Spotlight On: Glacier National Park
Mar 20, 2020 · By Vacations By Rail
The story of Glacier National Park begins with the railroad. It continues today with a Vacations By Rail aboard the Empire Builder to to the Crown of the Continent.Read more
2021 Tour code: WC-CGWR-21
About the tour
Start your rail vacation in Chicago, with the first day at your leisure. Between the city's numerous museums, terrific shopping, and delicious local cuisine, it will be hard to fit experiencing all that's outstanding about this city in one day. After Chicago, begin your train journey by visiting one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World, the Grand Canyon. While at the Canyon have the opportunity to ride the historic Grand Canyon Railway to the Canyon's South Rim. Additional highlights include city stays in Chicago, Los Angeles, San Francisco and Seattle.
Continue your journey aboard the Southwest Chief towards Los Angeles. Keep your eyes peeled for a possible celebrity sighting as you get a day to sightsee in this star-studded city. Upon your visit to Los Angeles continue to San Francisco, which is a short motor coach ride to the beautiful Yosemite National Park. The dazzling waterfalls and diverse plant and wildlife are what make this National Park truly unique.
Proceed north towards Seattle, where you will board your final train of the trip, the Empire Builder, to gorgeous Glacier National Park. Spend the last part of your journey exploring this stunning National Park, with glaciers over 4,000 years old.
Arrive at your centrally-located hotel in the heart of downtown Chicago. Explore the city on a hop-on/hop-off trolley tour and see all the famous sites including the Magnificent Mile, Navy Pier, and the John Hancock Observatory. Make sure to indulge in some local cuisine such as Chicago deep dish pizza. Overnight Chicago.
Palmer House Hilton, Chicago
Glacier Park Lodge, East Glacier Park
Maswik Lodge - Grand Canyon Lodges, Grand Canyon National Park
Sheraton in Los Angeles Downtown, Los Angeles
Hotel Riu Plaza Fisherman's Wharf, San Francisco
Grand Canyon Railway Hotel, Williams
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4.0 / 5 · 1 review
Tom C, De Soto, MO
Submitted 08 Feb 2018
We received excellent assistance from our VBR representative who assisted us with our vacation plans... Overall, we received exceptional service on the train and at the train stations. Also, we had a very pleasant experience at the hotels, restaurants, planned sightseeing trips and taxi service.
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