Canada/United States
The Best of the West: Six Golden Cities of the Pacific Coast
Program No. 21710RJ
10 days
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At a Glance

Capture the unique spirit of six ports along the beautiful Pacific Coast. From breathtaking, multicultural Vancouver to the English charm of Victoria. From Seattle and its majestic Mount Rainier to the temperate rainforest of Astoria, Ore. Unparalleled San Francisco is, of course, like no place else, and lush Santa Barbara’s vineyards evoke Tuscany. During a day in each port, meet its people, stroll its neighborhoods, understand its identity and be enlivened by free time to create your own discoveries.

Best of all, you'll ...

  • Join an expert as you explore Vancouver’s coastal forest from new heights at the UBC Botanical Garden, strolling 50 feet above the forest floor on an aerial trail system.
  • Take in the sights and heights of San Francisco, whether perched on a Nob Hill, strolling along the Embarcadero or learning how the dot.coms have transformed the Mission District.
  • Learn about the quiet beach community of Santa Barbara, long a celebrity hideout but now transitioning to an all-around friendly enclave set amid world-class wine country.

General Notes

Programs with Crystal Cruises are designed for the independent traveler. These programs offer a lower Activity Level and the ability to choose your own shore excursions based on your preferences and physical ability. Road Scholar will provide one exclusive shore excursion and private onboard lectures with our own Study Leader. Due to the nature of this program, listening devices are not available.
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