visit one of the famous pubs.  Later ferry back to Port Angeles.  Meal - (B) Overnight: Port Angeles

Day 6: Port Angeles - Port Townsend - Seattle  After breakfast a short drive brings you to Port Townsend, Washington's Victorian seaport & arts community with a maritime heritage, artist spirit and a touch of urban chic. Then head to Bainbridge Island & board a Washington State Ferry to cross the Puget Sound headed for spectacular Seattle for a two night stay. Tonight is on your own to explore the great city of Seattle filled with amazing restaurants.  Meal - (B) Overnight: Seattle

Day 7: Seattle Sightseeing  This morning enjoy a Seattle City Tour. Start by visiting the Space Needle where the experience features an elevator ride to the observation deck 520 feet above the city streets. Built for the 1962 World's Fair, the iconic tower can feature views of the Cascades, Mt. Rainer, ferries, boats, seaplanes & bustling downtown. The tour continues featuring historic Pioneer Square, the Chittenden Locks & Fish Ladders, the Seattle Center and a stop for great pictures and views of the Space Needle.  End your touring at the famous Pike Place Market. Built in 1903, the waterfront market is home of the flying fish & the original Starbuck's Coffee. Enjoy the rest of the day to explore this wonderful city at your own pace. Tonight join your fellow travelers for a Farewell Dinner at a popular Seattle restaurant featuring Pacific Northwest cuisine.  Meals - (B,D) Overnight: Seattle

Day 8: Seattle - Return Home  Today fly home with wonderful memories of your Waterways & National Parks of the Pacific Northwest TourMeal - (B)

This itinerary is approximate.  The exact times, days and destinations may vary due to unforeseen circumstances.

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