From Portland: Walla Walla Wine & Rail Tour (3 days)

Ride the wine train through the stunning Columbia River Gorge to the heart of Eastern Washington’s famed Wine Country. Volcanoes, waterfalls and orchards guide the way towards picturesque vineyards and culinary treats. Lewis & Clark, Oregon Trail pioneers and modern day travelers have declared Walla Walla welcoming and friendly. Come and see why.

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Our 7-day tours from Seattle can include an option of departing from Portland. Please call us for details!

Day 1: Portland, OR to Tri-Cities, WA

Check in with your InquisiTours Tour Director at Union Station (3:30 pm) and board the Empire Builder. This classic rail journey takes you through the scenic Columbia River Gorge in the shadow of volcanoes, past waterfalls into the heart of Washington wine country. While on board, you will enjoy dinner and getting to know your fellow travelers. After a late-night arrival into Pasco WA, you will be taken to a nearby hotel for a restful night sleep. Overnight.

Meals: Dinner on the train

Day 2: Walla Walla, WA

Enjoy a morning walk along the mighty Columbia River before following the Oregon Trail to the Ft. Walla Walla Museum where we will learn about the lifestyles, traditions, and crafts of the region's residents. With over 100 wineries in the Valley, we’ll find one that pairs nicely with lunch. Before heading into town we’ll tour the historic neighborhoods before checking into our hotel for the night. The evening is yours to explore the many fine dining options in town.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch.

Day 3: Walla Walla

This morning we will get in touch with Walla Walla’s creative side enjoying walking art and history. The rest of the day is yours to do what you please. You can choose from an optional excursion or may decide to spend your day exploring, shopping, or visiting the numerous tasting rooms or art galleries in town. Whatever you decide to do, you will want to be back in time for a special dinner.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 4: Walla Walla, WA to Portland, OR

After a leisurely morning, we will meander country roads and farmlands before heading to Pendleton Oregon, home of the world-famous Round-Up and Woolen Mill. From there, we will make our way back to Portland along the scenic Columbia River Gorge with a few stops before taking you back to Union Station around 5 pm.

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch

There must be a minimum of 10 people booked in order for this tour to be completed. In the event we are short on reservations, you will be contacted.