Monthly Archives: April 2013

Mystery Tour – Final Clue

  We are down to the final clue…we hope you enjoyed following along! Clue #7: This consulate enjoys some sugary treats at a splendid vista east of a president’s lake. Solution: A consulate is a branch of an embassy. Sugary treats = sweets = suites Splendid vista = Bellevue President’s lake = Lake Washington which…
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Mystery Tour – Clue #5

  Clue #5: Thirty-two USA states and 10 countries have this place name. In Canada, it is found only in Ontario. Hint: The answer is not “Springfield”. Solution: Salem, Oregon. About 20 people on the tour guessed this correctly. The two names drawn were Doris Sharp and Lorraine Semrick who each won a $20 Travel…
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Mystery Tour – Clue #4

  Clue #4 Gordon made the right choice for his designer, but the building has travelled 21 miles since 1963. Solution: Conrad and Evelyn Gordon commissioned the famous architect Frank Lloyd Wright (note the pun “right choice”) to build their home and it was completed in 1963 beside the Willamette River near Wilsonville. After her…
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Mystery Tour – Clue #3

  Clue #3: A precious dolphin travels up to a stately town beside a giant waterfall. Solution: In the morning, the group arrived in Portland, Oregon and boarded a vessel called Crystal Dolphin. This was a chartered voyage exclusive to our Wells Gray Tours group. The group cruised up the Willamette River about 15 miles…
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Mystery Tour – Clue #2

  Another clue has been solved on our Spring Mystery Tour! Clue #2: Treasure Island’s creator was nearly drowned in 1937 and moved away from the swift waters. Solution: Treasure Island was written by Robert Louis Stevenson. The tour drove through the village of Stevenson in the Columbia Gorge of Southern Washington. The original town…
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It’s a Mystery!

Now you can join the intrigue and excitement of our Mystery tours, right here on the blog.   How does a Mystery Tour work, you ask? Well, we never tell you where you are going or what you will see, and the route is only revealed as we travel from day to day. We guarantee…
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Welcome to our Blog!

  Welcome to the Wells Gray Tours blog. We know you will enjoy our regular updates, photos and travel tips! We’ll also be bringing you stories from the road and info about our upcoming events, contests and promotions.  You will also be able to follow along with our Mystery Tour as they are travelling and…
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