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Empire Builder Rail Experience

7 Days from

£599

Chicago Seattle

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Empire Builder Rail Experience

7 Days from

$599

Chicago, IL Seattle, WA

Reservations:
020 3327 3500
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Trip Overview

Experience a wonderfully scenic train journey on this 7-day rail experience. After enjoying sightseeing around Chicago, board the Empire Builder for a journey across the top of the country and out to Seattle! From sprawling plains to majestic mountains, the Empire Builder is a great way to experience train travel. After arriving in Seattle the “Emerald City”, you will have time explore the beautiful city in the Pacific Northwest.

Highlights

  • Hop-on, hop-off sightseeing tour of Chicago
  • Admission to the Skydeck Chicago
  • Multi-day hop-on, hop-off sightseeing tour of Seattle*

Package Also Includes:

  • One-way Amtrak® in Coach accommodations from Chicago to Seattle on the Empire Builder®
  • 4 nights' hotel accommodations, 2 nights' onboard Amtrak

*In the off-season the Seattle CityPASS including: Space Needle, Seattle Aquarium, Argosy Harbor Cruise, EMP Museum OR Woodland Park Zoo, and Chihuly Garden and Glass Exhibit OR Pacific Science Center will be substituted for the hop-on, hop-off tour.

Trip Map

Disclaimer:

Prices are subject to availability, based on two people sharing a standard twin or double room. Prices are subject to change. Single occupancy supplements will apply for solo travellers. Hotel and room facilities vary and may be subject to additional fees. Some hotels require payment of local city taxes on arrival. Amtrak travel is for Coach accommodations unless otherwise noted. Upgrades to Roomette or Bedroom accommodations on board Amtrak are available. Please call for pricing. We accept all major credit and debit cards. Amtrak Vacations is a member of ABTA (Y6401) and all holidays including flights are ATOL protected, number 7579.

DAY 1 ARRIVE CHICAGO
Welcome to Chicago! Upon arriving into the city, check into your hotel and start enjoying your time in the “Windy City”. (Overnight in Chicago)

DAY 2 CHICAGO
Today you will get to explore Chicago on a hop-on, hop-off sightseeing tour. Your fully guided tour will allow you to get on and off at Chicago's top attractions. The tour's stops include the Art Institute of Chicago, Millennium Park, the John Hancock Center, and the Willis Tower. While at the Willis Tower you will have admission to the ever-popular Skydeck Observatory level. Take in a bird's eye view of the city's spectacular architecture and skyline. (Overnight in Chicago)

DAY 3 OVERNIGHT ONBOARD AMTRAK
This afternoon board Amtrak in Chicago's Union station for your journey west to Seattle. Sit back and relax and prepare for a scenic train ride across the top of the country. (Overnight onboard Amtrak)

DAY 4 OVERNIGHT ONBOARD AMTRAK
The journey from Chicago to Seattle is magnificent. Enjoy the sights from the train as you travel past the northern plains, lush green forests, and towering mountains. Keep your camera at the ready for views you can only experience when traveling by Amtrak. (Overnight onboard Amtrak)

DAY 5 SEATTLE
This morning you will arrive in the Seattle! Use your multi-day hop-on, hop-off tour to visit Seattle's top attractions such as the Seattle Center (home to the famous Space Needle), Pioneer Square, and the Seattle Aquarium. Use the tour to explore all around the city. (Overnight in Seattle)

DAY 6 SEATTLE
Continue to travel around the city with you hop-on, hop-off tour. Your fully guided tour will make stops at the beautiful Seattle waterfront as well as the popular Pike Place Market. Seattle has a wide variety of great attractions and activities to excite any visitor. (Overnight in Seattle)

DAY 7 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.

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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For more information or to make a reservation,
call our rail vacation experts at: 1-800-AMTRAK-2

Disclaimer:

Prices are subject to availability, based on two people sharing a standard twin or double room. Prices are subject to change. Single occupancy supplements will apply for solo travellers. Hotel and room facilities vary and may be subject to additional fees. Some hotels require payment of local city taxes on arrival. Amtrak travel is for Coach accommodations unless otherwise noted. Upgrades to Roomette or Bedroom accommodations on board Amtrak are available. Please call for pricing. We accept all major credit and debit cards. Amtrak Vacations is a member of ABTA (Y6401) and all holidays including flights are ATOL protected, number 7579.

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