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Glacier National Park Discovery

11 Days

Chicago > Minneapolis/St.Paul > East Glacier > Seattle

 

In the north are some of the last truly wide-open space left, and the Amtrak® Empire Builder® takes you there. Board the train in Chicago and take the Northern route to the West Coast. Travel to the Twin Cities of St. Paul and Minneapolis before heading into the unspoiled country of North Dakota and Montana. While in Montana, visit Glacier National Park and savor its breathtaking beauty. Your trip continues to Seattle traveling through forests of fir trees and alongside Puget Sound.

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Highlights:

    • Sightseeing architecture cruise of Chicago Harbor
    • Highlights tour of St. Paul and Minneapolis
    • Big Sky Circle Tour* (available beginning late June)
    • Two Medicine Valley Tour* 
    • Admission to Seattle's Space Needle

     

     

     

    Package Also Includes:

    • One-way Amtrak® from Chicago to St. Paul/Minneapolis; St. Paul/Minneapolis to Glacier National Park; Glacier National Park to Seattle in Coach accommodations
    • 8 nights' hotel accommodations; 2 night's on board Amtrak
    • 3 meals included (1 breakfast, 2 dinners)
    • Roundtrip transfer from rail station to Minneapolis hotel
    • 2-day sightseeing hop-on / hop-off trolley tour in Seattle






    *Two Medicine Valley Tour is available from June 7 to September 7. Big Sky Circle Tour is available from June 20 to September 20.

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 YOUR JOURNEY BEGINS IN CHICAGO
Welcome to Chicago! In your free time today, take a walk down the Magnificent Mile for world-class shopping, dining and attractions. (Overnight in Chicago)


DAY 2 CHICAGO
Enjoy a sightseeing architectural cruise of Chicago harbor. Enjoy your included dinner this evening at a popular Chicago restaurant. (Overnight in Chicago) D


DAY 3 CHICAGO TO ST. PAUL/MINNEAPOLIS
Transfer on your own and board Amtrak® for the Twin Cities. Your transfer by taxi to the Country Inn and Suites at the Mall of America is included. (Overnight in Minneapolis)


DAY 4 OVERNIGHT ABOARD AMTRAK
Your day begins with breakfast before your full-day tour of the Twin Cities. Later, transfer by taxi and board Amtrak for a relaxing train ride to Glacier National Park. (Overnight on the train) B


DAY 5 GLACIER NATIONAL PARK
Welcome to Glacier National Park! Enjoy the mountain air during your short walk to Glacier Park Lodge where you can settle in for a good night's rest. (Overnight in Glacier National Park)


DAY 6 GLACIER NATIONAL PARK
Today, enjoy the sights of Glacier National Park on a boat cruise. Roundtrip shuttle transportation will take you from Glacier Park Lodge to Two Medicine Valley. Enjoy a relaxing cruise while listening to the Blackfoot Indian folklore surrounding the Two Medicine Valley. (Overnight in Glacier National Park)


DAY 7 GLACIER NATIONAL PARK
Today, you will continue touring Glacier National Park on a Big Sky Circle Tour (seasonal) before returning to the Glacier Park Lodge for your final night's stay in the park. (Overnight in Glacier National Park)


DAY 8 OVERNIGHT ABOARD AMTRAK
Enjoy your final day relaxing at the Glacier Park Lodge before transferring on your own and boarding Amtrak to Seattle. (Overnight on the train)


DAY 9 SEATTLE
Welcome to Seattle! Enjoy your 2-day hop-on / hop-off trolley tour of this great city including admission to the Space Needle Observation Deck. (Overnight in Seattle)


DAY 10 SEATTLE
Continue your hop-on / hop-off tour of Seattle. This evening, enjoy your included dinner at a popular Seattle restaurant. (Overnight in Seattle) D


DAY 11 YOUR JOURNEY ENDS IN SEATTLE


Legend for meals: B - Breakfast, BR - Brunch, L - Lunch, D - Dinner

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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*Twin Cities Highlights Tour does not run on these dates:

June 2, 3, 4, 5, 9, 10, 11, 12, 19

July 3, 4, 10, 17, 14, 31

August 7, 14, 18, 19, 20, 21, 25, 26, 27, 28

September 1, 2, 8, 9, 15, 16

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