Pacific Northwest by Rail

San Francisco • Portland • Seattle

Get ready for the trip of a lifetime through three gorgeous cities: San Francisco, Portland, and Seattle.
Get to know San Francisco on board a hop-on, hop-off sightseeing tour that takes you to the city’s most popular attractions, including the Golden Gate Bridge. Check out the towering redwoods in Muir Woods and enjoy a leisurely afternoon in the quaint Sausalito. Discover Portland and enjoy a scenic dinner cruise along the Willamette River. Your last stop is Seattle, where you’ll explore the Emerald City on a guided sightseeing city tour that will take you to all the hot spots including the Space Needle the world famous Pike’s Market.
From £1937pp

What's Included

  • Flights from Dublin to San Francisco and return Seattle to Dublin
  • 6 NIGHTS hotel accommodations; 1 NIGHT aboard Amtrak
  • Multiple sightseeing tours
  • 2 meals (2 dinners)
  • Based on 2 adults sharing, travelling in March 2018
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Staff Tips

San Francisco-The world famous Mavericks surfing contest is held just south of Half Moon Bay, about 1 hour outside of SF, every year. You can watch the incredible athletes who surf these 50 foot waves. The contest is held with only 24 hours' notice depending on ocean conditions. It is a once-in-a-lifetime event.

Linda Collins

Travel Expert

Seattle-Take a ferry crossing to the San Juan Islands –they are like natures theme parks - you may spot Orca Whales on your way!

Sarah McCormick

Travel Expert

Your Adventure...

Arrival in San Francisco
San Francisco
Overnight aboard Amtrak®
Portland
Portland
Portland to Seattle
Seattle
Your Journey Ends in Seattle
  • Day 1 Arrival in San Francisco

    Your journey begins in San Francisco, the “City by the Bay.” Visit one of San Francisco's most beloved attractions—Fisherman's Wharf. This waterfront community is rich in both culture and fun. Don't forget to stop by Pier 39 and scope out the famous sea lions as they bask in the lovely California sunshine. Your included attraction pass will get you admission to many of the pier's attractions and discounts at shops and stores. Enjoy your included dinner at the end of Pier 39 at Swiss Louis Restaurant.
    (Overnight in San Francisco)
    Hotel: Holiday Inn Fisherman’s Wharf or similar

  • Day 2 San Francisco

    Climb aboard a hop-on, hop-off sightseeing tour of San Francisco! The sightseeing excursion comes with your Pier 39 pass and gives you the opportunity to explore all San Francisco has to offer. You can hop on and off the tour at any of the stops to further explore any area that strikes your fancy at your own pace. Stops include Chinatown, the Golden Gate Bridge, North Beach, Union Square, Golden Gate Park, the Civic Centre, and many more.
    (Overnight in San Francisco)
    Hotel: Holiday Inn Fisherman’s Wharf or similar

  • Day 3 Overnight aboard Amtrak®

    Today, you'll take a tour of the scenic Muir Woods and the charming city of Sausalito. On the drive to Muir Woods, you'll cross over the Golden Gate Bridge and then disembark in the serene forest filled with towering redwoods. Once you've taken in all the natural beauty that Muir Woods has to offer, you'll spend some quality time in Sausalito, a stunning seaside village that is home to many artists. You'll have some free time to enjoy this fascinating village, which is full of eclectic shops and great restaurants. Then, ride back to Fisherman's Wharf and tra on your own to the Amtrak station, where you will board the Coast Starlight® for Portland. The scenery along this route is truly breathtaking and widely regarded as one of the most spectacular of all train routes. Relax, unwind, and take in the gorgeous views as you make your way to “Rose City.”
    (Overnight aboard Amtrak®)

  • Day 4 Portland

    The evening is yours to discover “The City of Roses.” If you're looking for something to do, Portland has more than 30 local breweries. It is also a shopper's paradise since it doesn't have any sales tax. With all the excitement of a big city and the charm of a small town, Portland is an amazing destination with so much to offer.
    (Overnight in Portland)
    Hotel: Shilo Inn Portland Rose Garden at the Convention Centre or similar

  • Day 5 Portland

    Explore Portland on a hop-on, hop-off sightseeing tour. Stops include Pioneer Square, the Oregon Zoo, and many more popular destinations! Feel free to hop off at any stop to further explore the area at your leisure. This evening will feature a scenic dinner cruise in downtown Portland along the Willamette River.
    (Overnight in Portland)
    Hotel: Quality Inn & Suites Seattle Centre or similar

  • Day 6 Portland to Seattle

    Travel to Portland's Union Station and board the Coast Starlight for Seattle. The lush forests and fertile valleys provide a stunning backdrop for your journey to the “Emerald City.” Upon arrival in Seattle, check into your hotel and start exploring all this beautiful city has to offer!
    (Overnight in Seattle)

  • Day 7 Seattle

    Enjoy a guided sightseeing city tour of Seattle, where you will visit all the city's top attractions, including the world famous Pike Place Market! Your fun-filled day in Seattle also includes a ride to the top of the Space Needle, the most iconic structure in the city. Travel 520 feet above the ground to the observation deck for amazing views of Mt. Rainer and Elliot Bay.
    (Overnight in Seattle)

  • Day 8 Your Journey Ends in Seattle

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