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Grand Canyon to Sedona Adventure Roundtrip from Chicago

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Trip Overview

Board the Southwest Chief in Chicago to Williams, Arizona. Along the way, take in the spectacular landscapes from the Observation Car. Spend one night in Williams, the “Gateway to the Grand Canyon” and enjoy breakfast at the Fred Harvey Restaurant before boarding the Grand Canyon Railway to the Grand Canyon’s South Rim. During your included tour of this natural wonder, you’ll experience awe-inspiring views. Then, transfer to Sedona to discover its unforgettable red rock landscapes during your included adventure through the desert. Visit Flagstaff for one-night, where you can explore on your own. Why not check out the Lowell Observatory for some stargazing? On day 7, board the Southwest Chief once more for your journey back to Chicago’s Union Station.

Highlights

  • Roundtrip Amtrak® in Coach accommodations from Chicago to Williams; Flagstaff to Chicago on the Southwest Chief
  • One-way Grand Canyon Railway train from Williams to the South Rim
  • Transfer from Grand Canyon Hotel to Sedona; Sedona to Flagstaff
  • 5 nights hotel accommodations; 2 nights onboard Amtrak®
  • Sightseeing tour of the Grand Canyon   
  • Sightseeing tour of Sedona
  • 1 meal included (1 breakfast)

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.

Little America Hotel

Set in 500 acres of Ponderosa Pine forest, Little America Flagstaff is a haven from the mundane. Inviting hospitality combined with the natural beauty and serenity of Northern Arizona will instill a passion to return to this distinctive resort.

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.

Arabella Sedona

Adjacent to a Cococino National Forest hiking trail, this low-key hotel, set in 3 adobe-style buildings, is a 4-minute drive to downtown Sedona.

Poco Diablo Resort

Marvel at spectacular red-rock monoliths as you unwind at Poco Diablo Resort, a comfortable and affordable full-service hotel in Sedona, Arizona.

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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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