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Western USA

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.

 Western USA

Train Vacations to the West

Golden Gate Holiday 7 days from $1995

Embark on the beautiful one time journey west from Salt Lake City to Northern California traveling through the same places that evoke the mystique of the Old West.

Departs from June 2015 to August 2015.

Golden West Ramble 12 days from $3395

Journey through the Colorado Rockies on this fantastic 12-day rail trip aboard Amtrak's renowned California Zephyr bound for California.

Departs from September 2014 to September 2015.

Grand Alaska 10 days from $1689

Experience the best of Alaska on this 10-day escorted tour.

Departs from May 2015 to September 2015.

Grand Canyon & the West Coast 12 days from $2198

Nature's wonders abound on this 12-day rail vacation to the western US Highlights.

Departs from May 2014 to October 2015.

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 2014 to October 2015.

Grand Canyon Railway Rails to the Rim Adventure - Los Angeles 4 days from $698

The Grand Canyon awaits on this spectacular Rails to the Rim vacation.

Departs from March 2014 to October 2015.

Great Western Explorer 14 days from $3995

The Vista-Dome Great Western Explorer is a masterpiece, a visual feast offering up some of the most extraordinary sights of the American West, combined with exceptional sightseeing, superb hotels and a leisurely pace.

Departs from May 2015 to October 2015.

Heart Of The West 8 days from $2095

Embark on a rail adventure to America's beautiful west on this 8-day train tour.

Departs from September 2014 to September 2015.

Kaleidoscope of Winter Wonders 12 days from $2995

Start your year with a getaway to the winter wonders of the West Coast! Travel from Chicago, across the majestic Rocky Mountains aboard the legendary California Zephyr, to Sacramento.

Departs from February 2015 to February 2015.

National Parks of the Southwest 9 days from $3449

Reconnect with nature in the starkly beautiful National Parks of America’s Southwest. This 9-day escorted rail tour will bring you to the desert’s most dramatic landscapes and natural wonders.

Departs from June 2015 to November 2015.


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