NW Wine and Rail Tour

August 24 - 29, 2021: NW Wine and Rail Tour (5-days - Roundtrip Seattle)

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We knew we would be traveling by train and motor coach to Leavenworth and Walla Walla and having some wine tasting along the way. What we did not know was how luxurious and inviting the accommodations would be, how picturesque the scenery, how delicious the food and wine, how much we would learn about the people, the history, the land, the bountiful crops and the waterways. The apple tasting was(almost) as much fun as the wine tasting. There was something for everyone from shopping, to museums, to hikes, to art walks, to delightful restaurants and great company. Guy loves his state and loves sharing its beauty and history. And I am thrilled to have been a part of the tour.

Explore Washington's Wine Country

August 24 - 29, 2021: NW Wine and Rail Tour (5-days - Roundtrip Seattle)

Double Occupancy: $2299
Single Occupancy: $2999
Per Person Double Occupancy
SEATTLE
LEAVENWORTH
WALLA WALLA

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.

Age

21+

Duration

5 Days

Location

Seattle to Leavenworth, to Walla Walla, back to Seattle

Dates

August 24 - 29, 2021

Departure

Seattle, Washington

Departure Dates

August 24 – 29, 2021

Accommodations

4-nights centrally located deluxe hotels

What's Included
What's Not Included
Are you looking for a different date than the ones listed above? Call us and we will customize a departure date that works best for you!

Day 1

Seattle, WA to Leavenworth, WA
Meet your InquisiTours Tour Director at Seattle King Street Station in the afternoon (3:30 pm) to board the Amtrak Empire Builder. As you leave Seattle, sit back and enjoy the views of Puget Sound, the Cascade Mountains, and Wenatchee National Forest before evening arrival in the Bavarian mountain town of Leavenworth.
Meals Included: Dinner aboard the train

Day 2

Leavenworth, Washington

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.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Reception

Day 3

Leavenworth, Washington to Walla Walla, Washington

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.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 4

Walla Walla, Washington

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.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 5

Walla Walla, Washington to Seattle, Washington
After a hearty breakfast, we will make our way out of the Walla Walla Valley toward Seattle. On our journey West, we will travel through the Yakima Valley and over the Cascade Mountains making numerous scenic stops, including lunch, before dropping you back at King Street Station around 5 pm. Please let us know if you are taking an Alaska Cruise so we can time your arrival if it’s before 5 pm.
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch