Escorted Rail Holidays Travel and Tour Packages

Unites States

Trains and Treasures of the American West

15 days • with Chris Skow

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The American West is the stuff of legends, home to some of the world’s grandest scenery, vibrant cities and a network of iconic railways rich in history, character and astounding engineering. Travel on some of the most famous routes in the US and board some of America’s most famous trains from the trams of San Fran and AMTRAK express trains to the rollicking heritage lines like the Durango and Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad and the Cumbres & Toltec Scenic Railroad.

  • Explore the exciting Colorado Narrow Gauge history in Colorado‘s best railroad museum.
  • Travel the spectacular way through the 1,000-foot granite cliffs of Colorado’s Royal Gorge.
  • Enjoy the breathtaking view at the tallest sand dunes in North America with up to 13,000 foot peaks.
  • Visit the Cumbres&Toltec Scenic Railroad yards and workshop and capture the Western scenery from the train’s unique route.
  • Explore the fascinating railroad history in the Durango & Silverton museum.
  • Enjoy the US’s best-preserved Ancestral Puebloan archaeological sites in the National Park and UNESCO World Heritage Site Mesa Verde.
  • Experience one of the most majestic and most photographed points on earth: the Navajo Nation Monument Valley Park.
  • Get amazed by the world’s largest density of natural sandstone arches at Arches National Park.
  • Be one two million visitors per year who experience the otherworldly magic of Bryce Canyon National Park.
  • Get delighted by the natural treasures of the Great Basin National Park from spectacular alpine lakes to the oldest living trees on planet earth.
  • Travel the “Loneliest Road” in America with your ticket to endless vistas, wonderfully historic towns and classic roadhouses.
  • Explore the Nevada State Railroad Museum with the best-preserved, least altered, and most complete complex remaining from the steam railroad era in the US.
  • Ride a word-famous cable car on the streets of San Francisco.
  • Per Person: $ 9,875
  • Single Supplement: $ 1,565
  • DATE
  • 14 Oct 2020 - 28 Oct 2020
  • 22 Meals
  • 21 Train Rides
  • 6 Different States
  • 14 Hotel Nights
  • 7 Railway Museums
  • 4 Railway Workshops
  • 10 National and State Parks