America’s Great National Parks

The stunning National Parks of America should be on everyone’s bucket list. This 14-day excursion will visit 5 National Parks! Upgrades available for train accommodations.

  • Roundtrip rail travel on Amtrak from Chicago (or Seattle to Chicago)
  • 5 National Parks: Glacier, Yellowstone, Grand Teton, Arches and Canyonlands
  • 3 nights at Glacier Park Lodge
  • 2 nights at the Canyon Lodge in Yellowstone National Park
  • Going-to-the-Sun Road aboard the Red Jammer buses
  • 14 meals included
  • Transportation by deluxe motorcoach
  • Escorted by professional tour manager

Hotels may vary by departure. Hotel stays prior to Chicago departure are recommended.

Train Details

Clock13 Days & 12 Nights

Double Occupancy from $3,759 pp/do*

CalendarJune 20, 2019 | July 19, 2019 | August 16, 2019 | September 3, 2019

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*Per person/double occupancy. Special single rates apply where listed. Excludes port fees.

Your Itinerary

    1Depart Chicago's Union Station
    In Chicago, you'll meet the tour manager and fellow travelers at Union Station to board the Empire Builder for an afternoon departure. Get comfortable in your accommodations and enjoy the scenic views.

    2Glacier National Park, Montana
    This morning, awaken to a new world! Whether you're in the Sightseer Lounge, or from your seat in the Dining Car, you'll be glued to the stunning views from your window. This evening we'll arrive in East Glacier Park, home to 25 glaciers, over 130 named lakes, 200 waterfalls, and more than 1000 different plant species - a breathtaking wonder, to be sure! We'll check in and get settled into out hotel. Overnight at the Glacier Park Lodge.

    3Going-to-the-Sun Road
    Board the open-air Red Jammer buses for a tour of Glacier National Park. We'll take the Going-to-the-Sun Road across the Continental Divide! At Lake McDonald Lodge, we'll stop for independent exploration and lunch. Overnight at the Glacier Park Lodge. (B,D)

    4Many Glacier and Swiftcurrent Lake
    We'll spend the day in the region known as Many Glacier, surrounded by the tall peaks of the Lewis Range. The town dates back to the early 1900s. We'll take a boat tour of Swiftcurrent Lake, and get lunch at Many Glacier Hotel. Overnight at the Glacier Park Lodge. (B,L)

    5Yellowstone National Park
    Today is our travel day from Glacier to Yellowstone! Overnight at Canyon Lodge in Yellowstone National Park. (B)

    6Yellowstone National Park
    Our first full day in Yellowstone will include a guided tour of the most well-known attractions like the Upper and Lower Falls, Old Faithful, Fountain Paint Pot, the Grand Canyon of Yellowstone, and more! Overnight at Canyon Lodge in Yellowstone National Park. (B)

    7Jackson and Grant Teton National Park
    You'll have the morning to explore Yellowstone at your leisure, before we depart for Grand Teton National Park. Here the towering mountains and abundance of wildlife will have you in awe. Overnight at The Lodge at Jackson Hole, Jackson, WY. (B)

    8Grand Teton National Park
    After breakfast we'll take a float trip on the Snake River, giving you unique views of the Teton Mountain Range. The remainder of the day is open to you to explore Jackson. Overnight at The Lodge at Jackson Hole, Jackson, WY. (B)

    9National Oregon/California Trail Center and Salt Lake City
    This morning we'll head to the National Oregon/California Trail Center in Montpelier, Idaho. The interpretive center has a simulated wagon train, and shows what pioneer life was like. Then we'll continue on to Salt Lake City. Overnight hotel stay in Salt Lake City, UT. (B,L)

    10Moab
    We'll take the scenic drive from Salt Lake City to Moab through San Rafael Valley. Overnight at Red Cliffs Lodge, Moab, UT. (B)

    11Arches National Park
    We'll head out first thing for a tour of Arches, home to more than 2000 rock formations of all different sizes and colors! We'll make sure to see Delicate Arch and Landscape Arch on our tour. Overnight at Red Cliffs Lodge in Moab, UT. (B,D)

    12Canyonlands National Park and Dead Horse Point State Park
    The colorful canyons and mesas will be on full display today in Canyonlands National Park. We'll also spend some time today in Dead Horse Point State Park, with fantastic views of the Colorado River. Overnight at DoubleTree by Hilton, Grand Junction, Colorado. (B)

    13Tour Conclusion
    The journey ends after breakfast at either Grand Junction Amtrak Station for an optional return on the California Zephyr, or at the Grand Junction Airport for flights departing after 1PM. (B)

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