Buchanan Wind Symphony • Pacific Northwest Spring Tour
Clovis • Boise • Tri-Cities • Portland • Vancouver • Long Beach • Seattle
Wednesday, April 10, 2019 - Tuesday, April 16, 2019

Last Update: 2/11/19 • 10:30pm

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Wednesday, April 10thThursday, April 11thFriday, April 12thSaturday, April 13thSunday, April 14th • Monday, April 15thTuesday, April 16th

General Trip Details

Emergency Contacts: John Lack, Director: 509-389-0467
Student Transportation: Provided for the entire itinerary via charter bus.
Hotel Information: Will be listed below for each specific day of the itinerary.
Head Chaperone: TBA
Trip Remind Code: @bwssprngtr (Text this code to 81010)

Meals

  • ($) Indicates a meal that the students will need to pay for on their own. We estimate that a student can comfortably cover their meals with about $110-$125: 1 Breakfast, 6 Lunches, 3 Dinners. The rest of the meals are provided.

  • Snacks will be provided throughout the trip. 

Wednesday • April 10, 2019

Travel: Clovis, CA to Boise, ID - 722 miles (Route Map)
Hotel: TBA
Meals: Breakfast on your own before you arrive at school, fast food stops for lunch ($) and dinner ($).
Eat breakfast before school!
6:45am Report to Bandroom.
7:00am Bag Check & Load Bus
7:30am Depart for Boise, Idaho. 
11:00am Lunch Stop - Sacramento Area ($)
11:45am Continue to Boise, ID
4:15pm Dinner stop in Winnemucca, NV. ($)
5:00pm Continue to Boise, ID
One hour time change (+) to Mountain Time.
10:30pm Arrive at hotel in Boise. Check in.
11:00pm Room check.

Thursday • April 11, 2019

Travel: Boise, ID to Richland, WA (294 Miles) (Route Map)
Hotel: TBA
Indoor Pool: TBA
Meals: Breakfast free at hotel, fast food lunch ($), and dinner provided by our concert hosts.
Performances: Shared Concert w/TBA (Evening)
Events: Clinic/Performance at Lewis & Clark Middle School in the morning. Shared concert in the evening.

7:00am Wake Up Call/Breakfast (Free at hotel)
7:45am Room check/load bus.
8:00am Depart for Lewis & Clark Middle School
8:30am Arrive at Lewis & Clark Middle School
9:00am Performance and clinic with students
10:00am Load
10:45am Depart for lunch
11:00am Lunch stop ($)
11:45am Depart for Richland, WA (287 Miles)
One hour time change (-) to Pacific Time.
5:00pm Arrive in Richland, WA. Dinner (Provided)
7:00pm Shared Concert
8:30pm Concert Ends
9:15pm Load Bus
9:30pm Depart for Hotel
10:00pm Arrive at Hotel
10:30pm Room Check
11:30pm Lights Out

Friday • April 12, 2019

Travel: Pasco, WA to Vancouver, WA (219 Miles) (Route Map)
Hotel: TBA
Indoor Pool: TBA
Meals: Breakfast free at hotel, fast food lunch ($), dinner at Lloyd Center Mall ($)
Performances: CBC Concert Band Festival in Pasco
Events: Free Time at mall & ice skating

6:30am Wake Up Call/Breakfast (Free at hotel)
7:30am Room Check/Load Bus
7:45am Depart for Columbia Basin College
8:15am Arrive at Columbia Basin College
8:30am Watch Bands & Perform at CBC Concert Band Festival
11:45am Change/Load Bus/Depart for Lunch
12:30pm Lunch Stop ($)
1:15pm Depart for Vancouver, WA
3:15pm Arrive @ Stonehenge Memorial
3:45pm Depart for Vancouver
5:00pm Arrive at Multnomah Falls
6:00pm Depart for Vancouver
7:00pm Arrive at Lloyd Center. Dinner ($), Shopping, & Ice Skating!
9:30pm Load and depart for hotel.
10:00pm Arrive at Hotel
11:00pm Room check
12:00am Lights Out

Saturday • April 13, 2019

Travel: Vancouver, WA to Long Beach, WA (108 Miles) (Route Map)
Hotel: TBA
Indoor Pool: TBA
Meals: Breakfast free at hotel, fast food lunch ($), and dinner provided in Long Beach
Performances: Music For All Regional Concert Band Festival @ Mountain View H.S.
Events: Long Beach Go Karts, Cape Disappointment State Park 

6:30am Wake Up Call/Breakfast (Free at hotel)
7:30am Room Check/Load Bus
8:00am Depart for Mountain View H.S.
8:30am Arrive at Mountain View High School
9:00am Watch Bands & Perform at Music For All Regional Concert Band Festival
11:45am Change/Load Bus/Depart for Lunch
12:30pm Lunch Stop ($)
1:15pm Depart for Long Beach, WA
3:45pm Visit Cape Disappointment State Park
5:15pm Depart for Dinner
5:45pm Dinner (Provided)
6:45pm Go Karts!
8:00pm Depart for hotel
8:30pm Arrive at Hotel
9:30pm Beach Walk
10:30pm Room check
12:00am Lights Out

Sunday • April 14, 2019

Travel: Long Beach, WA to Seattle, WA (161 Miles) (Route Map)
Hotel: TBA
Indoor Pool: TBA
Meals: Breakfast/Brunch/Lunch on your own in Long Beach ($), dinner at Buca di Beppo provided.
Events: Free-Time in Long Beach, Bremerton-Seattle Ferry, Buca di Beppo, Space Needle

7:30am Wake Up Call/(Snack Provided)
8:15am Room Check/Load Luggage onto bus
8:45am Walk to downtown Long Beach
9:00am Free time in Long Beach/Breakfast, Brunch, or Lunch on your own. ($)
11:30am Meet bus at Go-Karts (Pacific Ave & 10th Street S - South of Downtown Long Beach)
11:45pm Depart for Seattle, WA via Bremerton Ferry - 145 Miles
4:15pm Take ferry to Seattle
5:15pm Arrive in Seattle
6:00pm Dinner at Buca Di Beppo (Provided)
7:00pm Load bus
7:30pm Visit Seattle Space Needle
8:30pm Board bus for hotel.
9:00pm Arrive at hotel/Pool time!
11:00pm Room check
12:00am Lights Out

Monday • April 15, 2019

Travel: Seattle, WA to Medford, OR (446 Miles) (Route Map)
Hotel: The Bus!
Meals: Breakfast free at hotel, lunch at Pike Place/Westlake Mall ($), fast food dinner stop ($), snacks for bus ride ($)
Events: Museum of Pop Culture, Pike Place Market, Westlake Center (Mall), First Starbucks

7:00am Wake Up Call/Breakfast (Free at hotel)
8:30am Room Check/Load Luggage onto bus.
9:00am Take Link Light Rail & Monorail to Museum of Pop Culture (MoPOP)
10:00am Visit MoPop
11:45am Take Monorail to Westlake Mall
12:00pm Free time downtown: Pike Place Market, Westlake Center (Mall), First Starbucks
Lunch on your own ($)
2:45pm Meet at Westlake Center/Load Bus
3:00pm Depart for Medford, Oregon
Dinner stop along the way ($)
12:00am Arrive in Medford. Driver Change. Snack.
1:00am Depart for Clovis.

Tuesday • April 16, 2019

Travel: Medford, OR to Clovis, CA (480 Miles) (Route Map)
Housing: Your Own Bed at Home!
Meals: Snacks at stops along the way ($) (Optional)
Events: Bus ride! 

9:00am Arrive at Buchanan High School and dismissed.

Have a FANTASTIC Spring Break!