Amazing Getaways'

Great Escapes and Outdoor Adventures of the Pacific Northwest: Touring the Town...


  • Craigdarroch Castle...Victoria, BC
    (250) 592-5323
    Take a step back in time while visiting this landmark 19th-century mansion.

  • Royal British Columbia Museum...Victoria, B.C.
    (250) 387-3701.
    A must see when visiting Victoria. Give yourself plenty of time to marvel at the amazing sights and exhibits.

  • The Tallyho Horse drawn Tours...Victoria, B.C.
    (250) 479-1113.
    Visit the legendary totems at Thunderbird Park,Crystal Garden, the Royal British Columbia Museum and the beauty of the 155-acre Beacon Hill Park.

  • Market Square...Victoria, BC.

    Shop till you drop in this 19th-century courtyard.

  • Chinatown...Victoria, BC.

    A fun place for exploring...located just a few blocks from Market Square.

  • Miniature World, Empress Hotel, Victoria, BC
    (250) 385-9731.
    Over 80 great little attractions to thrill and delight the young at heart.

  • Gastown...Vancouver, BC.

    Take in the Victorian architecture, the famous steam clock and Blood Alley in one of the oldest parts of the city.

  • Chinatown...Vancouver, BC.

    Whatever it is you're looking for...chances are you'll find it here. Fascinating shops filled with traditional crafts and contemporary products. You'll also spot some of the best Chinese restaurants around these parts.

  • City and Nature Sightseeing...Vancouver, BC.
    (604) 261-5100.
    Daily sightseeing tours of Vancouver, Grouse Mountain, Whistler and Victoria in mini passenger coaches.

  • AAA Horse & Carriage Ltd. Stanley Park...Vancouver, BC.
    (604) 683-2000.
    Professional guides provide fully narrated tours of Stanley Park.

  • Capilano Suspension Bridge...North Vancouver, B.C.
    (604) 985-7474.
    World famous suspension foot bridge, complimentary tours, totem and nature parks, Indian Carving Center.


  • Cascade Foothills Farmland Association
    (509) 548-6784  
    A wonderful and informative map where visitors can enjoy wine tasting at local wineries and vineyards, apples, pears, ciders, gifts and warm hospitality. This includes; fruit stands, tourist attractions, lodging, dining, and all kinds of fun ideas and day-trips when North Central Washington. Feel free to call or email for map requests.

  • Underground Seattle Tours...Seattle, WA.
    (206) 682-4646.
    Discover Seattle's hidden subterranean streets and buildings covered after city's 1889 fire.

  • Pike Place Public Market...Seattle, WA.
    (206) 682-7453.
    Whether it's crafts, fresh foods or incredible produce you'll find it at the Market. Operating since 1916, the Pike Place Market overlooks the Waterfront and Elliot Bay.

  • Pioneer Square...Seattle, WA.

    Here you'll find numerous art galleries, antique malls and fun shops. Be sure and wear some comfortable shoes.

  • Never-Never Land, Point Defiance Park...Tacoma, WA.
    (253) 591-5845.
    10-acre fantasy land where scenes of 50 story book characters grow out of their forest settings.

  • Tillicum Village/ Blake Island State Park...Seattle, WA.
    (206) 329-5700.
    NW Coast Cultural Center, Indian dances, & salmon dinner.

  • Lake Washington Ship Canal & Hiram M. Chittenden Locks...Seattle, Wa.
    (206) 783-7059.
    Unique Locks, completed in 1916. Watch pleasure craft and fishing boats navigate the locks & salmon climb the adjacent 21-level fish ladder on their way upstream to spawn.


  • Oregon's Museum of Science & Industry...Portland, OR.
    (503) 797-OMSI.
    Six exhibit halls, which include hands-on activities and demonstrations, you'll also find the OMNIMAX theatre, multimedia planetarium shows. laser light shows and more. Be sure and visit the U.S.S Blueback, a 219 foot Navy Submarine.

  • Children's Museum...Portland, OR.
    (503) 823-2227.
    The good mood stop, a must on your list if you have kids.

  • Oregon History Center...Portland, OR.
    (503) 222-1741.
    The center is operated by the Oregon Historical Society. You'll find informative, interesting and interactive exhibits. This is another great place to visit if you have kids.

  • Saturday Market...Portland, OR.

    Fun weekend fair filled with food and crafts. The fair operates 10 months out of the year under the west end of the Burnside Bridge.

  • Pioneer Courthouse Square...Portland, OR.

    Relax in the city's open-air living room, cool off by the fountain or warm up in the coffee house.You can also take in the flowers, artwork and concerts.

  • Portland Art Museum...Portland, OR.
    (503) 226-2811.
    Visit he oldest art museum in the Pacific Northwest. The collection includes; Northwest Coast Native American Indian art, African art, African art from the Cameroons, Asian art, also prints drawing and photographs.

  • End Of The Oregon Trail Interpretive Center...Oregon City, OR.
    (503) 657-9336.
    Guides will greet you dressed in period clothing, you'll also find a wide collection of historic artifacts and a multimedia dramatization of life on the trail.