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Sample itineraries

Discover the hidden gems of the American West Coast

Be enchanted by the United States's iconic sights such as the Grand Canyon, Yellowstone, or Las Vegas. But also visit the local gems, the places that you may never have heard of, far away from the masses. You will have the opportunity to visit the places where American nature is at its most beautiful, the locals a super friendly and the wine is abundant.


Below, you can discover our suggested locations. Feel free to adjust your comfort level, add activity packages along the route, and indicate whether you would like us to arrange your flights. The price indication is based on travel in the high season, so shoulder season travel will often give you a price advantage.

Route and Impressions

Portland is the largest city in Oregon
Portland is the largest city in Oregon
The Columbia River Gorge is a spectacular gorge full of forests, fruit orchards and basalt cliffs.
The Columbia River Gorge is a spectacular gorge full of forests, fruit orchards and basalt cliffs.
The Oregon High Desert is known, among other things, for the Painted Hills
The Oregon High Desert is known, among other things, for the Painted Hills
Willamette Valley is famous for its wine
Willamette Valley is famous for its wine
In the beautiful Umpqua National Forest, you can go kayaking, hiking and mountain biking, among other things.
In the beautiful Umpqua National Forest, you can go kayaking, hiking and mountain biking, among other things.
The South Oregon Coast consists of long stretches of beach and charming small towns
The South Oregon Coast consists of long stretches of beach and charming small towns
Long Beach Peninsula is a narrow peninsula and is located in Washington State
Long Beach Peninsula is a narrow peninsula and is located in Washington State
Olympic National Park consists of as much as 95% of pure untouched wilderness
Olympic National Park consists of as much as 95% of pure untouched wilderness
The San Juan Islands feels like a place where time has stood still
The San Juan Islands feels like a place where time has stood still

Portland

3 nights

Portland, Oregon's largest city, is known for its quirky, avant-garde culture and is home to iconic coffee shops, boutiques, and microbreweries.

Columbia River Gorge

2 nights

The Columbia River Gorge is a kind of green Grand Canyon that stretches along the Columbia River on the border between Washington and Oregon. This spectacular gorge is lined with forests, fruit orchards, and basalt cliffs.

High Desert

3 nights

The Oregon High Desert covers about a quarter of Oregon and has an average elevation of 1,200 metres, which explains why it is called the "High" Desert. The desert area is home to all kinds of wonderful geological peculiarities such as the Painted Hills, where the hills turn yellow, gold, black and red.

Willamette Valley

1 night

Willamette Valley is a world-renowned wine-growing region. This bountiful valley runs from Portland to Eugene and is bisected by the Willamette River, which is almost as important to the region as the Nile is to Egypt.

Umpqua National Forest

2 nights

This forest is characterised by numerous waterfalls, rivers, and quiet mountain lakes. You can go kayaking, hiking, and mountain biking here. Compared to the other big parks, it is nice and quiet here.

South Oregon Coast

4 nights

Oregon's southern coastal region is home to long stretches of beach and charming small towns. The most famous of these is Newport, located halfway along the coastline.

Long Beach

3 nights

Long Beach Peninsula is located in Washington State. This narrow peninsula is characterised by a beach that is 45 kilometres long. In the towns of Long Beach, Seaview, and Willapa Bay, you will find fun family attractions and quirky museums.

Olympic National Park

2 nights

Olympic National Park is located in the northwest corner of Washington State. This is a mosaic of mountainous areas, temperate rainforests, and forests that stretch all the way to the rugged coastline.

San Juan Islands

2 nights

On the San Juan Islands, off the coast of Washington, it seems as if time has stood still for a while. The islands can only be reached by ferry. There are no McDonalds or Starbucks here, just wonderful views, an authentic atmosphere, and a few quirky locals.

Price From

£5,150 Per person
Whats included?
  • Economy flights
  • Go on a wine tasting tour
  • 22 nights staying in B&B's and farm stays
  • Go cycling
  • Spot whales in their natural habitat
  • Medium SUV
  • Fully CO2 compensated travel

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One step closer to your dream trip

More is possible than you may think

You probably already have ideas for your holiday to the United States and Canada. Nature tours through the Rocky Mountains, spotting orcas near the San Juan Islands, or exploring the streets of San Francisco on the iconic cable car?

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