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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

Glaciers, Rails & Trails 11 days from $3725

Travel to Anchorage, Seward, Girdwood and Talkeetna with a focus on backcountry adventure.

Departs from May 2015 to September 2015.

Golden Gate Holiday 7 days from $2495

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 June 2015 to September 2016.

Great North American Circle Tour 17 days from $5495

On this 17 day tour to the Great North American Circle, enjoy 8300 miles of comfortable, scenic rail travel.

Departs from October 2015 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 October 2015 to October 2016.

Heart Of The West 8 days from $2195

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

Departs from September 2015 to September 2017.

Kaleidoscope of Winter Wonders 12 days from $3495

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 2016 to February 2016.

Lodges of Glacier National Park 7 days from $1706

Take in the beauty and history of one of the country’s most beloved parks with a tour highlighting outdoor recreation and charming lodges.

Departs from August 2016 to August 2016.

National Parks of the Southwest - Escorted 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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