Art and Culture in Northern Washington

Trip Highlights

Learn about various forms of artwork in some of northern Washington's beautiful studios. Explore the local wine industry and sample some of the area's select wines. Visit Nooksack Falls, a nearly 100-foot waterfall tucked away in the northern Cascades. Take in the magnificent view from Artist Point, famed as one of the best views in the United States.

Dates

August 05 to August 11, 2018

Region

North America

Tour Operator

Creative Life Adventures NW

Physical Activity Level

Moderately Active

Duration

6 Days

Price

$ 2,195.00

Type

Deep Blue Series

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Itinerary

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Day One—Arrive in Washington
Arrive in Seattle-Tacoma Airport and transfer to Bellingham. On arrival in Bellingham, check in to your hotel, review trip logistics, and enjoy a social hour with your fellow travelers.

Day Two—Art Making
In the morning, visit a studio gallery where you’ll learn to make your own art. After lunch, you’ll have another art making session before spending a social hour with your fellow travelers and making your way make to the hotel in Bellingham.

Day Three—Art and Wine
In the morning, you’ll visit and hear from two different local artists. After lunch, you’ll hear from a third artist before transferring to two different wineries to sample some local Washington wines.

Day 4—Art Making/ Culture
In the morning, you’ll attend a studio session and make your own art. After lunch, you’ll visit an art museum before spending a few hours shopping. Later, enjoy cocktails with your fellow travelers at a local restaurant.

Day 5—Artist Point
This morning, depart your hotel and arrive at Nooksack Falls, a nearly 100 foot waterfall in the northern Cascades. Following your visit to Nooksack Falls, continue on to Picture Lake and then Heather Meadows, where you’ll eat lunch. After lunch, you’ll head to Artist Point. Renowned as one of the best views in the entire United States, Artist Point gives you an up-close look at the northern Cascades. On the way back to the hotel, stop at a local restaurant for dinner.

Day 6—Art Making
Today, you’ll attend your final two studio sessions, enjoy a social hour with your fellow travelers, and prepare for departure on Saturday.

Day 7—Departure
This morning, you’ll be picked up and taken back to Seattle-Tacoma Airport for your return flight home. On the way to the airport, stop at a Washington Farmer’s Market and enjoy a farewell lunch with your fellow travelers.

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