|Beautiful Silver Falls, OR|
Note: Since I do not know anything more about the Convention at the time of
publication, the fees for the walks, socials and meetings themselves are not
included in the total price. You can go to the following website for more
information as it becomes available: http://www.nationalavaconvention2015.com
June 10th (Wed.): Fly day only to Portland, Oregon Airport. Hotel Accommodations at
the Clarion Hotel for 3 glorious nights! (503) 252-2222 Continental Breakfast included
and free shuttle from airport. Short meeting that evening at 7:30 p.m.
June 11th(Thur.): Drive to Multnomah Falls in the Columbia River Gorge for sightseeing
and then onto Hood River for year round event. This walk goes on the Indian Creek Trail
with Magnificent Views of Mt. Hood (in the distance) and the river. Then go down 242
stair steps to Old Town Hood River and the Railway Station. Then through downtown and
back through old neighborhoods to finish. Return to hotel.
June 12th(Fri.): Drive to Olympia, Washington for the Capital Walk. Walk around
Capitol Lake, through State Capitol grounds, downtown Olympia and Olympia's
waterfront in what walking advocate, Sue Parks calls the "most stunning setting" of all
the US capital cities. In the afternoon, drive to Aberdeen, on the Washington coastline for
a walk. The 5K walks through parts of downtown and along the riverfront. 11K includes
downtown, plus old and new homes up on the hilltops. Return to hotel.
June 13th (Sat.): Depart the Portland area and drive to Bend, Oregon for the 1st
Convention Walk. Hotel accommodations for 1 night at the Fairfield Inn & Suites in Bend
(541) 318-1747 Continental Breakfast included.
June 14th (Sun.): Drive a short distance to the AVA 2nd walk located at Clear Lake.
Hotel accommodations at the Host Hotel for the AVA Convention, Grand Hotel in Salem
for 6 glorious nights (503) 540-7800 Full Breakfast buffet included.
June 15th (Mon.): Drive to Silver Falls for one of the best walks that I have ever done
with 10 Water Falls on the 10KM. Return to hotel.
June 16th (Tues.): Drive to Lincoln City, along the Oregon coastline for another
Convention Walk. Return to hotel. Meet & Greet
AVA CONVENTION, MEETINGS, WALKS AND SOCIALS
June 17th: (Wed.) Eugene/Rhododendron Garden Walk
June 18th: (Thurs.) Portland/Highlights Walk (Social?)
June 19th: (Fri.) Salem Capital Walk (Banquet?)
June 20th (Sat.): Drive to Mt. St. Helen’s Walk. Return to our hotel for 2 nights at the
same hotel from the beginning of the trip. Continue onto Portland Airport area to the
Clarion Hotel (503) 252-2222 for hotel accommodations. Continental Breakfast and free
airport shuttle included.
June 21st (Sun.): Drive to the last Convention walk at Vancouver, Washington
June 22nd (Mon.): FLY DAY ONLY BACK TO OUR HOME DESTINATIONS!
$50.00 will reserve your seat on this Fantastic AVA Convention & More Trip.
Price Per Person: (EXCLUDING $50.00 DEPOSIT!)
SINGLE: $2250.00 DOUBLE: $1600.00 TRIPLE: $1350.00
SINGLE: Jan. 15th- $1125.00 April 20th - $1125.00
DOUBLE: Jan. 15th - $800.00 April 20th - $800.00
TRIPLE: Jan. 15th - $675.00 April 20th - $675.00
The cost of the trip will include:
• Fully Escorted Deluxe Bus Transportation
• 12 nights of Hotel Accommodations at various hotels
• Deluxe Continental or Full Breakfast at ALL hotels
• All Taxes and Tips, including those for the Bus Driver and Tour Escort
• Walk Fees(Credit Only) for only the 3 walks prior to the AVA Convention
• Refreshments and snacks throughout the trip
Make checks payable to Mary Ptacek and send to the following address:
Mary T. Ptacek
2748 Canarsy Ct.
Henderson, Nevada 89052
Any questions or concerns, call (702) 260-7333 or email me at mtptacek@msn.