California Oregon Train Tour
September 4 - 14, 2018
The California Oregon Train Tour is our most popular trip annually, if you are thinking about signing up, reserve your space today!
- San Francisco, California
- Seattle, Washington
- Amtrak Travel from Seattle, WA to Portland, OR
- Redwood National Park
- Yosemite National Park – Valley Floor and Mariposa Grove
- Giant Sequoia Trees
- Central Valley Fruit Orchard
- Portland – City of Roses
- Columbia River Gorge
- Napa and Sonoma Valley Vineyards
- Multnomah Falls
- 10 Meals Included
- Top Quality Accommodations
- Professional Tour Director
- Luxury Motor Coach Transportation
rates PER PERSON
Double (Group of 2): $4,199
Triple (Group of 3): $4,099
Quad (Group of 4): $3,999
*Flight NOT Included:
Double (Group of 2): $3,799
Triple (Group of 3): $3,699
Quad (Group of 4): $3,599
INCLUDED IN TOUR
- Professional tour director
- Professional motor coach driver
- All flights and transfers
- Local departures
- Step on guides for city tours
- Top quality accommodations – 4 Star and above
- Luxury motor coaches
- Many meals on tour, equal amount of breakfasts and lunches/dinners
- Tips on all meals
- All taxes, fees, visas, etc. included in total price of tour
- Personalized service
- Final documents for trip details, 8 weeks prior to departure
- Luggage handling
- Much, much more!
NOT INCLUDED IN TOUR
- Every meal not included – guests are informed about how much more money to expect to pay for meals prior to departure
- Tips for photographer and driver - $2 per person per day is recommended. Bluebird Guided Tours also tips drivers and photographers individually
- Personal expenses (souvenirs, phone calls, and other personal costs)
Day 1: Fly into Seattle
Your Pacific Coast Train Tour begins! We travel together from one of our Midwestern locations to Seattle by airplane. Enjoy a day in Seattle at Pike’s Market, the Space Needle, and other local sights. Check into our lodging and have a relaxing night as we prepare for our train trip south tomorrow!
Hampton Inn Downtown, Seattle, WA
Day 2: Train Travel to Portland
Board the Coastal Starlight Amtrak Train that will take us south from Seattle, Washington to the beautiful city of Portland, Oregon. Sights will range from the Pacific Coast, Tacoma Narrows, and Cascade Range to the west, which will accompany us throughout our train ride. Get into Portland by early afternoon in time to travel up the Columbia River Gorge to experience some incredible waterfalls and mountains.
Marriott City Center, Portland, OR
Day 3: Portland and Oregon Coast
Get acquainted with the ‘City of Roses’ Portland, Oregon in the morning, see the International Rose Test Gardens accompanied by beautiful views of the city. After lunch and more sightseeing, we continue to travel to the coast and continue our journey south now along the Oregon coast.
Holiday Inn Express, Corvallis, OR
Day 4: Oregon Coast
Following Highway 101 south, the Pacific Coast stays with us as we enjoy amazing scenery through the day. Lunch will be in the unique Oregon town of Florence; we will continue to make stops in crabbing and fishing towns along the coast with our evening finishing in the quaint town of Gold Beach, Oregon.
Gold Beach Resort, Gold Beach, OR
Day 5: Northern California Coast
Continuing south into the California coast today see amazing sights that range from beautiful ocean vistas, tide pools, beaches, and even Giant Redwood Trees. We end the day north of the ‘Avenue of the Giants,’ home to some of the largest trees in the world. Stay the evening just outside of Redwoods National Park in Eureka, California.
Best Western Bayshore Inn, Eureka, CA
Day 6: Giant Redwood Trees
Massive Redwood trees found in this region of California are up to 2,000 years old and almost 400 feet tall. We will spend the majority of the day in and around Redwood National Park getting close enough to climb them. By the end of the day leave the forest and enter into California Wine Country as we stay just outside of Sonoma and Napa Valley.
Fairfield Inn and Suites, Ukiah, CA
Day 7: Wine Country
California wines are known throughout the world as unique and delicious. Our tour of an operational vineyard in the arid climate of Napa Valley will educate and provide views of this important agricultural product. We will spend the evening in Napa Valley and make our way to Yosemite National Park tomorrow!
Hampton Inn, Napa, CA
Day 8: Mariposa Grove
The natural wonders of the California continue as we venture into the majestic Yosemite National Park. Arrive into the park after lunch at The Fruit Barn, and get acquainted with its Giant Sequoia Tree. These trees rival the size of the Redwood, but are more rare and hold their own beauty. After this afternoon of sightseeing ready yourself for the Yosemite Valley floor tomorrow!
TBA, Mariposa, CA
Day 9: Yosemite National Park
El Capitan and Half Dome are only a few of the many mountains that we get a chance to experience coming into Yosemite National Park’s ‘Valley Floor.’ Arrive here in midmorning, enjoy some free time to explore the Ansel Adams Museum and Park Visitor Center, then after lunch, have a guided tour of the area by a park ranger. Finish up the day and stay in the same lodging as last night.
TBA, Mariposa, CA
Day 10: San Francisco
Depart the mountains today and arrive into the ‘City by the Bay,’ San Francisco, before noon. Get to know the city with a local guide after lunch and see highlights like Golden Gate Bridge/Park, Chinatown, Twin Peaks, and Market Street. Enjoy an included farewell meal together this evening with the group – we make our way home tomorrow.
Hampton Inn or Zephyr Hotel, San Francisco, CA
Day 11: Fly Home
Wake to get to the airport today and fly home. We made some incredible memories through California, Oregon, and Washington over the last 11 days and this will be shown in your photo book. Hopefully this isn’t your last vacation with Bluebird Guided Tours. We had a great time and hope you did too! See you soon.