Walking up to 1 mile; sidewalks and paved paths. Driving about 110 miles; approximately 2.5 hours.
At the hotel, we’ll have a breakfast buffet including items such as an egg dish, breakfast meats, breads and potatoes, a variety of hot and cold cereals, fresh fruit, juice, milk, coffee, tea and water.
With a local expert, enjoy a walking field trip through downtown Spokane. We will explore Riverside Park and view Spokane Falls. Throughout the field trip, our expert will discuss the geology and the early history of Spokane. We’ll return to the hotel on foot and check out of the hotel. We'll store our luggage until after lunch.
This meal has been excluded from the program cost and is on your own to enjoy what you like. The Group Leader will be happy to offer suggestions. We will meet a predetermined time and place to begin our transfer to the ship.
We’ll transfer via motorcoach from Spokane to Clarkston while enjoying a historical narrative from our onboard experts en route. Upon arrival in Clarkston, we will embark on the National Geographic Sea Bird and attend a ship safety briefing and orientation.
Each evening aboard the ship, unassigned seating will make for easy mingling and informal dining. Menus will emphasize local fare and our Group Leader will host one table.
Each evening will include a review of the next day’s activities, a presentation by ship or Road Scholar staff, and some time to rest and relax.