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National Parks of the Northwest US

15 days, Seattle to Portland

A group of bison walk on the side of the road in Yellowstone NP Wyoming, United States
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Imagine a two-week breath of fresh air and you've pretty well summed up this 15-day tour of some of the greatest American national parks there are. With big city fun in buzzing Seattle and funky Portland, unique and quirky small towns like Wallace and Jackson, and all the stunning western grandeur your eyes can soak in, this trip has it all. Combining hiking in parks big and small, sipping craft brews, savouring artisanal donuts, dipping your toes in the Pacific Ocean, and relaxing in cowboy bars, this whirlwind trip is the answer for anyone looking for a true adventure away from home.

15 days

Seattle to Portland

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Trip Code: NUSP

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Imagine a two-week breath of fresh air and you've pretty well summed up this 15-day tour of some of the greatest American national parks there are. With big city fun in buzzing Seattle and funky Portland, unique and quirky small towns like Wallace and Jackson, and all the stunning western grandeur your eyes can soak in, this trip has it all. Combining hiking in parks big and small, sipping craft brews, savouring artisanal donuts, dipping your toes in the Pacific Ocean, and relaxing in cowboy bars, this whirlwind trip is the answer for anyone looking for a true adventure away from home.

Is this tour for me?

Travel Style: Classic

All of the highlights, culture, access, and I-can’t-believe-we-did-that moments, all at a great price.

Service Level: Standard

Comfortable tourist-class accommodations with character; mix of public and private transport.

Physical Rating: 3 - Average

Some tours may include light hiking, biking, rafting, or kayaking in addition to walking.

Trip Type: Small Group

Small group experience; Max 14, avg 12

Age requirement: 12+

All travellers under age 18 must be accompanied by an adult.

Visa Requirements

15 days

Seattle to Portland

Sold Out

There are no departure dates currently available for the rest of this season. Some tours only run during parts of the year.

Trip Code: NUSP

Need a flight? We can help.

Call us to book your flights! We'll find you the best option!

Map of the route for National Parks of the Northwest US

Places visited

  • United States

Itinerary

Day 1Seattle

Arrive at any time. There are no activities planned until an evening welcome meeting.

Exclusive Inclusions:

Your Welcome Moment Meet Your CEO and Group

Day 2Seattle/Mount Rainier National Park

Drive to nearby Mt Rainier National Park. Explore the park on one of the many hiking trails, including the Skyline, Nisqually Vista, or Bench/Snow Lake Trail.

Day 3Mount Rainier National Park/Wallace

Continue east through the state of Washington. Check out scenic Coeur d'Alene, Idaho, en route to the quirky, small town of Wallace.

Day 4Wallace/Glacier National Park

Enjoy the drive into Montana, and head to Glacier National Park for the first night of camping in Big Sky Country.

Meals included:

Dinner

Day 5Glacier National Park

Explore Glacier NP with its many glaciers, lakes and streams. Opt to drive Going-to-the-Sun Road and reach the Continental Divide.

Meals included:

Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner

Day 6Glacier National Park/Bozeman

Drive south to the university town of Bozeman, Montana. Enjoy a hotel night before carrying on to Yellowstone.

Meals included:

Breakfast | Lunch

Day 7Bozeman/Yellowstone National Park

Spend the day driving through the northern section of Yellowstone National Park. The ride can be slow-going due to all the stopping for bears, elk and bison that may cozy up to the road. Soak in the scenery before camping just outside the park.

Meals included:

Lunch | Dinner

Day 8Yellowstone National Park

Continue exploring more sections of the park, home to the most wild animals in the US. Check out waterfalls, take short hikes and lay eyes on Old Faithful.

Meals included:

Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner

Day 9Yellowstone National Park/Jackson

Spend the morning driving through Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks before reaching the fun, cowboy town of Jackson Hole. Opt to check out some hikes nearby, do some shopping or check out cool cafés. In the evening, opt to whet the whistle at a cowboy bar.

Meals included:

Breakfast

Day 10Jackson/Boise

Start heading west to Boise, Idaho, stopping at Craters of the Moon National Monument en route.

Day 11Boise/Bend

Continue on to Bend, Oregon, consistently voted one of the best places to live in the US. Arrive in time to explore a bit of the town.

Day 12Bend/Eugene

Leave early to spend a few hours at gorgeous Crater Lake National Park. Enjoy a short hike in the area before continuing on to the university town of Eugene.

Day 13Eugene

Enjoy an included excursion to a nearby coastal town to relax on the beach or try a sand boarding excursion. Feel free to opt out and spend the day exploring more of Eugene.

Day 14Eugene/Portland

Drive the final stretch north to the city of Portland. One of the most popular cities to visit north of California on the West Coast, Portland is artsy, funky and full of great eating and drinking options. Spend the afternoon getting to know this charming city.

Day 15Portland

Depart at any time.

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What's Included

  • Your Welcome Moment: Meet Your CEO and Group
  • Mt Rainier Park visit
  • Coeur d'Alene stop
  • Glacier NP visits
  • Yellowstone NP visits
  • Grand Teton NP visit
  • Craters of the Moon National Monument visit
  • Crater Lake NP visit
  • Oregon Coast visit
  • All transport to/from included activities and between all destinations

Accommodations

Hotels (9 nts), hotel (1 nt, shared facilities), participation camping in or around national parks (4 nts).

Meals

4 breakfasts, 4 lunches, 4 dinners
Allow USD530-690 for meals not included.

Transportation

Private vehicle, walking

Staff & experts

Chief Experience Officer (CEO) throughout.

Departures

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National Parks of the Northwest US

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