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The unrivaled beauty of the Pacific Northwest is yours for the taking on this nine-day roundtrip rail vacation from San Francisco. From towering mountain peaks to wild, rocky shores, and rich forests—not to mention some of the most attractive cities—this is one journey that won’t be soon forgotten. When you arrive in Seattle, check out all the must-see and dos, including Pike Place Market, Pioneer Square, the iconic skyline view from Kerry Park, and the neighborhoods of Queen Anne and Bell Town. From there, you’ll travel north to Vancouver. Visit Stanley Park, walk along the Capilano Suspension Bridge, dine at Granville Island, or make a stop at Gastown for some shopping. Lastly, you’ll be exploring Victoria. Stroll through the Butchart Gardens, book a whale watching tour, have afternoon tea, and visit the Royal BC Museum.

Highlights

  • Hop-on, hop-off sightseeing tour of Seattle*
  • Admission to the Space Needle and Chihuly Garden and Glass Exhibit
  • Hop-on, hop-off sightseeing tour of Vancouver
  • Admission to the Capilano Suspension Bridge Park
  • Hop-on, hop-off sightseeing tour of Victoria**
  • Admission to Butchart Gardens in Victoria***

Package Also Includes:

  • 6 nights' hotel accommodations
  • Roundtrip Amtrak in Coach accommodations from San Francisco to Seattle on Coast Starlight®
  • One-way ferry service from Vancouver to Victoria and Victoria to Seattle 

*Hop-on, hop-off sightseeing tour is seasonal from May-September. The Seattle CityPASS will be included in its place and includes: The Space Needle, Seattle Aquarium, Argosy Cruises Harbor Tour, EMP Museum or Woodland Park Zoo, and the Pacific Science Center or Chihuly Garden and Glass.  

**Victoria hop-on, hop-off sightseeing tour is seasonal from May - October. No substitutions available. 

***Admission to Butchart Gardens in Victoria seasonal may not be available on all dates

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 OVERNIGHT ONBOARD AMTRAK
This afternoon, board the Coast Starlight from San Francisco for your journey north to Seattle. Over the next two days you will witness stunning views of mountain peaks, lush green forests, and roaring rivers. (Overnight onboard Amtrak)

DAY 2 SEATTLE
Welcome to Seattle! Travel on your own today to your centrally located hotel and start your exploration of the city. Take a stroll through downtown and explore the local restaurants and vibrant arts scene and shops! (Overnight in Seattle)

DAY 3 SEATTLE
Your first day in Seattle includes a hop-on, hop-off sightseeing tour, a ride to the top of the world-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 4 SEATTLE TO VANCOUVER
Today, travel to the Amtrak station and journey to Vancouver, British Columbia. Sit back and relax on the scenic ride through the northwest! Pull into Vancouver and travel to your hotel to check-in and drop your luggage and then use your included admission to the Vancouver Lookout. (Overnight in Vancouver)

DAY 5 VANCOUVER
Begin using your hop-on, hop-off loop sightseeing tour! 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! Visit to the Capilano Suspension Bridge Park, one of the most popular tourist attractions in British Columbia. The bridge crosses over towering evergreens with views more than 100 feet above the forest floor. There is so much to do and see in Vancouver! (Overnight in Vancouver)

DAY 6 VANCOUVER TO VICTORIA
Depart today on the ferry from Vancouver to the beautiful city of Victoria, the “City of Gardens”. After you've checked-in to your hotel and drop your luggage, and use your hop-on, hop-off tour pass to discover the city and explore the Victorian architecture. (Overnight in Victoria)

DAY 7 VICTORIA
In store for the day is a visit to the famous Butchart Gardens! Located approximately 35 minutes from downtown, the gardens feature over 55 acres of manicured grounds, blossoms and fragrances. This evening, explore the beauty of Victoria as you wind through the streets and check out the local shops and restaurants. (Overnight in Victoria)

DAY 8 VICTORIA TO SEATTLE
Today, enjoy a ferry ride back to Seattle. The rest of the day is at your leisure to explore Seattle or relax at the hotel. (Overnight in Seattle)

DAY 9 OVERNIGHT ONBOARD AMTRAK
This morning, board the train for your journey back to San Francisco. As the train departs and makes its way south, settle in for a relaxing train ride. (Overnight onboard Amtrak)

DAY 10 YOUR JOURNEY ENDS IN SAN FRANCISCO

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

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®.

Marriott Vancouver Pinnacle Downtown

Welcome to the Vancouver Marriott Pinnacle Downtown Hotel. With our inviting atmosphere and award winning CAA/AAA Four Diamond service, you'll discover a hotel in Vancouver that puts you in the centre of it all. We boast a prime location, just steps from Coal Harbour, the Vancouver Convention Centre and world class shopping on Robson Street.

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

Chateau Victoria Hotel & Suites

The Chateau Victoria Hotel is a Four Star Canada Select Hotel. A premier Vancouver Island accommodation. The Chateau Victoria Hotel is located downtown across the street from the Victoria Conference Centre, and steps to Victoria's inner harbour, shops, and attractions. Chateau Victoria Hotel features Victoria's only Rooftop Restaurant and Lounge.

Fairmont Empress

The Fairmont Empress majestically sits at the cornerstone of Victoria's sparkling Inner Harbour. This Vancouver Island resort is located in British Columbia's capital city. Turn of the century architecture and classic beauty complement the quintessential Victoria experience. The hotel features 477 luxuriously appointed non-smoking guest rooms and suites.

Harbour Towers Hotel & Suites

Stay in one of the finest downtown Victoria hotels the city has to offer. The Harbour Towers Hotel & Suites in Victoria is perfectly located just a short stroll from Victoria's famous Inner Harbour, shopping, attractions, marine activities, cultural centres and Inner Harbour transportation terminals. Our downtown Victoria hotel offers a wide selection of spacious and comfortable guestrooms.

Magnolia Hotel & Spa

Just steps from Victoria’s picturesque Inner Harbour, The Magnolia Hotel & Spa wins over guests with its unbeatable location and service. The award-winning hotel, voted one of the top hotels in Canada by Condé Nast Traveler readers, is one block from the harbour and the city’s best restaurants, shops and entertainment – exactly where you want to be during your Victoria stay.

Royal Scot Hotel & Suites

With our convenient location in the heart of downtown Victoria, the largest city on Vancouver Island, BC, you can take a leisurely stroll along Victoria’s famous Inner Harbour, shop for treasures on Antiques Row or make business connections in Victoria’s nearby downtown core.

Victoria Marriott Inner Harbour

The Victoria Marriott Inner Harbour is an award winning Victoria hotel within walking distance from all city sights, attractions and shopping. Our downtown Victoria BC hotel guest rooms feature the kind of luxury you would expect from a Four Diamond Marriott Hotel including free wireless high-speed Internet and individual climate control.

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..

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.

Quality Inn & Suites Seattle Center

Get your money's worth at the Quality Inn & Suites® Seattle Center hotel in Seattle, WA near Seattle Aquarium, Woodland Park Zoo, Century Link Stadium and Seattle Underground Tour in Pioneer Square.

Quality Inn & Suites Seattle Center

Get your money's worth at the Quality Inn & Suites® Seattle Center hotel in Seattle, WA near Seattle Aquarium, Woodland Park Zoo, Century Link Stadium and Seattle Underground Tour in Pioneer Square.

Sheraton Seattle

Sheraton Seattle Hotel is a contemporary urban retreat in the heart of downtown Seattle, Washington.

Sheraton Seattle

Sheraton Seattle Hotel is a contemporary urban retreat in the heart of downtown Seattle, Washington.

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

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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