On this unbelievable tour you will tackle whitewater – splashing through class III and IV rapids – and then will challenge your palate with Oregon’s amazing, handcrafted wines. Heading east from Portland, we will cross over to Washington to float down the exciting White Salmon River with professional river guides. On the water you will experience the power of this mighty river and learn about the unique ecosystem that calls it home. Then we’ll dry off, change clothes and make our way to Hood River, where we’ll enhance the Northwest experience by tasting at two boutique wineries. In an intimate setting, learn local wine making history and the art of viticulture.
Awaken your adventurous spirit on this active itinerary throughout Oregon, featuring whitewater rafting, windsurfing, rock climbing and mountain hikes. Take in Pacific Northwest’s amazing scenery along the way at destinations such as Mt. St. Helens, Bend, Crater Lake, Smith Rock, Mt. Bachelor, and the Columbia River Gorge. Relax in luxurious accommodations each night and finish your pulse-raising tour with a rewarding wine tasting tour of the Willamette Valley.
See the highlights of Oregon and Southern Washington on this classic 11-day tour. Start in Portland we’re you’ll sample the city’s exciting restaurant scene and hip boutique stores. Then shift gears with a day trip to Mt. St. Helens where you’ll learn about the history of the powerful volcanic eruption that shaped the desolate landscapes. Wine and waterfalls are next with a few days in both the Columbia River Gorge and the Willamette Valley. Finish your trip with time among the dramatic seascapes of the Oregon Coast.
Whether it’s your first trip to Oregon or your fifteenth, this classic tour of Oregon includes some of the state’s best waysides, natural attractions, historic towns, and foodie hot spots. Dive into the Columbia Gorge with a waterfalls tour and whitewater rafting on the Salmon River. Taste Bend’s best beers before heading to the azure waters of Crater Lake. Then finish your trip with a drive along the Oregon coast to experience dunes, redwoods, and sea stacks.
See it all in one trip to Cascadia! From the rain forests of the Olympic Mountains to the golden beaches of the southern Oregon coast and everything in between, this 21-day tour features National Parks, wine country, stunning landscapes, active adventures, and food finds that define the region. For those interested in gaining a thorough understanding of the Pacific Northwest region, this is the trip you’ve been looking for!