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Scenic America by Rail with Glacier National Park

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Trip Overview

There are plenty of reasons to love visiting Glacier National Park. It’s not only one of the most visited wild places in America, it’s also breathtakingly beautiful. And that’s no exaggeration. Imagine fields of wildflowers that fill the valleys between soaring mountain peaks, thundering waterfalls, wildlife, glacial lakes, and vast Cedar-Hemlock, spruce and western larch forests for as far as the eye can see. Sounds amazing, right? The best part of visiting this national treasure with us is that you get to travel there by train and take in all the unforgettable landscapes along the way. With overnights in three exciting metropolises, this 13-day train vacation is the perfect way to get your fill for adventures in the city and to enjoy the splendor of the natural world. The onboard experience en route to Glacier National Park and the experiences you’ll have once you step off the train will most certainly be filled with oohs and aahs!

Highlights

  • New York City CityPASS® including:
    • Empire State Building Experience
    • American Museum of Natural History
    • The Metropolitan Museum of Art
    • Top of the Rock Observation Deck OR Guggenheim Museum
    • Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island OR Sightseeing Cruise
    • 9/11 Memorial and Museum OR Intrepid Air and Space Museum
  • Hop-on, hop-off sightseeing tour of New York City
  • Hop-on, Hop-off sightseeing tour of Chicago
  • Chicago CityPASS® including:
    • Shedd Aquarium (VIP Entry)
    • SkyDeck Chicago (Fast Pass)
    • The Field Museum (VIP Entry)
    • Museum of Science and Industry (VIP Entry) OR 360 Chicago (Express Entry)
    • Adler Planetarium (VIP Entry) OR Art Institute of Chicago (Fast Pass)
  • Two Medicine Valley Boat Cruise of Glacier National Park
  • Big Sky Circle Tour of Glacier National Park
  • Sightseeing cruise of Seattle
  • Admission to the Space Needle and Chihuly Garden & Glass Exhibit
  • Hop-on, hop-off sightseeing tour of Seattle

PACKAGE ALSO INCLUDES:

  • One-way Amtrak® in Coach accommodations from New York City to Chicago; Chicago to East Glacier; East Glacier to Seattle on the Lake Shore Limited® and Empire Builder®
  • 9 nights' hotel accommodations
  • 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 NEW YORK CITY
    Welcome to New York City! After checking into your hotel and getting settled in, step out into the city and begin getting to know why visitors from around the world flock here in the millions each year! Use your included CityPASS and experience the Empire State Building, Metropolitan Museum of Art, Top of the Rock, and so much more! (Overnight in New York City)

    DAY 2            NEW YORK CITY
    Use your included hop-on, hop-off sightseeing tour of the city to visit all the most popular neighborhoods, landmarks and attractions. Explore for as much or as little as you'd like! Enjoy the guided commentary along the way and learn all about New York City. (Overnight in New York City)

    DAY 3            OVERNIGHT ONBOARD AMTRAK
    Board your direct Lake Shore Limited train from New York City's Penn Station to Chicago. The nearly 1,000-mile route traverses through Pennsylvania, Ohio, Michigan, and Indiana. One thing is for sure, you're guaranteed to see some epic landscapes along the way. (Overnight onboard Amtrak)

    DAY 4            CHICAGO
    When you arrive in Chicago, maximize your sightseeing time by using your included hop-on, hop-off sightseeing tour. You can even start using your CityPass to visit the Shedd Aquarium, SkyDeck Chicago, and so much more! (Overnight in Chicago)

    DAY 5            CHICAGO
    On your second day in the bustling city is all yours to discover its crowd-pleasing attractions and hidden gems at your leisure. Shop along the Magnificent Mile, enjoy local cuisine, or check out any interesting points of interest you didn't get a chance to yesterday. (Overnight in Chicago)

    DAY 6            OVERNIGHT ONBOARD AMTRAK
    The most fascinating way to get to Glacier National Park is onboard an Amtrak train. Today you'll board your train in Chicago for the overnight journey to East Glacier! (Overnight onboard Amtrak)

    DAY 7            GLACIER NATIONAL PARK
    Glacier National Park, also known as the Crown of the Continent, is filled with awe-inspiring landscapes. Featuring mountain peaks, gorgeous valleys, glacial lakes, vast forests, meadows of wildflowers, thundering waterfalls, and twinkling stars at night, it's clear why this national park is one of the most visited in North America. Check into your hotel upon arrival and get settled for an exciting day of exploring tomorrow. (Overnight in Glacier National Park)

    DAY 8            GLACIER NATIONAL PARK
    One of the parks most breathtaking regions is Two Medicine Valley. Enjoy your included Two Medicine Lake boat cruise and relax while taking in the scenery. You'll learn all about the rich history surrounding this area, such as that of the Blackfeet tribe. The remainder of the day is free to explore however you'd like. (Overnight in Glacier National Park)

    DAY 9            GLACIER NATIONAL PARK
    Take a tour of Glacier National Park onboard one of the park's iconic red buses. Drove over Maria's Pass, spot wildlife at Goat Lick, explore the Going-to-the-Sun Road at Logan Pass and lose yourself in the beauty of St. Mary Valley. You'll even make a stop at the Wild Goose Island overlook for a beautiful photo opportunity! (Overnight in Glacier National Park)

    DAY 10          OVERNIGHT ONBOARD AMTRAK
    Glacier National Park, located in northern Montana, is not too far from Seattle, meaning the city is easy to get to onboard an Amtrak train. Along the way, enjoy the rugged landscapes and big, open skies, especially as you ride toward Western Washington. (Overnight onboard Amtrak)

    DAY 11          SEATTLE
    Discover the Emerald City from a different perspective on your included narrated sightseeing cruise! See the Seattle skyline, seasonal wildlife, and surrounding landscapes such as Mount Rainier. Back on dry land, continue exploring the city at your leisure, grab some local cuisine, and visit all the places you may not see on your hop-on, hop-off sightseeing tour tomorrow. (Overnight in Seattle)

    DAY 12          SEATTLE
    Use your included hop-on, hop-off sightseeing tour today! You also have admissions to the famous Space Needle and a visit to the famous Chihuly Garden and Glass exhibit. During your city tour of Seattle, you will get to visit all the top attractions, like Pike Place Market, Seattle Center, Seattle's Waterfront, and Pier 66 to name a few. (Overnight in Seattle)

    DAY 13          YOUR JOURNEY ENDS IN SEATTLE

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

    Holiday Inn Chicago Mart Plaza

    Located in the center of downtown Chicago’s exciting River North area and minutes from the Loop and Michigan Ave the contemporary Holiday Inn Chicago Mart Plaza offers exceptional views of the Chicago River and the Chicago skyline. Our recent $20 million redesign is apparent in every aspect of the Holiday Inn Mart Plaza, from our stunning atrium lobby to our 521 comfortable and contemporary guest rooms and suites.

    Palmer House Hilton

    Welcome to The Palmer House®: a Hilton Hotel - an iconic, world-class downtown Chicago hotel and gateway to Chicago's rejuvenated Loop scene. A modern Chicago grand hotel, the Palmer House is a lively destination within walking distance of the best attractions the city of Chicago has to offer like Millennium Park, the Art Institute of Chicago, and the theater district. The guest rooms and suites match the hotel's French Baroque styling with metropolitan flair.

    Glacier Park Lodge

    Glacier Park Lodge was built almost a century ago by the Great Northern Railway. Located in East Glacier Park Village it is 3 miles outside of Glacier National Park. The Glacier Park Lodge's 161 guest rooms can accommodate over 500 people.

    The Stewart Hotel

    Staying at the The Stewart Hotel puts New York City at your fingertips. Just steps from Penn Station and most subway lines, it's easy to explore the city's most exciting neighborhoods and attractions; Madison Square Garden, the Empire State Building, and Fifth Avenue shopping. Or kick back and relax in your luxurious room. The comforts of technology await, including flat-screen TVs, iPod docking stations and wireless Internet.

    Holiday Inn New York City Times Square

    Located in the heart of Midtown Manhattan, Holiday Inn New York City - Times Square is a 35-story high-rise hotel that makes it easy to enjoy New York’s incomparable attractions, restaurants and retail stores.

    Marriott Marquis

    Surround yourself with the sights and sounds of the city at New York Marriott Marquis. One of the premier hotels in Times Square, our central location gives you easy access to NYC entertainment options and several subway lines to access any part of NYC.

    Sheraton New York Times Square Hotel

    The Sheraton New York Times Square Hotel is an upscale moderate hotel that’s just completed a $160 million renovation to its guest rooms and meeting space. The hotel is just steps from the excitement of the Broadway theatres, prestige of Carnegie Hall and world-class shopping of Fifth Avenue - this location is the perfect way to immerse yourself in the best that New York has to offer.

    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

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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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