Pacific Coast Explorer with Alaska Cruise
About West Coast,
From San Diego to Seattle, this vacation highlights the Pacific Coast’s beauty and exciting cities. Start in San Diego, California’s second-largest city, with a sightseeing tour and time to explore the city on your own. Head to Los Angeles, home to musical and film celebrities, and tour some of the city’s most popular sites. Enjoy the shoreline from Santa Monica to Santa Barbara, where you’ll visit the 200-year-old mission, then head to Solvang, where Denmark has been recreated. On your way to San Francisco, stop at William Randolph Hearst’s opulent Hearst Castle, with splendid antiques, art treasures, and exotic possessions purchased at an estimated $50 million. Enjoy beautiful views along 17-Mile Drive near Monterey. Continue to San Francisco, famous for its cable cars and steep streets, and spend two overnights. See the city’s famous landmarks on your sightseeing tour, take a boat ride to infamous Alcatraz Prison, and enjoy time to explore on your own. Of course, a trip to this area would not be complete without a stop in the wine-growing valley of Sonoma. Enjoy a guided tour and wine tasting at one of the well-known Sonoma wineries. Then, see the world’s tallest trees in spectacular Redwood National Park and along Avenue of the Giants before heading north into Oregon. Enjoy some of Oregon’s beautiful coastal towns, including Bandon-by-the-Sea, Coos Bay, Florence, Tillamook, and Newport. In Portland, sightseeing shows off its numerous parks and beautiful flower gardens. Then, head to Seattle and enjoy a sightseeing tour that features the Space Needle, Pike Place Market, and more. Board your Holland America cruise ship for a spectacular journey through Alaska’s picturesque Glacier Bay. Hear the thunderous roar as glaciers crash into the sea, experience some of Alaska’s small towns, and watch for wildlife such as sprouting whales and soaring eagles—the scenic trip of a lifetime!
Sightseeing:In San Diego, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Wine Country, Bandon-by-the-Sea, Portland, and Seattle; TCL Chinese Theatre, Hollywood Walk of Fame, 200-year-old Mission, Hearst Castle, Alcatraz, included wine tasting, Oregon Coast Aquarium, International Rose Test Garden at Washington Park, and Volcano Visitors Center.
SAN DIEGO Wyndham Garden San Diego (F)LOS ANGELES Sportsmen’s Lodge Hotel (F)SAN LUIS OBISPO Best Western Plus Royal Oak Hotel (MF)MONTEREY Monterey Downtown Days Inn (ST)SAN FRANCISCO San Francisco Marriott Marquis (SF)EUREKA Best Western Humboldt Bay Inn (F)COOS BAY Red Lion Hotel Coos Bay (F)NEWPORT Shilo Inn Oceanfront Resort (ST)PORTLAND Crowne Plaza Portland Downtown (F)SEATTLE Best Western Plus Executive Inn (F)ALASKA CRUISE Holland America’s MS Westerdam
3 continental breakfasts (CB), 7 breakfasts (B), 6 lunches (L), 7 dinners (D)
NOTE:Cruise itineraries are provided by Holland America Line and are up to date at time of publishing. Your travel documents will contain the most current information.
Transportation:Private, deluxe air-conditioned motorcoach while touring; Holland America’s MS Westerdam.