Oregon and Pacific Northwest

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July 23-31, 2019

9 days, 8 nights

Discover the incredible Oregon coast and great outdoors for a real adventure.  Visit America’s Deepest Lake and one of the most beautiful.  Walk among the largest milled-redwood carvings in the world while exploring the amazing Redwoods.  Experience the Oregon Dunes, America’s largest sea cave, a sea life cruise and the beauty of the Oregon Coast.   Learn about the volcanic landscapes shaped by the powerful eruption of Mt. St. Helens.  Soak up the natural wonders as we travel to the Columbia River Gorge and Mt Hood to experience the rugged wilderness and verdant farmlands.  Journey with us and be prepared to be amazed! 

 

TRIP INCLUDES:

  • Roundtrip Deluxe motorcoach transportation from Salina to airport

  • Roundtrip airfare, baggage fee for 1st checked bag

  • Sundial Bridge in Turtle Bay Exploration Park 

    • A beautiful glass-bottomed pedestrian only bridge with a working sundial and is one of the largest sundial’s in the world.  The Turtle Bay Exploration Park features a 34,000 square-foot museum, forestry & wildlife center and botanical gardens 

  • Trees of Mystery 

    • In the heart of the Redwood empire featuring many Giant Redwood trees and a number of unusual tree formations 
  • Ride the SkyTrail

    • Experience 1/3 mile journey through the forest tree tops via the unique gondola ride.  Get an up-close downward perspective from the tops of redwood trees and view a mountaintop ocean vista at the observation deck at the summit as well.

  • Crater Lake

    • Crater Lake National Park is one of the country’s crown jewels.  No place else on earth combines a deep pure lake, so blue in color; sheer surrounding cliffs, almost 2,000 feet high; a picturesque island and a violet volcanic past.  Take a 2 hour trolley ride around the Rim Drive of the lake with several stops at specific areas of interest.
  • Sandland Adventures 

    • View an impressive natural wonder of endless shifting sand, unique tree island, various wildlife and the spectacular Siuslaw River on a giant dune buggy.  A scenic way to see the Oregon Dunes with a touch of excitement.  Informative and fun 

  • Driftwood Shores Resort

    • Oregon coast lodging at its best.  An oceanfront Oregon coast hotel. Chosen as “best beach lodging” by popular vote during the “Reader’s Choice Award”

  • Sea Lion Caves

    • The America’s largest sea cave is a wild place, and the animals that live there are nothing short of wild.  Nature’s home for wild sea lions and a variety of sea birds

  • Marine Discovery – Sea Life Cruise

    • A floating adventure on the Oregon Coast’s #1 Sea Life Cruise.  A team of friendly naturalist guides will provide fun and an exciting 2-hour cruises that focuses on Oregon wildlife.

  • Yaquina Head Lighthouse

    • A stop to view this silent and majestic sentinel as it stands watch over offshore fishing boats, surfers, and nesting sea birds 

  • Elizabeth Oceanfront Suites

    • Scenic Pacific Ocean views for a memorable stay.  Enjoy your balcony overlooking the ocean with unobstructed views 

  • Historic McMinville Downtown

    • Oregon’s favorite main street with historic architecture and charming tree-lined streets.

  • International Rose Test Garden

    • A rose garden with over 10,000 rose bushes of approximately 650 varieties overlooking downtown Portland

  • Columbia River Gorge Waterfalls/Mount Hood Loop Tour

    • Take in the spectacular views with our step-on-guide for a full day from Eco Tours. Chanticleer Point, historic Vista House, “Old Scenic Highway” visit to Multnomah Falls (most famous & tallest waterfall), Bonneville Lock & Dam, Hood River, Mount Hood, Hood River Valley, Timberline Lodge and Willamette Valley
  • Mt St. Helens Volcano Tour

    • Enjoy a full day tour with our step-on-guide from Eco Tours. Travel to Mt St Helens, a volcanic peak erupting in 1980, one of the greatest volcanic explosions ever recorded in North America. Also visit the Johnston Ridge Observatory and Silver Lake Visitors Center.
  • This trip requires walking

  •  9 lunches, 9 dinners, 8 breakfasts at hotel

 

DINING:

  • Black Bear Diner

  • C.R. Gibbs American Grille

  • Samoa Cookhouse

  • Seaquake Brewing Co

  • Eagle Point Golf Course

  • Annie Creek Restaurant

  • Surfside Restaurant & Lounge

  • Bay Street

  • Clearwater Restaurant

  • McMinville Downtown

  • Pied Piper Pizza Buffet

  • Subway for picnic at Coldwater Lake

  • Hood River

  • Cascade Station

 

ACCOMODATIONS:

  • Holiday Inn Express

  • Edgewater Inn

  • Driftwood Shores Resort & Conference Center

  • Elizabeth Oceanfront Suites

  • Hyatt Place

 

COST:

This trip is all inclusive. First Bank Kansas has purchased Travel Insured Group Protection Plan on behalf of all travelers

  • $3435 per person Club Member

  • $3950 per person Non-Member

  • $250 deposit per person due at sign up

 

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