Family Adventures


Share the natural wonders and cultural delights of the United States and Canada on a Family Adventure. Leave the driving and planning to us and spend more time making memories.


Designed for families of all ages, our rail adventures will delight everyone with fascinating destinations and attractions, exciting activities and entertaining learning experiences for an unforgettable family vacation.

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  • Grand Canyon Family Adventure
    5 Days - From $879

    Chicago > Grand Canyon National Park > Chicago

    The Grand Canyon marks the centerpiece of an incredible vacation in the American West. A wonderful family adventure awaits as your board the iconic Southwest Chief® for your trip to the SouthWest. Enjoy an exciting ride about the Grand Canyon Railway, and capture all of the breathtaking sights of the majestic Grand Canyon | More

  • Glenwood Springs Family Adventure
    3 Days - From $419

    Denver > Glenwood Springs > Denver

    With so much history it’s hard not to love Glenwood Springs. Your three-day Glenwood experience will also include a leisurely roundtrip Amtrak ride by way of Denver. Your comfortable four-star hotel will allow you unlimited access to the famous Glenwood hot springs as well as daily hot breakfast. And with the Glenwood Caverns Park pass you and your children will have a wonderful time riding the trams through the mountains and caverns, exploring with the cave tours, and scaling the climbing wall. Beautiful and exhilarating there is so much do to in Glenwood Springs. | More

  • San Diego Family Adventure
    4 Days - From $729

    San Francisco > San Diego > San Francisco

    Known for its beaches and sunny climate, San Diego also boasts a world-famous zoo, impressive navy presence, and a bustling historic district, making it a perfect place for a family vacation. Our San Diego Family Adventure includes an admission to the famous San Diego Zoo. You will also explore the city on a hop-on, hop-off tour that will take you around to see all of San Diego’s top attractions and landmarks. With complimentary shuttles to the hotel from the Amtrak Station and back, as well as daily breakfast at your hotel, this package will give you the full family adventure experience! | More

  • Washington, DC Family Adventure
    4 Days - From $739

    New York City > Washington, DC > New York City

    Enjoy the best of what our Nation’s Capital has to offer with the Washington DC Family Adventure. Your four-day, three-night trip will give your family the full DC experience with sightseeing at all of the major monuments, Smithsonian museums, and other top Washington attractions. History and politics couples with fun and adventure during your family vacation! | More

  • Niagara Falls Family Adventure
    3 Days - From $499

    New York City > Niagara Falls > New York City

    Enjoy a wonderful family vacation at beautiful Niagara Falls! The three-day, two-night stay will include a convenient attraction pass that includes a boat cruise and a multi-day hop-on, hop-off tour. Spend time exploring all that Niagara, Ontario has to offer from the incredible sightseeing to the many fun attractions in the area. Relax by the pool with admission to the giant indoor waterpark at the hotel, experience to Niagara fireworks display as you enjoy dinner on the falls, and experience the best of what Niagara has to offer. This family adventure is sure to excite all. | More

  • Chicago Family Adventure
    4 Days - From $679

    Dearborn > Chicago > Dearborn

    Discover all the “Windy City” has to offer on this Chicago Getaway. Take a stroll down the Magnificent Mile, which features world-class shopping. Listen to some of the best music on the planet at one of Chicago’s amazing blues clubs. Explore Millennium Park. Spend some quality time at Navy Pier. Your getaway also includes a Chicago CityPASS, which gives you access to some of the most popular attractions in “Chi-Town,” like Shedd Aquarium, the Field Museum, and the Skydeck. There is so much to do and see here, and this three-day getaway is the perfect way to experience this fabulous city! | More

  • Orlando Family Adventure Featuring the AutoTrain®
    6 Days - From $1219

    Lorton > Orlando > Lorton

    Enjoy the fun and excitement of Orlando, Florida on this wonderful family adventure! Capture the magic of Disney World and Universal Studios with the convenience of bringing a little piece of home with you when you travel on Amtrak’s Auto Train! Pack up the car and load it on to the train and relax as you travel south to Florida. From Disney’s Magic Kingdom to Universal Studios Islands of Adventure there is so much to do and see on your trip. Fun and excitment await on the Orlando Family Adventure! | More

  • Glacier National Park Family Adventure
    6 Days - From $1,369

    Chicago > Glacier National Park > Chicago

    Enjoy a wonderful family adventure with Glacier National Park! Boarding in Chicago, you will take the famous Empire Builder on a trip through the top of the country and into majestic Glacier Park. Your family will be truly amazed at the beautiful sights of Glacier as you tour the park aboard the iconic red Jammer buses as you make your way over the Going-to-the-Sun Road, around Logan’s Pass, and through St. Mary’s Valley. Your trip will be full of stunning views and exciting adventures, in Glacier Park. | More

  • New York City Family Adventure
    3 Days - From $489

    Washington, DC > New York City > Washington, DC

    Have you ever wanted to get a true New York City experience? Our New York City Family Adventure is just what your family needs to discover all of New York’s top attractions! Enjoy your stay in a beautiful Times Square hotel, putting your family right in the heart of all of the NYC action. Use your hop-on, hop-off sightseeing tour to hit the top New York stops such as the Empire State Building, Central Park, Fifth Avenue, and the Statue of Liberty. Your three-day family adventure will give you a full “Big Apple” experience. | More

  • Rails to the Grand Canyon Family Adventure
    5 Days - From $619

    Los Angeles > Williams > Grand Canyon > Los Angeles

    Enjoy the excitement of riding the train, coupled with the picturesque views of the canyon on this Family Adventure! Ride the rails from Los Angeles to the Grand Canyon and take the famous Grand Canyon Railway train into the South Rim of the Canyon. Experience the Grand Canyon on a sightseeing tour that will take you all around the national park. Enjoy the iconic and historic Route 66 town of Williams, Arizona; and experience a true American Southwest vacation. | More

  • San Francisco Family Adventure
    4 Days - From $889

    Los Angeles > San Francisco > Los Angeles

    This four-day San Francisco Family Adventure is a great way for your family to discover “City by the Bay???! Explore San Francisco’s most popular areas with a multi-day hop-on, hop-off sightseeing tour. Enjoy a harbor cruise out on the beautiful San Francisco bay! Check out the many exhibits at the California Academy of Sciences, and discover the many attractions on San Francisco’s Pier 39! This truly is a great way to experience all that San Francisco has to offer! | More

  • San Francisco and Yosemite Family Adventure
    4 Days - From $989

    Los Angeles > San Francisco > Yosemite National Park > San Francisco > Los Angeles

    This four-day adventure includes a wonderful San Francisco experience coupled with a sightseeing tour to Yosemite National Park! Included is a very convenient Pier 39 attraction pass that gives you access to a hop-on, hop-off sightseeing tour, an admission to the Aquarium of the Bay, and much more! Then take a fully-guided sightseeing tour of Yosemite National Park, where you will get to see the giant sequoias, many waterfalls, and majestic wildlife. This San Francisco and Yosemite Family Adventure is guaranteed to excite and amaze! | More

  • Southern California Family Adventure
    5 Days - From $889

    San Francisco > Anaheim > San Diego > San Francisco

    Southern California is the perfect area for a true family adventure. With the Disneyland Resort and Disney’s California Adventure in Anaheim, and the many attractions such as the iconic Zoo in San Diego there is plenty of fun and adventure to be had in the Southern California area. With the smooth transitions between the train stations and hotels in both cities, as well as all of the other inclusions in this package this is certainly a fantastic family vacation. | More

  • Williamsburg Family Adventure
    4 Days - From $719

    New York City > Williamsburg > New York CIty

    History comes alive in Williamsburg where a portion of the city has been preserved as a living, example of America's colonial era. History and education meet fun and excitement from the historic Colonial Williamsburg to the exciting rides and roller coasters of Busch Gardens. With so much to do and see such as the exhibitions at the Jamestown Settlement and the Yorktown Victory Center, nearby is the battlefield where the American and French armies won the important battle in the American Revolution | More

  • Yellowstone National Park Family Adventure
    8 Days - From $1,479

    Chicago > Salt lake City > Yellowstone National Park > Salt Lake City > Chicago

    Explore Yellowstone National Park on this 5-day getaway that includes some quality time in Salt Lake City! Spend a day discovering all Salt Lake City has to offer. Take a scenic drive from Salt Lake to Yellowstone and enjoy the mountainous countryside along the way. Once you arrive in Yellowstone, you’ll explore all its beauty and get a chance to snap pictures of some of the world’s most majestic sights, like the Grand Canyon of Yellowstone, Yellowstone, and of course, Old Faithful. The Yellowstone Family Adventure blends the beauty of nature along with time in the big city of Salt Lake! | More