Your Holiday Itinerary - Pacific Northwest and California

Day 1: Seattle, Washington

Your tour opens with an overnight stay in Seattle, dubbed the “Emerald City” for its lush green surroundings. Get to know your fellow travellers at tonight’s welcome dinner. (D)

Day 2: Seattle - Olympia - Portland, Oregon

Explore Seattle’s colourful waterfront area and historic Pioneer Square on your tour with a local guide. Mingle with artisans at the lively Pike Place Market, a famous fish and vegetable market dotted with restaurants and shops. Travel south through Olympia, stopping at the Mount St. Helens Visitor Centre. Learn about its 1980 volcanic eruption as well as the history and geology of the state park. Continue to Portland, Oregon for a 2-night stay in the picturesque “City of Roses.” Enjoy a tour of Portland on your way to dinner. (B, D)

Day 3: Portland - Cascade Mountains - Portland

Drive along the Mt. Hood route to the lush Columbia River Gorge. Take in the unforgettable views of Mt. Hood as you leave the valley and enter the Cascade Mountains. Discover the awe-inspiring landscapes at the magnificent Columbia River Gorge and the Bonneville Dam. Your evening is free to independently explore the beautiful Lloyd Centre area or hop on the MAX Light Rail to downtown Portland. (B)

Day 4: Portland - Willamette Valley - Newport - North Bend

Journey through the Willamette Valley, the Promised Land for the pioneers who followed the Oregon Trail. This lush valley contains some of the most fertile agricultural soil in Oregon. Head to the seaside town of Newport for a brief stop before travelling along some of the country’s most beautiful coastline. Admire sweeping views from the Yaquina Head Lighthouse, a 93 foot tower that has been uˆeted by wind and rain since 1872. Pause along the way to take in the natural beauty of Oregon Dunes National Recreation Area. Cap oˆ your day strolling North
Bend’s lively boardwalk perched along scenic Coos Bay. (B, D)

Day 5: Bandon State Natural Area - Redwood National Park, California - Eureka

Drive to Bandon State Natural Area. Take in the breathtaking scenery as we travel along the striking Beach Loop. See Bandon Rocks and Face Rock, famous for their American Indian legends. Stop to enjoy a cruise up the spectacular Rogue River, taking you into Oregon’s rugged wilderness for a chance to see bald eagles, cormorants, seals and blue heron. Continuing south to California’s redwood country, travel through Redwood National Park, home to trees that can reach nearly 300 feet. See for yourself why the sun seldom hits the ground.
Arrive in Eureka and embark on a delightful tour. Come to know this historic timber and fishing village and see Old Town with lovely Victorian architecture. (B)

Day 6: Eureka - San Francisco

Return to the majestic beauty and splendid grandeur of the Redwood Forest as you traverse the “Avenue of the Giants,” a scenic highway loaded with towering redwoods. Next, drive over the legendary Golden Gate Bridge and arrive in “the City by the Bay,” San Francisco. Tonight, gather for dinner on the city’s colourful Pier 39 with exceptional views of San Francisco Bay and the Bay Bridge. (B, D)

Day 7: San Francisco

The choice is yours! Take a narrated cruise on San Francisco Bay and learn about its landmarks including Alcatraz and the Golden Gate Bridge -OR- 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 and the Golden Gate Bridge. The remainder of your day is at leisure to explore San Francisco independently. For a true local experience, ride the famed cable cars up and down San Francisco’s thrilling hills. (B)

Day 8: San Francisco - Tour Ends

Your tour comes to a close today, but the memories will stay with you forever.

Departure Dates 2019/20 Pacific Northwest and California (8 Days) - 7% discount on all dates

Collette brochure price from £2099

Travel 55 discount price from £1953

Telephone Collette Holidays on 0800 804 8700 and quote Travel 55 code NYC2

Prices are ‘guide from’ prices only and do not include flights. To check the latest up to date tour prices and to check availability call Collette reservations on 0800 804 8700. Don't forget to quote the Travel 55 code NYC2 to receive your 7% discount that is availably on all Collette tours.

May 9, 12, 19, 26 - 2019

July 21, 22, 28, 29

September 16, 22, 23, 29

June 2, 9, 16, 17

August 4, 5, 11, 12, 18

October 6, 7, 13, 14

June 23, 24, 30

August 19, 25, 26

March 30 - 2020

July  1, 7, 8, 14, 15

September 1, 2, 8, 9, 15

April 19, 20. 26

Please note: prices may change and will be confirmed when you call to make a booking. The discount will be applied accordingly to reflect the price. Departure dates are subject to availability. Please check tour details with the operator at time of booking.

Travelling in Style

One of the last elements of a holiday we think about is how we are going to get to the airport. At Collette, we believe your holiday starts as soon as you close your front door. So, when you book a flight inclusive holiday with us, you’ll be able to start your holiday in style with our private door to door service.

More comfort

Your driver will collect you from your home and take you directly to your chosen UK departure airport. You’ll travel in the comfort and style you’ll become accustomed to on your Collette tour. Your transfer is exclusively for you and no one else! Just sit back, relax and start looking forward to your adventure with Collette.

More convenient

When you return from your holiday, your driver will meet you as you arrive in the terminal after you have collected your bags. They will then take you to the car and they will whisk you away from the airport and take you straight back home, without any diversions, in the comfort you have been accustomed to on your Collette tour.

More choice

Alternatively, if you prefer to drive yourself to the airport, you could take advantage of our complimentary hotel stay and airport parking at the airport of your choice. You could choose to enjoy your hotel stay at the beginning of your tour, if you have an early morning fl ight, or you could extend your holiday for an extra night if you have a later flight back. Just let us know your preference at time of booking*

*Subject to availability


Pacific Northwest and California

8 Day Holidays - 7% Discount

2019 prices from only £1953

Fall under the spell of the Pacific Northwest and California, from the wilds of Mount St. Helens to the shadow of giants in the Redwoods.

This wonderful Pacific Northwest and California scenic tour comes with a 7% discount saving. To book call Collette Holidays direct on 0800 804 8700 quote Travel 55 code NYC2.

Tour Highlights - Pacific Northwest and California

  • Visit lively Pike Place Market, Seattle’s famous fish and vegetable market.
  • Venture to Mount St. Helens Visitor Center to learn about its eruptions.
  • Visit Oregon Dunes National Recreation Area.

Key Highlights

  • Seattle
  • Mount St. Helens Visitor Center
  • Portland
  • Columbia River Gorge
  • Newport
  • Bandon State Natural Area
  • Redwood National Park
  • Eureka
  • Avenue of the Giants
  • San Francisco

Accommodation on tour

  • Day 1 Renaissance Hotel, Seattle, WA
  • Days 2, 3 DoubleTree by Hilton Lloyd Center or Portland Marriott Downtown Waterfront, Portland, OR
  • Day 4 The Mill Casino, North Bend or Best Western Holiday Hotel, Coos Bay, OR
  • Day 5 Red Lion Hotel Eureka, Eureka, CA
  • Days 6, 7 San Francisco Marriott Marquis, San Francisco, CA

On some dates alternate hotels may be used.

Culinary Inclusions

  • 6 breakfasts 4 dinners
  • Enjoy dinner on Pier 39 with views of San Francisco’s Golden Gate Bridge

Must-See Inclusions

  • Embark on a sightseeing tour of Seattle, the “Emerald City.”
  • Behold the majestic beauty of the Redwood Forest’s “Avenue of the Giants.”

Booking flights is easy

...and we can be as flexible as you need to be. We can organise fl ights from most of the UK’s regional airports, with our preferred airline partners. We can advise you on the best airlines for each tour and the best routes, and you can choose who you’d prefer to travel with. We’ll fi nd the best price for you based on your chosen departure date and local airport.

More Convenient

From Exeter to Inverness, we can fly you from your local airport to join our tours around the world minimising the need to travel to London. Let us find the best priced and most convenient fl ight for your holiday choice and your UK location.

More Comfort

We can also organise to upgrade your flight to premium economy, business or first class and arrive refreshed and ready for an adventure. We have great partnerships with many airlines and often have access to exclusive flight upgrade fares. Just let us know your preference at time of booking, and we will fi nd the best priced flight for you.

More Peace of Mind

When you book a flight inclusive holiday with us, if your tour itinerary changes for any reason, or the fl ight schedule changes, we will manage all the changes for you. Your holiday will also be fully bonded under our ATOL licence giving you full protection for your holiday. If you choose to book your own flight, if anything does change you’ll be liable for any flight changes required.

Always Included

  • Expertly crafted itineraries
  • 4-star accommodation
  • Skilled and engaging tour managers
  • Expert local guides with insider knowledge
  • Attraction entrance fees with preferential access
  • Many meals full of local flavour
  • Unparalleled sightseeing
  • Enriching cultural experiences
  • Comfortable on-tour transportation
  • Hotel-to-hotel baggage handling
  • Plus, access to Wi-Fi hotspots on tour

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