Pacific Northwest and California with The Sisterhood
Join the sisterhood OCTOBER 9 - 16, 2022
From the wilds of Mount St. Helens to the shadow of giants in the Redwoods, fall under the spell of the Pacific Northwest and California with The Sisterhood. We'll travel along Oregon’s beautiful coast, making stops at Yaquina Head Lighthouse, Newport, Bandon and Coos Bay and, we'll explore Oregon's wilderness on a Rogue River cruise. Our tour would not be complete without a visit to Redwood National Park's Avenue of the Giants, crossing the Golden Gate Bridge and discovering the “City by the Bay” - San Francisco.
Don't miss this opportunity to travel with The Sisterhood to one of the most beautiful areas of the United States. And did we mention lots of laughs, fun and most of all....Sisterhood?
At this time, our tour operators require that you be fully-vaccinated to travel on this trip. While we are all hopeful that this will change prior to our travel dates, Sisterhood Travels can make no guarantees.
WHAT IS INCLUDED?
7 nights deluxe accommodations (single or double occupancy available)
11 Meals: 6 Breakfasts, 1 Lunch, 4 Dinners
Wine tasting and visit to a lavender farm
Rogue River Cruise
All other sightseeing, exclusive experiences and excursions as specifically listed in this itinerary
Roundtrip Airport Transfers
October 9, 2022 Our tour opens with an overnight stay in Seattle, dubbed the “Emerald City” for its lush green surroundings. Get to know your Sisters at tonight’s welcome dinner. Hotel: Thompson Seattle (D)
October 10, 2022 Today, we'll explore Seattle’s colorful waterfront area and historic Pioneer Square with a local guide. You can mingle with artisans at the lively Pike Place Market, a famous fish and vegetable market dotted with restaurants and shops. Next, we'll ride the Washington State Ferry from Seattle to Bremerton, enjoying great views of Seattle’s skyline from the waters of Puget Sound.
Later, we'll travel through Olympia, stopping at the Mount St. Helens Visitor Center and learn about its 1980 volcanic eruption as well as the history and geology of the state park. Then, we'll continue to Portland, Oregon for a two-night stay in the picturesque “City of Roses". Hotel: Portland Marriott Downtown Waterfront (B)
October 11, 2022 Today we will visit the International Rose Test Garden and walk among the thousands of roses. Afterwards, we'll drive along the Mt. Hood route to the lush Columbia River Gorge where you can take in the unforgettable views of Mt. Hood as you leave the valley and enter the Cascade Mountains.
Next, we'll discover the awe-inspiring landscapes of the magnificent Columbia River and Multnomah Falls, a 611-foot-tall roaring cascade. Later, we're going to enjoy a wine-tasting at a local vineyard followed by a visit to a lavender farm. Tonight, enjoy dinner at a local restaurant. Hotel: Portland Marriott Downtown Waterfront (B, D)
October 12, 2022 On the way to the Oregon coast, we'll journey through the Willamette Valley. Today known for its wine that rivals that Napa, this was once the “Promised Land” for the pioneers who followed the Oregon Trail. On the coast, we'll stop at the Yaquina Head Lighthouse, a 93-foot tower buffeted by wind and rain since 1872. You'll be able to enjoy time at the interpretive center or make your way down to Cobble Beach to explore the tide pools of colorful sea anemones and starfish.
Later, we'll stop in the seaside town of Newport before traveling further along the coast where you can end your day strolling North Bend’s lively boardwalk, perched along scenic Coos Bay. Hotel: The Mill Casino (B, D)
October 13, 2022 Today, we're in for a treat as we drive to Bandon State Natural Area where you can take in the breathtaking scenery as we travel along the striking Beach Loop. We'll have an opportunity to see Bandon Rocks and Face Rock, famous for their American Indian legends.
We'll be stopping to enjoy a cruise up the spectacular Rogue River, taking us into Oregon’s rugged wilderness for a chance to see bald eagles, cormorants, seals and blue heron. As we continue south to California’s redwood country, we'll travel through Redwood National Park, home to trees that can reach nearly 300 feet. See for yourself why the sun seldom hits the ground! Tonight, we'll enjoy dinner at the last operating lumber-camp style cookhouse in the West. Hotel: Blue Lake Casino & Hotel (B, D)
October 14, 2022 Today, we'll return to the majestic beauty and splendid grandeur of the redwood forest as we traverse the “Avenue of the Giants,” a scenic highway loaded with towering redwoods. Next, we'll drive over the legendary Golden Gate Bridge and arrive in "the City by the Bay,” San Francisco. Tonight, enjoy dinner on your own with some of your Sisters at one of the many restaurants in this eclectic city. Hotel: Hyatt Regency San Francisco Downtown SOMA (B)
October 15, 2022 Today, join a local guide to hear stories of the city’s past and present as you drive past its famous landmarks including Fisherman’s Wharf, the Presidio and the Golden Gate Bridge. You’ll also see the iconic neighborhoods of Chinatown, North Beach and Haight Ashbury. After a farewell lunch, the remainder of your day is at leisure to explore San Francisco independently. Hotel: Hyatt Regency San Francisco Downtown SOMA (B, L)
October 16, 2022 Our tour comes to a close today, but the memories of our Sisterhood will stay with you forever.
Airfare is not included. This trip requires that you fly into Seattle (SEA) and fly out of San Francisco (SFO)
We will arrange your private, roundtrip airport transfers after final payment
If you would like a roommate match, simply check the box on your registration form - we will take care of the rest!
Travel insurance with cancellation waiver is $269 per person (non-refundable) and strongly recommended
The maximum number of women on this tour is 40.
Gratuities for your Tour Guides are not included.
DOUBLE OCCUPANCY PER PERSON: $2999 SINGLE OCCUPANCY PER PERSON: $3799 - SINGLE OCCUPANCY SOLD OUT - WAITLIST ONLY
DEPOSIT DUE AT TIME OF BOOKING: $300 PER PERSON plus $269 TRAVEL INSURANCE IF SELECTED
This is a leisurely paced itinerary and is full of cultural and interesting sightseeing and some free days to relax. Some excursion days may include reasonably early starts, some longer coach travel and possibly walking over uneven terrain. Guests should have reasonable health and mobility.