Portland to Crater Lake 3 days/ 2 nights

Available dates: 9th, 30th April; 7th, 21st May; 9th, 16th, 30th July; 13th, 27th August; 10th, 24th September

(we can customize the dates for private groups)

Duration: 3-days & 2-nights (package require 4 minimum / 13 maximum)

Pricing: $685.00 per person (based on double occupancy)

Includes: Transportation, Professional Tour Guide, Hotel & tax, breakfast daily

Itinerary:

DAY1 Portland-Eugene, OR

9:00am Depart Portland to Woodburn Outlet Stores

The largest outlet center in the Pacific Northwest with over 85 stores representing big name brands. Shoppers will enjoy the skylight-covered walkways and attractive Northwest architecture and landscaping.

Lunch (on own) at outlets

1:30pm Depart Woodburn for Eugene,OR

2:00pm Wine Tasting & Willamette Valley Vineyards or Roseburg Oregon

After lunch we will take you out to one of Oregon’s fastest growing wine regions and do a little wine tasting in the Southern Willamette Valley with some amazing Pinot Noir and the Applegate Valley, known for its big reds and numerous varietals that thrive in this climate.

6pm Arrival in Eugene,OR and check-in hotel

Overnight Eugene,OR

DAY2 Eugene-Crater Lake National Park

8:00am Depart for Crater Lake National Park

Will drive along the Umpqua River on the Umpqua Scenic Byway through the National Forest en route to Crater Lake. Along the way we will visit one of many waterfalls on the scenic byway.

11:00am Arrival at Crater Lake National Park

Upon arrival at Crater Lake we will spend half the day visiting all the incredible vistas, visitor centers, overlooks & Historic Lodge.

Crater Lake has inspired people for thousands of years with some of the 1st Native Americans who discovered it's beauty and mystic. No place else on earth combines a deep, pure lake, so blue in color; steep surrounding cliffs almost two thousand feet high; two unique picturesque islands; and a violent volcanic past. It is a place of immeasurable beauty and the Nations deepest lake over 1,900 ft deep.

Lunch (on own) Crater Lake National Park

Depart Crater Lake National Park to Bend, OR

6:00 pm Overnight - Hotel in Bend or Sunriver, Oregon

DAY3 Bend-Portland

9:00am Oregon Lava Lands National Monument & High Desert Museum

Oregon Lava Beds National Monument: Lava Lands Visitor Center is the interpretive hub of Newberry National Volcanic Monument. Friendly rangers will help orient you to the Monument using our 3D topographic map.Visit our state of the art interpretive exhibit on area geologic and cultural history, shop in the Discover Your Forest Bookstore, view a variety of films scheduled daily, walk the Trail of Molten Land and the Trail of the Whispering Pines, travel on the fully accessible 5.5 mile Sun-Lava paved path, picnic under the pines, attend a ranger talk, walk to the top of Lava Butte for a spectacular view of Central Oregon. If you cannot walk to the top of Lava Butte, there is a shuttle that runs every 20 minutes that departs from Lava Lands Visitor Center.

High Desert Museum: This one-of-a kind Museum reveals the nature of things in the Oregon's high desert through artful exhibits, alluring animals, engaging programs and meaningful history. Get a close-up of native wildlife, such as an otter, bobcat, porcupine, and badger. Talk with historic characters who share the tales of early Oregon explorers and settlers. Visit an authentic homestead and sawmill from 1904. Experience a close flying encounter with owls, falcons, hawks and even a vulture. Learn about Native American culture and history. With 135 acres and more than 100,000 square feet of exhibit space, it’s a “must see” for anyone.

Lunch (on own) in Bend's Mill District

2pm-Smith Rock (7 wonders of Oregon)-Brief photo stop and short walk.

Smith Rock State Park. Its towering rock spires beckoned climbers from around the globe in the '80s. Today many other outdoor explorers have heard the call. Many believe that Smith Rock is named in honor of John Smith a Linn County lawman or Pvt. Volk Smith a soldier who fell to his death in the park during a battle with the Northern Paiute in 1863. The Debate Continues...

Next stop - Historic Landmark, Timberline Lodge, 6000 ft on the face of Mt Hood.

Mt Hood Historic Landmark, Timberline Lodge: You won’t see anything else like it, anywhere. Legendary, Awe-inspiring, a tribute to the rugged spirit of the Pacific Northwest. Monumental lodging on Mt Hood with year round skiing. This isn’t your average, run-of-the-mill ski lodge. Declared a National Historic Landmark in 1977, Timberline Lodge is one of Oregon’s most popular tourist attractions, drawing nearly two million visitors every year. Considered an architectural wonder, it’s still being used for its original intent—a magnificent ski lodge and mountain retreat for all to enjoy.

7:00pm - Return to Portland - Overnight Hotel not included

Region(s):
Central Oregon
Eastern Oregon
Greater Portland
The Gorge + Mt. Hood
Oregon Coast
Southern Oregon
Willamette Valley

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