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Trip Overview

Enjoy the best of America on a coast to coast train journey across the entire United States from New York City to San Francisco! Enjoy a multi-day sightseeing tour of the “Big Apple.” Get to know Chicago on a hop-on/hop-off sightseeing tour that will take you to all the popular landmarks, like Navy Pier and Millennium Park. Breathe in the fresh mountain air as you explore Denver and take in all the sights. Discover all San Francisco has to offer. Spend a full day touring two of the country's most famous wine growing regions: Napa and Sonoma.

Highlights

  • Multi-day hop-on, hop-on sightseeing tour of New York City
  • Multi-day hop-on, hop-off sightseeing tour of Chicago
  • Chicago CityPASS® including:
    - Shedd Aquarium (VIP Entry)
    - SkyDeck Chicago (Fast Pass)
    - The Field Museum (VIP Entry)
    - Museum of Science and Industry (VIP Entry) OR 360 Chicago (Express Entry)
    - Adler Plantarium (VIP Entry) OR Art Institute of Chicago (Fast Pass)
  • Sightseeing tour of Rocky Mountain National Park
  • Sightseeing tour of Napa and Sonoma

PACKAGE ALSO INCLUDES:

  • One-way Amtrak® in Coach accommodations from New York City to Chicago; Chicago to Denver; Denver to San Francisco on the Lake Shore Limited® and California Zephyr®
  • 8 nights' hotel accommodations; 3 nights' onboard Amtrak
  • 2 meals (2 dinners)
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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 NEW YORK
Welcome to New York City! Enjoy a multi-day hop-on, hop-off sightseeing tour of one of the world's favorite cities. Stops include Central Park, Rockefeller Plaza, the Theater District, Times Square, and many more amazing hot spots! Feel free to hop off the tour at any time to explore at your own pace. Your tour bus pass is good for two days, so use it tomorrow to hit up any sites you didn't get a chance to explore today. (Overnight in New York City)

DAY 2 NEW YORK
Today continue to explore the city on your sightseeing tour. Stop off on 5th Avenue for premiere shopping, take in the enormous and iconic Empire State Building, or journey to the Statue of Liberty and explore Ellis Island. There are so many amazing things to do and see in the “Big Apple!” (Overnight in New York City)

DAY 3 OVERNIGHT ONBOARD AMTRAK®
Travel on your own to Penn Station and board Amtrak to Chicago. Kick back and relax on the Lake Shore Limited as you head to the Midwest. Enjoy the scenery as you travel along the south shore of Lake Michigan, the Mohawk River, and the Erie Canal, following a famous Native American Highway. (Overnight onboard Amtrak)

DAY 4 CHICAGO
Breeze into the Windy City and explore Chicago with a hop-on/hop-off sightseeing tour that will take you to all the popular landmarks. Check out the Navy Pier and its many fun attractions. Take a leisurely stroll through the architectural wonder that is Millennium Park. Enjoy world class shopping along the Magnificent Mile. After a fun-filled day of discovering Chicago, enjoy your included dinner at a popular restaurant. (Overnight in Chicago) D

DAY 5 CHICAGO
Today, use your Chicago CityPASS to visit some of the most popular attractions in Chicago. Your CityPASS includes admission to the following amazing attractions: Shedd Aquarium, SkyDeck Chicago, the Field Museum, the Museum of Science and Industry, and Adler Planetarium. Or, you can use your pass to explore the Art Institute of Chicago and 360 Chicago. The choice is yours! (Overnight in Chicago)

DAY 6 OVERNIGHT ONBOARD AMTRAK
Travel on your own to Chicago's Union Station and board Amtrak to Denver. Enjoy America's majestic landscapes as you travel on the California Zephyr through the plains to “Mile High City.” Experienced travelers say the California Zephyr is one of the most beautiful train trips in all of North America. And, once you absorb the breathtaking scenery along its route, including the snow-capped Sierra Nevadas, we know you'll agree. (Overnight onboard Amtrak)

DAY 7 DENVER
Today you'll arrive in Denver in the morning and travel on your own to your hotel. The rest of the day is yours to explore the city at your leisure. Take the time to explore the “Mile High City”, visit the beautiful botanical gardens, take in the exhibits at Denver Art Museum, or relax back at your hotel. (Overnight in Denver)

DAY 8 DENVER
Today you will venture out on a full-day sightseeing tour of Rocky Mountain National Park! Take in the views of the majestic Rocky Mountain range, capture pictures of wildlife, and drive over Berthoud Pass where you will summit the Continental Divide that sits at over 11,000 feet above sea level. You'll visit the cozy ski town of Winter Park then head over to the town of Grand Lake for lunch! A great day of sightseeing awaits! (Overnight in Denver)

DAY 9 OVERNIGHT ONBOARD AMTRAK
Today you will travel to Denver's historic Union Station and board Amtrak for a relaxing ride to San Francisco. Enjoy the breathtaking panoramic views outside your window as you travel through the Rocky Mountains and head for the majestic West Coast. (Overnight onboard Amtrak)

DAY 10 SAN FRANCISCO
Today you will arrive at Emeryville Station, where you will board your included motorcoach transfer for a short trip across the bay to San Francisco. The rest of the day is yours to spend getting to know the “City by the Bay.” Be sure to get some pictures of the most photographed bridge in the world, the Golden Gate Bridge. Dinner at one of San Francisco's waterfront restaurants is included. (Overnight in San Francisco) D

DAY 11 SAN FRANCISCO TO NAPA VALLEY
Enjoy a full day touring two of the country's most famous wine growing regions: Napa and Sonoma. Sip on delicious local wine as you take in the gorgeous scenery surrounding wine country (Overnight in San Francisco)

DAY 12 YOUR JOURNEY ENDS IN SAN FRANCISCO

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.

Warwick Denver Hotel

Boasting an ideal location that connects Denver's vibrant downtown area with all the charm and attractions of the local Uptown Neighborhood, Warwick Denver offers a true urban refuge in the Mile High City. The Warwick Denver was originally built as the Governer's Court, and is still remembered by many for the Playboy Club, the first and only one in Colorado. This luxury downtown hotel features private balconies and oversized guest rooms and suites designed elegantly to reflect the outdoor spirit of the Rockies. The exclusive rooftop heated pool and bar offer captivating year round panoramic views of the Denver skyline and snowcapped Rocky Mountains.

The attention to detail makes this boutique hotel the ideal place for business and leisure travelers seeking genuine, warm and dedicated service. A stone's throw from the pedestrian 16th Street Mall, the State Capitol building, and the eclectic Union Station, the Warwick Denver is also in close proximity to the convention center, The Denver Art Museum Larimer Square, Coors Field and the Pepsi Center.

The Stewart Hotel

Staying at the The Stewart Hotel puts New York City at your fingertips. Just steps from Penn Station and most subway lines, it's easy to explore the city's most exciting neighborhoods and attractions; Madison Square Garden, the Empire State Building, and Fifth Avenue shopping. Or kick back and relax in your luxurious room. The comforts of technology await, including flat-screen TVs, iPod docking stations and wireless Internet.

Holiday Inn New York City Times Square

Located in the heart of Midtown Manhattan, Holiday Inn New York City - Times Square is a 35-story high-rise hotel that makes it easy to enjoy New York’s incomparable attractions, restaurants and retail stores.

Marriott Marquis

Surround yourself with the sights and sounds of the city at New York Marriott Marquis. One of the premier hotels in Times Square, our central location gives you easy access to NYC entertainment options and several subway lines to access any part of NYC.

Sheraton New York Times Square Hotel

The Sheraton New York Times Square Hotel is an upscale moderate hotel that’s just completed a $160 million renovation to its guest rooms and meeting space. The hotel is just steps from the excitement of the Broadway theatres, prestige of Carnegie Hall and world-class shopping of Fifth Avenue - this location is the perfect way to immerse yourself in the best that New York has to offer.

Kimpton Alton Hotel (Formerly Holiday Inn Fishermans Wharf)

Of all San Francisco hotels, Holiday Inn San Francisco Hotel Fisherman's Wharf has one of the best locations, central to the Californian shopping capital. The hotel is in among the bars, cafes, and the vast number of specialty shops in Fisherman's Wharf. Hotels here, in the liveliest part of San Francisco, are right next to Chinatown, Pier 39 and the Cable Cars.

Hotel Zephyr

The Hotel Zephyr offers a one-of-a-kind hotel experience in the heart of the city's most iconic tourist attractions. Bringing a new dimension to Fisherman's Wharf by offering a twist on accommodations as well as a playful personality, our waterfront property features 361 stylish waterfront guest quarters, many with personal balconies

Park Central Hotel

Our newly re-imagined hotel elevates the standard of excellence in luxury hotels in San Francisco, while celebrating the timeless art of hospitality.

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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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