Best Grand Canyon Rail Vacations
Aug 13, 2020 · By Vacations By Rail
Experience the romantic voyage aboard the historic Grand Canyon Railway, exciting sightseeing opportunities and activities at the South Rim, and great itineraries.Read more
2021 Tour code: WC-CDSA-21
About the tour
Watch as the Wild West comes to life on this 9-day tour. Explore the hottest and driest destination in the United States, Death Valley National Park, and see one of the universe's most awe-inspiring sites, the Grand Canyon. Travel by train on the Grand Canyon Railway and by deluxe motorcoach along historic Route 66. One amazing adventure after the next awaits!
The tour kicks off with a day in Las Vegas before moving on to Death Valley. Desert landscapes and fascinating points of interest are highlighted during our guided tour of the park. Enjoy Rhyolite ghost town, Badwater Basin, Harmony Borax Museum and Mesquite Flat Sand Dunes, amongst other sites. Continuing through the region, feel a tug at your heartstrings at the Manzanar National Monument and explore the eerie surroundings of Randsburg ghost town. It would not be a trip through the West without a journey down Route 66, and we do just that en route to Williams, AZ. It is here that we board the famous Grand Canyon Railway in pursuit of some of the most awe-inspiring views on the planet from the South Rim of the Grand Canyon. In addition to exploring the Canyon, enjoy a jeep tour through the surrounding backcountry, a visit to Jerome ghost town and a first-class ride aboard the Verde Canyon Railway. Heading back into the city, a trolley tour of Sedona is the perfect conclusion to this comprehensive trip.
Activity level Natural Explorer
You don’t mind spending the day on your feet. You enjoy sightseeing that includes walking, standing or stair climbing. You’re okay with longer days that are more active, such as multiple sightseeing stops, longer motorcoach journeys and getting on and off ships and trains.
Arrive in Las Vegas and transfer on your own to the hotel. Your Tour Manager will be in the lobby in late afternoon for a brief tour orientation and provide dining options. The evening is free to enjoy the Strip casinos, restaurants and world-class entertainment. Overnight Las Vegas, NV.
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4 / 5 · 1 review
Stephen R, Williamstown, NJ
Submitted 08 Aug 2018
Everything was nice, accommodations, bus ride, tour director and stops.
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