Each moment seems better than the last. The sight of a nesting bald eagle. Experiencing Victoria, the provincial capital of British Columbia. Hiking in an Eden of ferns and old-growth trees. Majestic Sol Duc Falls and mile-high Hurricane Ridge. Most vacations have one moment you remember forever. This trip has those moments daily.
1-2 Admire the spectacular panorama from the summit of Mount Constitution, Orcas Island's apex: shimmering water, evergreen-clad isles and snowcapped Mount Baker on the horizon Explore Moran State Park, a nature-lover's paradise On San Juan Island, discover pedestrian-friendly Friday Harbor.
3 Ferry between islands—and countries—in the idyllic San Juan archipelago A hike on Mount Work offers striking views of Vancouver Island, the Olympic Mountains and the surrounding Gulf Islands Settle into the luxury of the Brentwood Bay Resort with a full-service spa, waterfront suites and an elegant dining room.
4 Victoria and world-renowned Butchart Gardens, a Canadian National Historic site with 55 acres of exquisite flowers and plants, await discovery Join a historical walk of enchanting Victoria before our ferry ride across the Straight of Juan de Fuca and hike to Marymere Falls.
5 Walk in Olympic National Park, where temperate forest, alpine lakes and waterfalls meet Meander through an old-growth forest of Sitka spruce, hemlock and Douglas fir to awe-inspiring Sol Duc Falls.
6 Hike stunning Hurricane Ridge, winding through flower-filled meadows that look onto Mount Olympus, the Bailey Range and the San Juan Islands—the entire trip is visible from this amazing lookout point! As we ferry back to Seattle, views of the city's skyline and Mount Rainier cap off the trip.