Oregon's Coast, Cascades & Craft Beers (NB)

8 Day Tour from Portland to Portland

2019 Tour Details

Explore the Pacific Northwest to experience the beauty, bounty, and craft beers of the Oregon coast. Your guided tour of Oregon begins in Portland. Enjoy sightseeing in the avant-garde city’s eclectic atmosphere, and be treated to a special Brewer’s Dinner at a famous Portland brewery. You’ll travel east towards Mount Hood, with a stop at incredible Multnomah Falls, and then onto the Hood River Valley known for its bountiful orchards. Relax with an evening of leisure in one of Bend’s many breweries, restaurants, or nightclubs. Take a trip to Crater Lake National Park, and stay overnight in Medford, with plenty of spots for dinner and local craft brews. Pass orchards, creameries, and vineyards on your way to the coastal town of Florence, and take a dune buggy ride along the shore. In Newport, learn about brewing practices, cooperage, and distillery practices of making great craft beer. You’ll also visit the Tillamook Cheese Factory, tour Cape Meares State Park, and take in the spectacular ocean views from Astoria. Your guided vacation of Oregon is a Pacific Northwest experience you won’t want to miss.
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 Destinations & Sightseeing

PORTLAND
Sightseeing, Globus Local FavoriteGlobus Local Favorite brewer’s dinner at Widmer Brothers Brewing
MULTNOMAH FALLS
Sightseeing
HOOD RIVER
Globus Local FavoriteGlobus Local Favorite Enjoy a visit to a local orchard
BEND
Lunch & tasting at Deschutes Brewery & Public House
CRATER LAKE NATIONAL PARK
Sightseeing
FLORENCE
Globus Local FavoriteGlobus Local Favorite Explore the sand dunes on a dune buggy ride
NEWPORT
Tour with dinner & tasting at Rogue Brewery
TILLAMOOK
Tour the cheese factory; visit Cape Meares State Park
ASTORIA
Farewell dinner; visit the Astoria Column

Transportation:

Free Wi-Fi available on your motorcoach and in most hotels

 Meals

 Meals & Itinerary

Breakfast daily, 2 lunches including a box lunch in Crater Lake, 3 three-course dinners including a farewell dinner in Astoria

 Itinerary

Inside visits and special features are shown in UPPERCASE in the tour description, including admission charges where applicable.

Day 1 ARRIVE IN PORTLAND

Welcome to Portland! At 6 pm, meet your fellow traveling companions for a welcome drink. Your Tour Director will prepare you for your upcoming adventure.

Day 2 PORTLAND

Morning sightseeing featuring the city’s eclectic neighborhoods, Pioneer Courthouse Square with its famous food carts, and Washington Park, home of the International Rose Test Gardens. This afternoon is at leisure to explore on your own. Why not visit Portland’s Saturday Market and pick up a handmade souvenir, enjoy a delicious creation at Voodoo Doughnut, or explore Powell’s Bookstore—the largest bookstore in the world? This evening, a special Globus Local FavoriteGlobus Local Favorite BREWER’S DINNER at WIDMER BROTHERS BREWING, famous for its Hefeweizen.

Breakfast Breakfast
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Day 3 PORTLAND–MULTNOMAH FALLS–HOOD RIVER–BEND

This morning, travel east taking in vistas of famous Mount Hood, towering over the valley below at 11,239 feet. Visit MULTNOMAH FALLS, a 611-foot-tall roaring and awe-inspiring cascade of icy water. Then onto Hood River to visit a Globus Local FavoriteGlobus Local Favorite LOCAL ORCHARD, where you’ll have a chance to sample some of the region’s delicious produce and enjoy a special treat. Continue to the picturesque city of Bend for a 2-night stay. This evening is at leisure to explore some of Bend’s 27 breweries, restaurants, and vibrant nightlife.

Breakfast Breakfast

Day 4 BEND

After a morning at leisure, enjoy lunch and a tasting at DESCHUTES BREWERY & PUBLIC HOUSE. You may wish to try some of Deschutes’ first beers, like Black Butte Porter and Mirror Pond Pale Ale. The remainder of the day is at your leisure. You may want to browse the downtown area’s many shops and art galleries, take a Segway City Sights tour, stroll along the Deschutes River, or jump on the Bend Brew Bus for a unique tour that visits four different breweries.

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Day 5 BEND–CRATER LAKE NATIONAL PARK–MEDFORD

Today is devoted to CRATER LAKE NATIONAL PARK. Founded in 1902, Crater Lake is the fifth-oldest national park in the United States. Here, you’ll discover a deep-blue lake created by the eruption and collapse of Mount Mazama almost 7,000 years ago. Don’t forget your camera, as photo opportunities abound! Next, make your way to Medford. Your hotel is centrally located and within walking distance to shops, restaurants, and several craft breweries.

Breakfast Breakfast
LunchLunch

Day 6 MEDFORD–FLORENCE–NEWPORT

Travel west as you make your way past orchards, creameries, and vineyards on your way to the coastal town of Florence. Enjoy a Globus Local FavoriteGlobus Local Favorite DUNE BUGGY ride as you ascend and descend the impressive dunes and along the ocean beach. This evening, visit ROGUE BREWERY, learn about their sustainable brewing practices, their distillery, and traditional cooperage. After the tour, enjoy dinner and a tasting of Rogue’s most popular beers.

Breakfast Breakfast
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Day 7 NEWPORT–TILLAMOOK–ASTORIA

Today, we visit the TILLAMOOK CHEESE factory, where you can take a tour, and try samples. Next, explore more of Oregon’s beautiful coast as we visit CAPE MEARES STATE PARK to see the historic lighthouse and admire incredible views of the Pacific Ocean. Don’t miss the famous Octopus Tree. Continue to Astoria, located on the mouth of the Columbia River. This evening, join your Tour Director and fellow travel companions to enjoy a farewell dinner made with local ingredients and complimented with some of Oregon’s best beers and wine.

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Day 8 ASTORIA–PORTLAND

This morning, visit the ASTORIA COLUMN for spectacular views of the city and Pacific Ocean below. Next, travel back to Portland for your homebound flights. Please schedule flights after 2 pm. The tour ends at the Marriott Downtown Waterfront hotel in Portland for guests with extra nights.

Breakfast Breakfast

 Tour Director

With Globus, there’s no better way to get to know your destination than through the eyes of your Tour Director. Averaging over a decade... we’d like you to meet a Tour Director, who is representative of the type of expert that will be with you on your vacation.

DEREK LUNDGREN

Escorting tours for more than 5 years

The Western United States' national parks have some of the most spectacular scenery on the planet, and provide experiences and memories that last a lifetime. Where else can you see wild animals roam free among natural wonders and stunning canyons? It's my great honor to introduce travelers to these beautiful places as I tell the little-known facts and stories that bring each destination to life.

Tour Director - DEREK LUNDGREN

 Accommodations

Portland
Bend
Medford
Newport
Astoria

 Optional Excursions

The following optional excursions are examples only for this vacation. These may or may not be offered, and availability is subject to days of operation and seasonality. Please select a departure date to view optional excursions and pricing for a specific date (due to currency fluctuation, pricing shown is subject to change until purchased).

Price Ranges

$ ($50 USD and under)
$$ ($51 - $100 USD)
$$$ ($101 - $150 USD)
$$$$ (Over $150)

No Excursions are available at this time.

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