America’s west is home to some of the country’s greatest national parks, monuments, and must-see destinations. Travel across the western frontier to Colorado to explore Rocky Mountain towns and the historic trains of the area, or continue west to Salt Lake City, the cowboy town of Jackson, and San Francisco, the City by the Bay, with easy connections to Muir Woods and its Giant Sequoia groves and Yosemite National Park, home to Yosemite Falls, the highest waterfall in North America, as well as Half Dome and El Capitan, the park’s most notable rock formations.
Other popular destinations for a western U.S. rail tour include Glacier National Park for a journey across one of the most famous roadways, the Going-to-the-Sun Road; Yellowstone National Park to see an incredible variety of flora, fauna, waterfalls, deep canyons, hot springs and geysers; Mt. Rushmore showcasing the visages of George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Theodore Roosevelt and Abraham Lincoln and visited by more than 3 million people annually; and, Seattle, the crown jewel of the Pacific Northwest, ideally located as a launching point for Alaska cruise vacations and Western Canada rail tours.
Train Vacations to the West
Empire Builder with Glacier National Park - Chicago to Seattle 7 days from $1727
Discover all the natural beauty and scenic wonders of Glacier National Park, "The Crown of the Continent" in the majestic Pacific Northwest.
Grand Canyon Railway Rails to the Rim Adventure - Chicago 6 days from $995
Visit one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World on this exciting rail adventure.
Departs from March 2016 to December 2017.
Grand Canyon Railway Rails to the Rim Adventure - Los Angeles 4 days from $789
The Grand Canyon awaits on this spectacular Rails to the Rim vacation.
Departs from November 2015 to March 2017.
Great Parks of the Southwest featuring the Grand Canyon 11 days from $2495
Discover the scenic southwest on this rail tour to 6 national parks: the Grand Canyon, Zion, Bryce Canyon, Escalante, Capitol Reef and Arches
Departs from September 2016 to September 2017.