Best Holiday Season Rail Vacations
Dec 08, 2020 · By Vacations By Rail
Discover the top destinations for holiday rail vacations, learn about special events make the holiday rail trips special, and explore festive itineraries.Read more
Save up to $150 per couple on popular winter rail vacations
2021 Tour code: TU-SZEW-21
About the tour
See the best of the American West this winter as you travel from Chicago's winter wonderland to the shores of San Francisco. Travel in the winter adds a bit of magic to any itinerary.
As your train travels west, you'll be awed by the plains and prairies of America's heartland blanketed in pristine snow. The Rocky and Sierra Nevada mountains flash their snow-capped peaks. And the mild northern California weather greets you at the end of your journey.
This 5-day winter train vacation includes two nights onboard Amtrak's California Zephyr as well as one night each in Chicago and San Francisco.
Arrive in Chicago and spend the day exploring the city's most popular attractions, all dressed in their winter finest. Visit the Field Museum, the Adler Planetarium, the Shedd Aquarium, the Art Institute, Willis Tower, the John Hancock building, Navy Pier, and Water Tower among other famous city attractions. Take time to explore some of the city's unique neighborhoods, ice skate in Daley Plaza, or during the holidays visit the Christmas Markets or see the store windows on State Street decorated for the holidays. Overnight Chicago.
Enhance your holiday
4.0 / 5 · 1 review
Lineke A, Stuart, FL
Submitted 12 Mar 2018
We felt very pampered on board, accommodations were adequate, very clean and comfortable.
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