Best of Colorado’s Historic Trains
Aug 21, 2020 · By Vacations By Rail
Learn about some of the oldest railways in the nation and how you can experience them firsthand in this presentation hosted by rail specialist Ryan Seals.Read more
2022 Tour code: GR-USGA-22
About the tour
From the diverse cities of the East Coast to the plains and prairies of the Midwest and the great mountains and canyons of the West, America is a land filled with magnificent scenery to behold. On this once-in-a-lifetime rail journey, spend 17 days soaking in the sights and experiences that only the United States can provide. Your photo album will include many of the country's highlights, including the Statue of Liberty, the White House, the Wild West, the Colorado Rockies, the Grand Canyon, Hollywood Boulevard and the Golden Gate Bridge. Begin your journey with sightseeing in the Big Apple and two days to explore the history and culture of Washington, D.C. From here, enjoy an overnight trip on Amtrak's Capitol Limited to the heart of the Midwest, Chicago. Take a couple of days to immerse yourself in Windy City's vast offerings ahead of boarding Amtrak's California Zephyr for an overnight train ride to Grand Junction. The change in scenery is quite dramatic, with the stunning Rocky Mountains coming into view. Discover Colorado's mining towns and its most scenic heritage train, the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad. The journey continues westward to Arizona, passing through Monument Valley en route to Flagstaff, gateway to the Grand Canyon. Here, we make the short drive to Williams, where we board the Grand Canyon Railway and travel to Grand Canyon National Park, a pinnacle of the tour. Our westward journey continues to Las Vegas and later to Los Angeles, where we board Amtrak's Coast Starlight for a memorable ride up the Pacific coastline to San Francisco, where the tour concludes. Join us for a discovery of America's treasures from coast to coast.
Arrive in New York City and transfer on your own to our centrally located hotel. Meet your group and Tour Manager with the remainder of the day at leisure. Start exploring on your own or grab a bite to eat at one of the city's amazing restaurants. Overnight New York.
Hilton Garden Inn Burbank Downtown, Burbank
Hampton Inn Chicago Magnificent Mile, Chicago
Holiday Inn & Suites Durango Central, Durango
Little America Hotel, Flagstaff
Hampton Inn, Grand Junction
MGM Park Hotel, Las Vegas
New York Marriott Marquis, New York
Le Meridien Hotel, San Francisco
Courtyard Washington D.C./ US Capitol, Washington D.C.
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