4348
Washington/British Columbia
Northwest Waterways: Seattle to Victoria, B.C., to San Juan Islands
Seattle’s innovative culture, the grand Parliament of Victoria B.C., the blooms of Butchart Gardens, the serenity of the San Juan Islands — see it all on this grand Northwest adventure.
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Program No. 4348RJ
Length
10 days
Starts at
2,499
Getting There
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At a Glance

Journey scenic Puget Sound by way of its marine highway to experience the idyllic Pacific Coast and three iconic communities along its shores. Explore Seattle, Victoria and San Juan Island as you discuss the combination of history and geography unique to each place and look ahead to what the future holds for these spectacular Northwest locales.
Activity Level
Keep the Pace
Walking field trips in each location, up to 5-10 blocks each way. Dirt paths or uneven surfaces at several locations. Standing during outside venues for periods of up to one hour at a time. Elevators not always at historic buildings or venues.

Best of all, you'll ...

  • Learn about Seattle history on visits to Pioneer Square, Pike Place Market and the Hiram Chittenden Locks.
  • Enjoy botanical beauty and indulge in Afternoon Tea within the spectacular Butchart Gardens.
  • In the San Juan Islands, enjoy the unique island lifestyle; abundant wildlife; and scenic natural beauty of one of the nation’s newest National Monument lands.
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Russel Barsh
A graduate of Harvard University, Russel Barsh has devoted his career to educating and advising Native peoples on land and environmental issues. He has served as an adviser to United Nations agencies as an advocate for indigenous peoples in developing countries, and worked as the science adviser to indigenous organizations participating in the "Earth Summit," carrying out field missions in South Africa and Asia. Russel serves as the director of KWIAHT, a nonprofit laboratory in the Salish Sea.
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Carol Barton
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Michael Vouri
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John Adams
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Russel Barsh
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Paul Turmel
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