NW Wine and Rail Tour
Departure from Seattle
Explore Washington's Wine Country
Ride the rails and take a journey to the heart of Eastern Washington and Wine Country. Enjoy the rugged Mountain views and Bavarian charms of Leavenworth. Grand vistas of the Columbia River, pioneer history, and world class wines await you in Walla Walla, Washington’s friendliest town. Sun-kissed Yakima Valley offers the largest variety of fresh grown produce in the Pacific Northwest – grapes for wine, hops for beer and fresh produce for your table. Scenic stops will offer you a taste of this region before we wind our way through the heavily wooded and volcanically formed Cascadia Range and back to beautiful Seattle.
Seattle to Leavenworth, to Walla Walla, back to Seattle
August 24 - 29, 2021
Departures dates can be customized, and private trips accomodated. Contact us for more details.
4-nights centrally located deluxe hotels
What's Not Included
Enjoy a morning walk exploring the charming Bavarian town of Leavenworth, the outlying river valley, and nearby trails. The rest of the day is yours to do what you please. With attractions such as the Nutcracker Museum, wine tasting, shopping, miniature golf or even walking more riverside trails there is plenty to keep you engaged in the village. In the evening, join us for a festive reception featuring authentic cuisine and craft ales.
In the morning board your van as we explore the dramatic Columbia River Basin. Orchards and vineyards complete the expansive views as we travel into the heart of the wine country. You’ll enjoy a delightful lunch at one of the Red Mountain AVA wineries. After a scenic drive to Walla Walla, our day will finish with a brief walking tour of the town and a glass of wine before checking into the hotel for the night. The evening is yours to explore the many dining options in town.
Walla Walla touring! In the morning join your guide for a walking art tour of downtown and Whitman College campus. Then, learn about the lifestyles, traditions, and crafts of the region’s residents including Native Americans, the Lewis and Clark expedition, and stand on the Oregon Trail with a visit to the Whitman Mission. The rest of the day is yours for exploration. You can choose from an optional excursion or to spend your day exploring, shopping, or visiting the numerous tasting rooms and art galleries in town. Whatever you do, you will want to be back in time for a special multi-course dinner.