Join Discover Gardens and Grapes Tour with Wendy Wilber and the University of Florida Master Gardeners in August 2024 for a magnificent tour of Oregon's beautiful gardens and award-winning viticulture. This six day tour will take you from Portland, to the lush Willamette Valley, and finally to the scenic Columbia River Gorge. Stroll through stunning botanical gardens exploding with colorful blooms, observe the latest in sustainable practices, and taste the best of seasonal fruits from orchards on the Hood River Fruit Loop.
Our small group size ensures an intimate experience. Discover Oregon's natural beauty and bounty on this unforgettable "Gardens and Grapes" Tour!
A $1,000 deposit per person is required to hold your reservation. The deposit deadline is April 1, 2024, if space is still available. Final payment is due by June 4th, 2024.
This tour will require a minimum number of 12 tour participants to establish viability.
Do NOT arrange airfare until you have been notified via email that the tour is fully viable!
For more information on this, or any of our other tours, please leave a message for
Ray at 816-842-7500 or send him an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please note that changes to the itinerary may be necessary due to weather, availability, or other factors beyond our control. Participants must be able to endure moderate physical activity (daily activities may include 2-4 hours of walking and 2-3 hours of bus rides) and should be in overall good health.
Sunday, August 4, 2024
Welcome to Portland!
Upon arrival to Portland, make your way to the Kimpton RiverPlace Hotel via the MAX light rail train or a ride share service, such as Uber or Lyft.
Join us for a Welcome Reception/Dinner at the hotel, where you will meet your tour guide and other tour guests. The reception will be followed by a brief presentation of the itinerary and an insider overview of Portland's Japanese Garden.
Meals: Light Dinner/Reception
Lodging - Kimpton RiverPlace Hotel