Rail Holidays in America
The USA is a country of immense size and exceptional beauty. It is over three thousand miles from New York to San Francisco and more than that from Miami to Seattle. Imagine all the extraordinary places between the dual coasts that await you in this vast land. Soaring skyscraper cities and pretty white-fenced towns, snow-capped mountains, desolate prairies and glistening lakes; the spacious and beautiful national parks, the seemingly endless deserts, the extraordinary wildlife, the delicious varieties of food, the glittering oceans, welcoming beaches and perfect sunsets.
The excitement begins as you walk down the platform toward your carriage. The conductor greets you with a smile and a ‘Welcome aboard.’ You settle into your seat or reserved accommodation and watch the scenery unfold as the train speeds toward your destination. Perhaps visit the glass-covered observation car or enjoy a delicious meal in the dining car. It’s a smile per mile.
Each of our rail holidays incorporates an itinerary that explores the best America has to offer. There are visits to national parks, foliage tours in New England in the autumn, rail journeys from coast to coast through the mighty Rockies or shorter holidays with visits to the sights and history of the east coast.
Train Holidays in the United States
California Zephyr with Yosemite National Park - Chicago to San Francisco 8 days from £1275
The only thing more appealing than a train holiday through the Rocky and Sierra Mountains is one that includes a visit to the waterfalls and Giant Sequoia groves of Yosemite National Park.
Departs from April 2019 to October 2020.
Southwest Chief with the Grand Canyon - Chicago to Los Angeles 6 days from £923
Ride the rails west from Chicago though the American frontier and experience the magnificent Grand Canyon up close and personal.
Departs from March 2019 to December 2020.
Yellowstone & Glacier Adventure Tour 11 days from £2171
Experience Grand Teton National Park, Yellowstone National Park and Glacier National Park over the course of 11 days on this tour, which combines travel aboard iconic trains with escorted sightseeing along the path followed by America's pioneers.
Departs from June 2019 to August 2019.
Calgary Stampede, Canadian Rockies & Glacier 10 days from £2669
The storied beauty of the Rocky Mountains awaits your exploration on this 10-day journey, which features excursions to three of the four national parks that make up the Canadian Rocky Mountain Parks UNESCO World Heritage Site, as well as Glacier National Park in Montana, and concludes with a memorable trip to the one and only Calgary Stampede.
Departs from June 2020 to July 2020.
Colorado Rail Adventure - 2020 8 days from £2046
Envelope yourself in little-seen sights of the Colorado Rockies on this exciting rail adventure, which includes rides aboard five of the most renowned railways in Colorado, including the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad.
Departs from June 2020 to October 2020.