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Glacier National Park Getaway Roundtrip from Chicago

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Glacier National Park Getaway Roundtrip from Chicago

Reservations:
1 (800) 268-7252
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from your Amtrak Station:
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Trip Overview

Board Amtrak’s famous Empire Builder for a leisurely ride to Glacier National Park from Chicago. Spend some quality time exploring a natural gem, Glacier National Park on this 6-day getaway to one of the most gorgeous parks in all of North America. Your Glacier National Park Getaway includes an exhilarating boat cruise in the scenic Two Medicine Valley; a breathtaking ride along the Going-to-the-Sun Road; and a tour of the lush Lake McDonald Valley. You’ll also get a chance to explore the park on your own. Hike, swim, or even play a round of golf. This getaway promises amazing scenery and lots of relaxation!

Highlights

  • 3 nights' hotel accommodations, 2 nights' onboard Amtrak
  • Big Sky Circle Tour (seasonal)
  • Two Medicine Valley Boat Cruise with Roundtrip Shuttle Transportation (seasonal)
  • One Dinner at Glacier Park Lodge
  • Round trip Amtrak between Chicago and East Glacier Park in Coach accommodations

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*Two Medicine Valley Boat Cruise with Roundtrip Shuttle Transportation and Big Sky Circle Tour are both seasonal tours. Big Sky does not run until late-June. Two Medicine Valley Boat Cruises stops running early September.

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 ON BOARD AMTRAK®
Today, you will transfer on your own to Chicago's Union Station and board the Empire Builder®. Traveling daily between Chicago and the Pacific Northwest along major portions of the Lewis and Clark trail, the mighty Empire Builder takes you on an exciting adventure through majestic wilderness, following the footsteps of early pioneers. (Overnight on board the train)

DAY 2 ARRIVE IN GLACIER NATIONAL PARK
Welcome to Glacier National Park! Upon arrival, check-in to your hotel and settle in for the exciting trip ahead! The day is yours to go on a hike, discover the amenities of your hotel or to play a round of golf. There's so much to do and explore during your first day in Glacier National Park! (Overnight in Glacier National Park)

DAY 3 GLACIER NATIONAL PARK
Today you'll explore the serene sights of Glacier National Park on an exhilarating boat cruise. Roundtrip shuttle transportation will take you from Glacier Park Lodge to the scenic Two Medicine Valley. Kick back on this relaxing cruise and enjoy your guide's narration of the fascinating Blackfoot Indian folklore surrounding the Two Medicine Valley. Dinner is included this evening. (Overnight in Glacier National Park) D

DAY 4 GLACIER NATIONAL PARK
Today, continue exploring Glacier National Park on a tour which features a breathtaking ride along the famous Going-to-the-Sun Road. During your tour, enjoy wildlife viewing at Goat Lick and a stop at the historic Izaak Walton Inn. Tour the grand cedar and hemlock forests that lie within the Lake McDonald Valley, and ascend to the high alpine region of the Going-to-the-Sun Road at Logan Pass and down into the St. Mary Valley. Afterward, you'll return to your hotel for your final night's stay in the park. (Overnight in Glacier National Park)

DAY 5 OVERNIGHT ON BOARD AMTRAK®
This afternoon, transfer on your own and board Amtrak to Chicago on the Empire Builder. Spend the evening relaxing and reflecting upon your Glacier Park Getaway as you across the northern United States back to Chicago. (Overnight on the train)

DAY 6 YOUR JOURNEY ENDS IN CHICAGO

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

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For more information or to make a reservation, call our rail vacation experts at:
1 (800) 268-7252

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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