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
Southwest Chief with the Grand Canyon - Chicago to Los Angeles 6 days from $955
Ride the rails west to the American frontier and experience the magnificent Grand Canyon up close and personal.
Departs from November 2014 to March 2016.
Yellowstone & Glacier Adventure Tour 11 days from $2795
Three National Parks of the glorious West await you on this 11-day tour that combines travel aboard iconic trains with unique escorted sightseeing along the path followed by America's pioneers.
Departs from August 2015 to August 2016.
Best of the West - Five National Parks 14 days from $4495
On this exclusive tour, climb aboard a classic steamliner train and see the natural wonders that have long made America’s West the land of wild imagination and rugged individualists.
Departs from September 2015 to September 2016.