Available Dates: 3rd, 17th December; 14th, 28th January 2017; 11th, 25th February 2017; 11th, 25th March 2017; 8th, 22nd April 2017 (as snow conditions allow )
Duration: 6 nights / 7 days
Cost: Group Package – Double occupancy
Size 8-20 $2774.00 per person
Size 21-34 $2296.00 p.p.
Size 35+ $1956.00 p.p.
Pricing: Contact us for small group family pricing (minimum 8 )
Winter and skiing in Oregon is one of the best kept secrets in the Pacific Northwest! But not anymore…..We offer the opportunity to enjoy skiing and winter activities from two very different regions: West side of the Cascade Mountains and Center Oregon, East side of the Cascades and high dessert. Ski on the country’s youngest volcanos in North America and home to the US Olympics summer training ski destination, Mt Hood, with year-round skiing.
But it’s not all about snow! With Oregon’s diversity you will visit the temperate climate of the Oregon Coast, World Famous Pinot Noir country – Willamette Valley, The newest tier 1 City in the world – Portland OR, Most visited scenic drive – Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area and Multnomah Falls, plus so much more!
- Transportation by Mercedes Sprinter Vans or Luxury Coach
- Professional Driver & Tour Guide / Host
- Hotel Accommodations: 3-4 Star
- Lift Tickets, rentals & trail passes for all activities listed
- Farewell dinner
- Wine Tasting & Beer sampling fees
- Admission to all attractions listed: Pittock Mansion, Chinese Garden, High Dessert Museum
- Airport Transfer for group arrivals
Day 1: Arrive Portland Airport: Meet & Greet by your Professional Tour Guide
Upon arrival in Portland, our guide will meet you at the airport and commence right into a Portland City tour overview exploring all the city has to offer and introduction to life in the Pacific Northwest.
-Learn about Portland’s history, demographics, and culture from your professional tour guide.
-See downtown attractions such as Pioneer Square, cultural districts, waterfront & Chinese Garden
-Explore vibrant, eclectic neighborhoods such as Nob Hill and the Pearl District.
-Visit Washington Park and tour through the Pittock Mansion.
Evening: Free to dine in numerous eateries in downtown Portland
Overnight – Portland
Day 2 – Oregon Coastal Tour – Cannon Beach / Wine tasting combo
(Option1) 9am : Depart for Oregon coastal tour
Oregon’s coastline is graced with unforgettable vistas, dramatic cliffs, offshore rocks, wide sandy beaches, majestic capes, historic lighthouses, enchanted forests and lovely small beach towns which artists and artisans make their home. Along the coast we will visit old Growth Forest that leads you right to the beach, Charming town of Cannon Beach, most photographed monolith – Haystack Rock and enjoy spectacular views of the dramatic Oregon Coastline at some viewpoints along the coast.
(Option2) Willamette Valley Wine Country
Oregon is home to some of the most beautiful vineyards in the world and is known for its distinctive Pinot Noir. The Willamette Valley Vineyards are located on gentle hills that give way to spectacular views of the vines, Mt Hood, Cascade Range and the valley below.
Evening: Overnight Portland
Day 3: Skiing at Mt. Hood
8:30am – Depart for Mt Hood
Full Day: Skiing at Mt. Hood: The only ski area in North America that’s open 12 months of the year. With 3,690 vertical feet…more than anybody else in the US Pacific Northwest, all located on an 11,245-foot volcano…the tallest mountain in Oregon. Ride the Mile-high chair lift
41 total: 5 High Speed Quads
25% beginner 1 Triple
50% intermediate 2 Surface
1 Double 1 Passenger Snowcat
Overnight – Ht Hood or Government Camp
Day 4: Snowmobile tour
9:00am – Snowmobile tour
Take snowmobiles and GET OUT on one of the wildest winter adventures on Mt. Hood. You’ll discover a winter wonderland in the backcountry of the Mt. Hood National Forest while riding a single or double snowmobile. You will have access to hundreds of miles of closed forest roads that become a magnificent winter playground with fluffy powder and groomed trails. You’ll quickly discover that snowmobiling is another fun winter activity on Mount Hood. If you haven’t experienced a backcountry snowmobile excursion, now is the time for a trip of a lifetime.
After lunch – Drive to Bend & Sunriver Resort
Mill District, Bend OR – Stop off in the new trendy Mill District of Bend for a little beer tasting, snack & tour at one of the local micro-breweries. If beer is not your thing, a hot-toddy might be waiting for you or a glass of wine while the others imbibe on locally made brew.
Hotel Check in – Sunriver Resort – Evening free to dine at the resort or shuttle to the Village for more dining options.
A warm, inviting mountain getaway with a cosmopolitan appeal is what you’ll find when you arrive in the friendly town of Bend, OregonMajestic, snow-capped peaks adorn the high-desert skyline, making for some of the best weather in Oregon—think sun-drenched days and cool nights—along with endless options for plenty of play time. Golfing, fishing, hiking, biking, rafting, skiing, and snowboarding are just a few of the outdoor adventures you can tackle in a weekend or a week.
Fodor’s – Sunriver Resort review
Day 5: Skiing at Mt. Bachelor
Morning: You’ll want to wake up early for a day of outdoor adventure!
Full Day: It’s time to hit the slopes! Gear up and head to the main lodge to catch the ski shuttle up to the beautiful Mt. Bachelor. Named one of 2015’s Top Ranked Western Ski Resorts and just 18 miles away, Mt. Bachelor not only offers a beautiful backdrop for Sunriver Resort, but also endless recreation opportunities. With 88 total runs and 3,683 skiable acres, and 462” of snowfall a year, Mt. Bachelor is perfect for skiers and snowboarders of all skill levels, there is something for everyone!
8:00pm Evening: (Saturdays only) After dinner, plan a private star party for the entire group at the Oregon Observatory in Sunriver. Staff and volunteers provide a relaxed, fun, and educational atmosphere for viewing the starry night skies. Sunriver’s elevation, pitch-dark surroundings, and crystal clear air make it perfect for star gazing. With the largest public access viewing facility in the country, there is plenty of space for everyone to enjoy the amazing spectacle. Dress warm, winter evenings are cool!
Overnight – Sunriver
Day 6: Explore Mt. Bachelor
Morning: Enjoy your free time to explore Mt. Bachelor (3 options to choose from)
Snowshoe Tours (3.5 hours)
Snowshoeing tours take place in wilderness areas around Mt. Bachelor and the surrounding Deschutes National Forest of the Cascade Mountain Range of Oregon.
Dog Sledding: (1 hour)
Add a wild and magical experience to your vacation with a ride behind a real sled dog team! Stay snug and warm in the sled while the team, along with a professional musher, takes you on an exciting adventure through the Mt. Bachelor wilderness.
Cross Country Skiing – 3.5 hours
SPA – Don’t feel like getting in the snow this morning? How about a relaxing morning at the Sunriver Resort, Sage Springs Spa instead! $100 spa credit!!
For centuries, people have enjoyed a land forged by volcanoes, blessed by the sun and shadowed by lofty peaks. Sage Springs Club and Spa at Sunriver Resort in Central Oregon captures the spirit of this high desert region with its ambiance, signature services, and indigenous products—a private world dedicated to health, fitness, and wellbeing. Sage Springs Club & Spa is “Where Vitality Springs to Life.”
2pm: After lunch, we take some time to visit the High Desert Museum. Indoor, outdoor and rotating exhibits bring history, science, nature and art to life. Their staff will keep Adults and kids curiously engaged and provide an exciting new perspective on the High Desert of Central Oregon.
Evening: Dinner in Bend Oregon – included
Overnight – Sunriver Resort
Day 7 – Drive back to Portland for an evening flight departure or Portland Airport hotel drop
On our way back to the Portland area, we will stop off in the cute little town of Hood River for a stroll through this charming Historic town and grab a bite to eat. As we descend down on the Columbia River and pass through the Columbia River Gorge National Scenic area, why not stop and view one of the tallest Waterfalls in Oregon, Multnomah Falls.
**Approximate arrival time in Portland – 4pm