Your day begins with a ride to the scenic Willamette Valley. Stops include E.Z. Orchards Farm Market, The Oregon Garden with its narrated tram tour and the waterfalls of Silver Falls State Park. Our visit allows time to walk to viewing areas or to hike to the trail "behind" the 177 foot tall South Falls, a unique experience. The included wine tasting at a noted vineyard is our final stop before the short trip back to Portland
Your day begins with a ride to the scenic Willamette Valley with a brief tour of downtown Salem.. Then its out to the Valley and the unique E.Z. Orchards Farm Market. Enjoy the farm store featuring fresh fruits, unique apple cider, and strawberry shortcake. The freshly made donuts are a delicious treat while you wander the site. Then we are off to The Oregon Garden, a must see Oregon destination featuring 80 acres of plantings with 20 specialty gardens. The included narrated Tram Tour is a relaxing way to experience the entire garden. Time is allowed for a bite of lunch (no host). From The Oregon Garden we drive through the historic town of Silverton and then begin climbing the foothills of the Cascade Mountains en-route to Silver Falls State Park. Established in 1933, the park is considered the crown jewel of Oregon's park system. With over 9,000 acres, Silver Falls Park includes ten waterfalls. Our visit allows time to walk to viewing areas or to hike to the trail "behind" the 177 foot tall South Falls, a unique experience. A visit to Willamette Valley Vineyards for the included wine tasting is a wonderful wrap-up to a great day. The variety of attractions on this tour truly represent the best of Oregon and an exceptional day of narration, education, scenery and tasting.
Leaving Portland we travel to the north end of the Willamette Valley and its attractions. The driver guide narration provides a background for the variety of sights and stops on this tour. They include:
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We do not pick up at the hotels. Our easy to find boarding location is in the center of downtown Portland on Pioneer Courthouse Square at 750 SW Broadway, near the corner of SW Broadway and SW Yamhill. The tour departs at 8:45am so please arrive no later than 8:30am to exchange your voucher for a ticket at the ticket booth. Please board the coach after 8:35am across the street from the booth, in front of Nordstrom's.
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