Take a beautiful trip up the coast from Los Angeles to three gorgeous cities – San Francisco, Portland and Seattle – then back down to Los Angeles. Get to know San Francisco on board a hop-on, hop-off sightseeing tour that takes you to the city’s most popular attractions, including the Golden Gate Bridge. Check out the towering redwoods in Muir Woods and enjoy a leisurely afternoon in the quaint Sausalito. Discover Portland and enjoy a scenic dinner cruise along the Willamette River. Your last stop is Seattle, where you’ll explore the “Emerald City” on a guided sightseeing city tour that will take you to all the hot spots including the Space Needle and the world-famous Pike's Place Market.
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*Multi-day hop-on, hop-off tour is seasonal from late May to early October. The Oregon Historical Society admission will be included in the off-season.
Package prices are per person, double occupancy, tax included. Prices do not include rail from your hometown. Please call for pricing. Package prices are subject to change without notice, and all reservations are based upon availability at the time of booking. Amtrak travel is for Coach accommodations unless otherwise noted. Upgrades to Roomette or Bedroom accommodations on board Amtrak are available. Call for pricing. Other restrictions may apply. Activities referenced in the itinerary during free time are for suggested purposes only and are not included. Seasonal activity (if applicable): During the off-season, some tours may not be available. In this case, a similar tour will be substituted. Passports (if applicable): Passports are required when crossing the Canadian border. Amtrak and Amtrak Vacations are registered service marks of the National Railroad Passenger Corporation.
DAY 1 LOS ANGELES TO SAN FRANCISCO
Your journey begins this morning in Los Angeles, where you'll board the train for a relaxing and scenic ride up the coast to San Francisco, the “City by the Bay.” Once to the city, check in at your hotel for two-night stay. (Overnight in San Francisco)
DAY 2 SAN FRANCISCO
Enjoy a full day today discovering all of San Francisco's wonderful sights! Climb aboard a hop-on, hop-off sightseeing tour of San Francisco! You can hop on and off the tour at any of the stops to further explore any area that strikes your fancy at your own pace. Stops include Chinatown, the Golden Gate Bridge, North Beach, Union Square, Golden Gate Park, the Civic Center, and many more. Enjoy your included dinner at the end of Pier 39 at a popular restaurant. (Overnight in San Francisco) D
DAY 3 OVERNIGHT ON BOARD AMTRAK®
Today, you'll take a tour of the scenic Muir Woods and the charming town of Sausalito. On the drive to Muir Woods, you'll cross over the Golden Gate Bridge and then disembark in the serene forest filled with towering redwoods. Once you've taken in all the natural beauty of Muir Woods, you'll spend some quality time in Sausalito, a stunning seaside village that is home to many artists. You'll have some free time to enjoy this fascinating village, which is full of eclectic shops and great restaurants. Then, ride back to Fisherman's Wharf and travel on your own to the Amtrak station where you will board the Coast Starlight® for Portland. The scenery along this route is truly breathtaking and widely regarded as one of the most spectacular of all train routes. Relax, unwind, and take in the gorgeous views as you make your way to “Rose City.” (Overnight onboard Amtrak)
DAY 4 PORTLAND
The evening is yours to discover “The City of Roses.” If you're looking for something to do, Portland has more than 30 local breweries. It is also a shopper's paradise as there is no sales tax. With all the excitement of a big city and the charm of a small town, Portland is an amazing destination with so much to offer. (Overnight in Portland)
DAY 5 PORTLAND
Explore Portland on a hop-on, hop-off sightseeing tour. Stops include Pioneer Square, the Oregon Zoo, and many more popular destinations! Feel free to hop off at any stop to further explore the area at your leisure. This evening will feature a scenic dinner cruise in downtown Portland along the Willamette River. (Overnight in Portland) D
DAY 6 PORTLAND TO SEATTLE
Travel to Portland's Union Station and board the Coast Starlight for Seattle. The lush forests and fertile valleys provide a stunning backdrop for your journey to the “Emerald City.” Upon arrival in Seattle, check into your hotel and start exploring all this beautiful city has to offer! (Overnight in Seattle)
DAY 7 SEATTLE
Enjoy a guided sightseeing city tour of Seattle, where you will visit all the city's top attractions, including the world-famous Pike Place Market! Your fun-filled day in Seattle also includes a ride to the top of the Space Needle, the most iconic structure in the city. Travel 520 feet above the ground to the observation deck for amazing views of Mt. Rainer and Elliot Bay. (Overnight in Seattle)
DAY 8 OVERNIGHT ONBOARD AMTRAK
Board the train this morning for your overnight journey back down the coast toward Los Angeles. Relax and settle in as you enjoy the spectacular views out your window along the way. (Overnight onboard Amtrak)
DAY 9 YOUR JOURNEY ENDS IN LOS ANGELES
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