America’s west is home to some of the country’s greatest national parks, monuments, and must-see destinations. Travel across the western frontier to Colorado to explore Rocky Mountain towns and the historic trains of the area, or continue west to Salt Lake City, the cowboy town of Jackson, and San Francisco, the City by the Bay, with easy connections to Muir Woods and its Giant Sequoia groves and Yosemite National Park, home to Yosemite Falls, the highest waterfall in North America, as well as Half Dome and El Capitan, the park’s most notable rock formations.
Other popular destinations for a western U.S. rail tour include Glacier National Park for a journey across one of the most famous roadways, the Going-to-the-Sun Road; Yellowstone National Park to see an incredible variety of flora, fauna, waterfalls, deep canyons, hot springs and geysers; Mt. Rushmore showcasing the visages of George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Theodore Roosevelt and Abraham Lincoln and visited by more than 3 million people annually; and, Seattle, the crown jewel of the Pacific Northwest, ideally located as a launching point for Alaska cruise vacations and Western Canada rail tours.
Train Vacations to the West
Colorado Rail Adventure 8 days from $2370
Envelop yourself in little-seen sights of the Colorado Rockies on this exciting rail adventure, which includes rides aboard five of the most renowned railways in Colorado, including the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad.
Departs from June 2020 to October 2020.
Albuquerque Balloon Fiesta by Rail 9 days from $2509
Join visitors from around the world at the 48th annual International Balloon Fiesta, where hundreds of brightly colored hot air balloons are launched into the Albuquerque sky and the whole town is abuzz with excitement and festivities. You’ll also visit the incredible Arches and Mesa Verde National Parks, ride the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad, and tour historic Santa Fe.
Departs from September 2020 to October 2020.
California’s Redwoods, Rails & Wineries 8 days from $2949
Heritage railways, historic sites, beautiful cities, some of the country’s best wine and even a national park are on full display as we set out on this 8-day showcase of the beautiful state of California.
First Class Heritage Rail of Colorado 9 days from $3225
A first-class expedition through Colorado’s scenic mountain ranges, this unforgettable journey takes an intimate group of travelers aboard five renowned heritage railways, including the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad in the luxurious Silver Vista Car, putting Colorado on display like never before.
Departs from September 2020 to September 2020.
Great Parks of the Southwest featuring the Grand Canyon 10 days from $2820
Discover the scenic southwestern U.S. on this 10-day rail tour through Canyon Country to five national parks.
Mt. Rushmore, the Badlands & Yellowstone 11 days from $3189
Saddles, Stetsons, Buffalo and more greet you on this 11-day Wild West Adventure! Be awestruck by the scenery of Grand Teton, Yellowstone, and Badlands National Parks, relive the stories of the old West in Cody and Deadwood, marvel at the sight of Mount Rushmore, and be exhilarated on an off-road Jeep Safari. Your adventure awaits!
Winter Escape to the Grand Canyon - Chicago Round-trip 6 days from $1195
This winter, escape to the warmth of America's southwest and the beauty of one of the world's top natural attractions, the Grand Canyon.
Departs from November 2019 to March 2021.