Highlights of the Columbia and Snake Rivers
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Highlights of the Columbia and Snake Rivers

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Itinerary and Meals
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Destination & Sightseeing

ITINERARY

Day 1 - Arrive in Oregon
Welcome to Portland. Meet your Tour Manager at 6:00 p.m. and fellow travelers for a welcome dinner in the hotel. Meal: D

Day 2 - Mount Hood and Timberline Lodge:
Begin by traveling to Mount Hood, the highest mountain in the state. Lunch is at the incredible Timberline Lodge. Considered an architectural wonder, it was declared a National Historic Landmark in 1977. Back in Portland, enjoy a guided tour of the city which includes the Old Town Historic District and International Rose Test Gardens. Meals: B, L

Day 3 - The Spectacular Columbia River Gorge
Depart Portland for the spectacular Columbia River Gorge to visit Vista House, where sheer cliffs rise 2,000 feet. Stop at beautiful Multnomah Falls, a 600-foot tall roaring cascade of water and mammoth Bonneville Lock and Dam. Later, arrive in Pendleton, known for its western heritage and traditions. Tonight, dinner is at Hamley Steakhouse serving real American food found in kitchens and bunkhouses across the West. Meals: B, D

Day 4 - Pendleton Woolen Mills and Fort Walla Walla
Begin the day at Pendleton Woolen Mills, producers of high-quality woolen clothing and blankets since 1909. Crossing into Washington a stop is made at Fort Walla Walla. Dating from 1806, when Lewis and Clark traveled the area, Fort Walla Walla has seen the 1840s wagon trains, the 1856 military post and the 1860s gold rush days. Meals: B, D

Day 5 - Hells Canyon Full Day Jet Boat Trip
Embark today on an epic Jet Boat journey on the incredible Snake River into Hells Canyon National Recreation Area, the deepest river gorge in North America. Learn about Native American history, local geology, miners and the U.S. Mail delivery from the narration of your U.S. Coast Guard certified captain. See three mountain ranges, three states and four rivers while enjoying your included sack lunch onboard. Visit Kirkwood Ranch and Museum at the turn around point before returning to Lewiston. Meals: B, L

Day 6 - Historic Rider Ranch and Lake Coeur d’Alene Dinner Cruise
Depart for Rider Ranch, a 1300-acre real working ranch. Enjoy a horse drawn wagon ride through their meadow where cattle, horses, elk, deer and other wild animals roam before a hearty “cowboy” lunch, lovingly prepared by the ranch hands. Finish up with a dessert cooked in dutch ovens and served with ice cream. Then, check into the fabulous Coeur d’Alene Resort with plenty of time to freshen up before the evening dinner cruise on Lake Coeur d’Alene. Meals: B, L, D

Day 7 - Wallace Silver Mine Tour and Native American Cultural Dinner
Take the short drive to Wallace, known as the country’s largest silver producer, for a tour of a real silver mine. Go underground and see how hard-rock mining was done from retired minor guides. Take a quick peek inside a real Bordello for a tasteful look at this glimpse of the past. Your farewell dinner is an authentic Tribal experience featuring native storytelling, traditional music and dance as well as authentic tribal cuisine. Meals: B, D

Day 8 - Travel Home
Depart for home from this memorable vacation with a group transfer at 8:00 a.m. to the Spokane International Airport for flights out after 11:00 a.m. Meal: B

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