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Why ride the rails?

So many of my clients have a Bucket List item of taking a vacation by train.  This might be one of the best times to think about taking a trip by Rail. Here are just a few of the reasons to consider a Train trip in the coming months:

  • You can start and end your trip at the closest Amtrak station to you.  If you are from Kansas City, you can use the historic Union Station.

  • There are upgrades available so that you can have your own compartment on the train. These can convert to Beds for overnight trips, and will allow you to have meals brought to you in your compartment.

  • Trips are customizable.  You can start with some of the standard trips and add days

  • and stops to make it the trip that you are dreaming about.

  • We can book your trip up to 24 months in advance.  In addition, you can reschedule or cancel your trip up to 5 days prior to departure without any change or cancellation fees (check with me to get the restrictions)

  • There are trips available to many Cities and National Parks.

  • You have your choice to 3, 4 and 5 Star Hotels

  • We can book you in Hotel space inside the National Park Lodges.

  • Your vacation can include Activities and excursions that will fit your interests.

Here are just a few of the available trips that you might like:

GRAND NATIONAL PARKS WITH YELLOWSTONE, YOSEMITE, AND THE GRAND CANYON -Three of the nation's greatest national parks await you on this rail journey across America! Take in the great expanse of the American West as you travel across the Great Plains and through the Rocky Mountains aboard Amtrak. Stop to explore all the sites and wonders of sprawling Yellowstone National Park. Continue on to Yosemite where your tour takes in all the stony peaks, beautiful open meadows, and piney forests that make up this national treasure. The Grand Canyon will leave you in awe with a natural beauty that took millions of years to create. Your Grand National Parks journey will provide a host of unforgettable experiences!

GLACIER NATIONAL PARK AND THE CANADIAN ROCKIES BY RAIL - Experience spectacular landscapes and scenery on this adventure to Glacier National Park and the Canadian Rockies. Discover the beauty of Glacier National Park as you travel along the world famous Going-to-the-Sun Road. Enjoy one of the most scenic train journeys as you travel through the Canadian Rockies. Tour the Icefields Parkway and ride an Ice Explorer vehicle onto Athabasca Glacier. Explore the picturesque mountain town of Banff and take in the splendor of Lake Louise while relaxing at the historical Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise.

NEW ENGLAND FALL FOLIAGE - Calling all leaf peepers! You won’t want to miss this journey through two of New England’s most beloved cities: Boston and Portland. Explore Boston on a hop-on/hop-off sightseeing tour. Relive history as you follow the Battle Train through Historic Lexington, Concord, and Cambridge. See New England’s magnificent fall colors on a Gray Line Fall Foliage Tour. Discover Portland, “New England’s Best Kept Secret,” on a Land and Sea Discovery expedition. This fall foliage excursion through New England’s Boston and Portland is the perfect way to spend your days during this colorful season.

GRAND RAIL EXPERIENCE - The Grand Rail Experience is customizable for anyone who wants to get the full cross-country Amtrak® experience. Connecting Amtrak's top train routes across the top of the country, the Pacific Coast, Amtrak's southern route known as the Sunset Limited, and up through our nation's capital; this around-the-country journey is sure to please any train buff or adventurous sightseer. Major stops are Chicago, Seattle, Los Angeles, New Orleans and Washington D.C.  No wonder it is called Grand! Have I piqued your interest? If so, contact me and I can help plan a customized Rail vacation that will give you memories for a lifetime.

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