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 March 2014 to March 2015.
Spectacular Alaska 10 days from $2909
This exciting 10-day vacation showcases the best of Alaska, from calving glaciers in Kenai Fjords National Park and a ride on the world-famous Alaska Railroad to exploring Denali National Park and a scenic cruise on Prince William Sound where you can view amazing wildlife.
Western Explorer & Coastal Passage - Seattle to Calgary 10 days from $4538
This popular rail vacation from Vancouver to Jasper, Lake Louise, and Banff just got better with the inclusion of the Coastal Passage from Seattle along the Pacific Coast to Vancouver.
Winter Escape to the Grand Canyon - Chicago Round-trip 6 days from $995
This winter, escape to the warmth of America's southwest and the beauty of one of the world's top natural attractions, the Grand Canyon.