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This amazing 21-day rail experience will have you journeying on some of Amtrak’s most scenic train routes to the best cities along the great Pacific Coast of Canada and the United States. Start in Vancouver and ride the rails to Seattle, Portland, San Francisco, Yosemite National Park, Napa Valley, Santa Barbara, Los Angeles and San Diego. Enjoy unforgettable tours and special activities and excursions in each memorable destination.

Highlights

  • Hop-on, hop-off sightseeing tour of Vancouver
  • Admission to the Vancouver Lookout
  • Tour of Victoria and Butchart Gardens from Vancouver
  • Seattle CityPASS® including:
    • Space Needle
    • Seattle Aquarium
    • Argosy Harbour Cruise
    • Museum of Pop Culture OR Woodland Park Zoo
    • Pacific Science Center OR Chihuly Garden and Glass Exhibit
  • Hop-on, hop-off sightseeing tour of Seattle*
  • Sightseeing cruise in Portland
  • Hop-on, hop-off sightseeing tour of Portland**
  • San Francisco CityPASS® including:
    • 3-Day Muni & Cable Car Bus Passport
    • California Academy of Sciences
    • Blue & Gold Fleet Bay Cruise Adventure
    • Aquarium of the Bay 
    • Exploratorium OR San Francisco Museum of Modern Art
  • Hop-on, hop-off sightseeing tour of San Francisco
  • Sightseeing tour of Yosemite National Park
  • Napa Valley Wine Train with gourmet lunch
  • Hop-on, hop-off sightseeing tour of Santa Barbara
  • Admission to OUE Skyspace LA
  • Hop-on, hop-off sightseeing tour of Los Angeles
  • Sightseeing harbour cruise in San Diego
  • Hop-on, hop-off sightseeing tour of San Diego

* Hop-on, hop-off sightseeing tour of Seattle is seasonal.
**Hop-on, hop-off sightseeing tour of Portland is seasonal.
PACKAGE ALSO INCLUDES:

  • One-way Amtrak® in Coach accommodations from Vancouver to Seattle; Seattle to Portland; Portland to San Francisco; San Francisco to Santa Barbara; Santa Barbara to Los Angeles; and Los Angeles to San Diego on the Cascades®, Coast Starlight®, and Pacific Surfliner®
  • Roundtrip ferry/bus transfer from San Francisco to the Napa Valley Wine Train
  • 19 nights' hotel accommodations; 1 night onboard Amtrak;
  • 2 meals included (1 lunch and 1 dinner)
Trip Map

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.

DAY 1 - YOUR JOURNEY BEGINS IN VANCOUVER
Welcome to Vancouver and the start of your Pacific Coast Rail Journey! Upon arrival, check-in at your hotel for a three-night stay and begin discovering the city. (Overnight in Vancouver)

DAY 2 – VANCOUVER
Begin using your hop-on, hop-off loop sightseeing tour today! The tour is the easiest way to enjoy Vancouver's most popular areas: Downtown, Stanley Park, Chinatown, Gastown, Granville Island and more! All the stops are fully narrated, so you'll learn what makes the city so special! Use your admission to the Vancouver Lookout to enjoy bird’s eye, 360-degree of the entire city. (Overnight in Vancouver)

DAY 3 – DAY TRIP TO VICTORIA
In store for the day is a visit to the famous Butchart Gardens and Victoria! Located approximately 35 minutes from downtown, the gardens feature over 55 acres of manicured grounds, blossoms and fragrances. Later, explore the beauty of Victoria as you wind through the streets and check out the local shops and restaurants. (Overnight in Vancouver)

DAY 4 – VANCOUVER TO SEATTLE
This morning, board Amtrak’s Cascades train in Vancouver and sit back and relax on a scenic ride through the Pacific Northwest as you make your way to Seattle. This afternoon, begin exploring the city and use your included CityPASS for a ride to the top of the world-famous Space Needle and a visit to the famous Chihuly Garden and Glass exhibit. (Overnight in Seattle)

DAY 5 - SEATTLE
Today, enjoy a city tour of Seattle, you will get to visit all the top attractions, like Pike Place Market, Seattle Centre, Seattle's Waterfront, and Pier 66 to name a few. (Overnight in Seattle)

DAY 6 – SEATTLE TO PORTLAND
Travel to Seattle's King Street Station and board the Cascades for Portland. The lush forests and fertile valleys provide a stunning backdrop for your journey. Upon arrival in Portland, check into your hotel and start exploring all this beautiful city has to offer! (Overnight in Portland)

DAY 7 - PORTLAND
Explore Portland on a hop-on, hop-off sightseeing tour today. Stops include Pioneer Square, the Oregon Zoo, and many more popular destinations! Feel free to hop off at any stop to further explore the area at your leisure. (Overnight in Portland)

DAY 8 – OVERNIGHT ONBOARD AMTRAK
Enjoy discovering more of Portland this morning before checking out of your hotel and heading to the Amtrak station where you will board the Coast Starlight bound for San Francisco. The scenery along this route is truly breath-taking and widely regarded as one of the most spectacular of all train routes. Relax, unwind, and take in the gorgeous views as you make your way to the “City by the Bay.” (Overnight onboard Amtrak)

DAY 9 – SAN FRANCISCO
Arrive in San Francisco this morning and check in at your hotel for a three-night stay. Once settled in, climb aboard a hop-on, hop-off sightseeing tour of the city! You can hop on and off the tour at any of the stops to further explore any area that strikes your fancy at your own pace. Stops include Chinatown, the Golden Gate Bridge, North Beach, Union Square, Golden Gate Park, the Civic Centre, and many more. (Overnight in San Francisco)

DAY 10 – DAY TRIP TO YOSEMITE
Today board a sightseeing tour that will bring you out to the beautifully scenic Yosemite National Park! Your fully guided tour will take you out of the city to travel along the Merced River and into the foothills of the Sierra Nevada Mountain range to the famous Yosemite Park. Enjoy sights of the tall redwoods, hike along the mountain trails, and snap pictures of the rushing waterfalls. You will truly enjoy a full day of sightseeing. (Overnight in San Francisco)

DAY 11 - SAN FRANCISCO
Visit one of San Francisco's most beloved attractions - Fisherman's Wharf. This waterfront community is rich in both culture and fun. Don't forget to stop by Pier 39 and scope out the famous sea lions as they bask in the lovely California sunshine. Enjoy your included dinner tonight at the end of Pier 39 at a popular restaurant. (Overnight in San Francisco) D

DAY 12 - SAN FRANCISCO TO NAPA
Escape the city today for an overnight visit to the beautiful Napa Valley – the heart of California’s famed wine country. Board the famous Napa Valley Wine Train and travel through scenic wine country, passing through Yountville, Rutherford, Oakville and St. Helena as you enjoy a gourmet 3-course gourmet lunch. (Overnight in Napa) 

DAY 13 - NAPA
Enjoy a full day touring two of the country's most famous wine growing regions: Napa and Sonoma. Visit the many wineries dotted along this picturesque landscape and savour some of the finest varietals. Also discover the area’s wonderful shopping, spas, and renowned restaurants. (Overnight in Napa)

DAY 14 – NAPA TO SAN FRANCISCO
Enjoy the day in Napa at your leisure, perhaps touring a few more wineries. Transfer back to SF in the late afternoon and check in at your hotel for an overnight stay. (Overnight in San Francisco)

DAY 15 – SAN FRANCISCO TO SANTA BARBARA
This morning you will board the Coast Starlight for a wonderfully scenic journey down to Santa Barbara. Upon arrival, check into the hotel and relax for the night. (Overnight in Santa Barbara)

DAY 16 - SANTA BARBARA
Today you can enjoy the wonderful beach-side city of Santa Barbara! A hop-on, hop-off sightseeing tour will escort you around to visit the beautiful beaches that make this area of California so iconic and special. The tour will also stop off at the local zoo, the famous Old Mission in Santa Barbara, and the harbour. (Overnight in Santa Barbara)

DAY 17 - SANTA BARBARA TO LOS ANGELES
Today you will depart Santa Barbara and continue the scenic coastal rail journey to Los Angeles. Upon arrival, check into your hotel and begin to explore the city. (Overnight in Los Angeles)

DAY 18 - LOS ANGELES
Los Angeles is known as the entertainment capital of the world, so there is much to see and do here. Enjoy a narrated hop-on, hop-off tour of L.A., which allows you to get off as often as you like! Highlights of your tour will include the iconic Grauman's Chinese Theatre, the famous Hollywood Walk of Fame, the fancy Rodeo Drive, Kodak Theatre, Paramount Studios, Hollywood & Vine, the Santa Monica Pier, the fabulous Fashion District, and many more! Feel free to explore any of the stops at your own pace. Also included with your stay is admission to OUE Skyspace LA, an open-air observation deck providing 360-dgree views of the city and a unique glass slide. (Overnight in Los Angeles)

DAY 19 – LOS ANGELES TO SAN DIEGO
Travel to LA’s historic Union Station and board the train to San Diego. Relax on Amtrak’s Pacific Surfliner as you continue your journey south along the Pacific Ocean coastline. Upon arrival, check-in to your hotel and begin to experience “America's Finest City” on your included cruise of the beautiful harbour. (Overnight in San Diego)

DAY 20 – SAN DIEGO
Today, enjoy exploring San Diego on your hop-on, hop-off sightseeing tour. Your fully narrated tour will dazzle you with a fascinating mix of trivia and humorous stories as you discover the historic Gaslamp District, Old Town San Diego State Historic Park, Seaport Village, and Balboa Park. (Overnight in San Diego)

DAY 21 – YOUR JOURNEY ENDS IN SAN DIEGO

LEGEND FOR MEALS: B - Breakfast, BR - Brunch, L - Lunch, D –Dinner

Passports are required to cross the Canadian Border.

Georgian Court Hotel Vancouver

The Georgian Court Hotel is a 4 star boutique hotel and a member of Small Luxury Hotels of the World. Situated downtown Vancouver, steps from BC Place Stadium – home of the Vancouver Canucks – Rogers Arena, fashionable Robson Street and many downtown Vancouver’s main tourist attractions.

Hampton Inn & Suites Vancouver

For unbeatable Vancouver accommodations in the heart of downtown, drop your bags at the Hampton Inn & Suites by Hilton Downtown Vancouver for a hassle-free metropolitan stay-experience. Featuring contemporary accommodations with a stylish downtown vibe, Hampton Inn & Suites by Hilton, Downtown Vancouver delivers comfortable rooms and suites with generous amenities, including complimentary Wi-Fi, mini-kitchen stations and heavenly Cloud Nine beds by Serta®.

Sheraton Vancouver Wall Centre Hotel

Those who stay at the Sheraton Vancouver Wall Centre Hotel enjoy an innovative fitness center with treadmills and elliptical trainers, as well as a whirlpool and heated indoor swimming pool. All rooms have 32-inch flat screen televisions, free high-speed Internet, fog-free mirrors, plush bathrobes, and the Sheraton Sweet Sleeper Bed. Rooms are also smoke-free so that those guests that have allergies or sensitivities never have to worry

The LA Grand Hotel Downtown

When you stay with us, you will find that while you are at the heart of the cultural, finance, and entertainment hub of Los Angeles Downtown, our hotel offers you a serene retreat from the hustle and bustle of the city transforming into your home away from home.

Benson Hotel

Explore all Portland has to offer from one of the city’s most treasured historic landmarks. Founded in 1913, The Benson features elegant European design with a host of modern amenities. See why U.S. Presidents and CEOs have made The Benson their home away from home for a hundred years—and why The Oregonian voted us Best Portland Hotel in 2012.

Best Western Plus Bayside Inn

At Best Western Plus Bayside Inn we offer convenience with comfort and amazing service! Located in the heart of downtown San Diego just three blocks from the harbor and a block from Little Italy, our proximity to all downtown has to offer is perfect for site seeing or weekend getaways.

Wyndham San Diego Bayside

Located directly across from the picturesque San Diego bay and conveniently near downtown, the Wyndham San Diego Bayside hotel is the embodiment of the laid back California attitude.e.

Best Western Plus Pepper Tree Inn

Nestled on five acres of lush gardens, the BEST WESTERN PLUS Pepper Tree Inn is a luxurious, Spanish-inspired resort hotel with ornate tile and wrought-iron embellishments.

Crowne Plaza Hotel Seattle

Perfectly located in the heart of downtown Seattle, the award-winning Crowne Plaza Hotel Seattle – Downtown offers an exceptional blend of service, style and comfort..

The Fairmont Olympic Hotel

One of the city’s most celebrated historic landmarks and a premier luxury hotel in Seattle, Fairmont Olympic Hotel is conveniently located in downtown Seattle, close to Pike Place Market and many local attractions.

Hyatt Place Seattle Downtown

Our prime location in the heart of downtown Seattle offers you the combination of majestic Olympic Mountains views, the vibrancy of the Emerald City and the relaxing, quiet magnificence of the Puget Sound.

Warwick Seattle Hotel

Warwick Seattle is an elegant hotel located in downtown Seattle and within walking distance to most Seattle attractions such as the Seattle Center, home of the Seattle Space Needle, Chihuly Garden and Glass, and MoPOP (formerly Experience Music Project), and the Seattle Opera, Pike Place Market, world-class shopping and a multitude of dining and entertainment options

Holiday Inn Fishermans Wharf

Of all San Francisco hotels, Holiday Inn San Francisco Hotel Fisherman's Wharf has one of the best locations, central to the Californian shopping capital. The hotel is in among the bars, cafes, and the vast number of specialty shops in Fisherman's Wharf. Hotels here, in the liveliest part of San Francisco, are right next to Chinatown, Pier 39 and the Cable Cars.

Holiday Inn Fishermans Wharf

Of all San Francisco hotels, Holiday Inn San Francisco Hotel Fisherman's Wharf has one of the best locations, central to the Californian shopping capital. The hotel is in among the bars, cafes, and the vast number of specialty shops in Fisherman's Wharf. Hotels here, in the liveliest part of San Francisco, are right next to Chinatown, Pier 39 and the Cable Cars.

Hotel Zephyr

The Hotel Zephyr offers a one-of-a-kind hotel experience in the heart of the city's most iconic tourist attractions. Bringing a new dimension to Fisherman's Wharf by offering a twist on accommodations as well as a playful personality, our waterfront property features 361 stylish waterfront guest quarters, many with personal balconies

Hotel Zephyr

The Hotel Zephyr offers a one-of-a-kind hotel experience in the heart of the city's most iconic tourist attractions. Bringing a new dimension to Fisherman's Wharf by offering a twist on accommodations as well as a playful personality, our waterfront property features 361 stylish waterfront guest quarters, many with personal balconies

Park Central Hotel

Our newly re-imagined hotel elevates the standard of excellence in luxury hotels in San Francisco, while celebrating the timeless art of hospitality.

Park Central Hotel

Our newly re-imagined hotel elevates the standard of excellence in luxury hotels in San Francisco, while celebrating the timeless art of hospitality.

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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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