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Grand Canyon Getaway Roundtrip from Philadelphia

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Trip Overview

Grand Canyon National Park never fails to exceed expectations. On this eight-day Getaway Roundtrip rail journey from Philadelphia, you’ll realize why it’s the second most-visited national park in America. Hop on the Northeast Regional® to Washington, DC, before traveling to Chicago on the Capitol Limited®. You’ll then board the Southwest Chief® as you make your way toward Williams, Arizona, known as the gateway to the Grand Canyon. From there you’ll take the historic Grand Canyon Railway through expanses of Arizona high country to the breathtaking South Rim. Explore the amazing—and easy to access—viewpoints from the canyon’s edge, such as Yavapai Point, Mather Point, and Bright Angel Lodge. You’ll definitely want to have your camera ready on this unforgettable train vacation!

Highlights

  • 3 nights' hotel accommodations
  • 4 nights roundtrip onboard Amtrak® - Philadelphia to Washington, DC on the Northeast Regional®; Washington, DC to Chicago on the Capitol Limited®; Chicago to Williams on the Southwest Chief® 
  • Roundtrip service in Coach accommodations on the Grand Canyon Railway
  • Grand Canyon Freedom Tour
  • 2 meals included (1 breakfast, 1 dinner)

PERSONALIZE YOUR TRIP:

  • Helicopter tour of the Grand Canyon

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

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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.

El Tovar

El Tovar Hotel, the premier lodging facility at the Grand Canyon, opened its doors in 1905 and was most recently renovated in 2005. In the past, the Hotel has hosted such luminaries as Theodore Roosevelt, Albert Einstein, Western author Zane Grey, and many others. Today, El Tovar retains its elegant charm. Located on the Canyon rim, it features a fine dining room (open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner), lounge and curio shop with newsstand.

Maswik Lodge

Maswik Lodge is a modern facility spread over several acres of ponderosa pine forest, located just 1/4 mile from the Canyon's edge. Maswik Lodge features a cafeteria that is open from 6:00 am to 10:00 pm. Here you will also find a sports bar with a wide screen TV, a curio shop stocked with handicrafts and gifts, and a transportation/activities desk.

Thunderbird Lodge

Conveniently located between El Tovar and Bright Angel Lodge, Thunderbird is a contemporary lodge located at the South Rim.

Yavapai Lodge

Yavapai Lodge is Grand Canyon National Park Lodges' largest facility and is surrounded by pinyon and juniper woodlands, about 1/2 mile from the rim. With modern rooms and many services within a few steps, this is a convenient choice for families. Yavapai East rooms feature in-room air conditioning and Yavapai West rooms have vaulted ceilings with ceiling fans. The Lodge is located next to the Market Plaza, which includes a general store, bank, and U.S. Post Office.

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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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