Pacific Northwest by Rail

Featuring San Francisco, Seattle and Oregon's Coast

13 DAYS • 13 MEALS Combine the majesty of the Pacific Northwest with the excitement of trans-continental rail travel on this tour which starts and ends on two of the nation's most historic long-distance rail lines and features the gems of the Pacific coast in between.
This tour departs from the Chicagoland/Wisconsin Area
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  • 13 Day Amtrak and Motorcoach Holiday
  • Free home or local pickup and return
  • 13 Meals (5 dinners and 8 breakfasts)
  • Travel cross country aboard Amtrak’s California Zephyr to San Francisco and home from Seattle aboard the Empire Builder (coach service)
  • San Francisco touring including the Golden Gate Bridge, San Francisco Bay cruise and dinner on Fisherman’s Wharf
  • Wine tasting at a local winery and see the gigantic trees in Redwoods National Park
  • Rouge River Jetboat excursion following the route of the old mail boats (Subject to water levels)
  • Enjoy a four-wheel-drive dune buggy ride through Oregon Dunes National Recreation Area
  • Explore the magnificent Oregon Coast including Three Capes Scenic Drive and Yaquina Head Lighthouse and tour the Tillamook Cheese Factory
  • Guided tour of Portland including the Old Town Historic District and the International Rose Test Gardens
  • Columbia River Gorge including beautiful Multnomah Falls
  • Mt. Rainier National Park
  • Visit the Mount St. Helens visitor center and ride the Mt. Rainier Scenic Railway with barbecue dinner
  • Guided tour of Seattle including Pike Place Market and tour of Seattle’s Museum of Flight
  • $65 in Mayflower Money
Tour Activity Level
LEVEL 5: Expect longer touring days with a more physical touring experience. Some programs may have overnight travel on Amtrak which could include seating rather than sleeping accommodations.