Vacations To Go



Day 1 Saturday July 16th  
10:00 a.m. Depart: Spokane  
12:30 p.m. Arrive: Moses Lake 105
  Do: Lunch  
1:15 p.m. Depart: Moses Lake  
2:45 p.m. Arrive: Cle Elum 96
  Do: Gas  
3:00 p.m. Depart: Cle Elum  
    (Take I-90, then exit to I-405. After entering I-5 take exit 252 left on Samish Way. On the right side.)  
5:40 p.m. Arrive: Bellingham 167
  Lodge: La Quinta by Wyndham Bellingham $159.02
1063 W Bakerview Rd
Bellingham, WA 98226
(Indoor pool and hot tub, mini fridge, microwave)


Day 2 Sunday July 17th  
8:15 a.m. Do: Bright Side Breakfast  
9:00 a.m. Depart: Bellingham  
    (Go left on Bakerview Rd. Enter I-5 north. It will become Hwy 99 in Canada. Take the exit to the right for Bridgeport. Go left. On the right side.)  
10:20 a.m. Arrive: Vancouver 54
    (Walk right on Bridgeport. Turn right on No. 3 Rd. Go right on River Rd. Go right on Charles Rd.)  
  Do: Sky Train $3.05/$2.65+ weekends each way to Waterfront  
    (Go right on Granville. Turn left on Cordova. Past Howe on the right.)  
    Lunch-Waterfront Centre  
    (Go back left on Cordova.)  
  See: Gastown shops  
    (Go back on Cordova.)  
    Watch cruise ships leave
Celebrity Eclipse 4:30 p.m.
ms Nieuw Amsterdam 4:30 p.m.
Serenade of the Seas 5:00 p.m.
    (Go south on Howe St. Turn left on Cordova. On the left.)  
  Do: Sky Train  
    (Get off at Bridgeport Station. Go right on Charles St and left on River Rd. Take the 1st left on No. 3. Turn left on Bridgeport Rd to get the car or right to restaurant.)  
    Italian Tomato Restaurant (4-9)
Pizza or pasta
    (Or go left on Bridgeport.)  
    Tim Hortons-Grilled cheese, wraps, chili, sub sandwich, donuts, drinks  
  Lodge: Hampton Inn-Vancouver Airport/Richmond $245
8811 Bridgeport Rd
Richmond, BC V6X1R9
(604) 232-5505




Day 4 Tuesday July 19th  
  Do: Day at Sea
Formal Night
12:00 p.m.
1:30 p.m.
  Palo $45  
  Lodge: Disney Cruise  



Day 5 Wednesday July 20th  
Dawes Glacier
9:45 a.m. Do Royal Gathering  
  Lodge: Disney Cruise  



Day 6 Thursday July 21st  
7:15 a.m. Arrive: Skagway  
Julie, Ray & Tim:      
9:15 a.m.-
12:45 p.m.
Do: Musher's Camp & Sled Dog Experience SW24-$183

Hop aboard a wheeled sled powered by energetic huskies and ride along a wooded trail through the Alaskan rainforest.

On this adventure you will...

  • Meet your friendly guides at the dock and head out of Skagway. Your guides will give you a narrated account of its rich Gold Rush history and present-day community. Then, you can relax during the 9-mile (approximately 40 minutes) seaside drive to the northern most point of the Lynn Canal, the Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park and our Musher's Camp.
  • Switch into our thrilling 4x4 Unimog vehicles and be driven up 1.5 miles of off-road fun. At the top, you will meet the dogs and climb onto a wheeled sled custom made for running during the snow-less summer months. The husky team will whisk you along a one-mile, wooded trail through some of the Southeast Alaska's beautiful temperate rainforest.
  • Meet a fun dog musher and learn about the hard work, dedication and energy involved in this wonderful and rewarding sport.
  • Before you leave, don't forget to snuggle with our adorable husky puppies and enjoy some free time to visit with the dogs or stop by the snack bar to purchase a beverage. You can inspect the racing gear and equipment and, of course, remember to snap some photos memorializing this truly unique Alaskan adventure, before travelling back to the pier.
Barb & Sherry:      
  Do: Call Bus (907) 612-0902  
    Crazy Moose Misses Port of Call Letterbox- after you get off the bus  
    Mass Alaska Letterbox  
Gold Rush Cemetery
    Alaska is OK too!!! Letterbox (cemetery  
    Eureka! Letterbox (cemetery)  
Reid Falls
    Skagway Owes It's Birth To Letterbox (falls)  
    Alaska State Mammal: Moose Letterbox  
  Do: Call Bus to Ship  
Everyone:   Lunch-Ship  
    Polar Bears Letterbox (On the left towards the ferry dock, not in town.)  
    US Oddities: Alaska Don't Look at a Moose From an Airplane Letterbox (Broadway & 6th)  
    Let Sleeping Dogs Lie Letterbox (Spring and 7th)  
    Curly Wind Letterbox (769 State St-Library open 10-7))  
8:00 p.m. Depart: Skagway  
  Lodge: Disney Cruise  



Day 7 Friday July 22nd  
6:45 a.m. Arrive: Juneau  
8:30 a.m. Do: Bus to Town-Barb, Ray, Sherry and Tim  
9:00 a.m.   M&M Tours Blue Bus $49.95 with tax  
8:45 a.m.   Mendenhall Glacier Explorer (JU11)-Julie  
Mendenhall Glacier & Nugget Falls
Mt Robert's Tramway $45
  • Take a short walk from the cruise ship to the Goldbelt Tram.
  • Enjoy a relaxing, 5-minute tram car ride to 1,800 feet above sea-level while observing the beauty of the Chilkat Mountains and Stephens Passage from your windows.
  • Once at the top, you're free to experience multiple activities at your leisure. Hike the extensive trail system or visit the observation platforms while taking in the flora and fauna of the mountain.
  • Then, visit the Mountain House for shopping at Goldbelt Tram Gifts. See an award-winning film on Tlingit history and culture. Finally, dine at the Timberline Bar & Grill for a crab feast.
  • Conclude your experience with an exhilarating 5-minute ride to the base of the mountain.
  • This tour is wheelchair accessible. At the top, the Raptor Center and Nature Center have accessible ramps. The hiking trails are the only non-accessible areas. The Goldbelt Tram is Recipient of the Governor's Award for Facility Accessibility Design. (ADA superior design) 
  • Tickets allow unlimited rides throughout the day and include viewing the award-winning Tlingit film Seeing Daylight. 
  • The Goldbelt Tram is an excellent choice to combine with any other tour, for a full overview of Juneau and vicinity. 
  • Guests should dress warmly, in layers and carry rain gear. 
    Did He Run That Far? Letterbox  
4:45 p.m. Depart: Juneau  
  Lodge: Disney Cruise  



Day 8 Saturday July 23rd  
11:15 a.m. Arrive: Ketchikan  
Barb, Julie & Sherry:      

Best Shopping

Ray & Tim:      
11:15a.m.-12:45 p.m. Do: The Great Alaskan Lumberjack Show (KE40) $47

Experience the Great Alaskan Lumberjack Show, a rousing display of athleticism with chainsaws, log rolling and laughs.

On this adventure you will...

  • Meet your tour escort and walk approximately 10 minutes to the show site.
  • Enjoy an energetic, action-packed performance and have a rowdy good time! You can't come to Ketchikan without a visit to The Great Alaskan Lumberjack Show. Some of the world's top timber sport athletes, the same men you've seen competing on ESPN and The Outdoor Channel, will go head-to-head for bragging rights and the title.
  • Watch chopping, sawing, chainsaw events, the death-defying speed climb, log rolling and more. At the same time, you'll enjoy a rich historical look at the timber industry that shaped Alaska. This approximately one-hour performance is great for the entire family and is full of action, excitement, comedy and more. It's a must see while visiting Alaska!
7:45 p.m. Depart: Ketchikan  
  Lodge: Disney Cruise  


Day 9 Sunday July 24th  
  Do: Sea Day  
    Dinner: Semi Formal Night  
  Lodge: Disney Cruise  


Day 10 Monday July 25th  
8:00 a.m. Do: Debarkation  
9:00 a.m. Depart: Seattle  
6:00 p.m. Arrive: Spokane 415