Glacier National Park Express

Chicago, Glacier National Park, Seattle

This 10-day trip onboard Amtrak from Chicago to Glacier National Park to Seattle is one you won't want to miss! Your tour kicks off in Chicago, where you'll enjoy an architecture sightseeing cruise of the Chicago River. Next up is Glacier National Park! Savor its breathtaking beauty and fresh mountain air while touring its most stunning peaks and valleys. Then it's on to Seattle! The gleaming "Emerald City" is sure to delight! A timeless journey awaits you!

Our prices start from

$ 2,649 LAND ONLY

10 Days • INDEPENDENT • 1 Meals

Operated Tour

The Details

  • 9 nights accommodation
  • 7 nights' hotel accommodations; 2 nights onboard Amtrak
  • One-way Amtrak in Coach accommodations from Chicago to Glacier National Park and Glacier National Park to Seattle onboard the Empire Builder®
  • All on-tour transportation and related fees
  • 1 dinners

Itinerary

Engaging Experiences These special places and experiences are considered tour highlights. Look for them in the daily itineraries.

Day 1 - Your Journey Begins in Chicago, IL

Welcome to Chicago! Spend some free time exploring all this amazing city has to offer. Take a walk down the Magnificent Mile for world class shopping, dining, and attractions. Head to the architectural wonder Millennium Park. Stop by Navy Pier for tasty food and great views of the city. The Windy City is truly one of a kind. (Overnight in Chicago)

Day 2 - Chicago, IL

Experienced and entertaining tour guides will recount the dramatic story of Chicago's rise from the Great Fire of 1871 and how the Windy City became the home of the skyscraper and the cradle of modern American architecture.

Dinner Included

Enjoy a sightseeing architectural cruise of the Chicago harbor and then end your evening at a popular Chicago restaurant, dinner is included. (Overnight in Chicago)

Day 3 - Overnight Onboard Amtrak

Today, you will travel to Chicago's Union Station and board the Empire Builder®. Traveling daily between Chicago and the Pacific Northwest along major portions of the Lewis and Clark Trail, the mighty Empire Builder® takes you on an exciting adventure through majestic wilderness, following the footsteps of early pioneers. (Overnight onboard Amtrak)

Day 4 - Glacier National Park

Glacier Park Lodge

Welcome to Glacier National Park, home to two different mountain ranges, 130 lakes, 1,000 species of plants, and 16,000 square miles of protected land. Enjoy the mountain air during your short walk to the iconic Glacier Park Lodge, where you can settle in for a good night's rest. (Overnight in Glacier National Park)

Day 5 - Glacier National Park

Enjoy a relaxing cruise while listening to the Blackfoot Indian folklore surrounding this gorgeous area.

Glacier Park Lodge

Today, you'll explore the serene sights of Glacier National Park on a scenic boat cruise of Two Medicine Valley. The Two Medicine Valley boat cruise will take your breath away! (Overnight in Glacier National Park)

Day 6 - Glacier National Park

Venture along the Going-to-the-Sun Road, a windy-mountain thoroughfare that spans 50 miles through the park.

Glacier Park Lodge

Today, you will continue exploring Glacier National Park on the Big Sky Circle Tour. Drive over the breathtaking Maria's Pass. Enjoy the local wildlife at Goat Lick. After your tour, you'll return to Glacier Park Lodge for your final night's stay. (Overnight in Glacier National Park)

Day 7 - Overnight Onboard Amtrak

Enjoy a relaxing morning at the Glacier Park Lodge before transferring on your own to the East Glacier Station and boarding Amtrak to Seattle. (Overnight onboard Amtrak)

Day 8 - Seattle, WA

This fully-narrated tour features famous landmarks, including Pike Place Market, Pioneer Square, Seattle's Great Wheel, the waterfront, and many more popular destinations.

Welcome to Seattle! Get to know the "Emerald City" on a multi-day hop-on, hop-off sightseeing tour. Feel free to hop on and off at any stop to further explore any of the sites at your own pace. (Overnight in Seattle)

Day 9 - Seattle, WA

Today, also includes admission to the Space Needle Observation Deck and Chihuly Garden and Glass museum.

Continue your hop-on, hop-off sightseeing tour of Seattle and explore any of the famous landmarks you didn't get a chance to see yesterday. The Space Needle is the most iconic structure in the city and from the 520-foot high observation deck, you'll get stunning views of Mt. Rainier, the lights of downtown Seattle, and Elliott Bay.(Overnight in Seattle)

Day 10 - Your Journey Ends In Seattle, WA

Customize your vacation by adding on more nights or another destination! All of our itineraries can also be customized to return to your hometown's closest Amtrak station! Choose from a variety of accommodations.

Pricing is per person, double occupancy, land and rail only, based on January 1, 2021 travel date. Call AAA for current airfare rates and availability. Contact your local AAA travel agent for pricing on your desired departure date..

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