Pacific Northwest
The Best of the Pacific Northwest: Oregon, Washington and British Columbia
Discover the Pacific Northwest’s cultural bounty as you learn about its vibrant cities, world-class cuisine, verdant parks and unique museums and heritage centers.
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Program No. 19583RJ
12 days
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At a Glance

Set out on a journey through the Pacific Northwest to learn about its glorious cities, harbors and islands on both sides of the border. Experts lead your adventure, from the historic architecture of Seattle to contemporary life in the San Juan Islands. Look for orcas off the Vancouver harbor and enjoy the parks and gardens of Victoria.
Activity Level
Keep the Pace
Walking two or more miles daily over varied terrain (see daily activity notes for more details). Disembark ferries, trains and buses; transporting luggage.

Best of all, you'll ...

  • Take in Northwest highlights, including Multnomah Falls near Portland and Seattle’s Pike Place Market.
  • Travel by train to Vancouver, B.C., and meander through Gastown and the Museum of Anthropology.
  • Ferry to Victoria, B.C., and savor Butchart Gardens.

General Notes

Itinerary varies by date.
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John Adams
John Adams is the author of “Old Square-Toes and His Lady: The Life of James and Amelia Douglas.” Part historian and part storyteller, John has turned a passion for the past into a long career in history. His family-owned business Discover the Past provides a variety of historical educational programs for the community. His natural, lively, humorous and clear style makes his presentations both informative and memorable.
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John Adams
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Charles Elliott
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John Atkin
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Linda Wanless
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Joseph Couture
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Michael Vouri
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Peter Chausse
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Greg Hertel
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Roger Dammarell
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