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6 DAY OREGON DISCOVERY

CODE
6DORD
STARTING FROM
$1,744 USD
PLACES VISITED
Portland, Newport, Eugene, Bend
OREGON TOUR
Discover Portland and its locavore-driven food scene, drive the Willamette Valley wine region, visit Oregon's tallest lighthouse, explore Crater Lake National Park and view the Newberry National Volcanic Monument.
Start Location: Portland End Location: Portland
TOP HIGHLIGHTS
  • Portland walking tour
  • Crater lake Discovery Trolley bus ride along the crater rim
  • Oregon Coast Aquarium
  • Oregon Dunes National Site
  • Columbia River Gorge
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ITINERARY
Day 1: Arrive in Portland

Renowned for its locavore-driven food scene, independent-spirited shopping and gloriously verdant parks, Portland offers enough cultural and outdoorsy diversions to keep you busy for a week, but it's also a surprisingly easy city to get to know in a day. Walkthrough the Pearl District, a former industrial neighbourhood that's now rife with art galleries and modish boutiques. It is also home to legendary Powell's City of Books, the largest new and used bookstore in the world. As an introduction, we discover Portland with our new best friend, an award-winning "Resident Expert. They live in Portland; they know Portland; they love Portland, and it shows. Allow them to keep you laughing through this easy walking tour. Not only is it fun, but many consider it to be the best tour in Portland.The Best of Portland award-winning walk clarifies why Portland is regularly recognized as one of the best places to live. By the end of your walk, you will want to move here too. You learn about early and modern Portland as your guide shows you an enlightened city rich with artwork, parks, bridges, downtown trains and streetcars, fountains and friendly people. Even locals are amazed and entertained by what they learn. This walk meanders through the most fascinating portions of the city, leading eventually to the waterfront. And don't forget the camera for your shot of the world's smallest park! Later, explore leafy Washington Park and tour the Portland Japanese Garden and International Rose Test Garden.
Overnight: Portland
Day 2: Portland to Newport

Pick up the rental car this morning and head out to Newport. With more than 250 of Oregon's wineries calling the Willamette Valley home, it's easy to find one to suit your taste. Whether you're in the mood for Pinot noir or Pinot Gris, experiencing the ambience of a hip, metropolitan winery or admiring the legacy of a small town vineyard pioneer, you'll find it in the Willamette Valley. Enjoy stops at Lincoln City and Depoe Bay on Highway101 for whale watching. Once you reach Newport to check out Oregon's tallest lighthouse, Yaquina Head Lighthouse. Visit Newport's renowned Oregon Coast Aquarium to view playful sea otters and a giant Pacific octopus. End your day with a walk around Newport's Historic Bayfront, where you may see (and hear) sea lions barking, and dine on superb Dungeness crab cakes at Local Ocean Seafoods.
Overnight: Newport
Day 3: Newpot to Eugene via Florence

We start the day with a visit to one of Oregon's top traveller attractions- the well known Oregon Coast Aquarium. The Oregon Coast Aquarium is a world-class marine educational attraction nestled on beautiful Yaquina Bay in Newport, Oregon. The Aquarium strives to be a centre of excellence for ocean literacy and plays an active role in conservation and animal rehabilitation efforts. Later, follow U.S. 101 south along the coast, to explore the Oregon Dunes National Recreation area in Florence and Heceta Head Lighthouse.Drive west through Old Town Florence, here you can sip a single-origin coffee on the deck at Siuslaw River Coffee Roasters, which overlooks one of the many famous 1930s-era bridges set along scenic U.S. 101, the Oregon Coast Highway. Florence marks the northern end of the massive Oregon Dunes National Recreation Area, the largest expanse of coastal sand dunes in North America. At Florence's Sand Master Park, you can learn to sandboard or book an extreme dune buggy tour. End your day at Provisions Market Hall, inside downtown Eugene's handsomely restored Fifth Street Market.
Overnight: Eugene
Day 4: Eugene to Crater Lake National Park to Bend

From Interstate 5 South take Highway 138 East at Roseburg and travel on the Rogue-Umpqua Scenic way where you pass oak-covered hills to towering coniferous forests, from roaring whitewater rapids to incised inter canyon lava flows. Enter Crater Lake at the north entrance. Along U.S. 97, you will encounter Newberry National Volcanic Monument, where you can literally get in touch with the region's ancient, cataclysmic geological history by walking through a lava tube and ascending Paulina Peak for panoramic high-desert views. Allow two to three hours to reach Crater Lake National Park, which is anchored by the nation's deepest lake. Crater Lake is a must-see for all ages, and what a better way than to enjoy the majestic beauty of one of the "Seven Wonders of The World" than from aboard a historically designed trolley bus. You will enjoy a two hour, Ranger-guided and narrated trolley tours around the Rim of the Lake. The Rangers will talk about the history and formation, answer questions and there will also be 5 to 7 stops during the ride to allow for picture taking or to just take in the unmatched beauty that Crater Lake has to offer.Later, we recommend enjoying dinner and the rustic ambience of Crater Lake Lodge, a classic timber and shingle-roof National Parks hotel built in 1915. Take Highway 97 North to Bend.
Overnight: Bend
Day 5: Bend to Portland via Hood River and the Columbia River Gorge

Follow Highway 97and then 197 to Hood River. Stop for a brick-oven pizza at Double Mountain Brewery & Taproom in Hood River, a cheerful village famous for kitesurfing and wind-surfing as well as its first-rate culinary scene. The Columbia Gorge that you will enter, has more than 30 wineries, including Echo Ridge Cellars, whose tasting room occupies a retrofitted grain elevator. You will then enter the spectacular Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area, an 80-mile (129-km) forested canyon of rugged cliffs and soaring waterfalls, much of which you can tour via the iconic Historic Columbia River Highway. Stop to snap a photo and enjoy a slice of marionberry shortcake in the 1915 lodge at Multnomah Falls; a steep but paved trail ascends to the top of this 620-foot-tall (189-m) cataract.
Overnight: Portland
Day 6: Depart Portland

Your itinerary ends as you fly out of Portland International Airport.
DATES & PRICES
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Portland
Portland
$1,744 USD
All prices are per person based on double occupancy and subject to local taxes - GST, PST or HST.

* * * This itinerary is an independent package, it can be adjusted to suit your travel interests, time frame and budget. Please do not hesitate to call one of our travel specialists for a customized package.

Pricing is based on per person. (does not include applicable taxes)

Single, triple and family pricing is available on request.

The above pricing and itinerary is subject to seasonal surcharges and operational dates for the suppliers.

Please contact our office for updated pricing and itinerary for your specific travel date.

Applicable taxes vary depending on travel destination and are not included. Please ask your sales agent what extra taxes will be payable for your tour.
WHAT'S INCLUDED
  • 5 nights of accommodation
  • 6 Day midsize car rental
  • sightseeing and attractions as outlined
EXCLUSIONS
  • Airfare unless specified as included within the itinerary
  • Travel Insurance and Cancellation Protection (strongly recommended, ask us for a quote!)
  • Taxes as applicable
  • Gratuities for Local Guides, Tour Managers, and/or Bus Drivers
  • Meals not specifically mentioned as included in the itinerary
  • Items (attractions and sightseeing & entrance fees) not listed as included in the itinerary

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Booking & Flight Questions

Do you arrange airport transfers?

Yes! We can certainly assist with booking airport transfers for you! Some tours have airport transfers included already. Please inquire for further information and pricing.

Can you assist with booking additional accommodation?

Yes! We can certainly assist with booking additional nights of accommodation for you before and/or after your fully escorted tour! Please inquire for further information and pricing.

Can you assist with booking flights?

Yes! We can certainly assist with booking your flights for you! We do not recommend you book any flights until you receive your booking confirmation directly from Anderson Vacations Tours, as some tours are not pre-guaranteed. Please inquire for further information and pricing.

Is it possible to book a triple share accommodation?

Yes, it is possible to book triple share accommodations on select trips. Please inquire about this option, as pricing may also vary and it will be subject to availability.

Can we book this tour with our exclusive group?

Anderson Vacations Tours can work with private groups to customize a tour to your needs. Please inquire for further information and pricing.
Tour Questions

What is the average age of passengers for this tour?

Our tours are suitable for all age demographics. The average age of travelers is typically 45+

I am a solo traveler. Is there a single surcharge?

There are options for single travelers to join most tours. Solo Travelers can choose to pay the single supplement and have their own room throughout the tour. For those willing to share, we also have a Twin Share option that is offered for the majority of our tours. This means you will be sharing the hotel rooms with another single, same gender traveller who also books the Twin Share option. If this is the case, there will be no single supplement charged to either of you. If we are unable to match you with another Twin Share traveler, there may be a single surcharge applied to cover the full cost of the rooms on some of our longer tours. Please enquire before finalizing your booking for full details.

How physically demanding is this tour? Are you able to accommodate people with mobility restrictions/limitations?

This tour has a low level of physical demand, although there may be some activities or sightseeing tours that require walking short distances. Please inquire if you have any mobility restrictions before completing your booking to ensure this tour is right for you.

How much luggage should I bring?

Each passenger may bring one large suitcase and one carry-on bag. The weight limit for this suitcase is 32 kilograms/60 pounds. Baggage handling is provided at the hotels in our tour packages. Please advise our reservations staff if you will be bringing additional items such as a cane, walker or wheelchair. You may also bring one small soft-sided carry-on bag, which should easily fit into the overhead shelf of the coach. Each person is responsible for his/her own carryon luggage. Remember to check your airline baggage restrictions if you are flying, as they may differ from Anderson Vacations Tours guidelines.

What is your recommended spending amount for non-included meals?

The suggested allowance for non-included meals is $40.00 — $60.00 CAD per day (includes tipping).

Can you accommodate passengers with dietary restrictions (food allergies, vegan, vegetarian etc.)?

Yes! There are many meals included on our fully escorted tours. Please inform us of any dietary restrictions at the time of booking so we can ensure there are alternative meal choices and arrangements made for you.

Are gratuities included in the tour cost?

For your convenience, gratuities for local guides and meals stated on the itinerary are included in the price of the tour. For meals not included in your tour package please remember that it is customary to tip your server 15-20% in North America. Gratuities for your Motorcoach Driver and Tour Director are left to your discretion. We recommend $4.00 - $5.00 CAD per person, per day for your Motorcoach Driver and $6.00 - $7.00 CAD per person, per day for your Tour Director. if you can't find your
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