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May 18 - 29, 2015  (12 days and 1 nights)

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$100 EARLY BOOKING DISCOUNT
(deposit must be made by 10/31/2014)

Sacramento, California; Gekkeikan Sake Brewery; Reno, Nevada (2 nights); Animal Ark Wildlife Sanctuary; National Automobile Museum; Burney, California; McArthur-Burney Falls State Park; Grants Pass, Oregon (2 nights); Crater Lake; Dogs for the Deaf; Sandland Adventures; Adelman Peony Garden; Silverton, Oregon (2 nights); Oregon Garden; Schreiner's Iris Garden; Woodburn Outlet Mall; The Bonneville Lock & Dam; Bonneville Fish Hatchery; Clackamas Town Center Mall; Portland, Oregon (1 night); Las Vegas (3 nights)

TWIN RATE:
$ 2,895 per person
TRIPLE RATE:
$ 2,995 per person
SINGLE RATE:
$ 3,495 per person
 
(Individual arrangements to meet group are not included)
Monday, May 18 (Day 01)
HONOLULU TO SACRAMENTO, CALIFORNIA
Our tour commences this afternoon when we assemble at the United Airlines check-in lobby #8 at the airport for our flight to Sacramento, the capital city of California. Our staff and escort will be there to assist you with baggage check-in procedures.

Gekkikan TastingRoomTuesday, May 19 (Day 02)
ARRIVAL SACRAMENTO - RENO, NEVADA
On arrival at the Sacramento Airport early this morning, we'll board our chartered motor coach to begin our Pacific Northwest journey. We'll travel to Folsom, a city in Sacramento County to enjoy a tour of the state-of-the-art brewery, beautiful koi pond, and Japanese garden at the Gekkeikan Sake Brewery. At the conclusion of the tour, complimentary tasting of their locally produced sakes will be available for you to enjoy in the tasting room. We'll continue on to spend two nights in Reno - 'The Biggest Little City in the World'.

Wednesday, May 20 (Day 03)
RENO
We'll visit the Animal Ark Wildlife Sanctuary, a wildlife sanctuary and education center with a mission to provide a safe-haven for the injured, abandoned or non-releasable animals. The sanctuary primarily features native North American predators and educates children and adults about ecological principles and wildlife by providing special programming events and educational tours. Enjoy a visit of the National Automobile Museum featuring hundreds of eye-popping antiques, vintage, and classic vehicles with authentic street scenes and sounds. Most of the vehicles displayed are from the collection of the late William F. Harrah so the museum is sometimes referred to as 'The Harrah Collection'.

Thursday, May 21 (Day 04)
RENO - BURNEY, CALIFORNIA - GRANTS PASS, OREGON
We'll drive along the scenic road to Burney, a small town in the state of California, noted for McArthur-Burney Falls State Park. This beautiful park has acres of forests and miles of streams and lake shorelines, including a portion of Lake Britton. The centerpiece of the park is the 129-foot Burney Falls, one of the most beautiful falls in the state of California. We'll continue our journey to Grants Pass, Oregon to spend two nights.

Crater Lake OregonFriday, May 22 (Day 05)
GRANTS PASS
Crater Lake National Park, located in southern Oregon, is the fifth oldest national park in the United States and the only one in the state of Oregon. The park encompasses the caldera of Crater Lake, a caldera lake formed by the collapse of the volcano - Mount Mazama. The lake is the main attraction of Crater Lake National Park and is most famous for its clear blue water. A park ranger will provide us with some history of the park. We'll visit Dogs for the Deaf, the headquarters of the oldest hearing dog training center in the world. This organization has maintained a commitment to provide guidance and help to make sure every team of dog and person is receiving the maximum benefit from each other.

Saturday, May 23 (Day 06)
GRANTS PASS - SALEM - SILVERTON, OREGON
This morning, we'll visit Sandland Adventures to enjoy a day of fun at the Oregon Dunes. View an impressive natural wonder of endless shifting sand, unique tree islands, various wildlife, and the spectacular Siuslaw River. Enjoy an exhilarating ride on Giant Dune Buggies as we travel across miles of sand dunes. We'll continue on our journey to visit the Adelman Peony Gardens, the home of Jim and Carol Adelman. The gardens, noted as "Peony Paradise", are located near Salem in the beautiful Willamette Valley featuring hundreds of beautiful, delicate peonies and other varieties of flowers. We will spend two nights at a boutique garden resort in Silverton.

Oregon Gardens SilvertonSunday, May 24 (Day 07)
SILVERTON
Overlooking our boutique resort is Oregon Garden, an eighty-acre botanical garden featuring a variety of plant species and habitats and is the only Frank Lloyd Wright home in Oregon. We'll enjoy a view of their specialty gardens aboard a 44-passenger tram. In the afternoon, we'll continue on to visit the Schreiner's Iris Garden featuring over 500 varieties of top-quality iris and fields of various other flowers in bloom. The garden is located in the heart of the Willamette Valley. Before returning to the hotel, we'll enjoy a tax-free shopping adventure featuring 110 designer and brand name shops at the Woodburn Outlet Mall.

Monday, May 25 (Day 08)
SILVERTON - PORTLAND, OREGON
We'll visit The Bonneville Lock and Dam, located east of Portland in the Columbia River Gorge, consisting of several run-of-the-river dam structures that together completes a span of the Columbia River between Oregon and Washington. The primary function of the dam is to generate electrical power and river navigation. The electrical power generated at the dam is distributed by the Bonneville Power Administration. We'll also visit the Bonneville Fish Hatchery, one of the oldest hatcheries in Oregon and the largest in terms of fish production. The hatchery sits on Tanner Creek in the Columbia River Gorge and is managed by the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife. Enjoy another tax-free shopping adventure at the Clackamas Town Center Mall, anchored by J.C. Penney, Macy's, Sears and Nordstrom. We'll spend the night in Portland.

Tuesday, May 26 (Day 09)
PORTLAND - LAS VEGAS
This morning, we'll transfer to the airport to check-in for our flight to fabulous Las Vegas. On arrival, we'll check-in for three exciting nights at the Orleans Hotel & Casino. The rest of the day is at your leisure to relax or explore the city at your own pace.Las Vegas Night

Wednesday, May 27 (Day 10)
LAS VEGAS
A special treat today as we make arrangements to have a private shuttle take us on a shopping excursion at Trader Joe's to purchase some omiyage to bring home. We'll also spend some time to play at the Sunset Station Casino before returning to the hotel.

Thursday, May 28 (Day 11)
LAS VEGAS
Enjoy the day at leisure to relax, do more shopping, or try your luck at the various slot machines in the casino.

Friday, May 29 (Day 12)
LAS VEGAS TO HONOLULU
We'll transfer to the McCarran International Airport to check-in for our flight back to Honolulu, arriving in the early evening.