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Trip Overview

This 17-day rail journey highlights some of America’s most popular destinations. Travel from the bustling streets of New York to the historic French Quarter in New Orleans. Journey west to San Francisco the “Bay City” and then on to the “Mile High City” of Denver! Enjoy some of the history and marvelous architecture, and along the way take in a true “All American” experience.

Highlights

  • Hop-on, hop-off sightseeing tour of New York*
  • Sightseeing city tour of New Orleans
  • Hop-on, hop-off sightseeing tour of San Francisco
  • Sightseeing tour of Denver's Rocky Mountain National Park**

PACKAGE ALSO INCLUDES:

  • Roundtrip Amtrak® in Coach accommodations from New York City to New Orleans; New Orleans; New Orleans to Los Angeles; Los Angeles to San Francisco; San Francisco to Denver; Denver to Chicago; and Chicago to New York on the Crescent®, Sunset Limited®, Coast Starlight®, California Zephyr®, and Lake Shore Limited®
  • 10 nights' hotel accommodations; 6 nights onboard Amtrak
  • 2 meals (2 dinners)

*The hop-on, hop-off sightseeing tour also includes admissions to either the Empire State Building Observatory or the Top of the Rock. A ferry ticket over the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island. As well as a ticket to the Museum of the City of New York.

**The Gray Line Mountain Parks tour will be substituted during the off-season.

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 NEW YORK
Welcome to New York! On arrival, check in at your hotel for a two-night stay. You will then have the day free to explore “the Big Apple” on your own. (Overnight in New York City)

DAY 2 NEW YORK
Today you will enjoy the best of what New York City has to offer on a hop-on, hop-off sightseeing tour of the city. Use the tour to stop at such iconic New York sights as Times Square and Central Park. You will also have admissions to either the Empire State Building Observatory or the Top of the Rock at Rockefeller Center. (Overnight in New York City)

DAY 3 OVERNIGHT ONBOARD AMTRAK®
This afternoon you will board Amtrak's Crescent ®line for your trip south to the “Crescent City” Settle in and relax your leisurely ride as the train makes its way towards New Orleans. (Overnight onboard Amtrak)

DAYS 4 NEW ORLEANS
Welcome to New Orleans! This evening you are free to explore New Orleans on your own. Famous for its fun and unique culture, there is definitely fun to be had in “The Big Easy”. (Overnight in New Orleans)

DAY 5 NEW ORLEANS
This morning you will learn all about New Orleans on a guided sightseeing city tour. This tour will bring you to such important New Orleans sights as historic Jackson Square, the fun-filled French Quarter, and the eerie graveyards known as the “Cities of the Dead”. Also, choose between a fabulous brunch accompanied by some of the most amazing jazz performers or dinner at an authentic creole restaurant in the French Quarter restaurant. (Overnight in New Orleans) D

DAY 6-7 OVERNIGHT ONBOARD AMTRAK
Today you will board Amtrak's Sunset Limited® for your trip west to California! Settle in and prepare for a scenic ride across the country. Marvel at the sights you pass through deserts peppered with cacti, sprawling fields, and majestic mountains on your way to Los Angeles. (Overnight onboard Amtrak)

DAY 8 LOS ANGELES > SAN FRANCISCO
This morning you will change trains in Los Angeles's Union Station to board the famous Coast Starlight® for your ride north to San Francisco. The Coast Starlight is known for the beautiful stretches of California shoreline that it passes as it makes its' way towards Northern California. (Overnight in San Francisco)

DAY 9 SAN FRANCISCO
A full day of sightseeing in San Francisco awaits! Use your hop-on, hop-off sightseeing tour to visit San Francisco's top attractions such as the Golden Gate Bridge, Union Square, and historic Haight-Ashbury District. Tonight, you will enjoy dinner on San Francisco's famous Pier 39. (Overnight in San Francisco) D

DAY 10 OVERNIGHT ONBOARD AMTRAK
This morning you will board Amtrak's California Zephyr® for your trip on to Denver. As the train winds its way east be prepared to experience the Sierra Nevada and Rocky Mountain ranges. As always, your Amtrak ride is perfect for picture-taking opportunities. (Overnight onboard Amtrak)

DAY 11 DENVER
This evening you will arrive in Denver. Check-in to your hotel and prepare for a day of sightseeing tomorrow. (Overnight in Denver)

DAY 12 DENVER
Today you will explore the natural wonders of Colorado and the Rocky Mountains. Your guided tour will take you to some of the most spectacular mountain landscapes and vistas. The scenery is breathtaking! Also, take some time to explore the city of Denver and some of its popular attractions such as the U.S. Mint. (Overnight in Denver)

DAY 13 OVERNIGHT ONBOARD AMTRAK
This morning you will have free to continue your sightseeing in the “Mile High City” before departing this evening. Tonight board Amtrak for your return trip to Chicago. As the train makes its way east, reflect on all of the wonderful experiences on your All American rail journey. (Overnight onboard Amtrak)

DAY 14 CHICAGO
This afternoon you will arrive in Chicago, the “Windy City”! Check into your hotel and take the afternoon to explore the city on your own. (Overnight in Chicago)

DAY 15 OVERNIGHT ONBOARD AMTRAK
Today you will experience Chicago by way of a hop-on, hop-off sightseeing tour. The tour will make stops at some of Chicago's top highlights including the Willis Tower, Millennium Park, Navy Pier, and the River Walk. Following you time exploring the city, travel to Chicago's Union Station and board Amtrak's Lake Shore Limited® to travel east back to New York. (Overnight onboard Amtrak)

DAY 16 NEW YORK CITY
This evening you will arrive back in New York City. Check into your hotel and discover parts of the city you may have missed during the beginning of your journey. (overnight in New York City)

DAY 17 YOUR HOLIDAY ENDS IN NEW YORK CITY

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.

Clarion Hotel Denver Central

Clarion Hotel Denver Central

Located at the crossroads of I-25 & I-70 just north of Downtown Denver, the Quality Inn Central hotel in Denver, CO offers an affordable and convenient place to stay in Denver.

Wyndham New Orleans - French Quarter

Enjoy the best of the past and present in a single location at the Wyndham Riverfront New Orleans hotel. Only steps away from top attractions in the Big Easy, this hotel in the Warehouse District of New Orleans pairs historic features like original exposed brick and plantation shutters with modern touches.

Holiday Inn Downtown Superdome

The Holiday Inn® New Orleans Downtown Superdome hotel's outstanding location and amenities promise to make your New Orleans vacation a dream come true. You can enjoy all the legendary sights and sounds of this world-class city when you stay at one of the best New Orleans, LA hotels. Sample and savor the revelry of the French Quarter or test Lady Luck at Harrah's Casino. The allure of stunning museums of the Arts District are easily reached via our free shuttle.

Hotel Monteleone

It's been said that the French Quarter begins in the lobby of the Hotel Monteleone. In fact, this venerable establishment sits majestically at the foot of Royal Street. giving guests the best point of departure for all things New Orleans. This historic landmark is a member of Historic Hotels of America. The hotel boasts 25 meeting and reception rooms, 600 newly renovated rooms and suites, two award-winning restaurants, the famous Carousel Bar, Logo Shop, and heated rooftop pool.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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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