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Grand Canyon Extended Getaway

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Trip Overview

Enjoy the magnificent views of one of the Seven Wonders of the World, the Grand Canyon! Your scenic expedition begins in Williams, Arizona. This nature lover’s paradise is the perfect place to start your Grand Canyon Getaway. Discover the beautiful landscape of this charming town, home to one of the largest Ponderosa Pine Forests in the world. Then, you’ll board the Grand Canyon Railway and venture to the Canyon’s majestic South Rim to discover all the magic this natural wonder has to offer. The Grand Canyon is truly breathtaking and something you will never forget.

Highlights

  • 2 nights hotel accommodations at the Grand Canyon Railway Hotel
  • 2 nights hotel accommodations in the South Rim of the Grand Canyon
  • Roundtrip Grand Canyon Railway to the Grand Canyon
  • Motorcoach Rim Tour of the Grand Canyon
  • 3 meals included (1 breakfast in Williams, 1 lunch in the Grand Canyon, and 1 dinner in Williams)

PERSONALIZE YOUR TRIP:

  • Tour the Grand Canyon on a Jeep or helicopter tour
  • Discover the Colorado River on a float trip or whitewater rafting excursion

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 ARRIVE IN WILLIAMS
Welcome to Williams, Arizona! Upon your arrival, check-in to your hotel and then begin your exploration of this beautiful desert landscape rich in fun activities! Williams, Arizona is a charming town nestled at the base of Bill Williams Mountain in one of the largest Ponderosa Pine Forests in the world. In a setting like this- it's no wonder Williams is considered an outdoor paradise. (Overnight in Williams)

DAY 2 GRAND CANYON NATIONAL PARK
This morning, dine and enjoy a hearty breakfast at the Grand Depot Café, the perfect starting place for your Grand Canyon adventure! Then, board the Grand Canyon Railway, which will take you right into the heart of Grand Canyon National Park. Enjoy a motorcoach tour of the Canyon's majestic South Rim and your included lunch. Take in some of the most spectacular vistas in North America, which were formed over 17 million years ago. The Canyon's landscape is truly breathtaking. (Overnight in the Grand Canyon) B, L

DAY 3 GRAND CANYON NATIONAL PARK
Today, be sure to take in the fresh canyon air. Spend the day at your leisure exploring all of the Grand Canyon's astounding sights. Perhaps you could take a Jeep tour through the South Rim or instead go for a hike? The day is yours to discover the beauty of the Grand Canyon! (Overnight in Grand Canyon)

DAY 4 WILLIAMS
Spend the morning in the Grand Canyon before boarding the Grand Canyon Railway for your return trip back to Williams in the afternoon. Upon your arrival into Williams, check-in to your hotel and take the afternoon to explore Williams before your included dinner at the Grand Depot Café. (Overnight in Williams) D

DAY 5 YOUR GETAWAY ENDS IN WILLIAMS

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

El Tovar

El Tovar Hotel, the premier lodging facility at the Grand Canyon, opened its doors in 1905 and was most recently renovated in 2005. In the past, the Hotel has hosted such luminaries as Theodore Roosevelt, Albert Einstein, Western author Zane Grey, and many others. Today, El Tovar retains its elegant charm. Located on the Canyon rim, it features a fine dining room (open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner), lounge and curio shop with newsstand.

Grand Canyon Railway

Grand Canyon Railway Hotel is nestled amongst the Ponderosa pine forest in Williams, Arizona - "Gateway to the Grand Canyon." Owned and operated by Grand Canyon Railway, this hotel is one of the finest in the Grand Canyon -Flagstaff - Williams area.

Kachina Lodge

Located directly on the rim of the Grand Canyon, the Kachina Lodge is a great hotel for all guests visiting the South Rim.

Maswik Lodge

Maswik Lodge is a modern facility spread over several acres of ponderosa pine forest, located just 1/4 mile from the Canyon's edge. Maswik Lodge features a cafeteria that is open from 6:00 am to 10:00 pm. Here you will also find a sports bar with a wide screen TV, a curio shop stocked with handicrafts and gifts, and a transportation/activities desk.

Thunderbird Lodge

Conveniently located between El Tovar and Bright Angel Lodge, Thunderbird is a contemporary lodge located at the South Rim.

Yavapai Lodge

Yavapai Lodge is Grand Canyon National Park Lodges' largest facility and is surrounded by pinyon and juniper woodlands, about 1/2 mile from the rim. With modern rooms and many services within a few steps, this is a convenient choice for families. Yavapai East rooms feature in-room air conditioning and Yavapai West rooms have vaulted ceilings with ceiling fans. The Lodge is located next to the Market Plaza, which includes a general store, bank, and U.S. Post Office.

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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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