Country Travel Discoveries 2017 Discovery Tours Catalog (Final Edition) : Page 28

Unpack for Three Nights at Beautiful Sunriver Resort Oregon’s Natural Wonders Discover the Bounty of the Pacific Northwest You’ll love this northwestern adventure from Pacific coast to the Columbia River Gorge, the high desert to Crater Lake. Meet skilled growers of hazelnuts and fruit. View stunning mountain vistas, from Mt. Bachelor to famed Mt. Hood. Lunch at the spectacular Timberline Lodge on Mt. Hood, a national landmark built by the Civilian Conservation Corps and WPA during the Thirties. Hear the ocean waves crashing against the shore in historic Newport, and spend three nights at Sunriver Resort, situated at the base of the Cascades. Ti T i l ll la amoo ok o k Casc ad e L oc C ck ks s Mt. Hood Yaquina Head Lighthouse DAY 1 –CITY OF ROSES Welcome to Portland, the beautiful “City of Roses”! Your adventure begins with a private reception at the Monarch Hotel. DAY 2–BOB’S RED MILL/OREGON ORCHARDS/TILLAMOOK CHEESE You’ve seen the packaging at your local grocery store, now get a chance to see up close and personal Bob’s Red Mill. The products are manufactured using time-honored techniques, like grinding whole grains at cool temperatures with a traditional stone mill. And, did you know that Oregon grows 99% of all hazelnuts in the United States? Find out all about these delicious nuts at Oregon Orchard. A century ago, the Tillamook Valley drew frontier families to the region to dairy farm; you’ll tour and have a tasty sample at the award-winning Tillamook Cheese Factory. Then, continue down the Pacific coastline to Yaquina Head Lighthouse, the region’s most photographed lighthouse, before checking into your oceanfront hotel for the evening. B, L C r i Ch Chr ist st t ian ia an a n He H eb Timb e erline L odge g Philom m ath math at th Elevations reach 6,000 ft on this tour Sunr iver DAY 3–DISCOVERY CRUISE/GATHERING TOGETHER FARMS/SISTERS Today, set sail from the historic bayfront in Newport on a Discovery cruise of Newport Bay. An ocean naturalist will share fascinating tales of the deep and local wildlife, which can range from sea lions and gray whales to pelicans and bald eagles. Leaving the coast, head inland to Philomath for a delightful “farm-to-fork” lunch at Gathering Together Farm, which grows the bulk of their produce they use in their restaurant. Later, experience the massive mountain firs and old-growth trees of Willamette National Forest. Stretch your legs and grab an ice cream in the tiny “Old West” town of Sisters before checking into the luxurious Sunriver Resort for the next three nights. B, L DAY 4–NEWBERRY VOLCANO/HIGH DESERT MUSEUM/BBQ COOKOUT After a delicious breakfast, explore up close one of many nearby natural wonders: the obsidian lava fields of the Newberry National Volcanic Monument. Then, return to the days of explorers, settlers and buckaroos at the High Desert Museum in Bend. The history of the mountain 28 TRAVEL EXPERIENCES: Personalized, Different, Real | Ima I Im ma ges g es th is pa ge e co o u urt ur rt r t e esy s y Tr T r ave a lO lOr O ego Or e go o n

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