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 - 2018

Day 1-2 Chicago to New York
Day 3 New York City
Day 4 En Route to ew 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. 23 to Tues., Apr. 3, 2018

Fri., Oct. 19 to Tues., Oct. 30, 2018

Yellowstone / Black Hills / Mt. Rushmore  - 2018

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 7 to Thurs., May 17, 2018

Yellowstone / Yosemite Summer Magic - 2018

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 / Merced
Day 9 Yosemite
Days 10-12 En Route to Chicago

12 Days - Thurs. July 19 to Mon., July 30, 2018

Heart of the West - 2018

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 9 to Sat., June 16, 2018

Six National Treasures - 2018

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 3 to Sun., June 17, 2018

America the Beautiful . . . West - 2018

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 1 to Mon., May 14, 2018

Canadian Winter Spectacular - 2018

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., 17 to Mon., Feb. 26, 2018

Complete Trans-Canada Experience - 2018

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., May 5 to Thurs., May 17, 2018

Kaleidoscope of Winter Wonders - 2018

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. 2 to Tues., Feb. 13, 2018

Alaska Rail/Sail - 2018

Days 1-3 Chicago / Seattle
Day 4 Embarkation
Day 5 Cruising
Day 6 Juneau
Day 7 Glacier Bay
Day 8 Sitka
Day 9 Ketchikan
Day 10 Victoria
Day 11 Seattle / En Route
Days 12-13 En Route to Chicago

13 Days

Wed., May 9 to Mon., May 21, 2018

Pacific Coastal Odyssey - 2018

Days 1-3 Chicago to San Diego
Day 4 Embarkation / The Holland America Zaandam
Day 5 Cruising
Day 6 San Francisco
Days 7-8 Cruising
Day 9 Vancouver to Seattle
Days 10-11 En Route to Chicago

11 Days

Sat., April 28 to Tues., May 8, 2018

Hawaii Rail / Sail - 2018

Days 1-3 Chicago to Los Angeles
Day 4 Los Angeles / Star Princess
Days 5-8 Cruising
Day 9 Hilo, Hawaii
Day 10 Honolulu, Oahu
Day 11 Nawiliwili, Kauai
Day 12 Lahaina, Maui
Days 13-17 Cruising
Day 18 Ensenada, Mexico
Day 19 Los Angeles
Days 19-21 En Route to Chicago


21 Days

Wed., Feb. 14 to Tues., Mar., 6, 2018

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

SOLD OUT - CALL FOR WAITLIST INFORMATION

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 - LIMITED SPACE AVAILABLE

Wed., Aug. 2 to Fri., Aug. 11, 2017 - SOLD OUT CALL FOR WAITLIST

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 SOLD OUT

Mon., Aug. 14 to Thurs., Aug. 24, 2017 - SOLD OUT

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

Mon., Sept. 11 to Thurs., Sept. 21, 2017 LIMITED SPACE REMAINING

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., Sept. 9 to Sat., Sept. 16, 2017 - Sold Out - call for waitlist information

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

SOLD OUT - CALL FOR WAITLIST INFORMATION

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

SOLD OUT - CALL FOR WAITLIST INFORMATION

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 - SOLD OUT

Fri., Oct. 6 to Sun., Oct. 15, 2017 - LIMITED SPACE REMAINING

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

SOLD OUT - CALL FOR WAITLIST INFORMATION

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

LIMITED SPACE REMAINING--CALL SOON

Northwest Explorer - 2017   ***NEW ITINERARY***

Days 1-3    En Route Chicago to Emeryville
Day 4    San Francisco
Day 5    Coast Starlight / Crater Lake National Park
Day 6    Newport
Day 7    Astoria / Portland
Day 8    En Route to Seattle
Day 9    Seattle
Days 10-11    En Route to Chicago

11 Days

Wed., Aug. 2 to Sat., Aug. 12, 2017

SOLD OUT - CALL FOR WAITLIST INFORMATION

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

LIMITED SPACE REMAINING

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

LIMITED SPACE REMAINING--CALL SOON

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., Oct. 12 to Tues., Oct. 17, 2017 - SOLD OUT

Thurs., Oct. 19 to Tues., Oct., 24, 2017 - LIMITED SPACE REMAINING

Thurs., Oct. 26 to Tues., Oct. 31, 2017 LIMITED SPACE REMAINING

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., July 10 to Thurs., July 20, 2017 - SOLD OUT

Mon., Aug. 14 to Thurs., Aug. 24, 2017--SOLD OUT

Mon., Sept. 11 to Thurs., Sept. 21, 2017--SOLD OUT

Mon., Sept. 18 to Thurs., Sept. 28, 2017 -LIMITED SPACE REMAINING

CALL FOR WAITLIST ON SOLD OUT TOURS

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., July 9 to Sun., July 23, 2017 - SOLD OUT

Sun., July 23 to Sun., Aug. 6, 2017 - SOLD OUT

Sun., Aug. 6 to Sun., Aug. 20, 2017 - SOLD OUT

CALL FOR WAITLIST INFORMATION ON SOLD OUT TOURS

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

LIMITED SPACE AVAILABLE

Sat., Oct. 28 to Thurs., Nov. 9, 2017 NEW DATE

LIMITED SPACE AVAILABLE

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