Northwest Flower & Garden Festival

With special hosts Don Burnett and Ken Salvail

The Northwest Flower & Garden Show has been heralding the start of spring since 1989, as gardening enthusiasts flock to this annual celebration held in Seattle, WA.  Explore show gardens brimming with ideas that will inspire you and ignite your gardening desires.

February 8, 2018 - Kamloops/Okanagan to Seattle, WA

Today you will travel the Coquihalla on your journey to Seattle and the Northwest Flower & Garden Show. With a quick stop at the Duty-Free you make your way to the Best Western Executive Inn – Seattle Center. Situated in the heart of Seattle’s downtown shopping, dining and entertainment districts we invite you to enjoy the hotel and its surroundings this evening.

February 9, 2018 - Northwest Flower & Garden Show

Spend the next two days exploring the Northwest Flower and Garden Show.  Your gardening desires will blossom when you gaze in awe at the spectacular Show Gardens created by the most respected garden designers and landscapers of the region.  No matter your style or needs, you’ll find inspiration for outdoor living, edible gardening, sustainability and more. The show is renowned for offering the finest roster of free horticulture seminars of any garden show in the world! Looking for a break from the festivities, Pike Place Market is located only a few short blocks from the convention center. (B, B)


Purchase of Plants or Seeds:  The Washington Department of Agriculture has a booth on site where they will issue the Phytosanitary Certificate for any purchase of plants or seeds.  This is mandatory in order to clear Canada Customs.

February 10, 2018 - Northwest Flower & Garden Show

Northwest Flower & Garden Show continued.

February 11, 2018 - Seattle to Okanagan/Kamloops, BC

Following breakfast, depart Seattle and head north to the border at Sumas.  Enjoy a stop at the Duty-Free before crossing back into Canada.  The Minter Country Garden Store welcomes us for lunch where you may also enjoy exploring the full service garden centre or visit the onsite florist and café.  Return home later today with new and inspiring ideas on how to create your very own garden oasis. (B, L)

Meal Legend:

B = Breakfast, L = Lunch

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Itinerary and prices are subject to change. Due to fluctuations in the US Currency, prices may be adjusted up to 30 days prior to departure.

Tour Departure Date

February 8, 2018

Tour Length

4 Days

Tour Fares From
$ 669
$ 659
$ 939
$50 deposit p/p due upon booking. Final payment due December 20, 2017
Tour Inclusions
  • 3 Nights Accommodation at the Best Western Executive Inn
  • Tour Hosted by Special Guest Don Burnett and Ken Salvail
  • Luxury Motorcoach Transportation & Professional Driver
  • 2 Day Passes for the Northwest Flower & Garden Show
  • 4 Meals: 3 Breakfasts, 1 Lunch
  • Duty Free Shopping Opportunities
  • Sun Fun Travel Points