Celebrate the arrival of Spring in the Pacific Northwest. Discover the Skagit Valley and marvel at the rows upon rows of blooming tulips; discover the quaint shops and cafes in the 19th century fishing village of La Conner; Spend a day in Seattle exploring the colourful waterfront. Take in a harbour cruise of Elliott Bay and view the stunning Seattle skyline from the water. This experience has it all!
Enjoy the sights as you travel the Coquihalla Highway to the Sumas border crossing. Purchase your Duty-free, then continue into Bellingham for our lunch stop. This afternoon arrive at the fabulous Tulalip Resort Casino. Welcome to this fine property offering deluxe non-smoking accommodation, several dining choices and an exciting casino. The Seattle Premium Outlets are only steps away. Have a wonderful evening.
Enjoy breakfast this morning, and then join us as we head into the heart of the Skagit Valley. April is host to the annual Skagit Valley Tulip Festival and acres upon acres of tulips in full bloom are on display. (Bloom dates are according to ‘Mother Nature’). Explore Tulip Town, the only indoor flower and garden show in the Skagit Valley (great in case it rains). Excellent landscaping techniques are featured throughout the farm, with nursery trees, annuals and perennials. Trolley rides are offered through the fields and you won’t want to miss the tulips skillfully planted in a rainbow. Continue to La Conner, and explore this quaint 19th-century fishing port. With many historic buildings, galleries, museums, bait shops & docks, your visit will be an intriguing experience. Return to the Tulalip Resort for a relaxing evening and enjoy the amenities of the hotel.
Explore Seattle’s waterfront on your own. Visit the Ye Olde Curiosity Shop world-renowned for its fantastic and bizarre free museum. Peruse the shops, stroll through Waterfront Park and grab a bite to eat. There are many dining options around the pier sure to satisfy any seafood lovers’ appetite including Elliot’s Oyster House, Ivar’s Acres of Clams or Anthony’s Pier 66. The world famous Pike’s Place Market isn’t far from the waterfront and provides a unique opportunity to visit one of Seattle’s most iconic attractions featuring aisles of gleaming fruits and vegetables, tables overflowing with fresh floral bouquets and booth after booth selling all manner of locally crafted jewellery, clothing and gifts.
Purchase an Argosy Harbor cruise and enjoy a 1-hour narrated tour of Elliott Bay showcasing the mountain scenery, unique skyline and busy shipyard. Highlights include the colorful waterfront, the spectacular city skyline, one of the world’s largest shipping terminals and the majestic Cascade and Olympic mountain ranges.
*Argosy Cruise Discount available to Sun Fun guests.
We depart Tulalip later this morning. Following a stop at the Duty-free, we cross the Sumas border and break for lunch in Chilliwack, then retrace our route over the Coquihalla. Arrive home early this evening with wonderful memories from the Tulalip Resort with Sun Fun Tours.
*Frequent Traveller Redemptions limited to 4 per tour.
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.
Cancellation Policy: $25 penalty up to 31 Days Prior|50% penalty 30 – 8 Business Days|No refund within 7 Day
Medical and Cancellation Insurance is recommended.
Quote available upon request.
April 20, 2018