Wonders of Washington

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Explore Washington State with Quo!

Lace up your hiking boots and get ready for an unforgettable trek through beautiful Washington state!

Experience iconic Seattle structures, see maritime science in action, walk through the history of native tribal culture, and immerse yourself in this diverse melting pot!

From Seattle, make your way to Mt. St. Helens for an unforgettable overnight STEM camp.  Take part in scientific research and get ready for a hands-on lesson in volcanology.

Agriculture, history, and geology collide as you make your way east with a stop in Yakima.  Fly fishing, butter churning, farming and hiking will give you a whole new perspective on the outdoors!

Inland tribal immersion, kayaking, and more surprises wait for you at the last stop in beautiful Spokane….

Don’t miss out on this jam-packed Pacific Northwest adventure!

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Program Snap Shot

Smaller group. Bigger impact.

Program length: 7 days
All Inclusive Price: from $2,895
Departure Dates: Week of July 10, 2018

Minimum Group:  30 Paying Travelers

Program priced from Leader’s departure airport.

  • Pike Place Market
  • Ballard Locks
  • Space Needle
  • Chihuly Glass Museum
  • Puget Sound Ferry
  • Science at Mt. St. Helens
  • Fly fishing
  • Kayaking
  • Hiking
  • Palouse Falls
  • Gonzaga University

Wonders of Washington - Quo Student Travel - Educational Travel Program
Day One: Depart for Seattle

You’ll land in Seattle, collect your luggage and meet your Travel Manager, and your adventure has begun! Welcome to Seattle, “The Emerald City!”

  • The iconic Space Needle
  • Chihuly Glass Museum
  • Seattle Center
  • How about a snack? Cool Guys Fries & Ripper Dogs – YUM!
  • Ballard Locks:  salmon ladder, the locks, botanical garden

Overnight in Seattle

Day Two: Seattle & Puget Sound
  • Pike Place Market
  • Flying Fish!
  • The ORIGINAL Starbucks Store
  • Seattle Aquarium
  • Ferry ride on Puget Sound
  • Cooking class (TBD) or Improv Theater experience

Overnight in Seattle

Day Three: Mt. St. Helens STEM Camp

After breakfast, we travel to Mt. St. Helens. Prepare for an incredibly scenic & informative 3.5 hr drive.

  • Welcome to STEM Camp!
  • Johnston Ridge Observatory

Overnight at Mt. St. Helens

Day Four: STEM & Agriculture in Yakima

We’ll enjoy the first half of our day concluding STEM Camp at Mt. St. Helens

After lunch, the topography and microclimates change as we travel to Yakima (approximately 3.5 hour drive).

Next, we dive into an immersive, hands-on agricultural education experience:

  • Churn butter
  • Wheat! Apples! Cherries! Grapes! Potatoes!
  • Farming and ranching industries

After a delicious dinner prepared with locals, we’ll overnight in Yakima. 

Day Five: Fly Fishing & The Palouse

Our day begins with an amazing catch-and-release fly fishing experience in Yakima.

After lunch, we’ll travel into another geological region with endlessly distinctive views and topography.

After about 2 hours of scenic exploration, we’ll arrive at the spectacular Palouse Falls. 

  • This is an incredible geological education session.
  • We’ll enjoy an informative hike, loaded with memorable photo ops! 

Next, we drive to beautiful Spokane, learning along the way!

  • When we arrive, dinner will be downtown at the Old Spaghetti Factory.
  • As the sun sets, the historic streets of Spokane come to life and we’ll embark on a spine-tingling Ghost Walk!

Overnight @ Red Lion

Day Six: Native American Experience

We start the day by entering the Kalispel tribal reservation for an immersive tribal experience

  • Buffalo sighting and ranching/agriculture
  • Fish hatchery
  • Hiking
  • Wildlife

Next, we drive up into the mountainous lake region of North Idaho

  • Hiking, kayaking, canoeing and swimming
  • BBQ

Tonight, we’ll overnight @ Gonzaga University

Day Seven: Travel Day

This morning we head to the airport for our return flight home.