Western U.S. Tours

Our Western U.S. tours take you to a variety of exciting destinations from Alaska to California. With breathtaking scenery all across the west, you will never have a bad view out your window no matter what tour you choose. Check out all our West Coast train trips and find the right one for you!

America from Coast to Coast - 2017

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., Mar. 24 to Tues., Apr. 4, 2017

Fri., Oct. 20 to Tues., Oct. 31, 2017

Scenic Colorado and its Trains - 2017

Days 1-2 En Route to Grand Junction
Day 3 Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad
Day 4 Durango / Mesa Verde
Day 5 Cumbres & Toltec Railroad
Day 6 Royal Gorge Railroad
Day 7 Pikes Peak Cog Railway
Day 8 Denver
Day 9 En Route to Chicago

9 Days

Thurs., July 6 to Fri., July 14, 2017

Yellowstone / Glacier Discovery - 2017

Days 1-2    Chicago to Whitefish
Day 3    Glacier National Park
Day 4    En Route Yellowstone
Days 5–6    Yellowstone National Park
Day 7    Grand Teton Range
Days 8-10    En Route to Chicago

10 Days

Wed., July 12 to Fri., July 21, 2017

Wed., Aug. 2 to Fri., Aug. 11, 2017

Glacier & Canada's Mountain Majesty - 2017

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
Day 9 Calgary
Days 10 -11 En Route to Chicago

11 Days

Mon., July 17 to Thurs., July 27, 2017

Mon., Aug. 14 to Thurs., Aug. 24, 2017

Mon., Sept. 4 to Thurs., Sept. 14, 2017

Heart of the West - 2017

Days 1-2 Chicago to Flagstaff
Day 3 The Grand Canyon
Day 4 Monument Valley
Day 5 Mesa Verde
Day 6 Durango & Silverton
Days 7-8 En Route to Chicago

8 Days

Sat., June 10 to Sat., June 17, 2017

Sat., Sept. 9 to Sat., Sept. 16, 2017

The Grandest of Grand Canyon Tours - 2017

Days 1-2 Chicago to Flagstaff
Days 3-4 The Grand Canyon
Day 5 En Route / Winslow
Days 6-7 En Route to Chicago

7 Days

Thurs., Sept. 14 to Wed., Sept. 20, 2017

National Parks of the Southwest - 2017  ***NEW ITINERARY***

Days 1-2 Chicago to Grand Junction / Moab
Day 3 Arches / Canyonlands National Parks
Day 4 Capitol Reef Nat’l Park
Day 5 Monument Valley
Day 6 Lake Powell
Day 7 Grand Canyon National Park North Rim
Day 8 Kanab to Lehi
Day 9 Thanksgiving Point
Day 10 Salt Lake City to Price
Days 11-12 En Route to Chicago

12 Days

Fri., Sept. 15 to Tues., Sept. 26, 2017

Albuquerque Balloon Fiesta - 2017

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., Oct. 1 to Tues., Oct. 10, 2017

America the Beautiful . . . West  - 2017

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., Sept. 19 to Mon., Oct. 2, 2017

Golden West Rail Ramble - 2017

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. 7 to Mon., Sept. 18, 2017

Seattle/San Francisco Express - 2017

Days 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. 1 to Tues., Oct. 10, 2017

Canyonlands - 2017

Days 1-2    Chicago to Flagstaff
Day 3    The Grand Canyon
Day 4    Lake Powell
Day 5    Bryce Canyon and Zion National Parks
Day 6    Las Vegas
Days 7-8    Sedona
Days 9-10    En Route to Chicago

10 Days

Sat., May 6 to Mon., May 15, 2017

Sat., Sept. 16 to Mon., Sept. 25, 2017

Totally Trains - 2017

Days 1-3    Chicago to Los Angeles on the Southwest Chief
Day 4    Arrive Portland on the Coast Starlight
Day 5    En Route on the Empire Builder
Day 6    Arrive Chicago

6 Days

Thurs., Feb. 16 to Tues., Feb. 21, 2017

Thurs., Oct. 12 to Tues., Oct. 17, 2017

Yellowstone / Black Hills / Mt. Rushmore - 2017

Days 1-2    Chicago to Glenwood Springs
Day 3    Jackson Hole
Day 4    Grand Tetons
Day 5    Yellowstone National 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 Park
Days 10-11    En Route to Chicago

11 Days

Mon., May 8 to Thurs., May 18, 2017

Mon., July 10 to Thurs., July 20, 2017

Mon., Aug. 14 to Thurs., Aug. 24, 2017

Mon., Sept. 11 to Thurs., Sept. 21, 2017

Six National Treasures - 2017

Days 1-2    Chicago to Whitefish
Day 3    Glacier National Park
Day 4     En Route Yellowstone
Days 5-6    Yellowstone
Days 7-8    Grand Tetons / Jackson Hole
Days 9-10    Salt Lake City
Day 11    Bryce Canyon National Park
Day 12    Zion National Park
Day 13    Grand Canyon
Days 14-15    En Route to Chicago

15 Days

Sun., June 4 to Sun., June 18, 2017

Sun., July 9 to Sun., July 23, 2017

Sun., Aug. 6 to Sun., Aug. 20, 2017

Canadian Winter Spectacular - 2017

Days 1-3    Chicago to Vancouver
Day 4    Vancouver
Days 5 -8    En Route / The Canadian
Day 9    Montréal / En Route
Day 10    En Route to Chicago

10 Days

Sat., Feb., 18 to Mon., Feb. 27, 2017

Complete Trans-Canada Experience - 2017

Days 1-3 Chicago to Vancouver
Day 4 Vancouver
Day 5 En Route
Day 6 Jasper
Days 7-8 Icefields Parkway / Banff
Day 9 Depart Jasper
Days 10-11 En Route
Day 12 Montréal / En Route
Day 13 En Route to Chicago

Sat., May 6 to Thurs., May 18, 2017

LIMITED SPACE REMAINING

Sat., Oct. 21 to Thurs., Nov. 2, 2017

California Here We Come - 2017

Days 1-3 Chicago to San Francisco
Day 4 San Francisco
Day 5 En Route/Santa Barbara
Day 6 Santa Barbara/Solvang
Day 7 En Route/San Diego
Day 8 San Diego
Day 9-11 San Diego to Chicago

11 Days

Sat., Mar. 18 - Tues., Mar. 28, 2017

Pacific Coastal Odyssey - 2017

Days 1-3 Chicago to San Francisco
Day 4 San Francisco / Grand Princess
Day 5 Cruising
Day 6 Santa Barbara
Day 7 Los Angeles / Long Beach
Day 8 San Diego
Day 9 Ensenada, Mexico
Day 10 Cruising
Day 11 San Francisco
Days 12-14 En Route to Chicago

14 Days

Wed., Mar. 29 to Tues., Apr. 11, 2017

Albuquerque Balloon Fiesta from Florida - 2016

Days 1-2    Miami to Chicago
Days 3-4      Chicago to  Grand Junction
Days 5-6    Durango
Day 7    Taos / Santa Fe
Day 8    Santa Fe
Days 9-10    Albuquerque
Days 11-12    En Route to Chicago
Days 13-14    En Route to Miami

 

14 Days

Fri., Sept. 23 to Thurs., Oct. 6, 2016

SOLD OUT

Galaxy of Stars - 2016

Days 1-2    En Route to New Orleans
Days 3-4    New Orleans
Day 5    En Route
Days 6-7    San Antonio
Day 8    En Route    
Days 9-10    San Diego
Day 11    En Route
Days 12-13    San Francisco
Days 14-16    En Route to Chicago
Days 16-17    Chicago to Washington

16 Days

Thurs., Oct. 6 to Fri., Oct. 21, 2016

LIMITED SPACE REMAINING

America from Coast to Coast - 2016

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., Oct. 21 to Tues., Nov. 1, 2016

SOLD OUT

All Aboard for San Antonio and New Orleans - 2016

Days 1-2    En Route to San Antonio
Day 3    San Antonio
Day 4    En Route / New Orleans
Days 5-6    New Orleans
Days 7-8    En Route to Chicago

8 Days

Sat., Oct. 1 to Sat., Oct. 8, 2016

LIMITED SPACE REMAINING

Yellowstone / Black Hills / Mt Rushmore - 2016

Days 1-2    Chicago to Glenwood Springs
Day 3    Jackson Hole
Day 4    Grand Tetons
Day 5    Yellowstone National 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 Park
Days 10-11    En Route to Chicago

11 Days

Mon., Sept. 19 to Thurs., Sept. 29, 2016 - SOLD OUT

Thurs. Sept. 22 to Sun. Oct., 2, 2016 - SOLD OUT

TOURS IN PROGRESS

Albuquerque Balloon Fiesta - 2016

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. 25 to Tues., Oct. 4, 2016

SOLD OUT

Sat., Oct. 1 to Mon., Oct. 10, 2016

SOLD OUT

America the Beautiful . . . West  - 2016

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., Sept. 20 to Mon., Oct. 3, 2016

TOUR IN PROGRESS

Totally Trains - 2016

Days 1-3    Chicago to Los Angeles on the Southwest Chief
Day 4    Arrive Portland on the Coast Starlight
Day 5    En Route on the Empire Builder
Day 6    Arrive Chicago

6 Days

Thurs., Oct. 20 to Tues., Oct. 25, 2016 - LIMITED SPACE REMAINING

Thurs., Oct. 27 to Tues., Nov. 1, 2016 - LIMITED SPACE REMAINING

Complete Trans-Canada Experience - 2016

Days 1-3    Chicago to Vancouver
Day 4    Vancouver
Day 5    En Route
Day 6    Jasper
Days 7-8    Icefields Parkway / Banff
Day 9    Depart Jasper
Days 10-11    En Route
Day 12    Montréal / En Route
Day 13    En Route to Chicago

13 Days

Sat., Oct. 22 to Thurs., Nov. 3, 2016

SOLD OUT - CALL FOR WAITLIST INFORMATION

Seattle/San Francisco Express - 2016

Days 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

Fri., Oct. 14 to Sun., Oct. 23, 2016

LIMITED SPACE REMAINING

Yellowstone/Yosemite Winter Magic - 2017

Days 1-2    Chicago to Salt Lake City
Day 4    Salt Lake City/Jackson Hole
Day 5    Grand Tetons
Day 6    Yellowstone
Day 7    En Route
Day 8    En Route to Sacramento
Day 9    En Route/Yosemite
Day 10    Yosemite
Days 12-13     En Route to Chicago

13 Days

Thurs. Jan. 26 to Tues., Feb. 7, 2017

This tour is limited to 27 passengers

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