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By Amtrak Vacations Monday, March 6, 2017 Read time: 3 minutes



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If you are looking for the full cross-country train experience, this is the ultimate journey for you! Connecting Amtrak's top train routes across the top of the country, the Pacific Coast, Amtrak's southern route known as the Sunset Limited, and up through our Nation's Capital, this around-the-country journey is sure to please any train-buff or adventurous sight-seer! With stops in Seattle, Los Angeles, New Orleans and Washington, DC, this train adventure is one to check off the bucket list! Click HERE for more details  


This 8-day rail journey from Denver to San Francisco, with stops in Salt Lake City and Yosemite National Park, offers some of the most amazing views and breathtaking scenery in the U.S. First, discover the natural beauty of Denver and find out why it has earned the moniker of the “Mile-High City.” Then board the iconic California Zephyr to Salt Lake City, and experience one of the most beautiful train rides in all of North America, climbing through the heart of the Rockies and west through the magnificent snow-capped Sierra Nevada Mountains. Sit back, relax, and enjoy the gorgeous scenery around you as you head to Salt Lake City, where you'll take in some sightseeing and learn all about the city's fascinating history. Then head further west to San Francisco to breathe in the fresh air, sightsee, and sample the delicious local cuisine, like Pacific Ocean seafood, San Francisco sourdough bread and clam chowder. The following day, get up close and personal with Yosemite National Park, a designated World Heritage Site, famous for its ancient Giant Sequoias, soaring granite cliffs and tumbling waterfalls. This is a journey you won't soon forget! Click HERE for more details  


A lamp post and wrought iron balconies at the corner of Orleans and Dauphine streets in the French Quarter of New Orleans
Spend three unforgettable days in this exciting, colorful city with a personality unlike any other. Music fills the air, from jazz and blues, to zydeco and funk. Architectural treasures line the streets of the French Quarter, and luscious Cajun and creole cuisine can be found on every corner. More than just nightlife, New Orleans offers a variety of activities, from numerous art galleries and museums to the Audubon Zoo and Aquarium, and history and heritage tours. This getaway lets you fully soak up the city's unique charm! Click HERE for more details  


Salt Lake City overview in the night
Discover all the best Utah's capital city has to offer on this Salt Lake City Getaway. Known for its wide variety of outdoor activities, including world class skiing, hiking and biking, the city offers multiple recreational options for active couples and families. Explore the city on a guided tour that will stop at Temple Square, Brigham Young's Governor's Mansion, and the State Capital. In the evening, take in the lively entertainment district in the heart of downtown, and only three blocks from the Salt Palace Convention Center. This three day getaway is the perfect way to experience all the sights and sounds of this traveler-friendly city! Click HERE for more details

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