2018 US National Conference
Spokane, Washington

Join Group Coordinators for a tour of the Spokane area. You'll be amazed at all this region has to offer. Your local guide will help you explore Spokane, its' people and history.

Spokane City Tour

October 30, 31, 2018 1pm – 4pm

Enjoy a tour of the rich history, historic homes and attractions of Spokane. Learn about the Native Americans that first discovered this area and where the city began as we travel along the Spokane River, view the Spokane Falls and the grounds of the former Expo '74 site, now Riverfront Park. Tour inside the majestic Saint John's Cathedral, said to be one of the most beautiful cathedrals in the Pacific Northwest. Marvel at the stain glass windows, wood carvings and design. Discover Manito Park while strolling through the formal French Renaissance gardens, Perennial Gardens, Rose Gardens, authentic Japanese Gardens, and flower-filled Conservatory. Trip Advisor's Travelers Choice Awards rated Manito Park "One of the Top 25 Parks in the US". See the historic area of Browne's Addition where many of the old mansions, built in the late 1800's, have been restored to their original splendor. Stop at Bing Crosby's childhood home to see the largest public collection of Crosby's memorabilia in the US.

Includes: Bus transportation, guide and all stops.
Cost: $28.00 per person.

Historic Homes and High Tea

October 30, 2018 10:30am – 2pm

Experience life back in the late 1800's during Spokane's "Age of Elegance" as we travel through Historic Browne's Addition where the rich came to build their homes. Learn how they mad e their fortunes and some fun stories about what went on then. Stop and tour the historic Roberts Mansion, built in 1889, in the Victorian Queen Anne style. Mary, the owner, spent 20 years remodeling the home which is now a bed and breakfast. Next to Silver Spoon Tea House, located in an historic home, feel the nostalgia of another era as you sit down to formal tea service on resplendent china, lavish trays of assorted finger sandwiches, scones, clotted cream, preserves, salad, and confections. Teas from all over the world will be offered and are sure to please any tea connoisseur. After tea, view some more stunning mansions overlooking downtown before returning to the hotel.

Time: 3 ½ hours.
Includes: Bus transportation, guide and High Tea with fresh scones, wild greens and fruit salad, three tiered platter with four tea sandwiches per person, two desserts and a variety of teas.
Cost: $71.00 per person.

Green Bluff Orchards, the Pumpkin Patch and Farm Lunch

October 31, 2018 9am – 1:30pm

Visit the unique area of Green Bluff where over 30 small growers and ranchers open their doors to the public. First, stop at Seimer's Farm where we'll go out into the pumpkin patch and pick a pumpkin (pumpkins also available in their store). Next, off to High Country Orchards for a farm lunch with fresh apple pie ala' mode for dessert. After lunch, we'll all decorate our pumpkins at the table, which will then be delivered to a charity of your choice. Shop in their great gift shop before departing. Last stop is a cider haus to see how apple cider is made, then have a glass.

Time: 4.5 hours.
Includes: Bus transportation, guide, pumpkin and decorations (markers, and fun things to glue on them), lunch and cider.
Cost: $60.00 per person.

The Historic Silver Valley and the Crystal Gold Mine

October 31, 2018 9:30am – 3:00pm

Learn about the boom days of the late 1800's on the way into the richest Silver Mining District in the world. Along the way, view beautiful Lake Coeur d'Alene with its world-class Coeur d'Alene Resort Golf Course. Tour the Cataldo Mission, the oldest building in the State of Idaho, built by the Indians and Catholic Missionaries and completed in 1853. At Old Mission State Park see the world-class exhibit Sacred Encounters: Father De Smet & The Indians of the Rocky Mountain West. The exhibition includes artifacts from some of the most important museums in the world including the Smithsonian and Museum of Natural History. Enjoy lunch at the Enaville Resort, built in 1880 for the fur traders and early miners during the Mining Rush. This log building has driftwood and elk horn furniture and a huge rock fireplace. Then to the *Crystal Gold Mine, an authentic 1890's underground gold mine. See native silver, gold bearing quartz, unusual crystal formations and mining artifacts. Learn how the miners worked with only the use of a pick and dynamite, and a candle on their hard hat for light. Pan for gold and precious gem stones that are native to Idaho.

Time: 5 ½ hours.
Includes: Bus transportation, guide, admission to the Cataldo Mission and Crystal Gold Mine and lunch.
Cost: $81.00 per person.
*You walk into the side of the mountain, the ground is flat, it is fine for seniors and wheelchair accessible.

Private Cruise on Lake Coeur d'Alene Cruise

November 4, 2018 2pm – 7pm

Travel to Idaho where you'll board your boat for a cruise on Lake Coeur d'Alene. National Geographic reports this as one of the most beautiful lakes in the world. Along the way, see secluded lake home of celebrities and sports stars, watch for eagles and osprey and pass by the famous floating green at the Coeur d'Alene Resort Golf Course. Then, enjoy a stroll on the boardwalk at the Coeur d'Alene Resort, browse through the shops in the downtown area and have lunch on your own in one of the many restaurants downtown.

Time: 6 hours.
Includes: Bus transportation, guide and two hour private cruise.
Cost: $66.00 per person.
Lunch on your own. Price range: $6.00 and up.

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Tours for Tuesday, October 30, 2018

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Historic Homes and High Tea (HHHT)
Spokane City Tour (SCT-30)

Tours for Wednesday, October 31, 2018

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Green Bluff Orchards, Pumpkin Patch and Farm Lunch (GB)
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The Historic Silver Valley and Crystal Gold Mine (HSV-CGM)
Spokane City Tour (SCT-31)

Tour for Sunday, November 4, 2018

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Private Cruise on Lake Coeur d'Alene (LCDA)
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Payment is due by October 9, 2018. If minimums are not reached by that date, tour will be cancelled and your money refunded. Based on availability, you can still register after October 9, 2018.

Cancellation Policy: You may cancel with a full refund, less a $3.00 administration fee if before October 9, 2018. If you must cancel after October 9, 2018, we will refund you if we can replace your reservation.

For more information, please contact Harla Jean Biever at (509) 951 2084 or email to

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