Yorkshire Times
A Voice of the North
8:00 AM 8th April 2021

Discovering Washington’s Wonderful Waterways – Fly-drive

Discover the best of the Pacific Northwest on a new 8-day fly-drive showcasing the iconic waterways of Washington state.

Wandering Washington Waterways takes road trippers on a scenic journey from Puget Sound to the Salish Sea, from £1255 per person including flights, accommodation, a free CityPASS and Taste of Pike Place Market tour with tour operator, Discover North America.

Visitors can experience world-class whale watching, kayaking, cycling, farm-to-table dining and historic to luxury accommodation amidst Washington's captivating seaport towns. In addition to the great outdoors, travellers will discover unique shops and restaurants plus historic and cultural attractions.

Washington state is home to several species of whales, including orcas, which are as iconic to the Pacific Northwest as the Space Needle and its national parks - Mt. Rainier, North Cascades and Olympic.

The orcas are commonly spotted off the San Juan Islands that are also beloved for their dense evergreen forests and breathtaking views from both water and land.

Experience the outdoor lover’s paradise of Bellingham, known for abundant nature, epic adventures and sweeping scenery.
Discover idyllic Whidbey Island with its beautiful wooden buildings in earth and pastel tones and take in Deception Pass and its sweeping historic bridge that connects the island to the mainland. Stop at Port Townsend, steeped in fascinating history, from its early Native American roots to its Victorian architecture and maritime legacy.

Travellers can book their immersive self-drive to explore Washington’s great outdoors and charming towns through Discover North America (0800 246 1241, 8-days touring costs from £1225 per person, available throughout 2021 (pricing for 2022 available on request).

Price includes car hire, accommodation (price based on two sharing one room) and flights (flying time around 9 to 9.5 hours).

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