b'These National Parks of the Southwest are spectacular and made for a memorable vacation.~ Gail L., Stone Mountain, GADay 1 - Depart Chicago aboard theAdditional activities include Ranger Talks, trailDay 8 - Capitol Reef National Park Southwest Chiefwalks along the South Rim and more. GrandDepart Torrey this morning and travel into Arrive at Chicago Union Station to meet yourCanyon, AZ. (B) Capitol Reef National Park. This remote and Tour Manager and fellow travelers. BoardDay 5 - Lake Powelllittle-visited area of Utah is pure wilderness and the Southwest Chief, settle into your onboardWe leave Grand Canyon National Park for Page,is famous for its Navajo Sandstone that erodes accommodations, and prepare for your AZ, where we enjoy lunch at Wahweap Lodgesinto dome-like structures. We stop at the parks overnight rail journey. Travelers may elect toRainbow Room. This afternoon, we travel byVisitor Center first and then make two stops travel from Los Angeles or points in-betweendeluxe motorcoach to Kanab, UT, known as afor pictures and to see some ancient ancestral and meet your Tour Manager in Flagstaff.filming location for many old western moviesPueblo petroglyphs. Next, we head into Green Overnight train. and television series, including Stagecoach, TheRiver, UT, for lunch before continuing to Moab. Overnight Moab, UT. (B, L)Day 2 - Southwest Chief to FlagstaffLone Ranger and Gunsmoke. Overnight Kanab, The Southwest Chief continues its journeyUT. (B, L) Day 9 - Arches National Park/Colorado through the Southwest today. Enjoy spectacularDay 6 - Zion National Park River Jetboat Ride scenery from the comfort of your seat, theWe travel through the historic Mount CarmelThe day begins with a tour of Arches National Sightseer Lounge or in the Dining Car as youTunnel to Zion National Park. Upon arrival,Park to view its sandstone arches, fins, spires travel through Colorado, New Mexico andembark on a guided tram tour, where weand balancing rocks. After lunch, set off on a Arizona. Upon arrival, a motorcoach waits learn the history of Utahs first national parkJetboat ride down the calm water section of the to transfer you to your hotel. Overnightand make several stops for pictures and shortColorado River (subject to river water levels). Flagstaff, AZ.walks. There is time for lunch and free time toEnjoy the wilderness as we float past the red Day 3 - Grand Canyon National Parkexplore on your own before departing the park.rock cliffs that mark the boundary of Arches Overnight Kanab, UT. (B) National Park. We gather this evening for a This morning we travel by motorcoach to farewell dinner. Overnight Moab, UT. (B, L, D)Williams, AZ, where we board the vintageDay 7 - Bryce Canyon National rail cars of the Grand Canyon Railway for thePark/Grand Staircase-EscalanteDay 10 - Tour Conclusionjourney to the South Rim of the Grand Canyon.Your National Parks journey concludes after We arrive in Grand Canyon Village in time forNational Monumentbreakfast today. A group transfer to Grandsightseeing and lunch on your own. In theWe depart Kanab this morning and drive downJunction Amtrak Station or Grand Junction afternoon, travel along the South Rim to theLong Valley on our way to Bryce Canyon Airport will accommodate trains departingDesert View Watchtower. Overnight GrandNational Park. Our visit to the park highlightsafter 10:00 a.m. and flights departing afterCanyon, AZ. (B) the pink rocks, hoodoos and spires of the1:00 p.m. (B)canyon. We leave Bryce Canyon for a drive Day 4 - Grand Canyon at Leisurethrough one of the newest monuments in the Enjoy a day at leisure in Grand Canyon Nationalparks system, Grand Staircase-Escalante, which Park. The parks complimentary shuttle busesconsists of 1.9 million acres of wilderness cut board right outside our lodge and provide by the Paria and Escalante Rivers. Overnight Hop-on Hop-off tours around the park.Torrey, UT. (B)For Vacations By Rails complete collection of vacations, visit www.vacationsbyrail.com or call 877-253-9891 15'