Western U.S. Tours

Our Western U.S. tours take you to a variety of exciting destinations from Alaska to California. Check out all our West Coast train trips and find the right one for you!

The Very Best of the Northwest - from California -  2015

Days 1-2    Los Angeles to Seattle
Day 2    Seattle
Day 3    Victoria
Day 4    Victoria
Day 5    Vancouver
Days 6-7    En Route to Home Destinations

7 Days

Sat., May 2 to Fri., May 8, 2015

Kaleidoscope of Winter Wonders - 2015

Days 1-3    Chicago to Sacramento
Day 4    Yosemite National Park
Day 5    En Route San Diego
Day 6    San Diego
Day 7    En Route Santa Barbara
Day 8    Santa Barbara
Day 9    En Route Seattle
Day 10    Seattle
Days 11-12    Seattle to Chicago

12 Days

Fri., Feb. 6 to Tues., Feb. 17, 2015

America from Coast to Coast - 2015

Day 1-2    Chicago to New York
Day 3    New York City
Day 4    En Route to New Orleans
Day 5    New Orleans
Days 6-7    En Route/Los Angeles
Days 8    En Route/San Francisco
Day 9    San Francisco
Days 10-12    En Route to Chicago

12 Days

Fri., April 10 to Tues., April 21, 2015

America the Beautiful . . . West - 2015

Days 1-2 Chicago to Flagstaff
Day 3 The Grand Canyon
Days 4-5 En Route/Las Vegas
Day 6 En Route/Merced
Day 7 Yosemite National Park
Day 8 Sacramento
Days 9-10 En Route/San Francisco
Day 11 En Route to Elko, Nevada
Day 12 Salt Lake City, Utah
Days 13-14 En Route to Chicago

14 Days

Tues., May 5 to Mon., May 18, 2015

Copper Canyon of Mexico - 2014

Days 1-3    En Route Tucson
Day 4    Tucson / San Carlos
Days 5-6    San Carlos / El Fuerte
Days 7-8    El Chepe Train /     Copper Canyon
Day 9    Casas Grandes
Day 10    En Route Tucson
Days 11-13    En Route to Chicago

13 Days

Fri., Oct. 3 to Wed., Oct. 15, 2014

National Parks of the Southwest -2014

Days 1-2    Chicago to Grand Junction / Moab
Day 3    Arches / Canyonlands National Parks
Day 4    Capitol Reef
Day 5    Monument Valley
Day 6    Grand Canyon/Winslow
Day 7    Petrified Forest
Day 8     En Route / Tucson
Day 9    Desert Museum / Saguaro National Park
Days 10-12    En Route to Chicago

12 Days

Thurs., Sept. 25 to Mon., Oct. 6 - SOLD OUT

Please call for waitlist information

Yellowstone/Black Hills/Mt. Rushmore  -2014

Days 1-2 Chicago to Glenwood Springs
Day 3 Jackson Hole
Day 4 Grand Tetons
Day 5 Yellowstone Nat’l Park
Day 6 En Route to Cody, WY
Day 7 Buffalo Bill Historic Center
Day 8 Black Hills / Mt. Rushmore
Day 9 Deadwood, Custer State Pk
Days 10-11 En Route to Chicago

11 Days

Thurs., May 8 to Sun., May 18, 2014 - SOLD OUT

Mon., July 7 to Thurs., July 17 - SOLD OUT

Mon., Aug. 4 to Thurs., Aug. 14 - NEW DATE

Mon. Aug. 11 to Thurs., Aug. 21 - LIMITED SPACE AVAILABLE

Mon., Sept. 8 to Thurs., Sept. 18 - LIMITED SPACE AVAILABLE

Albuquerque Balloon Fiesta -2014

Days 1-2   Chicago to Grand Junction
Days 3-4    Durango
Day 5    Taos / Santa Fe
Day 6    Santa Fe
Days 7-8    Albuquerque
Days 9-10    En Route to Chicago

10 Days

Sun., Sept. 28 to Tues., Oct. 7 - - SOLD OUT

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Golden West Rail Ramble -2014
  • Days 1-3 Chicago to San Francisco
  • Day 4 San Francisco
  • Day 5 Napa Valley Wine Train
  • Day 6 Monterey
  • Day 7 Cambria
  • Day 8 Hearst Castle
  • Day 9 Catalina Island
  • Day 10 Los Angeles
  • Days 11-12 En Route to Chicago

12 Days

Thurs., Sept. 4 to Mon., Sept. 15

LIMITED SPACE REMAINING

Seattle / San Francisco Express -2014
  • 1-3 Chicago to Seattle on The Empire Builder
  • Days 3-4 Seattle
  • Day 5 Seattle to San Francisco on The Coast Starlight
  • Days 6-7 San Francisco
  • Days 8-10 San Francisco to Chicago on The California Zephyr

10 Days

Sun., Oct. 5 to Tues., Oct. 14

Glacier and Canada's Mountain Majesty  -2014
  • Days 1-2   Chicago to Whitefish
  • Day 3    Glacier National Park
  • Day 4    En Route / Banff
  • Day 5    Banff
  • Day 6    Jasper
  • Day 7    Maligne Lake / Mt. Robson
  • Day 8    Icefields Parkway /   Lethbridge
  • Days 9-10    En Route to Chicago

10 Days

Tues., July 22 to Thurs., July 31 - SOLD OUT

Sun., Aug. 3 to Tues., Aug. 12 - SOLD OUT

Sun., Sept. 7 to Tues., Sept. 16 - SOLD OUT

Sun., Sept. 14 to Tues., Sept. 23 - NEW DATE

Pacific Coastal Odyssey - 2014

Days 1-3    Chicago to Los Angeles
Day 4    Norwegian Sun
Day 5    At Sea
Day 6    San Francisco
Day 7    At Sea
Day 8    Astoria, Oregon
Day 9    Victoria, B. C.
Day 10    Vancouver/Seattle
Days 10-12    En Route to Chicago

12 Days

Sat., May 10 to Wed., May 21

America from Coast to Coast  -2014

Day 1-2 Chicago to New York
Day 3 New York City
Day 4 En Route to New Orleans
Day 5 New Orleans
Days 6-7 En Route/Los Angeles
Days 8 En Route/San Francisco
Day 9 San Francisco
Days 10-12 En Route to Chicago

12 Days

Fri., April 4 to Tues., April 15 - LIMITED SPACE REMAINING

Fri., Oct. 24 to Tues., Nov. 4 - LIMITED SPACE REMAINING

America the Beautiful . . . West     -2014

Days 1-2 Chicago to Flagstaff
Day 3 The Grand Canyon
Days 4-5 En Route/Las Vegas
Day 6 En Route/Merced
Day 7 Yosemite National Park
Day 8 Sacramento
Days 9-10 En Route/San Francisco
Day 11 En Route to Elko, Nevada
Day 12 Salt Lake City, Utah
Days 13-14 En Route to Chicago

14 Days

Tues., May 6 to Mon., May 19 LIMITED SPACE AVAILABLE

Tues., Sept. 9 to Mon., Sept. 22 LIMITED SPACE AVAILABLE

Northwest Explorer -2014

Days 1-3 En Route Chicago to Emeryville
Day 4 San Francisco
Day 5 Coast Starlight /Newport, Oregon
Day 6 Portland
Day 7 En Route to Seattle
Day 8 Seattle
Days 9-10 En Route to Chicago

10 Days

Fri., Aug., 1 to Sun., Aug., 10 - - SOLD OUT

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