Northern Skylines - 10 Day Tour
Experience the Northern Cities by Rail! Travel aboard Amtrak to the Windy City. Continue north to experience one of Canada's most exhilarating cities, Toronto. Don't forget to bring your poncho, because you will be seeing Niagara Falls. The last two cities you will visit are historic Montreal and The Big Apple!
Scenic highlights of your trip include:
- One-way Amtrak from Chicago to Detroit and Montréal to New York City in Coach accommodations
- One-way transfer from Detroit ‘s Amtrak station to VIA Rail Canada’s Windsor Station
- One-way VIA Rail Canada from Windsor to Toronto and Toronto to Montréal in Economy class accommodations
- Hotel accommodations for 9 nights
- 3 dinners
- Admission to many of New York City’s most popular attractions with a CityPASS
- Admission to Chicago’s best attractions with a CityPASS
- Sightseeing and scenic excursions per itinerary
- CN Tower
- Niagara Falls
- Old Montreal
- New York City
Day 1 – Welcome to Chicago
Spend the day exploring the city with your Chicago CityPASS. You can choose from a number of activities! Why not spend the day with the dolphins at Shedd Aquarium and then visit the astronauts at Adler Planetarium. Also included–a hop on / hop off trolley tour of Chicago. Overnight Chicago.
Day 2 - Discover Chicago
Continue to see the sights in Chicago with your CityPASS like the Skydeck and the Field Museum. Then enjoy your included dinner at a popular Chicago restaurant. You’ll never want to leave Chicago! Overnight Chicago. (D)
Day 3 - Chicago to Toronto
Transfer on your own to Chicago’s historic Union Stations and board your Amtrak train bound for Detroit. Here you will be transferred to VIA Rail Canada’s Windsor Station where you will board the train to Toronto. Enjoy the views on your day of cross-country travel. Overnight Toronto.
Day 4 - Toronto
Visit Toronto’s world-famous CN Tower. Take an exhilarating look down as you stand on the tower’s glass floor. Now that’s a breathtaking view! Overnight Toronto.
Day 5 - Niagara Falls Excursion
Don’t forget your poncho as you spend a full day exploring the awe-inspiring views of Niagara Falls. Overnight Toronto.
Day 6 – Toronto to Montreal
Transfer on your own and board VIA Rail Canada to Montréal. Take some time to get settled in your hotel; then head out for your included dinner and enjoy the finest French cuisine. Overnight Montréal. (D)
Day 7 – Montreal
Today enjoy a guided walking tour through Old Montréal (seasonal). You’ll take a walk through Place d’Arems and Place Jacques-Cartier. On this historic tour, you will also see Notre-Dame Basilica with its dramatic Gothic Revival architecture. Overnight Montréal.
Day 8 – Montreal to New York City
Transfer on your own and board Amtrak to New York City. You’ll check into your hotel for a night of rest in the city that never sleeps. Overnight New York City.
Day 9 – Explore New York City
Explore New York City with your CityPASS. Visit popular attractions like the Empire State Building, The Metropolitan Museum of Art and the Statue of Liberty. Dinner tonight is at New York City’s only revolving rooftop restaurant—the view is included. Overnight New York City. (D)
Day 10 – Vacation Conclusion
Your Northern Skyline rail vacation comes to an end today.
Hotels include the Essex Inn Chicago, Westin Harbour Castle, Le Nouvel Hotel, Manhattan at Times Square. Amtrak accommodations are in coach class. VIA Rail accommodations are in Economy class.
Hotels include the Allegro Hotel Chicago, Fairmont Royal York Toronto Hotel, Le Centre Sheraton Montreal, Marriott Marquis. Amtrak accommodations are in coach class. VIA Rail accommodations are in Economy class.
Hotel accommodations are based on availability; substitutes will be similar in quality and amenities.
Prices are land-only, per person, tax included. Prices are correct at the time this web page is published; however, are subject to change. Activities referenced in trip itinerary during free time are for suggested purposes only and are not included. Seasonal activity (if applicable): During the off-season, some tours may not be available. In this case, a comparable tour will be substituted. Passports are required to cross the Canadian Border.
Call 877-929-7245 today to book your Northern Skylines vacation.