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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

Glacier Park Discovery Tour 9 days from $3599

Embark on a 9-day rail vacation to discover Glacier and Waterton Lakes National Park, the world's first International Peace Park.

Departs from September 2016 to September 2017.

Glaciers, Rails & Trails 11 days from $3665

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

Departs from May 2016 to August 2016.

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 2016 to August 2016.

Golden West Ramble 12 days from $3695

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

Departs from September 2016 to September 2017.

Grand Alaska 10 days from $1749

Explore the best of Alaska's glaciers, wildlife, and mountains as you tour the beautiful southern Alaskan landscape.

Departs from May 2016 to September 2016.

Great Western Explorer 14 days from $4295

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 2016 to October 2017.

Heart Of The West 8 days from $2395

Experience the stunning landscape of America's West with up-close views of mesas, mountains, cliffs and canyons.

Departs from September 2016 to September 2017.

In the Path of Lewis & Clark 11 days from $4995

With extraordinary sights, historic 'ports' of call and a leisurely pace, this is possibly the ultimate Pacific Northwest holiday.

Departs from June 2017 to September 2017.

New Years at the Grand Canyon 8 days from $2295

This is a truly special New Years holiday that features one of the most stunning places in all of North America to welcome the New Year, the magnificent Grand Canyon, in all of its pristine winter glory, without crowds and with brilliant sunlit days.

Departs from December 2016 to December 2016.

Northern National Parks 10 days from $3799

Come and explore two American treasures: Glacier National Park and Yellowstone National Park.

Departs from September 2016 to September 2017.

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