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San Juan Islands & the Cascade Mountains

Departs: 9/20/2018 Returns: 9/28/2018

9 Days | All Airfare Included

Lose yourself in the beauty of the Pacific Northwest with a private San Juan Islands cruise and the scenic Cascade Loop.
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Daily Itinerary Items

Day 1 : Fly to Seattle
We fly to Seattle and check-in to our comfortable hotel. The evening is ours to relax and get acquainted with our fellow travelers.

Day 2 : Seattle City Tour
A knowledgeable local guide will join our group to share fascinating facts and interesting stories as we go on a city tour of Seattle. We have lunch at Pike Place Market with free time for shopping at any one of their numerous vendors. In the afternoon we visit the Space Needle, enjoying 360-degree views of Seattle and Elliott Bay, then we explore the glass art wonderland next door at Chihuly Garden & Glass. Later, get to know your traveling companions at a Holiday Vacations Welcome Dinner nearby. D

Day 3 : Private Cruise
We depart for the Fairhaven Docks in Bellingham, Washington to cruise the San Juan Islands for three days and two nights. This cluster of cozy islands nestled between Puget Sound and Vancouver Island is an enchanting yet low-key crossroads of relaxation and Northwest beauty. After a hearty homemade lunch onboard, we dock at the coastal town of Friday Harbor on San Juan Island. Explore downtown's shops, galleries, pubs, or the Whale Museum before enjoying a delicious dinner with views of the Pacific Northwest at Downriggers restaurant. Our overnight accommodations for the next two nights will be at the Friday Harbor Suites on San Juan Island. L,D

Day 4 : Roche Harbor & Crab Lunch
We cruise north this morning to visit the Roche Harbor Resort. After a guided tour, we have plenty of time to stroll the resort on our own. The on-site San Juan Sculpture park is the largest park of its kind in the Pacific Northwest. At midday, our cruise continues with a savory cracked crab lunch. As we dine our ship’s crew will search for orca, humpback whales, bald eagles, harbor seals and other wildlife that call this archipelago home. We return to Friday Harbor where one of a dozen restaurants will have the cuisine, ambiance and unique views that are right for you. B,L 

Day 5 : Sucia Island Shores
In the morning we cruise north for the picturesque coves and shorelines of Sucia Island, the northernmost of all the San Juan Islands. Lunch is freshly-prepared and served, and afterward we are free to relax or stroll through the forest or along the shoreline. After our unforgettable visit, we board the ship for the last time and return to Bellingham and check-in to our hotel. B,L

Day 6 : North Cascades National Park
Today we begin our journey east, where we will see majestic mountains, coursing rivers and lush valleys along the Cascade Loop. Learn about the mountain range at the visitor center and stop for photos at the spectacular Diablo Lake Vista Point, where several forested cliffs rise out of pristine teal-colored waters. Discover the Old West in Winthrop where we have leisure time for lunch and exploring downtown's Western charm, complete with wood boardwalks and iconic storefront facades. After we check-in to our overnight accommodations at the Sun Mountain Lodge, we enjoy an included dinner. B,D

Day 7 : Eastern Cascades
Our fascinating journey around the Cascade Loop continues south through Chelan and into Wenatchee. We stop at the Ohme Gardens in Wenatchee and stroll through its curated alpine meadows, tranquil pools and romantic vistas. We overnight in Leavenworth with time to browse the dozens of boutique stores in this Bavarian-inspired town. B,D

Day 8 : Boeing Factory Tour 
We conclude our tour around the Cascade Loop in Everett, Washington, home to the largest building on the planet by volume – the Boeing Everett Factory. On the Boeing Future of Flight Aviation tour, we see the fascinating machines and engineering marvels that help to assemble Boeing's fleet of airliners and cargo planes. Later we gather for a Farewell Dinner to celebrate our new friends and adventures in the Pacific Northwest. Our overnight accommodations are in Seattle. D

Day 9 : Fly Home
We return home with lifelong memories of our incredible San Juan Islands & the Cascades adventure.

B - Breakfast; CB - Continental Breakfast; L - Lunch; D - Dinner; T - Tea

Additional Tour Information

Your Holiday Vacations Experience Includes
All airfare, taxes & fuel surcharges
• Holiday Vacations Tour Director & local guides
• Motorcoach and professional Driver
• Baggage handling at hotels
$100 travel voucher for a future Holiday Vacations tour

12 Excellent Meals Featuring
• Dinner at Downriggers on San Juan Island
• Cracked crab lunch aboard ship
• Holiday Vacations Farewell Dinner

All Accommodations Featuring
3 nights in Seattle
2 nights at the Friday Harbor Suites
1 night at the Best Western Plus Heritage Inn in Bellingham
1 night at the Sun Mountain Lodge in Winthrop
1 night at the Bavarian Lodge in Leavenworth

Attractions & Highlights
• Seattle city tour
• Pike Place Market
• Space Needle
• Chihuly Garden & Glass
• San Juan Islands private cruise
• Friday Harbor
• Roche Harbor Resort
• Cascade Loop
• Diablo Lake Vista Point
• Winthrop
• Ohme Gardens
• Leavenworth
• Boeing Future of Flight Aviation Center

Tour Pricing

Category - Occupancy Price (Per Person)
Airports - Double $4899
Airports - Triple $4749
Airports - Quad $4599
Airports - Single $5799

Final Payment Date: 7/7/2018

Guaranteed Airport Departure Cities

All tour prices include airfare from the guaranteed airports listed below. Additional cities, including flights from states not listed, are availible on request. Additional fees may apply. for more information, please call 1-800-826-2266 and one of our friendly Tour Consultants will be happy to assist.


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Tour prices are guaranteed and include airfare, federal taxes, airport security charges, airline segment fees, airport passenger facility charges and fuel surcharges, if applicable. International airfare also includes applicable airport fees and taxes assessed by individual countries. Airline luggage fees are an additional charge and are payable directly to the airlines at check in.


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Departue cities are subject to change due to limited or discontined airline service. The availablility of airline seats may be limited from each departure city. Holiday Vacations reserves the right to provide ground transportation to or from a larger or alternate airport.


You may request a departure from a city not listed. Holiday's air department will determine the feasibility of your request and advise you of any additional cost, if applicable.


You may request a land only price. If the tour is purchased as land only, it will be your responsibility to meet the group at the arrival airport at the time designated by Holiday Vacations. If you prefer, you can join the tour at the first night's hotel. Taxi or other airport transfer costs are not included for independant arrival or departure.

Itinerary ID:10897327 | Tour Code: WESJ0920181
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