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By Amtrak Vacations Monday, February 27, 2017 Read time: 3 minutes


Spectacular aerial view of Hidden Lake Overlook in Glacier National Park, Montana, United States.

Discover three spectacular national parks - Glacier National Park, Yellowstone, and Grand Teton National Park - on this scenic Northern National Parks by Rail escorted tour. Start in the vibrant city of Seattle, and spend the day enjoying all the sites, including the Space Needle and Pike Place Market. The next morning, you're on your way on Amtrak's Empire Builder train to the gorgeous Glacier National Park, home to over 130 pristine named lakes, five National Historic Landmarks, over 1,000 species of plants, and hundreds of species of animals. After arriving to the park by rail, begin your exploration with a boat cruise of Two Medicine Valley, followed by a breathtaking ride along the Going-to-the-Sun Road. The next leg of your journey brings you to Yellowstone National Park to experience the iconic landmarks, including the famous Old Faithful Geyser, followed by the majestic Grand Teton National Park and the impressive Teton Mountains. Then travel on to Salt Lake City, the “Crossroads of the West”, where a city tour and final dinner ends this remarkable trip! Click HERE for more details


Grand Canyon National Park

Take a rail adventure to remember from Los Angeles to the Grand Canyon, and experience all the amazing sights along the way from the comfort of your seat. This 5-day journey takes you from Los Angeles to the Grand Canyon on Amtrak's Southwest Chief, giving you the opportunity to view unprecedented vistas and scenic overlooks that can't be accessed by automobile. Once at the Grand Canyon, board the classic Grand Canyon Railway for a scenic journey into the South Rim of the canyon for more epic views and exploring. With included accommodations and meals, this journey is truly a memorable way to experience the Grand Canyon! 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

Get ready for the time of your life on this journey from San Antonio’s Riverwalk to the festive French Quarter of New Orleans. First, get up close and personal with San Antonio with tours of the Alamo and Buckhorn Saloon and Museum. Experience the San Antonio Riverwalk, a scenic 15-mile path lined with restaurants, shops and bars that winds along the banks of the San Antonio River. Then ride on Amtrak's Sunset Limited train, soaking in the beautiful landscape and panoramic views of the North American Southwest. Once you arrive in New Orleans, experience the incredible art, breathtaking architecture, delicious Creole cuisine, and fascinating history of the Big Easy. Click HERE for more details

New York City Manhattan midtown buildings skyline night

From the Statue of Liberty, to the bright lights of Broadway and Times Square, New York City is truly one of the world’s greatest cities. Now you can enjoy four fun-filled days in The Big Apple on this New York City Ultimate Experience! Visit famous New York City landmarks, including Union Square, Rockefeller Center, Little Italy, Chinatown, and Soho with your included CityPASS. Tour other iconic spots, including the Empire State Building, the Guggenheim, the Metropolitan Museum of Art and more, and delight in the endless selection of fine dining and entertainment options in this city that never sleeps! Click HERE for more details

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