Oregon Trails Featuring the Portland Rose Festival
Jun 05-Jun 10, 2014
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Highlights: Portland City Tour, Portland Rose Festival, Mt. St. Helens National Monument, Columbia Gorge Sternwheeler Cruise, Bonneville Dam, Johnson Ridge Observatory, Tillamook Cheese Factory, Winery Visit and Wine Tasting, Pittock Mansion, Washington Park, International Rose Test Garden, Astoria, Fort Clatsop National Memorial, Multnomah Falls
Visit Mt. St. Helens Volcanic National Monument. On May 18, 1980, Mount St. Helens erupted. Shaken by an earthquake measuring 5.1 on the Richter scale, the north face of this tall symmetrical mountain collapsed in a massive rock debris avalanche.
Enjoy a Portland City Tour featuring Washington Park with its famous International Rose Test Garden and a visit to the Pittock Mansion, nestled high on a hill above the city skyline the historic mansion is a symbol of Portland from small lumber town to bustling city.
Experience the Portland Rose Festival, the second largest all-floral parade in North America and the single-largest spectator event in Oregon.
End your journey at Multnomah Falls, the second highest year-round waterfall in the nation. Then experience the history of the Columbia River Gorge and learn about the Lewis and Clark Expedition on a cruise aboard the Sternwheeler Columbia Gorge, an authentic triple-deck paddle wheeler, providing breathtaking vistas. Also see the Bonneville Dam, part of a dam system which produces power and creates a 465-mile navigable waterway. Later enjoy a Winery Visit & Tasting to sample a few of the varieties produced in this region.