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Planning a Summer Vacation in Washington State

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Updated:06/11/17Washington Where? When planning for a summer vacation, Washington, D.C. probably pops up in the initial conversation before the state of Washington. Which is a shame. As great a vacation destination as the D.C. is, the state of Washington can be even better. From the looming magnificence of Mt. Rainier appearing in the distance from […]

10 Things You Must See and Do in Seattle

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Updated:03/4/17So Much To Do In Seattle There is a lot to do in Seattle so we’ve narrowed down the list here of the top 10+ things you must see and do in Seattle while you visit! Watch in New York Times Video Find websites, phone numbers, and locations for the places you see in the […]

Washington State Coastline Area Info

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Updated:10/7/16Washington State Coastline Along the Washington State coastline adventure abounds on both land and sea, be it birding or whale watching, kite flying or winter storm watching, horseback riding or clam digging. Abundant oysters and fish are the freshest anywhere, whether you catch them yourself or just order them in a restaurant. And remember to […]

Olympic National Park Loop Tour

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Updated:09/11/16Visit The Olympic National Park in Washington State This adventure is more aptly named “water, water every where.” You could not possibly find an itinerary anywhere in the world that covers more different wonderful ways to experience water and wildlife than this one…it’s that unique! You will sea kayak, whitewater raft, observe the Orca , […]

Battle of the Washington Volcanoes Tour

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Updated:06/19/16Amazing Sights Touring Washington Volcanoes In ancient Pacific Northwest Native American lore, Klickitat (Mt. Adams, 12,276 feet) battled with Wiyeast (Mt. Hood, 11.245 feet) for the hand of the beautiful maiden Loo wit (Mt. St. Helens, 8,366 feet). Klickitat and Wiyeast would battle by shooting great walls of flame miles into the sky. Finally, the […]

Mount Rainier Mountain Loop

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Updated:12/14/16The Mountain Loop Six Days Around Mount Rainier National Park The undisputed Queen of all mountains in Washington is Mt. Rainier. Tahoma to the natives, this volcano at 14,411 feet is not only the tallest peak in Washington, it is a living god to all those who have lived beneath her for centuries. 10,000 years […]

North Cascades Cities And Area Info

North Cascades Cities

Updated:06/19/16North Cascades Cities and Towns: A Acme Alger Allen Appleyard Ardenvoir Arlington B Bellingham Bellingham Webcams Big Lake Birch Bay Blaine Bow Brewster Bridgeport Brier Bryant Burlington C Carlton Cashmere Cathcart Chelan Chelan Falls Chesaw Cle Elum Clear Lake Clearview Clipper Coles Corner Colville Confederated Tribes Colville Indian Agency Conconully Concrete Conway Custer D Darrington […]

Tours in the Palouse

Updated:12/3/16Suggested Palouse Day Trip from Spokane Washington From the Spokane Visitors Center The Palouse Praire landscape is laid out a patchwork quilt. Waves of color are in a landscape of green and gold fields covering rolling hills reached by back-country roads. The colors morph from season to season, but the rippling effect never changes. As […]

Western Loop Tours

Updated:06/19/16Western Loop Tours of Washington and Oregon Use this western loop tours itinerary of Washington and Oregon as a guide for planning your trip to the Pacific Northwest. You’ll find resources and contacts throughout the Washington State Tours website. For group tour planners these itineraries are listed with the following group tour sizes. S – […]

Lewis and Clark Tour With Fire

Updated:03/22/16Lewis and Clark Tour From Portland These two choices of a Lewis and Clark tour begin either in Portland Oregon or in Seattle Washington. For group tour planners these itineraries are listed with the following group tour sizes. S – 14 passengers or less M – 14-36 passengers L – 36-55 passengers or more (SML) […]

Higher & Dryer

Updated:04/3/12Higher and Dryer Loop from Spokane, 6 Days This itinerary starts in Spokane and covers the Gateway, Columbia Plateau, North Cascades and Wine Country regions in 6 days. (SML) – 552 miles/ 888.4 km Group Sizes S – 14 passengers or less M – 14-36 passengers L – 36-55 passengers or more Day one: Arrive […]

The Coast Tour

Washington Coast Tour

Updated:10/7/167-Day Scenic Washington Coast Tour From Portland to Seattle (SML) – 673 miles/ 1083 km Day 1 of the Washington Coast Tour Portland to Quinault via Astoria Arrive at Portland International Airport I-5 North to Kelso; Hwy West to Longview; Hwy 433 South to Hwy 30 West to Astoria; North on Hwy 101 to Aberdeen […]

Seattle Loop

Updated:06/9/17Cruise Seattle and the Scenic Cascades Loop Tour Day one: Arrival in Seattle. Spend the evening on your own enjoying the many fine restaurants in the area. Overnight accommodations are provided at the Executive Pacific Plaza Hotel. Day two: Begin the day with an included continental breakfast in the hotel’s breakfast room. Self guided sightseeing […]

Snohomish Tours

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Updated:10/7/16Snohomish Tours – Snohomish County Washington Below are some carefully crafted Snohomish Tours to use for planning your individual trip including Snohomish County or useful for planing larger group travel. – Created by the Snohomish County Tourism Bureau for Washington State Tours. Jump to itinerary: Little Bit of Everything – One Day Eco-Techno Tour – […]

NW Country

Updated:09/3/15Tour Washington with Northwest Country Style Inns Day one: Seattle to Bainbridge Island Arrive Seattle and take the Washington State Ferry for 35-minute trip to Bainbridge Island. Visit Bainbridge Winery, walk to Historic downtown Winslow with over 100 Specialty Shops, Restaurants, and Art Galleries. Accommodation at BEST WESTERN PLUS Bainbridge Island Suites. Day two: Bainbridge […]

Rafting Cascade Loop with Alpine Adventures Tours

Scenic river rafting on the Cascade Loop with Alpine Adventures

Updated:09/22/16Rafting Cascade Loop of Washington State Driving the Cascade Loop in Washington is stunning. Rafting the Cascade Loop it is breathtaking. This is a wondrous eight-day journey that has just the right mix of hard adventure and soft landings. Raft the four best rivers, learn of Chinook Salmon and see for yourself why they are […]

San Juan Islands and Seattle

San Juan Island Cruises

Updated:10/7/16 Pacific northwest highlights tour with San Juan Islands and Seattle pre & post with Fantasy Cruises. Day one of San Juan Islands and Seattle: Upon arrival in Seattle, meet your motor coach for transfer to your hotel. En-route you’ll enjoy the lively pace of Seattle’s pike place market. Thrill to the toss of fresh salmon […]

The Olympics and San Juan Islands Tour

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Updated:10/7/16Day one Olympics and San Juan Islands Arrive SeaTac check in at the Holiday Inn & Suites Federal Way Optional Seattle walking tour Tillicum Village for dinner Back to Holiday Inn & Suites for overnight Day two Breakfast at the hotel Depart for Grays Harbor, approx 2 hour drive. Grays County for historic tour of […]

White Water and White Wine Tour of Washington

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Updated:06/19/16 River Rafting and Wine Tour Itinerary Day One Arrive at Sea-Tac Airport Stay overnight in Seattle Hotel Dinner at Tillicum Village Day Two Travel over Stevens Pass on Highway 2, and spend the day in Cashmere visiting Aplets & Cotlets candy factory, and the Pioneer History Museum. Spend some time in Wenatchee wine touring, […]

Northern Exposure Tour of Washington State

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Updated:10/7/17This tour itinerary offers an excellent “Northern Exposure Tour” of Washington. Designed for group tours, it is still an excellent itinerary to use for planning a drive trip through Washington State. Day one: Saturday Motor coach Until Summit of Snoqualmie – Hesselgrave Arrive Sea-Tac and transport to Holiday Inn Select, Sea-Tac to executive lounge for […]