Portland-based Odyssey Club, the Northwest’s largest travel club for seniors (50 and older), is offering an autumn color tour of British Columbia beginning Sept. 23.
The eight-day bus tour circles the interior from Harrison Hot Springs to Valemont and the juncture of the Rocky, Caribou and Monashee mountains, plus a one-day excursion on B.C. Rail. Prices begin at $1,165 per person, based on double occupancy. For information, call (800) 937-8087 or (503) 233-9961.
Plugged in: Regional travel information available on line:
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Off the presses: A 50-page color brochure with information about Bellingham and Whatcom County, with information from shopping to whale watching, is now available.
For a free copy, call (800) 487-2032 or (360) 671-3990.
Take a chance: The Flamingo Hilton, in the southern Nevada community of Laughlin, is offering a three-day gambling trip Aug. 7-10 for $209 per person, based on double occupancy.
The 2,000-room resort has a 60,000 square foot casino, with 1,800 slot and video poker machines, as well as a variety of table games and live entertainment.
The price includes air fare, hotels transfers and baggage handling. For information, call (800) 662-5825.
Take a walk: A six-day walking tour on the Olympic Peninsula, emphasizing off-the-beaten-path places, is offered through October by Bicycle Adventures.
Destinations include Olympic National Park, lonely beaches along the Olympic Peninsula, Hurricane Ridge and a day in Victoria. The trips begin in Seattle. Prices begin at $1,192 per person and include all meals and accommodations. For information, call (800) 443-6060 or (360) 786-0989.
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