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By Amtrak Vacations Monday, February 20, 2017 Read time: 3 minutes



Grand Canyon landscapes

Experience spectacular landscapes and pristine vistas not visible from any highway on this 10-day rail adventure. Starting in Chicago, spend two days and two nights taking in all the popular sights - the Art Institute, the Magnificent Mile, Navy Pier, Millennium Park, and many more - before heading on the Amtrak Southwest Chief to Santa Fe. This gorgeous train route takes you through curving canyon passages only a few feet wider than the train itself!  Spend two days in Santa Fe enjoying the art, culture and cuisine of this picturesque city. From there, it's on to the Grand Canyon and some of the most memorable views in all of North America. But your journey doesn't end there - travel on to Sedona for two more days of astounding natural wonders and fascinating cultural attractions. Click HERE for more details  

Washington DC - Thomas Jefferson Memorial in Spring

Journey to the nation’s capital, a city brimming with history, politics, architecture, and nightlife. It’s filled with boutiques and galleries, historic homes and museums, urban parks and spectacular gardens. From the White House to the Capitol, to the Jefferson, Lincoln and Vietnam Veterans Memorials, the city is truly a celebration of American history. This getaway features three nights hotel accommodations and sightseeing tours, providing the best opportunity to experience the best this vibrant city has to offer. Click HERE for more details  


Downtown French Quarters New Orleans, Louisiana at Night

Music lovers, listen up! Celebrate all the sounds of the South on this 6-day rail journey that takes you to two of the most musically vibrant cities in the US! Begin your adventure in Memphis, the birthplace of Rock n' Roll, where you'll tour Graceland, Elvis's celebrated home, among other musically important stops. Then take the train to New Orleans for more music, food and fun. Absorb the sights and sounds of the world famous French Quarter and historic Jackson Square, and explore the city's remarkable cemeteries or "Cities of the Dead." Cruise through the bayou on a boat trip deep into the Louisiana swamp, and observe alligators, snakes and other native wildlife in their natural habitat. Click HERE for more details  



Experience the gorgeous scenery and breathtaking landscapes of the Canadian Rockies on this rail journey from Vancouver to Calgary. See amazing views of Vancouver from hundreds of feet above the ground at the Vancouver Lookout. Stroll down the charming cobblestone streets of Victoria and enjoy afternoon tea at the Fairmont Empress Hotel. Get up close and personal with massive glaciers during an interactive ride on the Ice Explorer. See the spectacular natural treasures of Jasper. Relax and unwind in the historic Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise. This journey offers all the best of the Canadian Rockies! Click HERE for more details      

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