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Trip Overview

This 15-day rail journey that visits some of America’s most sought-after destinations; New York, New Orleans, San Francisco, and Denver! Experience such iconic American landmarks and sights as the Empire State Building, the French Quarter, and the Golden Gate Bridge. A full “All American” rail journey awaits on this trip!

Highlights

  • Multi-day hop-on, hop-off sightseeing tour of New York*
  • Sightseeing city tour of New Orleans
  • Hop-on, hop-off sightseeing tour of San Francisco
  • Sightseeing city tour of Denver

Package Also Includes:

  • Roundtrip Amtrak® in Coach accommodations from Chicago to New York on the Lake Shore Limited; New York to New Orleans; New Orleans to Los Angeles on the Sunset Limited®, Los Angeles to San Francisco on the Coast Starlight®, San Francisco to Denver on the California Zephyr®, and Denver to Chicago
  • 8 nights hotel accommodations; 6 nights onboard Amtrak
  • 4 meals (2 breakfasts and 2 dinners)

    *The hop-on, hop-off sightseeing tour also includes admissions to either the Empire State Building Observatory or the Top of the Rock. A ferry ticket over the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island. As well as a ticket to the Museum of the City of New York.

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 CHICAGO > NEW YORK
Your journey begin in Chicago! This evening board Amtrak's Lake Shore Limited for your trip to New York. Settle-in for your leisurely ride to “The Big Apple”. (Overnight onboard Amtrak)

DAY 2 NEW YORK
Upon arrival to New York, check-in to your hotel and begin to experience “The Big Apple”! Take the evening to enjoy New York on your own. A whole day of sightseeing awaits you tomorrow. (Overnight in New York)

DAY 3 NEW YORK
Today you will enjoy the best of what New York City has to offer on a hop-on, hop-off sightseeing tour of the city. Use the tour to stop at such iconic New York sights as Times Square and Central Park. You will also have admissions to either the Empire State Building Observatory or the Top of the Rock at Rockefeller Center. (Overnight in New York) B

DAY 4 NEW YORK > NEW ORLEANS
This afternoon you will board Amtrak's Crescent line for your trip south to the “ Crescent City” Settle in and relax your leisurely ride as the train makes its way towards New Orleans. (Overnight onboard Amtrak) B

DAYS 5 NEW ORLEANS
Welcome to New Orleans! This evening you are free to explore New Orleans on your own. Famous for its fun and unique culture, there is definitely fun to be had in “The Big Easy”. (Overnight in New Orleans)

DAY 6 NEW ORLEANS
This morning you will learn all about New Orleans on a guided sightseeing city tour. This tour will bring you to such important New Orleans sights as historic Jackson Square, the fun-filled French Quarter, and the eerie graveyards known as the “Cities of the Dead”. Also, choose between a fabulous brunch accompanied by some of the most amazing jazz performers or dinner at an authentic creole restaurant in the French Quarter restaurant.
(Overnight in New Orleans) D

DAY 7-8 NEW ORLEANS > LOS ANGELES
Today you will board Amtrak's Sunset Limited for your trip west to California! Settle in and prepare for a scenic ride across the country. Marvel at the sights you pass through deserts peppered with cacti, sprawling fields, and majestic mountains on your way to Los Angeles. (Overnight onboard Amtrak)

DAY 9 LOS ANGELES > SAN FRANCISCO
This morning you will change trains in Los Angeles's Union Station to board the famous Coast Starlight for your ride north to San Francisco. The Coast Starlight is known for the beautiful stretches of California shoreline that it passes as it makes its' way towards Northern California. (Overnight in San Francisco)

DAY 10 SAN FRANCISCO
A full day of sightseeing in San Francisco awaits! Use your hop-on, hop-off sightseeing tour to visit San Francisco's top attractions such as the Golden Gate Bridge, Union Square, and historic Haight-Ashbury District. Tonight you will enjoy dinner on San Francisco's famous Pier 39. (Overnight in San Francisco) D

DAY 11 SAN FRANCISCO > DENVER
This morning you will board Amtrak's California Zephyr for your trip on to Denver. As the train winds its way east be prepared to experience the Sierra Nevada and Rocky Mountain ranges. As always, your Amtrak ride is perfect for picture-taking opportunities. (Overnight onboard Amtrak)

DAY 12 DENVER
This evening you will arrive in Denver. Check-in to your hotel and prepare for a day of sightseeing tomorrow.
(Overnight in Denver)

DAY 13 DENVER
Today you will explore the natural wonders of Colorado and the Rocky Mountains. Your guided tour will take you to some of the most spectacular mountain landscapes and vistas. The scenery is breathtaking! Also, take some time to explore the city of Denver and some of its popular attractions such as the U.S. Mint. (Overnight in Denver)

DAY 14 DENVER > CHICAGO
This morning you will have free to continue your sightseeing in the “Mile High City” before departing this evening. Tonight board Amtrak for your return trip to Chicago. As the train makes its way east, reflect on all of the wonderful experiences on your All American rail journey. (Overnight onboard Amtrak)

DAY 15 YOUR JOURNEY ENDS IN CHICAGO

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

Quality Inn Central Denver

Located at the crossroads of I-25 & I-70 just north of Downtown Denver, the Quality Inn Central hotel in Denver, CO offers an affordable and convenient place to stay in Denver.

Sheraton Denver Hotel

Look forward to a relaxing stay at the Sheraton Denver Hotel. Located on the 16th Street Pedestrian Mall in the heart of downtown Denver, this hotel is near lots of great shopping, restaurants, and activities.

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.

Residence Inn New Orleans Convention Center

Whether traveling for a quick getaway or looking for a temporary place to call home, the Residence Inn New Orleans Downtown is ideally located in the historic Warehouse District. Located minutes from the Outlet Collection at Riverwalk, House of Blues, National World War II Museum, Mercedes-Benz Superdome, Ernest N. Morial Convention Center and the Port of New Orleans. Stay cozy and connected in spacious suites with complimentary Wi-Fi access and fully equipped kitchens, and take a refreshing dip in the outdoor pool after a routine workout in our state-of-the-art fitness center.

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.

Affinia Manhattan Hotel

Staying at the Affinia Manhattan puts New York City at your fingertips. Just steps from Penn Station and most subway lines, it’s easy to explore the city’s most exciting neighborhoods and attractions; Madison Square Garden, the Empire State Building, and Fifth Avenue shopping. Or kick back and relax in your luxurious room. The comforts of technology await, including flat-screen TVs, iPod docking stations and wireless Internet.

Holiday Inn New York City Times Square

The brand New Holiday Inn New York City – Times Square is located in the heart of Midtown-Times Square, steps away from New York's best and most amazing attractions and shopping.

Marriott Marquis

The New York Marriott Marquis brings the energy of Manhattan to your door. Located in the heart of Times Square and the Broadway theater district, this Midtown NYC hotel is perfect for weekend getaways, family and business travel. This Broadway hotel sparkles with updated hotel rooms and suites, high-speed elevators and six hotel restaurants and lounges.

Renaissance NY Times Square

Discover the center of location and luxury at the Renaissance New York Times Square Hotel and rethink everything you know about staying in the heart of NYC. Only steps away from Midtown's famed entertainment, attractions and Fortune 500 headquarters. Rising 26 stories above Times Square, this full-service hotel in New York City has the soul of a boutique NYC hotel. This Times Square NYC hotel also features completely redesigned New York hotel guest rooms.

Sheraton New York Times Square Hotel

The Sheraton New York Times Square Hotel is an upscale moderate hotel that’s just completed a $160 million renovation to its guest rooms and meeting space. The hotel is just steps from the excitement of the Broadway theatres, prestige of Carnegie Hall and world-class shopping of Fifth Avenue - this location is the perfect way to immerse yourself in the best that New York has to offer.

The Roosevelt Hotel

For a classic New York City hotel experience, none of the other hotels in New York City comes close to The Roosevelt Hotel. Opened in 1924 at the height of the Jazz Age, the "Grand Dame of Madison Avenue" continues to impress guests in its prime location at Madison Avenue and 45th Street in Midtown Manhattan.

Holiday Inn Fisherman's Wharf

Of all San Francisco hotels, Holiday Inn San Francisco Hotel Fisherman's Wharf has one of the best locations, central to the Californian shopping capital. The hotel is in among the bars, cafes, and the vast number of specialty shops in Fisherman's Wharf. Hotels here, in the liveliest part of San Francisco, are right next to Chinatown, Pier 39 and the Cable Cars.

Holiday Inn Golden Gateway

Holiday Inn® Golden Gateway is a full-service hotel in downtown San Francisco located between Nob Hill, Fisherman's Wharf, and the Golden Gate Bridge.

Pier 2620 Hotel Fisherman's Wharf

When you are welcomed to Pier 2620 Hotel by our friendly associates, you'll find more than a comfortable place to stay. You'll find a community made up of staff, ready and willing to share our passion for San Francisco, Fisherman's Wharf and the hotel with you.

Hotel Zephyr

The Hotel Zephyr offers a one-of-a-kind hotel experience in the heart of the city's most iconic tourist attractions. Bringing a new dimension to Fisherman's Wharf by offering a twist on accommodations as well as a playful personality, our waterfront property features 361 stylish waterfront guest quarters, many with personal balconies

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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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