Travel Tips and Resource 
Information


Washington State Visitor and Convention Bureaus:

Seattle..............(206) 461-5800

Tacoma.............(800) 272-2662

Everett..............(425) 252-5181

Bellingham........(800) 487-2032

Long Beach.......(800) 451-2542

Olympic Pen......(360) 452-8552

Ocean Shores....(800) 874-6737

Vancouver.......(253) 693-1313

Spokane.............(800) 248-3230

Tri-Cities............(800) 666-1929

Walla Walla.......(509) 525-0850

Wenatchee.........(800) 572-7753

Yakima................(509) 575-1300

Washington State Tourism:

      • Accessibility guides for the Disabled
      • Golf Courses
      • Railroad Tours
      • River Rafting
      • Tour Operators
      • Boat Charters, Rentals
      • Horseback Riding.

(425) 586-2102

Washington State Parks and Recreation:

    • Department of Fishing and Wildlife...(360) 902-2267

    • Department of Natural Resources (Campgrounds and free guide)...(253) 902 1234

    • National Parks Service/Forest Service Campground information...(206) 220-7450

    • Mount Rainier National Park...(253) 569-2211

    • Cascades National Park...(253) 856-5700

    • Olympic National Park...(360) 452-0330

    • Washington Association of RV Parks and Campgrounds...
      (206) 298-2589

    • Washington State Hiking Trails Directory...(425) 586-2102

    • Department of Transportation (Bicycling)...(425) 705 7277

    • Cascade Bicycle Club...(206) 522-BIKE

Ferries:

      • Alaska Marine Highway System...(800) 642-0066

      • Blackball Transportation Inc...(360) 457-4491

      • B.C. Ferries in Vancouver...(604) 669-1211

      • B.C. Ferries in Victoria...(604) 386-3431

      • Lake Chelan Boat Co...(509) 682-2224

      • Victoria Express, Washington/B.C...(206) 452-8088

      • Victoria Clipper...(800) 888-2535

      • Washington State Ferries in Washington...
        (800) 843-3779 or (206) 464 6400

      • Whatcom County Ferry...(360) 676-6730

Misc. Services:

AAA of Washington...(206) 448-5353

Ambulance...911

Customs...(206) 553-4676

City of Seattle Information...
(206) 386-1234

Locksmith, 24-hour AAA...
(206) 325-1515

Lost Pets...(206) 386-7387

Marriage Licenses...(206) 296-3933

Metro Transit...(206) 553-3000

Missing Persons...(206) 684-5582

Passports...(206) 553-7941

Post Office Information...(206) 285-1650

Senior Information Center...
(206) 448-3110

State Patrol...(425) 455-7700

Trains/AMTRAK...(800) 872-7245

Travelers Aid Society...(206) 461-3888

Ticketmaster...(206) 628-0888

Weather...(206) 526-6087

Roads and Highway Information:

      • National Weather Service Report...(206) 526-6087

      • Mountain Pass Report...(900) 407-PASS

      • Nationwide Report...(425) 434-7277
Seattle Sports Organizations:

      • Seattle International Raceway (cars)...(425) 631-1550

      • Seattle Mariners (baseball)...(206) 628-3555

      • Seattle Seahawks (football)...(425) 827-9777

      • Seattle SuperSonics (basketball)...(206) 281-5850

      • Seattle Thunderbirds (hockey)...(206) 728-9121

      • University of Washington...(206) 543-2100

      • University of Washington Huskies...(206) 543-2200

Winter Activities:

      • Washington State Ski Industries...(206) 623-3777

      • Washington State Parks & Recreation...(425) 586-0185

      • Ski Report...(206) 634-0200


Oregon State Convention and Visitor Bureaus:

Ashland ......(541) 482-3486

Astoria/Warrenton ......
(503) 861-1031;(800) 875-6807

Bend ......(541) 382-3221

Cannon Beach ......(503) 436-2623

Coos Bay/North Bend...(541) 269-8921.

Corvallis ......(541) 757-1544, (800) 334-8118

Depoe Bay ......(541) 765-2889

Eugene ......(541) 484-5307,
(800) 547-5445

Florence ......(541) 997-3128

Gold Beach ......(541) 247-7526, (800) 525-2334

Hood River......(541) 386-2000

Lincoln City ......(541) 994-8378, (800) 452-2151

Mt. Hood ......(503) 622-3017

Newport ......(541) 265 8801,
(800) 262-7844

Pendleton......(541) 276-7411, (800) 547-8911

Portland ......(503) 222-2223,
(800) 962-3700

Salem ......(800) 874-7012

Seaside ......(503) 738-6391,
(800) 444-6740

Tillamook ......(503) 842-7525

Yachats ......(541) 547-3530

Oregon Tourism Associations:

                           Oregon Beaches

                          
      • Central Oregon Coast...(541) 265-2064;
        (800) 767-2064

      • Clackamas County...(503) 655-5511

      • Columbia River Gorge...(541) 296-2231

      • Northwest Oregon...(503) 222-2223

      • Oregon Coast...(888) 628-2101

      • Southern Oregon...(541)779-4691;
        (800) 448-4856

      • Willamete Valley...(800) 526-2256

Misc. Oregon Parks and Recreational Associations:

                                       Oregon Parks

      • Coast Travel Pack (guide, events calendar, maps and tidebooks)...(800) 98-COAST

      • Oregon Bicycle Program...(503) 986-3200

      • Campground Reservations...(800) 280-CAMP

      • Oregon Coast Charter Boat Assoc...(541) 265-8888

      • Oregon Coastline Express/The Caboose Express...
        (503) 842-2768

      • Oregon Fishing Information...(800) ASK-FISH

      • Oregon National Parks...(206) 220-4000

      • Outdoors Associations...(800) 747-9552

      • Oregon State Parks & Recreation...(800) 452-5687

      • USDA Forest Service Recreation Information...
        (503) 872-2750

      • Whale Watching Sites (along the coast)...(541) 563-2002

Transportation:

      • AMTRAK (Train)...(800) 872-7245; (503) 273-4865

      • Broadway Travel & Cruises (Train)...(503) 641-7565

      • Burlington Northern (Train)...((503) 241-6300

      • Peninsula Terminal (Train)...(503) 285-5023

      • Portland Terminal (Train)...(503) 241-9898

      • TriMet Bus Service & Light Rail...(503) 238-RIDE

Winter Activities:

      • Cross Country Skiing...(503) 622-4822

      • Mt. Bachelor...(800) 829-2442

      • Mt. Hood Meadows...(503) 337-2222

      • Mt. Hood Ski Bowl...(503) 272-3206

      • Timberline Ski Area...(503) 231-7979



Southwestern British Columbia

B.C. Canada Visitor and Tourism Information:

Canadian Customs...
(604) 531-7581

Discover British Columbia...
(800) 663-6000

Greater Vancouver...
(604) 683-2000

Reservation Services...
(800) 888-8835

Salt Spring Island Tourism Information...537-9359

Tourism Association of Southwestern B.C... (604) 839-9011

Tourism Association Of Vancouver Island...(604) 382-3551

Travel Infocenter...(604) 537-5252

U.S. Embassy (Vanc.)...
(604) 685-4311

Victoria Visitors Bureau...
(604) 382-2121

Whistler Information Center...
(604) 932-2394

Ferry Services:

      • Black Ball Transit Inc...(604) 386-2202

      • Clipper Navigation LTD/Victoria Clipper...
        (604) 382-8100, (206) 448 5000

      • Queen of Sydney (Gulf Islands)...(604) 339-3310

      • Victoria...(604) 386-3431

      • Victoria Rapid Transit Inc. (Victoria Express)...
        (604) 361-9144, (206)452 8088

      • Washington State Ferries...(604) 381-1551

      • Victoria Line...(604) 480-5555

Airlines:

      • Air Canada...(604) 382-9074

      • Canadian Airlines...(604) 382-6111

      • Helijet Airways...(604) 382-6222

Mass Transit:

      • B.C. Transit...(604) 521-0400

      • B.C. Transit/Bus information Line...(604) 382-6161

      • Grayline...(604) 382-6111

      • Island Coach/Pacific Coach...(800) 661-8747

      • SkyTrain/SeaBus...(604) 261-5100

      • 800/USA Rail

Trains:

      • AMTRAK...(800) 872-7245

      • B.C. Rail...(604) 631-3500

      • Via Rail Co...(604) 383-4324

Recreation:

      • Regional Parks/ Vancouver...(604) 432-6350

      • National Parks/Glacier, Pacific Rim and Gwaii Haanas...
        (604) 666-0176

Winter Activities:

      • Canadian Snowshoeing Service..(604) 932-7877

      • Cypress Bowl...(604) 926-6007

      • Grouse Mountain...(604) 984-0661

      • Highway Report...(604) 938-4997

      • Mount Seymour...(604) 986-2261

      • Mount Washington...(604) 338-1387

      • Snowphone (24hr)...(604) 986-6262

      • Whistler Snow and Info Line...(604) 932-4191

Border Crossing Information:

U.S. residents can cross the U.S./Canadian border either way without passports or visas. Travelers should carry documentary evidence of citizenship.




 

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