Springtime in Oregon
a kaleidoscope of colours!
Spring is a garden paradise in Oregon as the multitude of colours blanket the rows upon rows of blooming tulip fields that are backed by the snow-capped beauty of Mt. Hood. It is a breathtaking sight to behold.
Discover the hidden gems of Oregon on this wonderful six-day journey through the Willamette Valley, a region whose farm-to-fork food scene, excellent wine industry, pioneering nature and scenic wonders are on full display. The simple pleasures await!
DAY 1 – TULALIP, WA
Enjoy the beautiful spring weather as we make our way to into Washington and arriving at the luxurious Tulalip Resort Casino for our overnight stay.
DAY 2 – CLACKAMAS, OR
Today starts with a visit to Wolf Haven International, an organization that has rescued more than two hundred captive-born wolves and provided them with permanent homes. Continue to Clackamas and the Monarch Hotel for our three-night stay.
Wolf Haven is a nationally recognized wolf sanctuary that has been providing permanent homes for displaced, captive-born animals since 1982.
DAY 3 – PORTLAND, OR
Tour Marquam Hill Ranch, a family run alpaca farm, before arriving at the Oregon Garden Resort. With over twenty specialty gardens and features, you are guaranteed a delectable viewing experience. End the day at the Wooden Shoe Tulip Farm and gaze upon the displays of tulips and daffodils offering a kaleidoscope of colours with over forty acres blooming simultaneously.
(At the discretion of Mother Nature).
EXPERIENCES & HIGHLIGHTS
The Oregon Garden is a stunning 80-acre botanical garden that features more than twenty specialty gardens showcasing the diverse botanical beauty of the Willamette Valley and Pacific Northwest.
Experience colourful fields reminiscent of Holland, bursting with 40 acres of tulips in full bloom at the family-run Wooden Shoe Tulip Farm. What started as a small garden in 1974 has turned into one of the largest tulip farms in the Pacific Northwest.
DAY 4 – PORTLAND
Today we visit the historic Pittock Mansion, an architectural wonder, before hopping on board the Spirit of Portland for a two hour lunch cruise on the Willamette River.
DID YOU KNOW?
Construction of Pittock Mansion began in 1912. The Pittocks only lived in it for 4 short years before they died. The City of Portland saved it and opened it to the public in 1965 as a historical museum.
DAY 5 – TULALIP, WA
We begin our morning at Bob’s Red Mill Company Store, an unmatched old world stone mill. We continue our journey north arriving, once again, at the Tulalip Resort Casino for our final night stay.
DAY 6 – RETURN HOME
We retrace our route home this morning, bidding farewell to fellow travelling companions as we return home with fond memories of Springtime in Oregon.