Companion Tours

Monday, October 9th, 9:00am – 3:30pm
Pike Place and Chihuly Glass Museum

Established in 1907, Pike Place Market is home to over 150 craftspeople, 70 farmers, 60 public entertainers, many unique shops, and is the #1 most visited location in Seattle.  Ride the elevated Monorail, built for the 1962 World’s Fair, to the “Center of the (Seattle) Center” where we’ll have lunch as a group.  Next, visit the Chihuly Glass Museum and Garden located at the base of the iconic Space Needle.  Learn about world-renowned glass artist Dale Chihuly.  Wander the garden with its unique plant collection designed to complement Chihuly’s work.  Please bring $$ for lunch and gratuities.

Meet in the Hyatt lobby at 8:45 a.m.

Comfortable walking shoes recommended. 

Lunch is on your own. 

Cost: $85.00

Tuesday, October 10th, 9:15 am – 3:00 pm
Snoqualmie Falls and Wine Tasting

Travel in style…settle into our chauffeured limousine and travel to Snoqualmie Falls, one of Washington’s most popular scenic attractions.  You may recognize it as the setting for “Twin Peaks,” the TV series and a cult classic movie.  At the falls, we’ll walk through the historic Salish Lodge and overlook the famous 270 foot waterfall.  We’ll have lunch on our drive to Woodinville’s wine country.  Enjoy wine tasting at DeLille Cellars.  On the way back to the hotel, we’ll stop at the magnificent Chateau Ste. Michelle grounds to take photos and visit the gift shop.  

Please meet in the Hyatt lobby at 9:00 am.

Comfortable walking shoes recommended. 

Lunch is included.  Please bring $$ for gratuities.

Cost: $90.00

Wednesday, October 11th, 9:30 am – 2:30 pm
Bellevue Botanical Garden and The Shops at The Bravern

In 1981, Cal & Harriet Shorts left their “arboretum” land to the City of Bellevue, providing it remain a public park.  In 2022, the 53-acre garden celebrated its 30th anniversary.  Travel by chauffeured limousine and enjoy a private docent-led walking tour.  Garden features include the Lost Trail, Urban Meadow, and the contemplative Tao Garden.  Next, shop – or window-shop! – and soak in the ambience at The Shops at The Bravern. Its prestigious collection includes Gucci, Louis Vuitton, and Prada.  We’ll enjoy lunch as a group at one of the many restaurants.

Please meet in the Hyatt lobby at 9:15 am.

Comfortable walking shoes recommended. 

Lunch is on your own.  Please bring $$ for lunch and gratuities.

Cost: $60.00

*Attendance is limited at all Companion Tours; tours will be filled on a first come, first served basis.  Comfortable walking shoes are recommended for all tours.  Please bring money for lunch on Monday and Wednesday tours and for gratuities (all tours).