Leaving Downtown Portland, travel through the rolling farmlands and over the gentle coast range. The first stop will be at Camp 18 for a short break and a peek into the past. Here you can investigate old-time logging equipment, a restaurant and a gift shop all housed in one of the largest log cabins.
Get out your camera for the next stop at Klootchy Creek Park, to see “the tallest Sitka Spruce in the US.”
You will then travel to Cannon Beach where you’ll catch glimpses of the magnificent Pacific Ocean, smell the salt air and hear the waves pounding against the rocky coastline. You will have time to explore the shops, galleries, and the many restaurants. A must-see and a wonderful photo opportunity is Haystack Rock, towing 235 feet above the water, it is the most photographed monolith on the Oregon coast. You’ll stop in the Tillamook area, which gets an annual rainfall of over 90 inches and sustains Oregon’s most productive dairy center. At the Tillamook cheese factory, observe the cheese-making process and sample the finished produce, including the ice-cream.
On the return trip to Downtown Portland you will follow the Wilson River Highway returning around 6:00 PM at Pioneer Courthouse Square.
Duration: 9 HOURS
Tour the burgeoning Oregon Wine Country of the Willamette Valley. Learn about the processes of making wine, and how this unlikely climate became home to so many vineyards.
While you can find many Oregon wines online or in knowledgeable wine stores, there are many exclusive offerings that are only available in Oregon winery tasting rooms. From superior and exclusive wines to the beautiful tasting rooms, come and taste wines such as Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, Pinot Gris, Riesling, Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc, Merlot or Nebbiolo at three local wineries.
Your tour will end at Pioneer Courthouse Square, in Downtown Portland around 4:00 PM.
This tour is not recommended for anyone under the age of 21 years old. Space is limited - please plan to book early!
Duration: 7 HOURS
Stroll on your own or ride the tram (on-off privileges unlimited) through the Oregon Garden. With more than 20 specialty gardens and features, uncover waterfalls, quiet ponds, fountains, a unique display of conifers, the 400-year old Signature Oak, gardens just for children, beautiful vistas, and works of arts.
The Seasons in the Gardens:
Spring in bloom is the season nature wakes up and pushes forth new growth, color and form.
During summer, beat the heat under the shade of a pergola or stroll near one of many water features.
In the fall, with trees ablaze, colors of red, orange, gold and green are a beautiful sight to behold.
While at The Gardens you can tour the “Gordon House,” the only home in Oregon designed by Frank Lloyd Wright it is the only Wright-designed home in the Pacific Northwest that is opened to the public.
On the return trip to Portland you will stop in Silverton for lunch (on own) and shopping, arriving back at Pioneer Courthouse Square in Downtown Portland around 4:00 PM.
Duration: 7 HOURS
Your package includes a Woodburn Company Stores Preferred Shopping Card & center directory, a Woodburn Company Stores tote bag, Complimentary Cubic Zirconia earrings, jewelry cleaner and cleaning cloth from Ultra Diamonds (a $60 value!), tall, flavored, one-shot drink and a cookie from Java Crew (a $4 value) and a Woodburn Company Stores souvenir gift (a $10 value).
Please note that this package does not include transportation. Vouchers may be redeemed at customer service, suite 508 during office hours.
Office hours are: Monday-Friday, 8:30 am-5 pm and Saturday - Sunday, 10 am-5 pm.
Monday-Saturday, 10 am-8 pm
Sunday, 10 am-7 pm
Holiday hours may vary
Woodburn Company Stores
1001 Arney Road
Woodburn, OR 97071
At 11,239 feet Mt. Hood is the second most climbed peak in the world. The often photographed Mt. Hood is home to Historic Timberline Lodge, a classic post-depression make work project in 1929.
Next, travel the scenic route to Hood River Valley where you will stop at a fruit stand to sample the bounty for which the valley is known. Runoff from Mt. Hood’s volcanic slopes enrich the soils in the valley making Hood River Valley one of the largest fruit growing regions in Oregon.
Lunch (on own) is under the Bridge of the Gods on the scenic Columbia River.
The tour continues to Multnomah Falls, plummeting 620 feet to the river gorge floor. At the base of the fall sits, Historic Multnomah Falls Lodge, circa 1925. You can either climb the foot path to the Benson Bridge or visit the lodge in its entire splendor.
Travel the scenic highway visit Crown Point Vista House along with a photo stop at Latourell, Wahkenna and Horsetail Falls from your coach window. Continue on the scenic highway en route to Downtown Portland arriving around 5:30 PM at Pioneer Courthouse Square.
Duration: 8.5 HOURS
This combo tour combines the morning Portland City Tour with a visit to the Portland Japanese Garden and the popular one-half day afternoon Columbia River Gorge and Multnomah Falls Tour. Perfect for those with limited tour time, or for those wishing to see it all in a day!Spend your morning enjoying your driver’s fascinating stories about Portland’s colorful past see the sights of Downtown, Old Town, Chinatown, the Pearl District, the forested West Hills overlooking Portland and majestic Mt. Hood in the distance. Visit the International Rose Test Garden and the most authentic Japanese Garden outside of Japan.
In the afternoon, visit the Bonneville Dam and Visitors Center to see salmon swimming up the fish ladder and “Herman” the pre-historic sturgeon. Other sights on this tour include Multnomah Falls, Crown Point’s Vista House, Latourell Falls, Wahkeeena Falls, Horsetail Falls and the Historic Columbia Gorge Highway.
Duration: 8.5 HOURS
Bonneville Dam provides hydropower productions, fish and wildlife protection, recreation and navigation for the Portland area. Bonneville Dam has one of the largest public viewing facilities and you can take a self guided tour. You will also learn about the Bonneville fish hatchery, which produces millions of native fish for release into the Columbia River and operates two restoration programs for threatened and endangered species of native northwest fish.
After touring the facility, you will then travel to Multnomah Falls, the second highest year-round waterfall in the United States plummeting 620 feet to the river gorge floor, and is Oregon’s number one tourist destination. On this tour you will have the opportunity to visit the falls up close and witness all the sights and sounds that make this destination so popular.
As you make your way back to Portland you will stop at Crown Point Vista House, one of the best look out points in the Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area. Photo stops from your coach window for Latourell, Wahkenna and Horsetail Falls, arriving in Downtown Portland around 5:30 PM at Pioneer Courthouse Square.TOUR HIGHLIGHTS:
Duration: 4.5 HOURS
Portland is the only city in the United States with an extinct volcano within the city limits. Twenty downtown water fountains were a gift to the city from an early-20th century timber Baron. Experience what makes Portland such a special city.
Your tour will begin at Pioneer Courthouse Square “Portland’s Living Room.” You will begin by winding through the streets of Downtown, Old town and Chinatown. See the Pearl District, a neighborhood that is being renewed to upscale loft condos, then its fountains, bridges, markets, sculptures, the theater district, parks, museums, and buildings.
It is just a few minutes drive to Washington Park where you will tour Arlington Heights residential area and the Hoyt Arboretum. In Washington Park, you will visit the world-renowned International Rose Test Gardens and the incredible gift shop.
Pittock Mansion, listed on the National Historic Register, is the next stop. Here you will tour the mansion which was completed in 1914, with stunningly progressive features including a central vacuum system, intercoms, and indirect lighting. The final estate includes the mansion, a three car garage, a greenhouse, and the Italianate gate lodge servants’ residence, all situated on 46 acres of land almost 1,000 feet above Portland.
Your tour will end in Downtown Portland at Pioneer Courthouse Square around 4:00 PM.
Duration: 3 HOURS
Your tour starts at Pioneer Courthouse Square “Portland’s Living Room.” The narration will include Portland’s past, present and future, as your tour unfolds revealing the secrets and highlights of the city.
You’ll begin by winding through the streets of Downtown, Old town and Chinatown. The Pearl District is a beautiful old neighborhood that is being renewed to upscale lofts and condos. It’s an area of fountains, bridges, markets, sculptures, the theater district, parks, museums and more just waiting to be discovered.
It’s just a few minutes drive to Washington Park where you’ll tour the Arlington Heights residential area and the Hoyt Arboretum. In Washington Park, you’ll visit the world-renowned International Rose Test Gardens and the incredible gift shop. Next, you’ll tour the Japanese Gardens. The Gardens include a formal Japanese Tea House, meandering streams, intimate walkways, and an unsurpassed view of Mt. Hood (The Japanese Gardens are not available on Mondays when we head to the World Forestry Center instead).
Your tour will end in Downtown Portland at Pioneer Courthouse Square at approximately 12:00 PM.
Please note: On Mondays, the World Forestry Center is substituted for the Japanese Garden.
Duration: 3 HOURS