b"We enjoyed the entire trip and would not change a thing! Wow, it was breathtaking and our group was the best! We didn't want for anything.~ Candace P., Aurora, OHDay 1 - Depart Chicago aboard thepreserve his paintings and sketches, Russellssome fly-fishing or just relax. A chuckwagon Empire Builder original home, and his log studio. Overnightdinner this evening is at the ranch, followed Arrive at Chicago Union Station to meet yourHelena, MT. (B) by a get together around the fire pit sharing Tour Manager and fellow travelers. Board theDay 6 - Gates of the Mountains Cruise/our experiences from earlier today.Empire Builder, settle into your onboard Montanas State Capitol Overnight Gallatin Gateway, MT. (B, D)accommodations, and prepare for yourovernight rail journey. Travelers may electThis morning, enjoy a cruise through theDay 10 - Grand Teton National Park/ to travel from Seattle or points in-betweenbeautiful Gates of the Mountains, nestled Jackson Hole Rodeoand meet your Tour Manager in East Glacierbetween Yellowstone and Glacier NationalDiscover the splendor of Grand TetonMontana. Overnight train. Parks. Enjoy the heart of Montana as youNational Park. Highlights include the Colter take in the stunning scenery. Then, visit Mon- Bay Visitor Center, Jenny Lake and theDay 2 - En Route to Glaciertanas state capitol. This evening, travel to theChapel of Transfiguration. Lunch is at leisure National Park log cabin at Last Chance Ranch in a horse- at Jackson Lake Lodge; then we continue the Spend the day admiring the sights from thedrawn wagon for your dinner and cowboy drive to Jackson, the quintessential cowboy trains glass-walled Sightseer Lounge andentertainment. Overnight Helena, MT. (B, D) town. This evening, learn more about the chatting with your fellow travelers. UponDay 7 - Yellowstone National Park/cowboy lifestyle as you head to the famous arrival in East Glacier, transfer to your hotel.Roosevelt Arch Jackson Hole Rodeo. Watch the cowboys Overnight East Glacier, MT or Essex, MT. Make the scenic drive from Helena to and cowgirls put on a dazzling western show. Day 3 - Glacier National Park at LeisureRoosevelt Arch at the north entrance of Overnight Jackson, WY. (B)Today is free to explore at your leisure.YourYellowstone and continue to your lodging inDay 11 - Snake River Float Trip Tour Manager will be available with diningBig Sky. The days drive takes you throughThis mornings excursion takes us on a float and sightseeing suggestions. Overnight Eastparts of the country seen in famous moviestrip along the Snake River. As you wind Glacier, MT or Essex, MT. including Dances with Wolves. Settle intothrough Grand Teton National Park, keep an cowboy life at the 320 Ranch, where you caneye out for elk and other wildlife indigenous Day 4 - Glacier National Park enjoy horse trail rides or take fly fishing to the area. The afternoon is at leisure toEmbark on a half-day tour of one of Americas lessons. Overnight Gallatin Gateway, MT. (B) explore Jackson as you like. Enjoy amost beloved national parks, Glacier. A chuckwagon dinner this evening. Overnight highlight of the day is a journey along the Day 8 - Yellowstone National Park Jackson, WY. (B, D)Going-to-the-Sun Road. Traverse this Experience the grandeur of Americas first famous highway aboard vintage open-airnational park, Yellowstone. Todays guidedDay 12 - Tour ConclusionRed Jammer buses, traveling over the sightseeing tour showcases some of Your Western adventure concludes thisContinental Divide at Logan Pass. OvernightYellowstones most renowned sights, morning. A group transfer to Jackson Hole East Glacier, MT or Essex, MT. (B, D) including Old Faithful, the Fountain PaintAirport will accommodate flights departing Pots, Canyon Village and Hayden Valley. after 11:00 a.m. (B)Day 5 - Charles Russell Museum Overnight Gallatin Gateway, MT. (B)Charles Russell is renowned for his artwork depicting the Old West in the 1800s. TodayDay 9 - Ranch at Leisure we visit the C.M. Russell Museum complex,You have a morning free at the ranch to live which includes a museum to collect andlike a cowboy. Saddle up for a trail ride, enjoy For Vacations By Rails complete collection of vacations, visit www.vacationsbyrail.com or call 877-253-9891 93"