b'I am so happy I havehad this vacation to addto my life experiences.Interesting way to see the country not just fly over it. ~ Mary Ann L., Abington, MA Day 1 - Depart Chicago aboard theDay 5 - Antelope Canyon Cruise Day 8 - Capitol Reef National ParkSouthwest Chief We leave Grand Canyon National Park forDepart Torrey this morning and travel into Arrive at Chicago Union Station to meet yourPage, AZ, for a narrated scenic boat cruise toCapitol Reef National Park. This remote and Tour Manager and fellow travelers. Board theAntelope Canyon. Located along the shoreslittle-visited area of Utah is pure wilderness Southwest Chief, settle into your onboardof Lake Powell, this canyon is a narrow slowand is famous for its Navajo Sandstone that accommodations, and prepare for your river of sandstone. We return to Lake Powellerodes into dome-like structures. We stop at overnight rail journey. Travelers may elect toMarina for lunch in the Rainbow Room atthe parks Visitor Center first and then make travel from Los Angeles or points in-betweenWahweap Lodge before we travel to Kanab,two stops for pictures and to see some an-and meet your Tour Manager in Flagstaff.UT, known as a filming location for manycient ancestral Pueblo petroglyphs. Next, we Overnight train. old western movies and television series,head into Green River, UT, for lunch before including Stagecoach, The Lone Ranger andcontinuing to Moab. Overnight Moab,Day 2 - Southwest Chief to Flagstaff Gunsmoke. Overnight Kanab, UT. (B, L) UT. (B, L)The Southwest Chief continues its journey through the Southwest today. Enjoy Day 6 - Zion National ParkDay 9 - Arches National Park/Colorado spectacular scenery from the comfort of We travel through the historic Mount CarmelRiver Jetboat Rideyour seat, the Sightseer Lounge or in the Tunnel to Zion National Park. Upon arrival,The day begins with a tour of Arches Na-Dining Car as you travel through Colorado,embark on a guided tram tour, where wetional Park to view its sandstone arches, fins, New Mexico and Arizona. Upon arrival, a learn the history of Utahs first national parkspires and balancing rocks. After lunch, set motorcoach waits to transfer you to your and make several stops for pictures andoff on a jetboat ride down the calm water hotel. Overnight Flagstaff, AZ.short walks. There is time for lunch and freesection of the Colorado River (subject totime to explore on your own before depart- river water levels). Enjoy the wilderness as Day 3 - Grand Canyon National Park ing the park. Overnight Kanab, UT. (B) we float past the red rock cliffs that mark the This morning we travel by motorcoach to boundary of Arches National Park. We return Williams, AZ, where we board the vintageDay 7 - Bryce Canyon Nationalto our hotel this evening and gather withrail cars of the Grand Canyon Railway forPark/Grand Staircase-Escalantefellow travelers for a farewell dinner.the journey to the South Rim of the GrandNational Monument Overnight Moab, UT. (B, L, D)Canyon. We arrive in Grand Canyon Village inDepart Kanab this morning and drive down time for sightseeing and lunch on your own.Long Valley on our way to Bryce Canyon Day 10 - Tour Conclusion In the afternoon, travel along the South RimNational Park. Our tour of the park highlightsYour National Parks journey concludes after to the Desert View Watchtower. the pink rocks, hoodoos and spires of thebreakfast today. A group transfer to GrandOvernight Grand Canyon, AZ. (B) canyon. We leave Bryce Canyon for a driveJunction Amtrak Station or Grand Junction through one of the newest monuments inAirport will accommodate trains departing Day 4 - Grand Canyon at Leisure the parks system, Grand Staircase-Escalante,after 10:00 a.m. and flights after 1:00 p.m. (B)Enjoy a day at leisure in Grand Canyon which consists of 1.9 million acres ofNational Park. The parks complimentary wilderness cut by the Paria and Escalante shuttle buses board right outside our lodgeRivers. Overnight Torrey, UT. (B)and provide Hop-on Hop-off tours aroundthe park. Additional activities include Ranger Talks, train walks along the South Rim and more. Grand Canyon, AZ. (B)For Vacations By Rails complete collection of vacations, visit www.vacationsbyrail.com or call 877-253-9891 87'