Portland to Walla Walla Wine Tour

Natural Wonders of Washington State

Departure from Seattle

Natural Wonders of Washington State 7-day Tour

From $3499 / Per Person, Double Occupancy

Washington State is the land of abundance and diversity. The Cascade Mountains, the Columbia River, the Salish Sea, and the rolling hills of Eastern Washington, are the natural foundation of this area. The charming small towns of Washington that fish, forage, and farm these regions reveal the personality of the Northwest. The historical and culinary culture comes to life as we travel this extraordinary place.

Age
21+

Duration
7 Days

Location
Seattle to LaConner to Winthrop to Walla Walla to Stevenson to Olympia

Dates
Year-round

  • Departure
    Seattle, WA
  • Departure Dates:
    No set departure dates - you pick your dates! Please contact us directly.
  • Accommodation
    6-nights centrally located, deluxe hotels
  • What´s Included
    A small group of fewer than 12 people
    6-nights accommodations in deluxe centrally located hotel
    Transportation
    Daily breakfasts
    4 lunches
    2 dinners includes wine/beer
    3 receptions includes wine/beer and appetizers
    3 tasting room fees
    All tours, park, and admission charges as indicated in the itinerary
    Local, expert guiding by the InquisiTours Tour Director
    Luggage service
  • Not Included
    Gratuities for your driver-guide
No set departure dates! Call us and we will customize a departure date that works best for you!

Day 1
Seattle to LaConner

Your Tour Director will pick you up at your Downtown Seattle hotel. Enjoy a morning at the iconic Space Needle and the visually stunning Chihuly Garden of Glass. After lunch, we head north to the Skagit Valley and the pleasant town of LaConner, located on the Swinomish Channel, leading to the Salish Sea. With time on your own, explore the vibrant waterfront, filled with boutiques, cafes, and galleries. Tonight, join us for a welcome reception. (R)

Meals Included: Reception

Day 2
LaConner to Winthrop via N. Cascades N.P.

Today we head for the mountains. The North Cascades National Park is one of North America's most remote and rugged landscapes. With stunning vistas and accessible trails, you'll spend a full day in the mountains. Finish the day in Methow Valley town of Winthrop, with its boardwalks, unique shops and western charm; it offers a truly unforgettable experience. Saddle up for a drink at Washington State's oldest saloon before dinner on your own. (B,L,R)

Meals Included: Breakfast, Picnic Lunch, Reception

Day 3
Winthrop to Walla Walla

This morning we make our way to the far Southeast of the state and explore the dramatic Columbia River Basin. Orchards and vineyards complete the expansive views as we stop in Washington's apple capital, Wenatchee, and for lunch along the shores of the "Great River of the West." After a scenic drive into Walla Walla, the heart of the wine country, and voted America's No. 1 wine town, our day will finish with a glass of world-class wine. (B,L,R)

Meals Included: Breakfast, Picnic Lunch, Reception

Day 4
Walla Walla

On your free day, your available activities include a visit to the Whitman Mission National Historic Park, a bike tour, wine tasting, wine blending & production tour, golf, or a sculpture and art walk. One of the West Coast's most charming small towns, your day in Walla Walla is filled with world-class wine and pastoral scenery of the Palouse region. Set in the foothills of the Blue Mountains, the Walla Walla Valley is known for it's Oregon Trail and Native American history. The charming main street will entice you with shops, art galleries, and the ever-present wine tasting rooms. Whatever you choose to do, you will want to be back in time for a wine-paired dinner. (B,D)

Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 5
Walla Walla to Stevenson (Skamania Lodge)

The backdrop of vineyards and stunning scenery continue as we travel through the scenic Columbia River Gorge. We will stop for lunch at the Maryhill Winery, perched on a bluff with panoramic views of Mount Hood and the Columbia River. Our final destination today is set in the shadow of volcanoes among an evergreen forest at the Skamania Lodge. The lodge offers a luxurious Northwest setting with included activities such as nature trails, zip-lining, painting classes and more. The hotel offers a number of dining options for dinner on your own. (B,L)

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 6
Stevenson to Olympia via Mt. St. Helens National Monument

Travel today to Washington's geological wonder Mt. St. Helens. Since its eruption in 1980, visitors walk the trails, take in scenic vistas, and exhibits the mountain offers. After a picnic lunch in the park, travel to the state capital, Olympia. Set along the Puget Sound, Olympia offers a coastal setting with vibrant history, native culture, and abundant seafood. On our last night together, we will meet for a farewell dinner at one of the many dockside restaurants. (B,L,D)

Meals Included: Breakfast, Picnic Lunch, Dinner

Day 7
Day 7: Olympia to SeaTac Airport

After breakfast, we will tour both the State Capitol Building and Batdorf & Bronson Coffee Roasters before departing for your trip to SeaTac airport for your your return flight home, or to downtown Seattle hotel if you are extending your stay. (B)

Meals Included: Breakfast