Anyone who has spent the holidays in the Pacific Northwest knows it’s a magical place in the wintertime! Twinkling holiday lights at The Butchart Gardens. Cheer and joy in the quaint Bavarian-style town of Leavenworth.

Whether you’re looking for some family bonding, seeking out a tranquil retreat or yearning to explore somewhere new, consider these great Clipper holiday getaways!

Leavenworth Christmas Lighting Festival

Experience holiday magic and plenty of cheer in a festive winter wonderland

Get in the holiday spirit with a deluxe motorcoach ride to the snowy mountain town of Leavenworth! Discover festive cheer during the town’s old-fashioned Christmas Lighting Festival! Shop around town, hop on a sleigh ride and feast on delicious German food before helping Santa flip on half a million sparkling lights!

The Butchart Christmas Lights Tour

See The Gardens come to life with more than 300,000 lights

Fan of holiday lights? Strolling through The Butchart Gardens’ magical wonderland is one experience you’ll never forget! The 55-acre grounds come alive with thousands upon thousands of colorful lights, with references to the 12 Days of Christmas in every display. Be sure to swing by the outdoor rink to glide underneath a canopy of lights while carolers fill the air with classic Christmas tunes.

Give the Gift of Northwest Travel with Clipper Gift Cards

Put gift giving on cruise control

Need a gift for your friends and family before the holidays? Clipper travel experts to the rescue with a Clipper instant printable gift card! Take the pressure off any immediate decision making, purchase a fun card and ta-da! Holiday gift buying done and done.


"We had a great day! The staff on the bus to Leavenworth were wonderful, bus was very clean and comfortable. Great value for the money. Will I go again? YES!!"

- Mkay22
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"We took the trip to Leavenworth – which is great between Thanksgiving and Christmas, the trip to Victoria, BC (stayed overnight) and the ‘Show Me Seattle Tour.’ All are well-done!"

- Bill R., Texas
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"Butchart is beautiful any time of year, but especially so in December! The lights are fantastic and the whole place is just magical. It’s very easy to spend several hours walking around."

- Diane A., Victoria, BC
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