Vineyard from Napa Valley Wine Train

Golden Gate Bridge, San Francisco

Fisherman's Wharf, San Fransisco

Oregon Coast

Downtown Reno Nevada

September 2018 Group at Napa Valley Wine Train

California Wine Country San Francisco and Oregon Coast

DEPARTURE: Edmonton 7:00 am | Red Deer 9:00 am | Calgary 12:00 pm | Fort Macleod 2:00 pm | No pick-up in Lethbridge

This tour takes you to the natural beauty of the Pacific Northwest with visits to the Oregon Coast Aquarium and Redwood National Park.  Travel south across the legendary Golden Gate Bridge to the “City by the Bay”, San Francisco, for more fantastic sightseeing.  The highlight of your visit to Wine Country will be the spectacular views and gourmet lunch served onboard the Napa Valley Wine Train.  Additional stops include a visit to the mountain resort of Lake Tahoe, the old-west town of Virginia City and the unique town of Jackpot.  


    • 13 days | September 2, 2024
    • Prices to be announced 
      • USA West
      • Motorcoach
      • Passport Required





Edmonton to Calgary to Cranbrook

Tuesday. All aboard for a scenic tour to the Pacific Northwest and California. Depart Edmonton, meeting additional travel companions as you head south via Red Deer to Calgary.  Lethbridge passengers board the coach in Fort Macleod but will be dropped off in Lethbridge on the return trip.  Continue to the Days Inn in Cranbrook, BC for overnight. 


Cranbrook to The Dalles

Wednesday.  Cross the Canada/US border and make your way through three Pacific Northwest states: Idaho, Washington and Oregon.  Your destination is The Dalles for overnight at the Cousins Country Inn located near Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area.


The Dalles to Newport

Thursday.  Today experience the soul of the Columbia, the grand river of the American West.  Large dams and fish ladders dot the picturesque route to Portland, where you swing west to the rugged Oregon coast.  Take in the sights as you travel south on the spectacular Pacific Coast Scenic Byway, ending your day in Newport, home of Oregon’s largest fishing fleet. Prior to arrival at the oceanfront Hallmark Resort, visit the OREGON COAST AQUARIUM where you can connect with the fascinating marine and bird life inhabiting nearby waters.  


Newport to North Bend

Friday.  Enjoy the scenery today as you wind along the coastal route marked by endless bays and jagged rocks pounded by ocean surf.  After a leisurely lunch in OLD TOWN FLORENCE, enter the unusual landscape of the OREGON DUNES NATIONAL RECREATION AREA.  This extraordinary area contains huge hills and deep valleys of sand, several lakes and numerous “ghost” forests created by the timeless action of the wind moving the massive sand dunes.  Tonight, stay at the Mill Casino Hotel, overlooking the beautiful Coos Bay in North Bend.


North Bend to Eureka

Saturday.  Begin your day with a visit to the MYRTLEWOOD FACTORY where intricately grained rare hardwood is turned into a surprising array of exquisite and useful products.  Continuing south, enter California redwood country, stopping in the famous REDWOOD NATIONAL PARK, a place where the trees are so tall the sun seldom hits the ground!  Arrive at the Best Western Plus Humboldt Bay Inn in downtown Eureka for overnight.


Eureka to San Francisco

(2 nights) Sunday.  Discover the charming Victorian architecture and colourful murals on a tour through Eureka.  Marvel at the towering redwood trees as your motorcoach navigates the AVENUE OF THE GIANTS, known as the finest forest drive in the world.  Visit the informative HUMBOLDT REDWOODS STATE PARK headquarters.  Have a tasty PICNIC LUNCH amidst the majestic trees before continuing south. Cross the legendary Golden Gate Bridge into the “City by the Bay”.  Arrive in San Francisco for a two-night stay at the Hotel Riu Plaza Fisherman’s Wharf.  Your hotel is conveniently located within walking distance of Fisherman’s Wharf, Pier 39 and the iconic cable car lines.


San Francisco

Monday.  This morning, a GUIDED TOUR will introduce you to one of the most exciting and best-loved cities in the world.  Your sightseeing excursion includes a ride on a world-famous CABLE CAR to Union Square and a panoramic view of San Francisco and the bay area from the top of Twin Peaks.  Reach PIER 39 in time for lunch, browsing time and a water excursion on board a San Francisco BAY CRUISE.  The rest of the day is yours to enjoy in this fascinating city.  Return to your hotel for overnight.



San Francisco to Napa

(2 nights)  Tuesday.  Leave the city behind as you move north to the idyllic Napa Valley for a two-night stay.  The birthplace of the California wine industry, this 17‑mile-long valley is lined with hundreds of acres of vineyards where many world-class wines are created.  Enjoy a WINERY TOUR and TASTING prior to arriving at the Best Western Inn at the Vines.



Wednesday.  A revitalizing day is in store for you today as you ride the NAPA VALLEY WINE TRAIN to the quaint village of St. Helena and back!  A delicious multiple course GOURMET LUNCH is served while you watch the lush countryside pass by from the comfort of an antique dining car.  Following the train excursion, the rest of the day is yours to explore this beautiful area.


Napa to Lake Tahoe to Virginia City to Reno

Thursday.  Today journey over the Sierra Nevada mountains, sometimes called the “Range of Light,” due to its faintly-coloured peaks.  Make a brief stop in the resort and gambling town of SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, home to the largest alpine lake in North America.  Continue on to VIRGINIA CITY with time to wander on the wooden sidewalks of this famous old-west mining town.  Continue to Reno, the “Biggest Little City in the World”, to stay at Circus Circus Reno Hotel and Casino.


Reno to Jackpot

Friday.  Bid farewell to Reno, then pass through the semi-arid landscape of northern Nevada to the popular casino town of Jackpot.  Spend the night at Cactus Petes Resort Casino.


Jackpot to Great Falls

Saturday.  Travel north across the state of Idaho, and enter Montana, also known as “Big Sky Country”.  Arrive at the Holiday Inn Great Falls for your last evening together.  Share favourite trip highlights with your fellow travellers at a HOSTED FAREWELL DINNER.


Great Falls to Calgary to Edmonton

Sunday.  Stop at the duty free store and then re-enter Canada.  Return home with fond memories of your holiday.

tour route map for oregon coast and california wine country

Included in Your Holiday

  • First class transportation on an air‑conditioned, washroom-equipped motorcoach
  • Quality accommodation and tax
  • Services of an experienced Tour Director and Driver
  • Baggage handling, one average piece per person
  • Travel Bag
  • Traveller’s Handbook
  • Admission for all attractions and sightseeing as outlined in the itinerary
  • Oregon Coast Aquarium
  • Old Town Florence
  • Oregon Dunes National Recreation Area


  • Myrtlewood Factory
  • Redwood National Park
  • Avenue of the Giants
  • Humboldt Redwoods State Park
  • Picnic Lunch
  • Guided tour of San Francisco
  • Cable Car Ride
  • Pier 39
  • Bay Cruise
  • Winery Tour and Tasting
  • Napa Valley Wine Train including a Gourmet Lunch
  • South Lake Tahoe
  • Virginia City
  • Farewell Dinner
  • Meals Include:  4 Breakfasts, 2 Lunches, 1 Dinner.

2024 Prices to be announced

Cost per person | Prices in Canadian Dollars  | GST on Canadian portion