National Parks of the Northwest US
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Imagine a two-week breath of fresh air and you've pretty well summed up this 15-day tour of some of the greatest American national parks there are. With big city fun in buzzing Seattle and funky Portland, unique and quirky small towns like Wallace and Jackson, and all the stunning western grandeur your eyes can soak in, this trip has it all. Combining hiking in parks big and small, sipping craft brews, savouring artisanal donuts, dipping your toes in the Pacific Ocean, and relaxing in cowboy bars, this whirlwind trip is the answer for anyone looking for a true adventure away from home.

North America

Duration: 15 Days Guaranteed Departure: Yes
For lovers of: Physical rating: Average
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Your Guide: English speaking Tour code: 153340
Starts: Seattle, USA Finishes: Portland, USA
You will visit
  • Seattle
  • Portland



Day 1: Seattle

There's a lot to see and do in Seattle, and we recommend spending extra time here if you'd like to explore the city.

Included Activities:
Arrival Day and Welcome Meeting


Day 2: Seattle/Mount Rainier National Park

Drive to nearby Mt Rainier National Park. Enjoy the day exploring the scenic park with hikes, horseback riding or biking options.


Day 3: Mount Rainier National Park/Wallace

Continue east through Washington state. Stop at scenic Coeur d'Alene, Idaho before stopping in the quirky small town of Wallace.


Day 4: Wallace/Glacier National Park (1D)

Enjoy the drive into Montana for the first night of camping in Big Sky Country.


Day 5: Glacier National Park (1B, 1L, 1D)

With over 20 glaciers and 200 lakes and streams, Glacier National Park is a must see. Choose from 730 miles of hiking trails to really enjoy this majestic park.


Day 6: Glacier National Park/Bozeman (1B)

Drive south to the university town of Bozeman, Montana. Enjoy a hotel night before carrying on to Yellowstone.


Day 7: Bozeman/Yellowstone National Park (1L, 1D)

Spend the day driving through the northern section of Yellowstone National Park. The ride can be slow-going due to all the stopping for bears, elk and bison that may cozy up to the road. Soak in the scenery before camping just outside the park.


Day 8: Yellowstone National Park (1B, 1L, 1D)

Continue exploring more sections of the park, home to the most wild animals in the US. Check out waterfalls, take short hikes and lay eyes on Old Faithful.


Day 9: Yellowstone National Park/Jackson (1B, 1L)

Cross the Continental Divide, and enjoy the view of more than 12 peaks that make up this beautiful drive.


Day 10: Jackson/Boise

Start heading west to Boise, Idaho, stopping at Craters of the Moon National Monument en route.


Day 11: Boise/Bend

Continue on to Bend, Oregon, consistently voted one of the best places to live. Arrive in time to explore a bit of the town.


Day 12: Bend/Eugene

Leave early to spend a few hours at gorgeous Crater Lake National Park. Enjoy a short hike in the area before continuing on to the university town of Eugene.


Day 13: Eugene

Enjoy an included excursion to a nearby coastal town to relax on the beach or try a sand boarding excursion. Feel free to opt out and spend the day exploring more of Eugene.

Included Activities:
Day trip to Oregon Coast


Day 14: Eugene/Portland

Drive the final stretch north to the city of Portland. One of the most popular cities to visit north of California on the West Coast, Portland is artsy, funky and full of great eating and drinking options. Spend the afternoon getting to know this charming city.


Day 15: Portland

With so much to see and do here, opt to extend your stay and see more.

    • Mt Rainier Park visit
    • Coeur d'Alene stop
    • Glacier National Park visits
    • Yellowstone National Park visits
    • Grand Teton National Park visit
    • Craters of the Moon National Monument visit
    • Crater Lake National Park visit
    • Oregon Coast visit
    • All transport to/from included activities and between all destinations
    • Hotels (10 nts), camping in or around national parks (4 nts)
    Meals Included
    • 4 breakfasts, 4 lunches, 4 dinners
    • Private vehicle, walking
    Group Leader
    • Chief Experience Officer (CEO) throughout
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Tour Highlights:
  • Get inspired by wilderness in the Rockies
  • Watch geysers erupt in Yellowstone
  • Indulge in craft beer in laid-back Oregon
  • Get a taste for the Northwest's majestic national parks
  • Visit quirky towns and funky cities.