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 Best of Lewis and Clark - 2015

Days 1-2    En Route / Bismarck
Day 3    En Route / Williston
Day 4    En Route / Havre
Day 5    Fort Benton / Great Falls
Day 6    Gates of the Mountains / Three Forks
Day 7    The Lolo Trail / Lewiston
Day 8    The Columbia River Basin
Day 9    Astoria
Days 10-12     En Route to Chicago

12 Days

Tues., Aug. 18 to Sat., Aug. 29. 2015

Heart of the West - 2015

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 13 to Sat., June 20, 2015

Sat., Sept. 12 to Sat., Sept. 19, 2015

Albuquerque Balloon Fiesta - 2015

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. 27 to Tues., Oct. 6, 2015

Golden West Rail Ramble - 2015

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. 3 to Mon., Sept. 14, 2015

Northwest Explorer - 2015

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., July 31, to Sun., Aug., 9, 2015

Los Angeles / San Francisco Express - 2015

Days 1-3    Chicago to Los Angeles
Day 4    Los Angeles / Santa Monica
Day 5    Coast Starlight / San Francisco
Day 6    San Francisco
Days 7-9    En Route to Chicago

9 Days

Sat., May 2 to Sun., May 10, 2015

Scenic Trains of Northern California - 2015

Days 1-3    Chicago to Emeryville
Day 4    Santa Cruz
Day 5    San Francisco
Day 6    Napa Valley
Day 7    Fort Bragg
Day 8    Sacramento
Days 9-11    En Route to Chicago

11 Days

Wed., Aug. 5 to Sat., Aug. 15, 2015

Seattle/San Francisco Express - 2015

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. 16 to Sun., Oct. 25, 2015

The Very Best of the Northwest - 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

LIMITED SPACE REMAINING

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

Fri., Oct. 23 to Tues., Nov. 3, 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

Tues., Sept. 15 to Mon., Sept. 28, 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

Please call for waitlist information

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

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

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