The Blue Jays are back! After their incredible season in 2016 you won’t want to miss out this year as they make another run for the World Series. Spend four nights in the Emerald City; experience the thrill of Major League Baseball in the 3-game series between the Jays and the Mariners; see what goes on behind the scenes at Safeco Field, get up close to your favorite players during batting practice.
Day 1 – SEATTLE, WA
Feel the excitement as we board the coach this morning for a leisurely trip down to Seattle. After crossing the border into Washington, arrive at Bellewood Acres, a local favorite. Home to one of the Northwest Washington’s largest apple orchards, enjoy a homemade lunch from the Country Café and Bakery, then browse the farm market and specialty gift shop. Continuing south we arrive in the Emerald City – Seattle where we settle in for the next four nights at the Red Lion Hotel and Conference Center located in Renton. (L)
Day 2 – SEATTLE, WA
The world famous Pike’s Place Market is our destination today. Not far from the Seattle waterfront, the market provides a unique opportunity to visit one of Seattle’s most iconic attractions featuring aisles of gleaming fruits and vegetables, tables overflowing with fresh floral bouquets and booth after booth selling all manner of locally crafted jewellery, clothing and gifts. Enjoy leisure time back at the hotel before we depart for the ballpark, arriving in time to catch batting practice. Experience the thrill and excitement of Major League Baseball at the first of three games in the series between the Mariners and our beloved Jays. (B)
Safeco Field Ballpark Tour: Join us for a Behind-the-Scenes tour of Safeco Field, the spectacular home of the Seattle Mariners. View areas normally restricted to the public including the Press Box, Owners Suite, Field, Dugouts and the Visitors’ Clubhouse. ($13 pp)
Southcenter Mall: If shopping is more your interest, hop onboard our shuttle to Southcenter Mall for a few hours of retail therapy.
Day 3 – SEATTLE, WA
Join us this morning for a day in Seattle exploring the downtown. Choose how you want to spend your time from the following options:
Harbour Cruise: Board an Argosy Harbour Cruise and enjoy a 1-hour narrated tour of Elliott Bay showcasing the mountain scenery, unique skyline and busy shipyard. Highlights include the colourful waterfront, the spectacular city skyline, one of the world’s largest shipping terminals and the majestic Cascade and Olympic mountain ranges.
City Tour: Ride the Ducks of Seattle is an entertaining tour by both land and sea onboard an amphibious WWII vehicle. Prepare to quack your way through the downtown neighborhoods of Seattle while being entertained by your duck captain who will enlighten you with interesting anecdotes and history on this beautiful city.
Return to the Seattle waterfront and enjoy time perusing the shops, visiting the aquarium if you so choose or grab a bite to eat. There are many dining options around the pier to satisfy any seafood lover’s appetite. Visit the Ye Olde Curiosity Shop, world renowned for its fantastic and bizarre free museum. Return to the hotel for an afternoon to refresh then reboard the coach as we head back to Safeco Field for batting practice followed by game two in the series. (B)
Day 4 – SEATTLE, WA
Enjoy a leisurely morning before we depart back to Safeco Field to cheer on the Jays as they play the final game against the Mariners this afternoon. Return to the hotel for a free evening and your final night in Seattle. (B)
Day 5 – RETURN HOME
Following breakfast this morning we begin our homeward journey, including a stop at the duty free store before crossing the border back into BC. Bid farewell to friends both new and familiar as we look forward to a return match up in 2018. (B)
Day 1-4 – Seattle, WA
Day 5 – Return Home
• Professional Tour Director
• 4 Nights Accommodation at
the Red Lion in Renton
• 5 Meals: 4 Breakfasts
& 1 Lunch
• 3 Games in Lower
• Harbor Cruise or
Ride the Duck Tour
• Optional Activities
• Door-to-Door Service