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Portland Explorer

Portland Explorer

5 days / 4 nights
Departs daily
From Los Angeles

Travel aboard Amtrak’s Coast Starlight service Los Angeles to Portland & return.

  • Oregon Coast & Portland

Day 1 — Los Angeles / Amtrak

Begin your journey with service aboard Amtrak’s Coast Starlight train service in Superliner Sleeper Class. Enjoy meal service in the dining car featuring complete meals served on China. The Pacific Parlour Car offers complimentary wireless internet access, coffee and bar, and provides wine tasting and theatre. Tonight you settle in for a cozy sleep in your Superliner roomette or bedroom. Lunch & dinner included aboard Amtrak. Overnight Amtrak

Day 2 — Amtrak / Portland

Wind your way through the Cascade Mountains and into the Williamette Valley to the city of Portland. Portland, Oregon’s largest city, sits on the Columbia and Williamette rivers, in the shadow of snow capped Mount Hood. It’s known for its parks, bridges, and bicycle paths as well as for its eco-friendliness, micro-breweries, and coffeehouses. Iconic Washington Park encompasses sites from the formal Japanese Garden to Oregon Zoo and its railway. The city hosts thriving art, theatre, and music scenes. Overnight Portland

Day 3 — Portland

Described as one of the most European cities in America, the atmosphere is progressive, celebrating great food, artisan coffee & cheeses, beer and wine. Portland is a shoppers dream with an assortment of boutiques, open markets, and kiosks offering handmade clothing, carvings and fresh produce. May we suggest a visit to Powell’s City of Books store (over 1.5 million), or a stop at Voodoo Donuts for delicious eclectically designed treats. Overnight Portland

Day 4 — Portland / Amtrak

Mid-afternoon departure aboard Amtrak’s train Coast Starlight in Sleeper Class accommodations. Enjoy delicious meals and a relaxing night aboard the train as you roll into the night. Dinner served aboard Amtrak. Overnight Amtrak

Day 5 — Amtrak / Los Angeles

A full day of travel has you passing through Sacramento, Emeryville, Oakland, and Santa Barbara on your way back to Los Angeles. Enjoy the views of the California coastline and spend time with old friends or new as you journey into the night with mid-evening arrival into Los Angeles. Breakfast, lunch & dinner included aboard Amtrak.

Price Includes

  • Transportation and transfers, as described.
  • Select sightseeing, activities, and admissions, as described (Seasonal Availability).
  • Meals as described.
  • Accommodation as described.
  • Not included — any items not listed such as but not limited to meals (other than listed); baggage handling; gratuities; travel insurance; personal expenses; custom tour add-ons.

2018 Canadian dollar prices — per guest, double occupancy in hotels • Senior = 60 years and better.

2018 Season
January 1 – December 31
Priced from: TBD
Average summer price: TBD
Pricing for accommodation and rail travel varies considerably throughout the year, please call for further details.
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