Tours

All group tours are cancelled due to lack of minimum numbers.

Sasquan 2015 Spokane, Washington
Pre and Post Con Optional Tours

Come early or stay late and let the locals take you on tour of the Inland Northwest. Historic sites, parks, wineries and craft breweries are some of the area’s top attractions we’ve lined up for you. When will you have the opportunity to do this again!

  • To reserve one of these fabulous tours, please go to http://www.groupcoordinators.com/sasquan-tours.php
     
  • If you need further information or have a question please call Julie at Group Coordinators – 509.455.4354 or julie@groupcoordinators.com
     
  • Payment is due by July 28, 2015. If minimums are not reached by that date, the tour will be canceled and your money refunded. Based on availability, you can still register after July 28, 2015.
     
  • Cancellation Policy: You may cancel with a full refund before July 28, 2015. If you must cancel after July 28th, we will refund only if we can replace your reservation on the tour. If you have special circumstances for cancellation, please let us know and we will do whatever possible to refund your money.
     

TOURS OFFERED ON TUESDAY, August 18, 2015

Spokane City Tour

Manito ParkEnjoy a tour of the rich history, historic homes and attractions of Spokane as we travel past Spokane Falls, learning about where the city began, along the grounds of the former Expo ’74 site, now Riverfront Park. Saint John's CathedralThen up “The Hill” where views of the city, beautiful mansions and the majestic Saint John’s Cathedral are located. Tour inside the Cathedral and see the spectacular stained glass windows, wood carvings and tile work. Discover Manito Park, rated “Top 25 Parks in the US” by TripAdvisor. Stroll through the formal sunken gardens, authentic Japanese Gardens and flower-filled Conservatory. See the historic mansions in Browne’s Addition; learn about who had them built and how they made their fortunes. Tour Bing Crosby’s childhood home at Gonzaga University to see the largest public collection of Bing Crosby memorabilia in the US.
historic mansion in Browne's Addition

Time: 1:30pm – 4:30pm.
Includes: Bus transportation, guide and all stops.
Cost: $26.00 per person.
Minimal walking, wheelchair accessible.

A Journey on the Ale Trail

The Inland Northwest has abundant water, hops and barley and the local brewers take advantage of this, brewing an ever-expanding variety of flavors and styles, some of the best beer made! We’ll stop at three craft breweries, all family owned. Iron GoatThey include; River City, which started in 1987 and recently was the Gold Medal Winner at the Washington Beer Awards for their River City Red, Ramblin’ Road, for bold Belgian and Northwest Style ales and last, Iron Goat, where their beers are bold, flavorful and meticulously crafted with names like Head Butt IPA and Goatmeal Stout. Along the way, listen to stories about the local craft brewery industry and some fun stories about Spokane.
Time: 2:00pm – 6:00pm
Includes: Bus transportation, guide, 4 – 6 beer samplers at three breweries and light snacks on the bus.
Cost: $51.00 per person.
Minimal walking required. Please do not plan on driving after the tour!

Afternoon of Wine Tasting

Begin the afternoon at Barrister Winery – started by two lawyers in 2001, they have been winning awards around the world ever since! Their reds are not to be missed (probably the best in the area), either is the art in this historic building. Next to Latah Creek Winery and Gift Shop, heralded by Wine Spectator Magazine as one of the top producers of Merlot in Washington State. Be sure to try the huckleberry wine, a local specialty. Arbor CrestTheir expansive gift shop has everything for the wine lover and many locally made products. Next stop is Arbor Crest Wine Cellars, located at the Cliff House and perched on a rock 450 feet above the Spokane River. Taste their wide variety of wonderful wines, then tour the grounds, once owned by an inventor. See their cement pool, 16×16 foot checkerboard (game anyone?) and croquet court on the edge of the cliff and mansion. Thousands of flowers are planted on the grounds and there is also a small vineyard. This is one of the most beautiful settings in Spokane. Along the way, your guide will indulge you in the stories behind the wineries and history of the area.
Time: 1:00pm – 5:00pm
Includes: Bus transportation, guide and three wine tastings.
Cost: $49.00 per person.
At Arbor Crest, you will need to walk about ½ block to get into the historic grounds and you must be 21 to go there.

Literary, Musical & Theater Ghosts of Spokane Walking Tour

ghost tourThis two-hour easy walking tour (3/4 mile total and wheelchair friendly) of Spokane’s downtown explores the ghost and other local stories of Spokane’s historic downtown writers, musicians and theater people. Tour will include the location of Dashiell Hammet’s detective agency office when he lived in Spokane and the haunts of poet Vachel Lindsay.
Time: 7:00pm – 10:00pm
Cost: $18.00 per person, based on a minimum of 10 people.
Tours limited to 24 people.

Scenic Cruise on Lake Coeur d’Alene

Travel to Idaho where you’ll board the cruise boat for a 90 minute public cruise, on Lake Coeur d’Alene. Coeur d"Alene cruiseNational Geographic reports this as one of the most beautiful lakes in the world. The captain will narrate during the cruise and point out the now famous floating green at the Coeur d’Alene Resort Golf Course.
Time: 1:00pm – 5:30pm.
Includes: Bus transportation, guide and 90 minute cruise.
Cost: $59.00 per person. Children 6 – 12 $50.00.
Note: Travel time to Lake Coeur d’Alene is 45 minutes and is narrated. There is a full bar and snacks available during the cruise.
Boat is wheelchair accessible. You have to walk out a long dock to get to the boat.


 

TOURS OFFERED ON MONDAY, August 24, 2015

Afternoon of Wine Tasting

Begin the afternoon at Barrister Winery – started by two lawyers in 2001, they have been winning awards around the world ever since! Their reds are not to be missed (probably the best in the area), either is the art in this historic building. Next to Latah Creek Winery and Gift Shop, heralded by Wine Spectator Magazine as one of the top producers of Merlot in Washington State. Be sure to try the huckleberry wine, a local specialty. Arbor CrestTheir expansive gift shop has everything for the wine lover and many locally made products. Next stop is Arbor Crest Wine Cellars, located at the Cliff House and perched on a rock 450 feet above the Spokane River. Taste their wide variety of wonderful wines, then tour the grounds, once owned by an inventor. See their cement pool, 16×16 foot checkerboard (game anyone?) and croquet court on the edge of the cliff and mansion. Thousands of flowers are planted on the grounds and there is also a small vineyard. This is one of the most beautiful settings in Spokane. Along the way, your guide will indulge you in the stories behind the wineries and history of the area.
Time: 1:00pm – 5:00pm
Includes: Bus transportation, guide and three wine tastings.
Cost: $49.00 per person.
At Arbor Crest, you will need to walk about ½ block to get into the historic grounds and you must be 21 to go there.

Literary, Musical & Theater Ghosts of Spokane Walking Tour

ghost tourThis two-hour easy walking tour (3/4 mile total and wheelchair friendly) of Spokane’s downtown explores the ghost and other local stories of Spokane’s historic downtown writers, musicians and theater people. Tour will include the location of Dashiell Hammet’s detective agency office when he lived in Spokane and the haunts of poet Vachel Lindsay.
Time: 2:00pm – 5:00pm
Cost: $18.00 per person, based on a minimum of 10 people; tours limited to 24 people.

Scenic Cruise on Lake Coeur d’Alene

Travel to Idaho where you’ll board the cruise boat for a 90 minute public cruise, on Lake Coeur d’Alene. Coeur d"Alene cruiseNational Geographic reports this as one of the most beautiful lakes in the world. The captain will narrate during the cruise and point out the now famous floating green at the Coeur d’Alene Resort Golf Course.
Time: 1:00pm – 5:30pm.
Includes: Bus transportation, guide and 90 minute cruise.
Cost: $59.00 per person. Children 6 – 12 $50.00.
Note: Travel time to Lake Coeur d’Alene is 45 minutes and is narrated. There is a full bar and snacks available during the cruise.
The boat is wheelchair accessible. You have to walk out a long dock to get to the boat.


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