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Trip Overview

This 15-day rail journey visits some of America's most popular destinations - Chicago, New York City, New Orleans, San Francisco, and Denver! Experience iconic American landmarks, national parks, and sights including the Empire State Building, the French Quarter, and the Golden Gate Bridge. A full “All American” train journey awaits on this incredible vacation.

Highlights

  • Multi-day hop-on, hop-off sightseeing tour of New York including ferry service to the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island*
  • Sightseeing city tour of New Orleans
  • Hop-on, hop-off sightseeing tour of San Francisco
  • Sightseeing tour of Rocky Mountain National Park
  • Package Also Includes:

    • Roundtrip Amtrak® in Coach accommodations from Chicago to New York; New York to New Orleans; New Orleans to Los Angeles; Los Angeles to San Francisco; San Francisco to Denver; and Denver to Chicago on the Lake Shore Limited, Crescent, Sunset Limited, Coast Starlight and the California Zephyr
    • 8 nights hotel accommodations; 6 nights onboard Amtrak
    • 2 meals (1 brunch, 1 dinner)
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Why Not?

Extend your trip or try this package in reverse. Call a Rail Expert for details.

Disclaimer:

Package prices are per person, double occupancy, tax included. Prices do not include rail from your hometown. Please call for pricing. Package prices are subject to change without notice, and all reservations are based upon availability at the time of booking. Amtrak travel is for Coach accommodations unless otherwise noted. Upgrades to Roomette or Bedroom accommodations on board Amtrak are available. Call for pricing. Other restrictions may apply. Activities referenced in the itinerary during free time are for suggested purposes only and are not included. Seasonal activity (if applicable): During the off-season, some tours may not be available. In this case, a similar tour will be substituted. Passports (if applicable): Passports are required when crossing the Canadian border. Amtrak and Amtrak Vacations are registered service marks of the National Railroad Passenger Corporation.

DAY 1 OVERNIGHT ONBOARD AMTRAK
Your journey begins in Chicago! Board Amtrak's Lake Shore Limited for your trip to New York City. (Overnight onboard Amtrak)

DAY 2 NEW YORK CITY
Upon arrival in New York City, check into your hotel. A whole day of sightseeing awaits you tomorrow. (Overnight in New York City)

DAY 3 NEW YORK CITY
Experience what New York City has to offer on a hop-on, hop-off sightseeing tour. Stop at Times Square, Central Park and more. You'll also have admission to either the Empire State Building Observatory or the Top of the Rock at Rockefeller Center. (Overnight in New York City)

DAY 4 OVERNIGHT ONBOARD AMTRAK
Board Amtrak's Crescent line for your trip south to New Orleans. Settle in and relax on your leisurely ride as the train makes its way to the Crescent City. (Overnight onboard Amtrak)

DAY 5 NEW ORLEANS
Welcome to New Orleans! This evening you are free to explore the city on your own. There is definitely a good time to be had in the Big Easy. (Overnight in New Orleans)

DAY 6 NEW ORLEANS
Learn all about New Orleans on a guided sightseeing city tour. Also, choose between brunch accompanied by jazz music or dinner at an authentic creole restaurant in the French Quarter. (Overnight in New Orleans) BR or D

DAYS 7-8 OVERNIGHT ONBOARD AMTRAK
Board Amtrak’s Sunset Limited for your trip west to California! (Overnight onboard Amtrak)

DAY 9 LOS ANGELES TO SAN FRANCISCO
This morning, change trains at Union Station in Los Angeles to board the famous Coast Starlight to San Francisco. (Overnight in San Francisco)

DAY 10 SAN FRANCISCO
Use your hop-on, hop-off sightseeing tour to visit San Francisco's top attractions. Tonight, enjoy dinner at a popular, local restaurant. (Overnight in San Francisco) D

DAY 11 OVERNIGHT ONBOARD AMTRAK
Board Amtrak’s California Zephyr for your trip on to Denver. (Overnight onboard Amtrak)

DAY 12 DENVER
Upon arrival in Denver, check into your hotel and rest up for a day of sightseeing tomorrow. (Overnight in Denver)

DAY 13 ROCKY MOUNTAIN NATIONAL PARK
Explore the natural wonders of Colorado and the Rocky Mountains. Your guided tour will
take you to some of the most spectacular mountain landscapes and vistas. (Overnight in Denver)

DAY 14 OVERNIGHT ONBOARD AMTRAK
Continue exploring Denver before departing boarding Amtrak for your return trip to Chicago. (Overnight onboard Amtrak)

DAY 15 YOUR JOURNEY ENDS IN CHICAGO

MEAL GUIDE: B - BREAKFAST, BR - BRUNCH, L - LUNCH, AT - AFTERNOON TEA, D -DINNER

Holiday Inn Chicago Mart Plaza

Located in the center of downtown Chicago’s exciting River North area and minutes from the Loop and Michigan Ave the contemporary Holiday Inn Chicago Mart Plaza offers exceptional views of the Chicago River and the Chicago skyline. Our recent $20 million redesign is apparent in every aspect of the Holiday Inn Mart Plaza, from our stunning atrium lobby to our 521 comfortable and contemporary guest rooms and suites.

Palmer House Hilton

Welcome to The Palmer House®: a Hilton Hotel - an iconic, world-class downtown Chicago hotel and gateway to Chicago's rejuvenated Loop scene. A modern Chicago grand hotel, the Palmer House is a lively destination within walking distance of the best attractions the city of Chicago has to offer like Millennium Park, the Art Institute of Chicago, and the theater district. The guest rooms and suites match the hotel's French Baroque styling with metropolitan flair.

Wyndham New Orleans - French Quarter

Enjoy the best of the past and present in a single location at the Wyndham Riverfront New Orleans hotel. Only steps away from top attractions in the Big Easy, this hotel in the Warehouse District of New Orleans pairs historic features like original exposed brick and plantation shutters with modern touches.

Holiday Inn Downtown Superdome

The Holiday Inn® New Orleans Downtown Superdome hotel's outstanding location and amenities promise to make your New Orleans vacation a dream come true. You can enjoy all the legendary sights and sounds of this world-class city when you stay at one of the best New Orleans, LA hotels. Sample and savor the revelry of the French Quarter or test Lady Luck at Harrah's Casino. The allure of stunning museums of the Arts District are easily reached via our free shuttle.

Hotel Monteleone

It's been said that the French Quarter begins in the lobby of the Hotel Monteleone. In fact, this venerable establishment sits majestically at the foot of Royal Street. giving guests the best point of departure for all things New Orleans. This historic landmark is a member of Historic Hotels of America. The hotel boasts 25 meeting and reception rooms, 600 newly renovated rooms and suites, two award-winning restaurants, the famous Carousel Bar, Logo Shop, and heated rooftop pool.

The Stewart Hotel

Staying at the The Stewart Hotel puts New York City at your fingertips. Just steps from Penn Station and most subway lines, it's easy to explore the city's most exciting neighborhoods and attractions; Madison Square Garden, the Empire State Building, and Fifth Avenue shopping. Or kick back and relax in your luxurious room. The comforts of technology await, including flat-screen TVs, iPod docking stations and wireless Internet.

Holiday Inn New York City Times Square

Located in the heart of Midtown Manhattan, Holiday Inn New York City - Times Square is a 35-story high-rise hotel that makes it easy to enjoy New York’s incomparable attractions, restaurants and retail stores.

Marriott Marquis

Surround yourself with the sights and sounds of the city at New York Marriott Marquis. One of the premier hotels in Times Square, our central location gives you easy access to NYC entertainment options and several subway lines to access any part of NYC.

Sheraton New York Times Square Hotel

The Sheraton New York Times Square Hotel is an upscale moderate hotel that’s just completed a $160 million renovation to its guest rooms and meeting space. The hotel is just steps from the excitement of the Broadway theatres, prestige of Carnegie Hall and world-class shopping of Fifth Avenue - this location is the perfect way to immerse yourself in the best that New York has to offer.

Holiday Inn Fishermans Wharf

Of all San Francisco hotels, Holiday Inn San Francisco Hotel Fisherman's Wharf has one of the best locations, central to the Californian shopping capital. The hotel is in among the bars, cafes, and the vast number of specialty shops in Fisherman's Wharf. Hotels here, in the liveliest part of San Francisco, are right next to Chinatown, Pier 39 and the Cable Cars.

Holiday Inn Fishermans Wharf

Of all San Francisco hotels, Holiday Inn San Francisco Hotel Fisherman's Wharf has one of the best locations, central to the Californian shopping capital. The hotel is in among the bars, cafes, and the vast number of specialty shops in Fisherman's Wharf. Hotels here, in the liveliest part of San Francisco, are right next to Chinatown, Pier 39 and the Cable Cars.

Hotel Zephyr

The Hotel Zephyr offers a one-of-a-kind hotel experience in the heart of the city's most iconic tourist attractions. Bringing a new dimension to Fisherman's Wharf by offering a twist on accommodations as well as a playful personality, our waterfront property features 361 stylish waterfront guest quarters, many with personal balconies

Hotel Zephyr

The Hotel Zephyr offers a one-of-a-kind hotel experience in the heart of the city's most iconic tourist attractions. Bringing a new dimension to Fisherman's Wharf by offering a twist on accommodations as well as a playful personality, our waterfront property features 361 stylish waterfront guest quarters, many with personal balconies

Park Central Hotel

Our newly re-imagined hotel elevates the standard of excellence in luxury hotels in San Francisco, while celebrating the timeless art of hospitality.

Park Central Hotel

Our newly re-imagined hotel elevates the standard of excellence in luxury hotels in San Francisco, while celebrating the timeless art of hospitality.

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Disclaimer:

Package prices are per person, double occupancy, tax included. Prices do not include rail from your hometown. Please call for pricing. Package prices are subject to change without notice, and all reservations are based upon availability at the time of booking. Amtrak travel is for Coach accommodations unless otherwise noted. Upgrades to Roomette or Bedroom accommodations on board Amtrak are available. Call for pricing. Other restrictions may apply. Activities referenced in the itinerary during free time are for suggested purposes only and are not included. Seasonal activity (if applicable): During the off-season, some tours may not be available. In this case, a similar tour will be substituted. Passports (if applicable): Passports are required when crossing the Canadian border. Amtrak and Amtrak Vacations are registered service marks of the National Railroad Passenger Corporation.

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