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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

Northwest Explorer 11 days from $3495

This tour combines amazing train travel through the beautiful Northwest landscape with overnight stops to explore great cities on foot.

Departs from August 2017 to August 2017.

Pacific Coastal Odyssey 12 days from $3495

Discover America’s stunning Pacific Coast on this 12-day rail-cruise journey to San Francisco, Santa Barbara, Los Angeles, San Diego, and Ensenada

Departs from March 2017 to March 2017.

Pacific Northwest and the Columbia River Cruise 11 days from $3374

Travel the storied pioneer route from Chicago to Portland by train for a Pacific Northwest adventure that continues through Oregon and Washington, following the Columbia and Snake Rivers aboard the American Empress steamboat.

Departs from July 2016 to September 2017.

Pioneer Adventures of the Old West 8 days from $2125

Heading down through the Old West, this family holiday reveals the excitement of the land of cowboys, Native Americans and the awe-inspiring Grand Canyon.

Departs from August 2016 to September 2017.

Rail to Glacier Park, Montana 6 days from $1799

Experience all the highlights of one of America's most legendary national parks on this 6-day train vacation to Glacier National Park.

Departs from July 2017 to July 2017.

Red Cliffs Adventure By Rail 8 days from $2199

Take Amtrak from Denver to Red Cliffs, UT and see Dead Horse Point State Park, Arches National Park, Moab, Canyonlands National Park and the splendor of the west!

Departs from September 2016 to September 2017.

Reno Fun Train 3 days from $350

Party your way through the beautiful Sierra Nevada Mountains during daylight hours for a weekend of fun.

Departs from February 2017 to March 2017.

Rocky Mountains to San Francisco Bay 8 days from $1503

A week’s long adventure beginning in America’s metropolitan heartland and ending in the most soulful city on the West Coast: San Francisco!

Departs from May 2016 to September 2017.

Seattle / San Francisco Express 10 days from $2795

Set your own pace on this exciting rail tour to two of the Pacific Coast's most exciting cities, Seattle and San Francisco!

Departs from October 2016 to October 2017.

Seven Wonders of Oregon 9 days from $2099

From painted deserts to rainforest gorges to the mighty Pacific coast, experience the variety, beauty and majesty of Oregon and its seven unique wonders.

Departs from June 2017 to August 2017.

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