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16188
Oregon/California

On the Road: The Oregon Coast, California Redwoods & Crater Lake

Explore ancient redwood forests, see the clear waters of America’s deepest lake and learn about unique Northwest landscapes alongside experts.
Rating (5)
Program No. 16188RJ
Length
10 days
Starts at
2,499
Oregon/California

On the Road: The Oregon Coast, California Redwoods & Crater Lake

Explore ancient redwood forests, see the clear waters of America’s deepest lake and learn about unique Northwest landscapes alongside experts.
Length
10 days
Starts at
2,499
Length
10 days
Rating (5)
Starts at
2,499
Program No. 16188RJ

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DATES & starting prices
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Jun 10 - Jun 19, 2022
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2,699
Jun 24 - Jul 3, 2022
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2,699
Jul 8 - Jul 17, 2022
Starting at
2,699
Aug 5 - Aug 14, 2022
Starting at
2,599
Aug 19 - Aug 28, 2022
Starting at
2,599
Sep 2 - Sep 11, 2022
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2,599
Sep 9 - Sep 18, 2022
Starting at
2,599
Sep 16 - Sep 25, 2022
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2,599
Oct 7 - Oct 16, 2022
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2,499
Jun 9 - Jun 18, 2023
Starting at
3,299
Jun 23 - Jul 2, 2023
Starting at
3,299
Jul 7 - Jul 16, 2023
Starting at
3,449
Aug 4 - Aug 13, 2023
Starting at
3,449
Aug 18 - Aug 27, 2023
Starting at
3,449
Sep 1 - Sep 10, 2023
Starting at
3,349
Sep 8 - Sep 17, 2023
Starting at
3,349
Sep 15 - Sep 24, 2023
Starting at
3,349
Oct 6 - Oct 15, 2023
Starting at
3,349
DATES & starting prices
PRICES
Jun 10 - Jun 19, 2022
Starting at
3,359
Jun 24 - Jul 3, 2022
Starting at
3,359
Jul 8 - Jul 17, 2022
Starting at
3,359
Aug 5 - Aug 14, 2022
Starting at
3,299
Aug 19 - Aug 28, 2022
Starting at
3,299
Sep 2 - Sep 11, 2022
Starting at
3,199
Sep 9 - Sep 18, 2022
Starting at
3,199
Sep 16 - Sep 25, 2022
Starting at
3,199
Oct 7 - Oct 16, 2022
Starting at
3,099
Jun 9 - Jun 18, 2023
Starting at
4,049
Jun 23 - Jul 2, 2023
Starting at
4,049
Jul 7 - Jul 16, 2023
Starting at
4,319
Aug 4 - Aug 13, 2023
Starting at
4,319
Aug 18 - Aug 27, 2023
Starting at
4,319
Sep 1 - Sep 10, 2023
Starting at
4,129
Sep 8 - Sep 17, 2023
Starting at
4,129
Sep 15 - Sep 24, 2023
Starting at
4,129
Oct 6 - Oct 15, 2023
Starting at
4,129

At a Glance

From the jagged alpine terrain of the Cascade Mountains to mossy rainforests and wave-battered headlands, discover why the Northwest landscape is as awe-inspiring as it is unique. Learn alongside experts as you explore some of the world’s grandest natural wonders.
Activity Level
Keep the Pace
Must be able to walk up to two miles a day. Be prepared for walking on uneven ground, unpaved trails or sandy beaches. There are steep stairs at some locations that will require you to be sure-footed. Elevations of 4,000-7,100 feet.

Best of all, you’ll…

  • Marvel at a massive volcanic caldera at Crater Lake.
  • Experience the thrills, excitement and breathtaking scenery of the Rogue River on an expert-led jet boat ride.
  • Touch trees rooted when Caesar ruled Rome in the world’s largest remaining stand of virgin redwoods.
Featured Expert
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Roger Dammarell
After retiring from a 33-year career as a radio DJ, Roger began as a Group Leader with Road Scholar’s Portland office in 2010. Born in Idaho, he’s lived in Washington, Montana and California before settling in Corvallis, Oregon in 1998. Roger has a BA in communication and became a Certified Tour Director in 2010 after attending the International Tour Management Institute in San Francisco. His affinity for travel and knowledge of the Pacific Northwest has made him a Road Scholar favorite.

Please note: This expert may not be available for every date of this program.

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After retiring from a 33-year career as a radio DJ, Roger began as a Group Leader with Road Scholar’s Portland office in 2010. Born in Idaho, he’s lived in Washington, Montana and California before settling in Corvallis, Oregon in 1998. Roger has a BA in communication and became a Certified Tour Director in 2010 after attending the International Tour Management Institute in San Francisco. His affinity for travel and knowledge of the Pacific Northwest has made him a Road Scholar favorite.
Visit the Road Scholar Bookshop
You can find many of the books we recommend at the Road Scholar store on bookshop.org, a website that supports local bookstores.
It Happened in Oregon
by James A. Crutchfield
Coast Redwood: A Natural and Cultural History
by John Evarts and Marjorie Popper
Coast Redwood is the first contemporary illustrated book to focus exclusively on the natural and cultural history of the world's tallest tree.
Crater Lake National Park: A History
by Rick Harmon
In Search of Ancient Oregon: A Geological and Natural History
by Ellen Morris Bishop
Roadside History of Oregon
by Bill Gulick
The Wild Trees: A Story of Passion & Daring
by Richard Preston
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A wonderful trip. My husband and I learned so much about Oregon, the California Redwoods, and many other sites along the way. It was well worth taking this adventure.






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