Discover Pacific Northwest

Discover Washington State's beautiful Olympic National Park and vibrant city of Seattle, the birth place of Starbucks coffee. Explore Oregon's wild coastline, old-growth forests and Crater Lake National Park. Enjoy tax-free shopping, micro breweries and the innovative dining scene of Portland.

Discover Pacific Northwest

Discover the USA’s Pacific Northwest on our 14-night, flexible fly-drive holiday visiting many of the areas highlights. Explore the cosmopolitan city of Seattle and take in the panoramic views from atop the Space Needle. Drive through old-growth forests and walk along miles of wild beaches in Olympic National Park. Visit quaint villages along Oregon’s Pacific Coast and follow the region’s wine country trails, particularly known for its Pinot Noir. Take the ‘Rim Drive’ at Crater Lake National Park and stop at one of the many viewing points for a picnic with dramatic caldera views. Enjoy the facilities of Sunriver Resort in Bend, an idyllic playground of outdoor sports and activities, and shop-til-you-drop in tax-free Portland, a city famed for its eco-friendliness, micro-breweries and innovative dining scene.

    DAY 01

    UK to Seattle

    Washington State

    Fly from the UK to Seattle, Washington State. You will be transferred to your downtown hotel and the remainder of the day is at your leisure. Accommodation Options

      DAY 02

      Day Exploring Seattle

      Washington State

      Enjoy a full day to explore Seattle at your leisure. The city has several exciting experiences for you to enjoy including travelling to the top of Space Needle where you can take in the panoramic views of the city, ocean and mountains in the distance. Visit Chihuly Garden and Glass showcasing glass sculptures or take a tour around the Boeing Factory. Accommodation Options

        DAY 03

        Seattle to Olympic National Park (177 miles)

        Washington State

        Collect your hire vehicle in downtown Seattle and head west to Olympic National Park on Washington’s Olympic Peninsula. Follow the Olympic Highway through old-growth forests past Lake Crescent and along the Pacific Coast to Kalaloch Lodge. Accommodation Options

          DAY 04

          Explore Olympic National Park

          Washington State

          Explore the great outdoors from Kalaloch Lodge. Here you can take forest hikes, explore tidal pools and miles of wild beach. There are ranger-led interpretive walks to some of the park’s highlights as well as whale-watching in April, May, October and November. Accommodation Options

            DAY 05

            Olympic National Park to Cannon Beach (174 miles)


            Drive south to Cannon Beach, Oregon, a small coastal town where the waves of the Pacific Ocean crash on the long, sandy shore. Haystack Rock lies just off shore and dominates scenic coastal views. Tufted Puffins make the rock their home between April and July each year.
              DAY 06

              Cannon Beach to Gleneden Beach (90 miles)


              Continue south to Salishan Spa and Golf Resort. Spend two days at leisure at this beautiful property, surrounded by Oregon’s coastal forest. Hike the miles of trails, try local craft beers or Oregon’s Pinot Noir. There is an 18-hole golf course and a full-service spa onsite for you to enjoy.
                DAY 07

                Explore Oregon’s Coast


                Gleneden Beach is one of several small coastal communities that you can visit in the area. Hike through some of the Pacific Coast state parks or take long walks along the wild Pacific beaches, you might be lucky enough to spot seals or other wildlife along the way. Alternatively, relax at the resort and enjoy the facilities on offer.

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                  DAY 08

                  Gleneden Beach to Grants Pass (261 miles)

                  On your drive to Grants Pass we recommend you stop in Eugene, famed for its art scene and Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art. The town offers several galleries and green spaces along the Willamette River. Other attractions include strolling through rhododendrons in Hendricks park or a scenic drive through the areas wine country.
                    DAY 09

                    Explore Grants Pass


                    The town of Grants Pass is located close to California’s northern border and on the Rogue River. The river is primed for adventure, from rafting and jet boating to fishing. We recommend the self-guided historic walking tour, a visit Hellgate Canyon or following the Applegate Valley Wine Trail.
                      DAY 10

                      Grants Pass to Bend via Crater National Park (173 miles)


                      Today’s drive to Bend will take you through the dramatic Cascades Mountains and Crater Lake National Park. For one of the finest caldera views we suggest you visit Sinnot Memorial Overlook hidden below the Rim Visitor Centre. You can take the 33-mile Rim Drive where there are several viewpoints along the way, perfect for a lunchtime picnic. Accommodation Options

                        DAY 11

                        Day at leisure at Sunriver Resort


                        Bend is an outdoor sports enthusiast’s playground, not only does the sun shine for 300 days of the year, the area is home to more than 25 golf courses, 150 rivers and lakes suitable for fly-fishing and miles of hiking and biking trails. Sunriver Resort is a destination hotel with horseback riding, a marina with kayaks and canoes, pools and a spa. Accommodation Options

                          DAY 12

                          Day at leisure at Sunriver Resort


                          Another full day for you to explore the area’s attractions or enjoy the facilities of the resort. The resort offers over 40-miles of bike paths through the forest and along the Deschutes River, indoor and outdoor tennis courts and giant zero-entry resort pool among many other amenities. Accommodation Options

                            DAY 13

                            Bend to Portland (179 miles)


                            Your drive to Portland will take you past the glacier clad dormant volcano of Mt Hood. The Mount Hood National Forest is home to alpine lakes and glacial creeks. If time permits, we recommend continuing north to the Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area and following the Columbia River to Portland. Accommodation Options

                              DAY 14

                              Explore Portland


                              This delightful city, although Oregon’s largest, is known for its laid-back atmosphere, parks, bike paths, eco-friendly outlook and microbreweries. Portland offers tax-free shopping as well as walking, river and helicopter tours and an innovative dining scene including several street food carts. Accommodation Options

                                DAY 15

                                Return to UK

                                Enjoy a last few hours in Portland before returning your rental vehicle to the airport depot in time for your flight back to the UK.
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