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8 Days 7 Nights
Group size: 4-30
Be Curious
1 Escorted Group
From $3,966pp

Venture Insight

Enjoy this unique experience showcasing American culture and visiting magnificent sites along the way. There is plenty of time to explore and discover local secrets at each destination.


Columbia River Gorge

Wind your way along the corridor of the historic Columbia River Highway and experience the power and beauty of nature up close at Multnomah Falls and its awe-inspiring cascade of icy water. 

Crater Lake

The deepest lake in the USA - you will stand in wonder at its blue water + stunning setting surrounded by cliffs almost 2000 feet high and home to old grown forests.

Ashland

Nestled at the base of the Siskiyou and Cascade mountain ranges, it is a cultural hot spot right now and ranked in the Top 10 of the “100 Best Small Art Towns in America” it is easy to understand with its award winning galleries, theatres and restaurants.

Itinerary

day 1

Seattle

This evening, mingle with other group members at a meet + greet reception hosted by our guide, a beer aficionado + destination specialist. We’ll be given an introduction to our 8-day exploration of the Pacific Northwest’s unrivalled beauty; spectacular waterfalls + lakes, magnificent mountains + volcanic monuments, young, vibrant cities—and some of the most imaginative craft beers in the country.
day 2

Seattle

This morning we’ll tour Seattle, an unpretentious port city populated with natural + cultural amenities that epitomize the attraction of the Northwest. Visit its colourful neighbourhoods + iconic attractions such as historic Pioneer Square, + the Space Needle. This afternoon will be for tastings. The proliferation of Seattle craft breweries is mind boggling. The city’s small-batch producers tend to know their stuff, producing solid line-ups of supremely drinkable IPAs, stouts and more. You’ll find loads of restaurants this evening serving regional cuisine paired with specially selected brews. Seattle dishes are heavily influenced by Asian + Native American traditions + typically feature locally-caught seafood.
day 3

Seattle to Portland

ike Place Market is as much a part of Seattle’s identity as the evergreens, the mountains, + the water. Past or present members of the Pike Place Market community will guide us through the market ensuring we receive special treatment. Meet the Market’s lively characters + hear their memorable stories. See fish fly, cheese being made, + the “original” Star-bucks store, + savour tastings at no less than 7 food stalls. Upon arrival in Portland, there’ll be time to re-lax, have dinner + taste some of the local brews before meeting up for a special evening program. You’ll be given real ghost hunting equipment before visiting known ghostly places + getting behind the scenes into what hauntings are all about. This is not a theatrical performance. It's a true view into the reality of paranormal investigations.
day 4

Portland

Portland sits on the Columbia + Willamette rivers, in the shadow of snow-capped Mount Hood. We’ll enjoy an orientation tour of the city + its iconic gardens. This afternoon, explore more of the city on your choice of tours: join a bicycle tour that will take us to breweries featuring local classics as well as innovative + fresh flavours or enjoy a walking tour to some of the downtown area’s most unique restaurants, food emporiums + food trucks, all while experiencing the City of Roses’ eclectic mix of neighbourhoods.
day 5

Portland to Bend

Spend this day taking in the beauty of two major Pacific Northwest rivers: the Columbia + Hood Rivers. We’ll visit Columbia River Gorge + experience the power + beauty of nature up close at Multnomah Falls, a 611-foot-tall (186m) roaring, awe-inspiring cascade of icy water. We’ll then stop at some of the 12 breweries in this area. Imaginative flavours are created here using local malts, hops + fresh fruit in its beers. Our drive continues south to Bend, known for its richly diverse cultural landscape, award-winning dining + boutique shopping.
day 6

Bend to Ashland

Today we’ll travel to Crater Lake National Park. Created by a collapsed volcano after a violent eruption more than 7,000 years ago, scientists marvel at its purity. Fed only by rain + snow, it’s the deepest lake in the US at nearly 600m. Stand in wonder at its blue water + stunning setting. A National Park Ranger will talk to us about the Park’s origins + special features before we take a leisurely hike filled with breath taking views + photo opportunities. Continue to Ashland + enjoy the downtown this evening. ranked in the top 10 of “The 100 Best Small Art Towns in America,” Ashland is a cultural hot spot, with award-winning galleries, theatres + restaurants.
day 7

Ashland to Cannon Beach

This morning we’ll tour the city of Eugene, home to the University of Oregon + a prominent arts community. After a short walking tour, we’ll stop in an area of Eugene aligned with local breweries, all part of Eugene’s Ale Trail. Ultra pure water from the McKenzie River + an emphasis on local + regional ingredients from hops to grains makes these local beers bold + flavourful. This evening we arrive in the coastal community of Cannon Beach which combines the inspiring beauty of the Oregon Coast with a picture-perfect village by the sea. We’ll enjoy an included final night dinner, paired with local brews, overlooking magnificent Haystack Rock.
day 8

Cannon Beach to Seattle

Start the day with a walk on the beach to dramatic shoreline rock formations like Haystack Rock, one of Oregon’s most recognizable landmarks, rising 235 feet from the edge of the shoreline. Cannon Beach also offers the quintessential small beach town experience. You’ll have time to wander the picturesque sidewalks + courtyards of downtown Cannon Beach to discover art galleries, specialty shops + public art. We depart for Seattle early afternoon. You can be dropped off either at the Seattle-Tacoma airport or downtown Seattle.
day 1

Seattle

This evening, mingle with other group members at a meet + greet reception hosted by our guide, a beer aficionado + destination specialist. We’ll be given an introduction to our 8-day exploration of the Pacific Northwest’s unrivalled beauty; spectacular waterfalls + lakes, magnificent mountains + volcanic monuments, young, vibrant cities—and some of the most imaginative craft beers in the country.
day 2

Seattle

This morning we’ll tour Seattle, an unpretentious port city populated with natural + cultural amenities that epitomize the attraction of the Northwest. Visit its colourful neighbourhoods + iconic attractions such as historic Pioneer Square, + the Space Needle. This afternoon will be for tastings. The proliferation of Seattle craft breweries is mind boggling. The city’s small-batch producers tend to know their stuff, producing solid line-ups of supremely drinkable IPAs, stouts and more. You’ll find loads of restaurants this evening serving regional cuisine paired with specially selected brews. Seattle dishes are heavily influenced by Asian + Native American traditions + typically feature locally-caught seafood.
day 3

Seattle to Portland

ike Place Market is as much a part of Seattle’s identity as the evergreens, the mountains, + the water. Past or present members of the Pike Place Market community will guide us through the market ensuring we receive special treatment. Meet the Market’s lively characters + hear their memorable stories. See fish fly, cheese being made, + the “original” Star-bucks store, + savour tastings at no less than 7 food stalls. Upon arrival in Portland, there’ll be time to re-lax, have dinner + taste some of the local brews before meeting up for a special evening program. You’ll be given real ghost hunting equipment before visiting known ghostly places + getting behind the scenes into what hauntings are all about. This is not a theatrical performance. It's a true view into the reality of paranormal investigations.
day 4

Portland

Portland sits on the Columbia + Willamette rivers, in the shadow of snow-capped Mount Hood. We’ll enjoy an orientation tour of the city + its iconic gardens. This afternoon, explore more of the city on your choice of tours: join a bicycle tour that will take us to breweries featuring local classics as well as innovative + fresh flavours or enjoy a walking tour to some of the downtown area’s most unique restaurants, food emporiums + food trucks, all while experiencing the City of Roses’ eclectic mix of neighbourhoods.
day 5

Portland to Bend

Spend this day taking in the beauty of two major Pacific Northwest rivers: the Columbia + Hood Rivers. We’ll visit Columbia River Gorge + experience the power + beauty of nature up close at Multnomah Falls, a 611-foot-tall (186m) roaring, awe-inspiring cascade of icy water. We’ll then stop at some of the 12 breweries in this area. Imaginative flavours are created here using local malts, hops + fresh fruit in its beers. Our drive continues south to Bend, known for its richly diverse cultural landscape, award-winning dining + boutique shopping.
day 6

Bend to Ashland

Today we’ll travel to Crater Lake National Park. Created by a collapsed volcano after a violent eruption more than 7,000 years ago, scientists marvel at its purity. Fed only by rain + snow, it’s the deepest lake in the US at nearly 600m. Stand in wonder at its blue water + stunning setting. A National Park Ranger will talk to us about the Park’s origins + special features before we take a leisurely hike filled with breath taking views + photo opportunities. Continue to Ashland + enjoy the downtown this evening. ranked in the top 10 of “The 100 Best Small Art Towns in America,” Ashland is a cultural hot spot, with award-winning galleries, theatres + restaurants.
day 7

Ashland to Cannon Beach

This morning we’ll tour the city of Eugene, home to the University of Oregon + a prominent arts community. After a short walking tour, we’ll stop in an area of Eugene aligned with local breweries, all part of Eugene’s Ale Trail. Ultra pure water from the McKenzie River + an emphasis on local + regional ingredients from hops to grains makes these local beers bold + flavourful. This evening we arrive in the coastal community of Cannon Beach which combines the inspiring beauty of the Oregon Coast with a picture-perfect village by the sea. We’ll enjoy an included final night dinner, paired with local brews, overlooking magnificent Haystack Rock.
day 8

Cannon Beach to Seattle

Start the day with a walk on the beach to dramatic shoreline rock formations like Haystack Rock, one of Oregon’s most recognizable landmarks, rising 235 feet from the edge of the shoreline. Cannon Beach also offers the quintessential small beach town experience. You’ll have time to wander the picturesque sidewalks + courtyards of downtown Cannon Beach to discover art galleries, specialty shops + public art. We depart for Seattle early afternoon. You can be dropped off either at the Seattle-Tacoma airport or downtown Seattle.

Includes

7 nights' accommodation, welcome reception, 1 x dinner, sightseeing as specified, transportation, professional guide + Beer Aficionado.

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