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
Yellowstone & Glacier Adventure Tour 11 days from $2745
Three National Parks of the glorious West await you on this 11-day tour that combines travel aboard iconic trains with unique escorted sightseeing along the path followed by America's pioneers.
Departs from June 2014 to August 2014.
Yellowstone, Black Hills, Mt Rushmore - From Chicago 11 days from $2495
No mountain range is more impressive than the Grand Tetons.
Departs from May 2014 to August 2014.
Yosemite National Park to Denali National Park - Rail and Cruise 17 days from $3995
A visual feast with San Francisco, Yosemite National Park, the Cascade Mountains, Seattle, Vancouver, Alaska's Inside Passage with Tracy Arm and Sawyer Glaciers, Juneau, Skagway and the White Pass & Yukon Railway, the Yukon, Fairbanks, Denali and Anchorage, all in one exquisite holiday.
Departs from June 2014 to September 2014.