Optional Excursions

Please pre-register for either event, as space is limited.


Portland Sightseeing Tour
Monday, November 3, 1:30–5:00 p.m.
 
Portland, also known as the City of Roses, is Oregon’s most populous city and the third most populous city in the Pacific Northwest. This comprehensive tour will cover the history of the city and highlights of downtown Portland including cultural and current events. The tour will travel by bus through several of the city’s parks and unique neighborhoods with must-see attractions such as the Pearl District, historic Pittock Mansion, the International Rose Garden, Powell’s Books, and the fascinating history behind Portland’s ten famous bridges.

Fee: $50 per person
 

Multnomah Falls and Gorge Waterfalls Tour
Tuesday, November 4, 1:30–6:00 p.m.
 
Commonly known as the number one attraction in the Portland area, Multnomah Falls is a 611-foot-tall roaring, awe-inspiring cascade of icy water that lets you experience the power and beauty of nature. The Gorge Waterfalls, 77 of which are on the Oregon side alone, are famous for their different shapes and sizes, which can be classified into eight forms: plunge, horesetail, fan, cascade, punchbowl, block, tier, and segmented. These spectacular waterfalls are all within approximately a 1–5 mile distance of each other. En route to the waterfalls by bus guests will learn about the geological landscape and the region’s culture that helped shape this incredible terrain over time. Remember to bring a camera to capture these amazing falls, as well as good walking shoes, appropriate clothing, and a rain jacket.

Fee: $50 per person