b'Train experience was so enjoyable! Meals were as fine as any upscalerestaurant and the service top notch. You good folks thought ofeverything from what to see, how much to see and how to see it.The Stampede experience was a dream come true. I am grateful to Vacations by Rail for a spectacular tour and a wonderful vacation.~ Karen S., Indianapolis, INDay 1 - Depart Chicago aboardhouses 28 historic railcars - one of the largestyesteryear with interactive displays which the Empire Builder collections in North America! Lunch is at theshowcase the development of WesternArrive at Chicago Union Station to meet yourmuseum in the 1906 Royal Alexandra Hall,Canada. Overnight Calgary, AB. (B)Tour Manager and fellow travelers. Board thewhich was saved from demolition inEmpire Builder, settle into your onboard Winnipeg. This afternoon, we continue northDay 8 - Calgary Stampedeaccommodations and prepare for your through Kootenay National Park towardsToday is a free day in Calgary. Work your way overnight rail journey. Travelers may elect toBanff. Overnight Banff, AB. (B, L) through the landmarks and hotspots of the travel from Seattle or points in-between andcity or use your included admission tickets meet your Tour Manager in Whitefish. Day 5 - Banff Sightseeingto visit the Calgary Stampede, the Greatest Overnight train. Spend the day enjoying the undeniable Outdoor Show on Earth. Tonight, we meet splendor of downtown Banff and Banff at Stampede Park for a special dinner in the Day 2 - En Route to Whitefish, MTNational Park at your own pace. A highlight Clubhouse before the main event, theNo matter where your journey begins aboardis a ride on the Banff Gondola to the summitChuckwagon Races and Grandstand Show. the Empire Builder, the scenery along theof Sulphur Mountain, where you can exploreOvernight Calgary, AB. (B, D)way proves to be picturesque. Upon arrival inthe Banff Interpretive Center or soak in views Whitefish, transfer to your hotel. Overnight of six mountain ranges from the rooftop Day 9 - Calgary StampedeWhitefish, MT. deck and boardwalk. Dinner this evening The morning is yours to continue youris atop the mountain at the Northern Lightsexploration of Calgary. This afternoon, we Day 3 - Glacier National Park Alpine Kitchen, with panoramic views make our way to the Stampede Grounds for One of the most iconic ways to explore complementing a taste of Canada throughthe world-renowned Stampede Rodeo,Glacier National Park is from vintage Redlocally sourced ingredients and authenticfeaturing bareback bronc riding, bull riding, Jammer buses. We do just that today. Withflavors. Overnight Banff, AB. (B, D) barrel racing, saddle bronc, steer wrestling the top back and the windows down, weand tie-down roping. Overnight Calgary, AB. make our way along the scenic Going-to- Day 6 - Lake Louise/Columbia Icefield(B)the-Sun Road. The remainder of the day isThe days sightseeing begins with a visit to at leisure to enjoy the parks offerings, whichLake Louise, where the surrounding Day 10 - Tour Conclusion include over 700 miles of hiking trails, lakesmountain vistas are complemented by theYour Calgary Stampede adventure concludes for fishing and boating, and scenic lookoutsturquoise-colored waters of the glacier-fedafter breakfast this morning. A groupthat show the majesty of nature. Overnightlake. Next, we travel along the Icefields transfer to Calgary International Airport willWhitefish, MT. (B) Parkway to the Columbia Icefield, where weaccommodate flights departing afterboard an Ice Explorer for an unforgettable 1:00 p.m. (B)Day 4 - Cranbrook/Kootenayexperience atop an expansive glacier.National Park/BanffOvernight Banff, AB. (B) We cross the Canadian border en route to Banff. Our first stop is Cranbrook, BC, theDay 7 - En Route to Calgary largest town in the Kootenay Rockies. Here,Watch as the dramatic scenery of Alberta we learn about the history of Cranbrook and changes from mountains to city as we drive the surrounding area and get acquainted towards Calgary today. En route we stop for a with its railway history by perusing thevisit at Heritage Park, Canadas largest living museums railcar collection. The museumhistory museum. Immerse yourself inFor Vacations By Rails complete collection of vacations, visit www.vacationsbyrail.com or call 877-253-9891 151'