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40 Day Grand West Coast

 

 

Start Date Sep 08, 2024
End Date Oct 17, 2024
2 Other Dates
 
 
40 Day Grand West Coast 40 Day Grand West Coast
RV through Washington, Oregon and California on one of the most scenic drives in the USA during our Grand West Coast RV tour! Appreciate the magnificent spires of Yosemite, sip wine on the Napa Valley Wine Train, walk the streets of San Francisco and enjoy the sunny beaches of Southern California. Visit the awe-inspiring Mount St. Helens, drive the scenic 17-mile drive in Monterey and Pebble Beach, explore Catalina Island and revel at the tallest trees on earth in Redwood National Park.
  • 39 Camping Nights
  • 57 Events & Meals
PRICE* $13,895
DRIVING MILES 1494
DAYS 40
Per RV, based on 2 guests in RV
Post-trip: Alaska Your Way Starts on Jun 15, 2024Departs from Ferndale, WA
Post-trip: Ultimate Alaska Starts on Jul 03, 2024Departs from Liberty Lake, WA
Post-trip: Premier Alaska Starts on Jun 10, 2024Departs from Coeur D'Alene, ID
  • Highlights
  • Daily Itinerary
  • What's Included
  • Dates & Prices
  • Travel Insurance
  • Activity Level
  • Personalization Options
  • Traveler Reviews & Stories

Highlights





Daily Itinerary

Each day of this “grand” road trip offers new and diverse vistas: rugged shores, sweeping bays, towering Redwoods, magnificent Yosemite spires and the sunny beaches of Southern California. Adventure opportunities abound, whether you prefer racing on the dunes or jet boating up a river. If laid back is more your style, tip some vino on the Napa wine train, walk the streets of San Francisco or build sand castles on sandy beaches. Connects perfectly with our Ultimate Alaska Caravan . . .

  • 1494 Driving Miles
  • 115 Avg Miles Per Travel Day

  • Orientation and Welcome Social
  • Welcome Dinner
  • Private Motor Coach Transportation Mt St Helens Tour: Mount St Helen Volcanic Monument, Johnston Ridge Observatory
  • Fire Mountain Grill Lunch

  • Fort Stevens Historical Park was once the primary military defense installation in the three-fort, Harbor Defense System at the mouth of the Columbia River
  • Columbia River Maritime Museum has the largest collection of Pacific Northwest maritime artifacts in the country.
  • The Astoria Column is a tower overlooking the mouth of the Columbia River on Coxcomb Hill in Astoria, Oregon

  • OPTIONAL--Tillamook Air Museum-The museum is housed in a former US Navy blimp hangar, called "Hangar B", which is the largest clear-span wooden structure in the world.
  • OPTIONAL-Tilmoock Cheese Factory-one of the most popular tourist attractions in the state with nearly a million visitors a year.
  • Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum: Among its military and civilian aircraft and spacecraft is the Hughes H-4 Hercules, popularly known as the Spruce Goose

  • Oregon State Aquarium-The aquarium was home to Keiko, the orca who starred in the movie Free Willy
  • Hatfield Marine Science Center--Oregon State University's marine lab serving as a base for distinguished oceanographic research and education
  • Explore Harbor & Nye Beach Area
  • Heceta Head Lighthouse is one of the most beautiful lighthouses in the world.
  • Beach Restaurant Dinner

  • Myrtlewood Factory
  • Dune Buggy Ride on the Oregon Dunes

  • Rogue River Jet Boat Ride and Lunch - full of spectacular scenery, meaningful history, wildlife viewing, and thrilling jet boating.

  • Redwood National Park-some of the world's tallest trees.
  • EN-ROUTE - Trees of Mystery Tour and Sky Rail Tram--displays some 50 chainsaw sculptures and carvings illustrating stories of legendary logger Paul Bunyan and his crew.

  • OPTIONAL - Historic Samoa Cookhouse Lunch
  • Humboldt Redwoods Park - Home to Roosevelt Grove the World's Largest Old Growth Forest
  • Campground Cookout
  • Travel the Scenic Avenue of the Giants- running through Humboldt Redwoods State Park.

  • Food Truck Dinner at Campground
  • Korbel Boxed Lunch
  • Private Motorcoach Transportation
  • Warm Puppy Cafe
  • Shultz Museum -dedicated to the works of Charles M. Schulz, creator of the Peanuts comic strip.
  • Korbel Winery Tour and Tasting
  • Private Motorcoach Transportation
  • Local Lunch at a Pier 39 Restaurant
  • Ferry to Alcatraz: Alcatraz Island Self-Guided Tour-Once home to some of America’s most notorious criminals,like Al “Scarface” Capone and the “Birdman” Robert Stroud, helped to establish the Island’s notoriety.
  • Napa Valley Wine Train with Gourmet Lunch-spectacular scenery of beautiful wine country, the famed agricultural preserve and past some of the most expensive and famous farm real estate in the country
  • Private Motor Coach Transportation Guided Tour of San Francisco : Golden Gate Bridge, Chinatown, Lombard Street, Golden Gate Park, Ghirardelli Square

  • In our full day Yosemite Guided tour, you will experience: Half Dome, El Capitan, Yosemite Falls, Bridalveil Fall, Mariposa Grove, Wawona, Royal Arches, Turtleback Dome, Three Brothers, Leaning Tower, Ribbon Fall, Cathedral Spires, Yosemite Chapel, Vernal Falls, and Nevada Falls.
  • OPTIONAL - Coarsegold Historic Village-provides a variety of different Shops, Places eat and Events year round
  • Campground Cookout

  • Monterey Bay Aquarium- More than 35,000 creatures representing over 550 species fill 34 major galleries. With nearly 200 exhibits in all
  • Monterey Peninsula /Carmel Bay Guided Tour: 17 Mile Drive, Lone Cypress, Pebble Beach, Cannery Row, Pacific Grove

  • Scenic Drive on Highway 1 - Voted Top 10 Most Scenic Drives
  • Hearst Castle Guided Tour --165 rooms and 127 acres of gardens, terraces, pools and walkways – an American castle

  • OPTIONAL - Stop at Solvang-is a truly unique village rife with activities, seasonal festivals, wine-tasting rooms and delectable dining.
  • Guided Private Motorcoach of Los Angeles/Hollywood--Chinese Theater, Walk of Fame, Sunset Plaza, Beverly Hills, Fox Studio, Brentwood Country Club, Venice Beach
  • Free Day to Explore Los Angeles

  • Catalina Island Ferry Day Excursion-filled with sea breezes and ocean vistas
  • Catalina Island Tour--Rediscover the enchantment of Avalon on this delightful journey along the beachfront, up the hillsides, and through the heart of this friendly and historic town
  • Private Motorcoach Transportation --Drive Along the Beautiful California Coast
  • Queen Mary Tour with Lunch-is a retired British ocean liner, known as Cunard-White Star Line
  • Farewell Dinner
  • Goodbye Continental Breakfast



What's Included

40 Day Grand West Coast (40UWCF-090824) Image - What's Included
 

We want to make your RV Vacation as stress-free and as enjoyable as possible, so we take care of all the planning and reservations for you. Once your vacation is booked, all you need to do is show up in your RV and enjoy these inclusive benefits:

  • 39 Nights of RV Camping Fees
  • 57 Events & Meals
  • Professionally Planned Route and Itinerary specifically prepared for 40 Day Grand West Coast
  • Transportation Provided for Most Included Activities
  • Expert Guides – WagonMasters and TailGunners*
  • 40 Day Grand West Coast's Detailed Trip Log with Turn-by-Turn Directions, Fuel Stops & Popular Landmarks
  • Regular Briefings and Travel Tips Report from WagonMasters
  • Pre-Trip Information Packet & Vehicle Checklist
  • Special Socials & Get-Togethers
  • Gratuities for Included Meals, Bus Drivers & Special Guides
  • Customer Appreciation Gift: Tote, Hat, and Tour Pin
  • Frequent Traveler Rewards Program includes $100.00 in Future Travel Credits

 

Even though there’s an itinerary and planned route, we want you to enjoy your vacation to the greatest extent. We’ll give you time to independently explore and have the freedom to choose the stops along the route that interest you. Additionally, our Travel Ambassadors are there to assist you with optional activities in the area that are not included in the itinerary to make the most of your vacation.

*TailGunners only on Caravans with 14 or more guest rigs

Departure Dates


2023 Sep 10
Good Sam

2024 Sep 08
FMCA




Pricing & Payment Options

$13,895.00

$11,295.00

 

Our exclusive, interest-free, monthly payment plan to budget your vacation. Your first monthly payment secures your reservation.

  • $604.13 USD Monthly Payment*
  • 23 Monthly Payments
  • 08/09/2024 Balance Due
  • Monthly Payments are available at this time.

A tour deposit of 15% and the $89.00 non-refundable processing fee confirms your reservation. Final balance due 90 days prior to departure.

  • $2,173.25 USD 15% Deposit*
  • $11,721.75 USD Final Balance*
  • 06/10/2024 Balance Due
  • 15% Deposit option is available at this time.

If your original tour cost is more than $1,500 and choose to pay your final balance by check, you will receive a discount according to the schedule below:

Original Tour Cost

  • $1,500 - $5,000
  • $5,001 - $7,500
  • $7,501 - $10,000
  • $10,001 - $15,000
  • $15,001 - $20,000
  • $20,001 - $25,000
  • $25,001 and up

Discount

  • $50
  • $100
  • $200
  • $250
  • $300
  • $400
  • $500

Ways to Save

Take advantage of these special offers to maximize the value of your next RV adventure!

Payment Options
We have various payment options, some of which offer deep discounts. Plus, we offer an interest-free, monthly payment plan to help you budget your vacation. Read More>>
Exclusive Travel Partners
We’re proud to be the official travel partner of some of the largest RV clubs and manufacturers in the world, which allow us to offer discounts to their members and customers. Read More>>
Frequent Traveler Credits
We appreciate you traveling with us, so we want to reward you with instant credit back on every tour you take. The more you travel, the greater the rewards! Read More>>
Refer & Earn
Receive future travel credits for each new customer you refer to us. Plus, learn how referrals can also increase your Lifetime Loyalty Rewards! Read More>>
Special Offers
By joining our email list, you’ll stay up to date on the latest tours and offers. Be in the know for any additional discounts to help you save even more! Read More>>
Exclusive Price Guarantee
Once you make your deposit, we guarantee the price! If our suppliers increase their prices, you won’t be stuck with any additional costs for your trip. Read More>>

Protect Your Travel Investment with Trip Cancellation Insurance

RV travel is fun and exciting, but the unexpected can happen. Losing the cost of a trip due to cancellation or an unexpected medical emergency during your trip can add the expense of physicians, hospitalization or a medical evacuation, all which can be overwhelming.

During these uncertain times created by COVID-19, travelers want to move about with confidence and peace of mind that comes from protecting both their health and finances.There are NO infectious disease exclusions - meaning that COVID-19 is covered as any other illness.

Travel MedEvac provides a suite of insurance options for all styles of travel. Additional benefits are available when you purchase COMPREHENSIVE TRIP CANCELLATION (Safe Travels First Class Plan), such as optional Cancel For Any Reason (CFAR) coverage when purchased within 10 days of booking your tour. Plans cover both domestic and international travel.

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Activity Level - ACTIVE

Group Size

  • This trip has a group size up to 22 rigs plus WagonMasters and TailGunners* exclusive to 40 Day Grand West Coast

Pacing

  • 1494 Driving Miles
  • 115 Avg Miles Per Travel Day
  • 40 days, with 39 camping nights including 57 events & meals

Physical Requirements

  • Activity of 1 to 3 hours of low impact, physical movement (walking, stairs, paths while on excursions). May include walking on uneven or unpaved surfaces. Stairs are likely – good health is recommended.



    Tours require that you are responsible for yourself and your ability to get on and off all Transportation Services.



    Activity Ratings are intended to provide information for those who do not use mobility devices.



    If you require a mobility device, please be aware that guests must travel with a companion that is responsible for loading, unloading and securing their device on all excursions.



    Guests with mobility challenges and walking limitations may not be able to participate in all activities.

*TailGunners only on Caravans with 14 or more guest rigs

Personalization Options

More than ever, our guests are spending more time on the road and are excited to make the most out of their vacation. By choosing from the 147 pre- and post-trip extensions that we offer, or adding on optional activities to the itinerary, there are many ways you can personalize your experience to make it the vacation of your dreams.

Many Guests Choose Pre- or Post-Trip Extensions

Chances are, you’re traveling quite far to join us on one of our tours. Why not make the most of it with pre- and post-trip extensions? By adding on another tour, it will give you the opportunity to extend your vacation and maximize your time in the geographical region. On this 40 Day Grand West Coast trip, you will have 3 extensions to choose from: Alaska Your Way, Ultimate Alaska, Premier Alaska.

Maximize Your Time in the Area

Consider building in extra time for yourself in Kelso, WA (Rally Point) or Newport Beach, CA (End Place) to relax and get adjusted or give yourself time to explore on your own before or after your 40 Day Grand West Coast trip. Extending the length of your stay can truly make your trip everything you’ve ever dreamed about and give you the opportunity to enjoy more of what each destination has to offer.

Post-trip: Alaska Your Way Starts on Jun 15, 2024Departs from Ferndale, WA

Choose what interests you while still enjoying secured campsites in Alaska. Get the most of what you want from this remote and wild landscape, including lots of fishing time, a Denali bus tour,and unique regional mealsonour Alaska Your Way guided RV tour.Book today!

Post-trip: Ultimate Alaska Starts on Jul 03, 2024Departs from Liberty Lake, WA

Journey through some of the most scenic areas in the world and kick up your heels at the Calgary Stampede Rodeo during our Ultimate Alaska RV tour! Enjoy fishing and wildlife viewing abound in this vast playground tour giving you the “ultimate” experience on your bucket list.

Post-trip: Premier Alaska Starts on Jun 10, 2024Departs from Coeur D'Alene, ID

Let’s travel to Alaska! Join us on our guided Premier Alaska tour and discover impressive glaciers, abundant wildlife, native villages, and quaint mining camps. This is the only tour of its kind that begins and ends in the Lower 48. The best part is we take care of everything for you, just show up and enjoy your stress-free RV vacation to Alaska.

Even though there’s an itinerary and planned route, we want you to enjoy your vacation to the greatest extent. With their unmatched understanding of the area and commitment to enriching your travel experiences, your WagonMasters will be there to help you choose and schedule the best optional activities that aren’t included in the itinerary. Here’s a sampling of the optional activities offered on the 40 Day Grand West Coast. Here’s a sampling of the optional activities offered on the 40 Day Grand West Coast trip:


    • On Day 5--Tillamook Air Museum-The museum is housed in a former US Navy blimp hangar, called "Hangar B", which is the largest clear-span wooden structure in the world.

    • On Day 5-Tilmoock Cheese Factory-one of the most popular tourist attractions in the state with nearly a million visitors a year.

    • On Day 15 - Historic Samoa Cookhouse Lunch

    • On Day 25 - Coarsegold Historic Village-provides a variety of different Shops, Places eat and Events year round

    • On Day 33 - Stop at Solvang-is a truly unique village rife with activities, seasonal festivals, wine-tasting rooms and delectable dining.




Traveler Reviews & Stories

There’s no better way to learn what a trip is like than from the firsthand experiences of your fellow travelers. Our Traveler Reviews are the real deal—unbiased and unedited—giving you an honest appraisal of the experiences that await you on this trip.