From Los Angeles to Seattle, this vacation highlights the Pacific Coast’s beauty and exciting cities. Start in Los Angeles, home to musical and film celebrities, and tour some of the city’s most popular sites. Enjoy the shoreline from Santa Monica to Santa Barbara, where you’ll visit the 200-year-old mission, then head to Solvang, where Denmark has been recreated. </BR></BR>On your way to San Francisco, stop at Hearst Castle, the opulent mansion of wealthy newspaper tycoon William Randolph Hearst—with splendid antiques, art treasures, and exotic possessions purchased at an estimated $50 million. Enjoy beautiful views along 17-Mile Drive near Monterey. Spend two overnights in stunning San Francisco, famous for its cable cars and steep streets. See the city’s famous landmarks on your sightseeing tour, take a boat ride to infamous Alcatraz Prison, and enjoy time to explore on your own. Of course, a trip to this area would not be complete without a stop in the wine-growing valley of Sonoma. Enjoy a guided tour and wine tasting at one of the well-known Sonoma wineries. Then, view the world’s tallest trees in spectacular Redwood National Park and along Avenue of the Giants before heading north into Oregon.</BR></BR>Enjoy some of Oregon’s beautiful coastal towns, including Bandon-by-the-Sea, Coos Bay, Florence, Tillamook, and Newport. In Portland, Oregon’s largest city, your sightseeing tour shows you why Portland is better known as the “City of Roses.” Then, head to Seattle for sightseeing including the Space Needle, Pike Place Market, and more. </BR></BR>Finally, board your Holland America cruise ship for a spectacular journey through Alaska’s picturesque Glacier Bay. Hear the thunderous roar as glaciers crash into the sea, experience some of Alaska’s small towns, and watch for wildlife such as spouting whales and soaring eagles—the scenic trip of a lifetime!
Sightseeing:In Los Angeles, San Francisco, Wine Country, Bandon-by-the-Sea, Portland, and Seattle; TCL Chinese Theatre, Hollywood Walk of Fame, Santa Barbara Mission, Hearst Castle, Alcatraz, included wine tasting, International Rose Test Garden at Washington Park, and Volcano Visitors Center. Inside visits as shown in UPPERCASE in the tour description, including admission charges where applicable.
LOS ANGELES L.A. Hotel Downtown (D)SAN LUIS OBISPO Best Western Plus Royal Oak Hotel (MF)MONTEREY Days Inn Monterey Downtown (ST)SAN FRANCISCO Marriott Marquis (SF)EUREKA Best Western Plus Humboldt Bay Inn (F)COOS BAY AREA Mill Casino Hotel (F)NEWPORT Shilo Inn Oceanfront Resort (ST)PORTLAND Doubletree by Hilton Portland (F) / Courtyard by Marriott Portland City Center (F) on departure May 2SEATTLE Best Western Plus Executive Inn (F)
3 continental breakfasts
Transportation:Private, deluxe air-conditioned motorcoach while touring.