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Independent Tours

Embark on an independent tour by train and get set for adventure! Set your own pace as you follow a well-crafted itinerary to popular destinations throughout the United States, Canada and Europe. Blaze a trail of discovery on heritage and history tours. Uncover North America’s natural wonders with national parks vacations.  Revel in the romance of Europe’s capital cities.

Each independent rail tour features travel along legendary train routes, comprehensive sightseeing and ample time at leisure. Choose from an extensive selection of regional tours, cross-country rail vacations, rail-drive getaways, and rail-cruise packages.

 Independent Tours

Independent Rail Travel

Empire Builder Experience - Chicago to Seattle 5 days from $688

Just a few generations ago, the route of the Empire Builder was wilderness, roamed by Native Americans and buffalo.

Departs from November 2014 to October 2015.

Empire Builder with Alaska Cruise via Glacier Bay 11 days from $1989

Rail-cruise vacation featuring the Empire Builder to Seattle plus a Glacier Bay Alaska cruise.

Departs from July 2014 to September 2015.

Empire Builder with Glacier National Park - Chicago to Seattle 7 days from $1645

Discover all the natural beauty and scenic wonders of Glacier National Park, "The Crown of the Continent" in the majestic Pacific Northwest.

Departs from June 2015 to September 2015.

European Christmas Markets 9 days from $2195

Celebrate the holiday season with visits to the Christmas Markets in Germany and Austria.

Departs from November 2014 to December 2015.

Explorer’s Circle 6 days from $2648

If you love rail travel, this is just the ticket - double your pleasure with two of Canada's premier rail experiences.

Departs from August 2014 to September 2015.

Glacier National Park & Chicago 7 days from $1699

"The Crown of the Continent" awaits you on this 7-day rail adventure to Glacier National Park.

Departs from June 2015 to September 2015.

Glacier National Park & Seattle 7 days from $1445

The Emerald City and the Crown of the Continent are highlights of this spectacular Glacier National Park rail vacation.

Departs from June 2015 to September 2015.

Glacier National Park Escape-Chicago Roundtrip 5 days from $1395

Travel across the Northern Prairies aboard Amtrak's storied Empire Builder en route to much-loved Glacier National Park.

Departs from June 2015 to September 2015.

Glacier National Park Escape-Chicago to Seattle 5 days from $1395

Experience the beauty of the northwestern United States first hand on this 5-day journey to Glacier National Park.

Departs from June 2015 to September 2015.

Glacier National Park Escape-Seattle Roundtrip 5 days from $1395

Travel roundtrip from Seattle to the Crown of the Continent on this 5-day train escape.

Departs from June 2015 to September 2015.


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