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New Orleans Getaway Roundtrip from Chicago

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New Orleans Getaway Roundtrip from Chicago

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

If the sights and sounds of the “Big Easy” have been calling your name, then this New Orleans Getaway is the perfect trip for you! Let the festive jazz music in Jackson Square serenade you, dine on beignets at the world-famous Café du Monde and get up close and personal with the bayou on a swamp boat tour. Your getaway also includes a New Orleans VISITicket Multi-Day Power Pass, which gives you access to more than 25 popular “NOLA” attractions, like the Audubon Aquarium, the Civil War Museum, and the Haunted History Walking Tour.

Highlights

  • 2 nights' hotel accommodations
  • New Orleans VISITicket 1 Day PowerPass*
  • Choice of Swamp and Bayou Tour, Super City Tour, Hurricane Katrina Tour, OR Steamboat Natchez Evening Jazz Cruise
  • Roundtrip Amtrak® in Coach Accommodations from Chicago, IL.

PERSONALIZE YOUR TRIP:

  • Museum Admissions, such as the National World War II Museum and Mardi Gras World
  • Paddlewheel Tours on the Steamboat Natchez
  • Dining Options in the French Quarter

*New Orleans VISITicket 1 Day Power Pass includes admission to 20+ attractions including a New Orleans Bus Tour, Cajun Pride Swamp Tour by Boat, Paddlewheeler Creole Queen, New Orleans Audobon Aquarium, New Orleans Audubon Zoo, Mardi Gras World and more!

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
Today, travel on your own to Chicago's Union Station and board Amtrak's famous City of New Orleans® train for your trip to New Orleans. As you travel south, prepare for a leisurely, picturesque ride down to the “Big Easy”! (Overnight onboard Amtrak)

DAY 2 NEW ORLEANS
Welcome to New Orleans! Start exploring the city famous for its French Quarter and voodoo magic with your New Orleans VISITicket Power Pass! Get access to the New Orleans Aquarium, experience a cooking class, take a cruise on the Creole Queen paddle wheeler, and more! The sky's the limit! (Overnight in New Orleans)

DAY 3 NEW ORLEANS?
You can experience the timeless beauty of Southern Louisiana in a custom built swamp boat as you travel through part of the Jean Lafitte National Historical Park - Barataria Preserve. Take some time to absorb the sights & sounds of the world famous French Quarter and historic Jackson Square, home of the Cabildo and Presbytere Museums on a thrilling city tour! If you'd prefer more recent New Orleans history, opt for our Hurrican Katrina tour and learn the tragedy of the event and New Orleans rise from struggle. One thing is for sure - you won't run out of fascinating things to do today in New Orleans. (Overnight in New Orleans)

DAY 4 OVERNIGHT ONBOARD AMTRAK
Today you will travel on your own to the Amtrak Station for your trip back to Chicago. As the train winds its' way north; reflect on your exciting experiences in the French Quarter, the beautiful sights of the waterfront and bayous, and the overall adventure that makes New Orleans truly special. (Overnight onboard Amtrak)

DAY 5 YOUR JOURNEY ENDS IN NEW ORLEANS

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 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.

New Orleans Marriott

Discover a riverfront New Orleans Hotel in the energetic Arts District, minutes away from the area’s top attractions such as the French Quarter, Harrah’s Casino, Cruise Port and a multitude of dining & entertainment options. Plan your next stay at the Marriott, a premier hotel near the New Orleans convention center featuring impeccable service in a welcoming atmosphere.

Sheraton New Orleans Hotel

Welcome to the four-diamond Sheraton New Orleans Hotel, a center for all the radiance that makes New Orleans shine. Located on the historic Canal Street streetcar line adjacent to the French Quarter, the Sheraton New Orleans Hotel is a short walk to Bourbon Street, Mardi Gras parades, and the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center. Work, play or simply relax within an atmosphere of endless excitement from the heart of one of the world's greatest cities.

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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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