San Francisco North

California and Oregon Outdoor Adventure Tours – West Coast Tour from San Francisco to Portland

Travel through California’s wine country, Oregon’s High Desert and Coast, plus the two port cities that have dominated commerce on the west coast since Gold Rush days

Our California and Oregon outdoor adventure tours let you experience for yourself the west coast attractions and landscapes that draw visitors from all over the world to this region. Departing from magnificent San Francisco, we drive through California and Oregon, stopping at popular destinations while also revealing little known treasures on roads less travelled.

On this west coast tour drive from California’s wine country and coast to the redwoods, then to the volcanic terrain of central Oregon. You will find endless opportunities for taking photographs, walking, bird watching, wildlife viewing and picnicking in natural surroundings, while enjoying the company of like-minded people, a knowledgeable guide, and an experienced driver.

For a longer California only adventure tour see our California Treasures tour.

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A small group with a redwood tree in Northern California

Top Attractions: West Coast Tour – San Francisco North

  • Tour San Francisco, including the Golden Gate Bridge and bay views from Sausalito.
  • Drive scenic Highway 101 and explore the California and Oregon Pacific coastline.
  • Visit the towering Redwoods with their past riches and present controversies.
  • Follow the pristine Smith River, one of the last undammed rivers in California.
  • Witness the fascinating geology of Oregon’s High Lava Plains province with its sheer rock faces that inspire international climbers to settle here permanently.
  • Experience Portland, vibrant city on the Willamette River, its cityscape dominated by Mt. Hood, the Northwest’s poster city for urban planning and quality of life.

All Tour Dates and Rates

Map of San Francisco North Tour

Route Map: San Francisco North Tour

View the Daily Schedule Itinerary 11 Days / 10 Nights

San Francisco – Pacific Coast/Oregon/Crater Lake/Cascade Volcanoes – Portland

Dates & Rates

Sun, Sept. 24 – Wed, Oct. 4, 2023
Sun, July 28 – Wed, Aug 7, 2024
Sun, Sept. 22 – Wed, Oct. 2, 2024

Contact us if you are interested in a custom version of this tour.

Price – 11 Days / 10 Nights

Per Person, Double Room, $3785
Per Person, Single Room, $850
Children (up to 12 years) contact us for special prices.

Interested in the San Francisco North tour? Please contact us! We are happy to answer your questions.

San Francisco North, West Coast Tour Schedule (11 days / 10 nights)

The interactive vacation schedule offers you further information about a variety of the places that you will visit on our tours traveling north from San Francisco to Portland. The schedule provides a daily breakdown of tour highlights and gives you a chance to further explore the various locations on our tour route. With vivid pictures and accurate descriptions you can gain a better idea of what these winter tours have to offer.

Our Accommodations

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San Francisco North, Tour of California and Oregon – Travel Dream West has carefully chosen hotels and lodges for their charm, uniqueness and great service.  Accommodations are in two and three star hotels.  There are also some hotels chosen for their unique historical importance or cultural significance.  On these small group tours, we begin and end our journey  in either San Francisco or Portland.  For your enjoyment it is recommended that you arrive at least a day early in the arrival city and stay an extra day at the end in the departure city.  This will give you an opportunity to explore the cities further on your own.  If you need any help arranging accommodations or sightseeing activities please contact us.   We are happy to help you.

MOMA San Francisco

Cultural riches await you on this West Coast Tour. These tours in California and Oregon begin and end in vibrant San Francisco and Portland.  With extra time at the beginning and end of the tour, you could could visit other highlights: in San Francisco, the De Young Museum, MOMA, Alcatraz, Muir Woods, the historical ships at Pier 42; then, in Portland,  the Japanese Garden, Portland Art Museum, Powell’s Books, the Chinese Garden, and the Oregon Zoo.

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