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Across The USA

The Amtrak network is vast, covering over 20,000 miles of rail track in the United States; connecting many major cities and sweeping across the continent under wide-open skies

and through ever-changing terrain

A journey that I have always wanted to do, often we think of the USA as a single centre destination, a single state, for example, however not many travellers have made the epic trip from West to East, or vice versa, and no better way to do it, than let someone else do the hard work, travelling by train evokes a bygone era, although the Amtrak trains have moved on somewhat from the steam engines of days gone by.


The beauty of a train trip, much like a cruise, is that you are taken to each stop, you get to mix with a wide selection of fellow passengers, some using the service for business reasons, maybe visiting family and friends, along with travellers looking for a different experience.

I would very much suggest taking a private bedroom if funds permit, for more information on this itinerary and many more I can offer, please get in touch with me directly, darren@dgtravel.co.uk 01491 575511 www.dgtravel.co.uk


Private Rooms


For a truly unique experience when travelling by train, Amtrak offers private rooms on many routes across the country. Located in the Sleeping Car, a private room is a perfect option for customers seeking privacy, space and comfort on their trip.



Enhance your Experience

• Extend your stay and/or add city tours in each destination

• Upgrade to Bedroom Class accommodation onboard Amtrak Rail Services

• Add Grand Canyon Railway Experience


Highlights

  • Coast-to-Coast and four major American Cities in one rail holiday

  • Visit the Grand Canyon

  • Sleeper accommodation for travel in comfort on overnight trains

Itinerary

Day 1-2 - Depart London

Depart London by air and arrive in Los Angeles the same day, where you’ll stay for two nights, with two full days to explore the capital of California – perhaps visit Sunset Boulevard and spot your favourite icons along the Hollywood Walk of Fame.


Day 3 - Los Angeles - Flagstaff

Board the Southwest Chief Amtrak train in the evening, relax in your Superliner Roomette accommodation on board for your overnight journey to Flagstaff.


Day 4-6 - Flagstaff - Grand Canyon - Chicago

Arriving in Flagstaff very early in the morning, make your way to your hotel where your room will be held for your early arrival. You’ll have a full day at leisure to stretch your legs, ahead of your included visit to the Grand Canyon on Day 5 – one of the undisputed highlights of any trip to the United States. After another night in Flagstaff, you’ll board the southwest Chief again for your onward overnight journey to Chicago, where you’ll have time to sit back in your cabin or the Dome Car as you traverse the Great Plains.


Day 7-9 - Chicago

Breeze into the “Windy City” where you’ll have two full days and nights to sample the signature deep dish pizzas and ride the “L” around the city; also made famous as the set of many memorable and atmospheric blockbuster movies.


Day 10-11 - Chicago - New York

It’s all aboard the Lake Shore Limited Amtrak overnight service today in Viewliner Roomette accommodation to New York for a two-night stay in the “Big Apple”, which needs no introduction!


Day 12-13 - Return to London

Overnight flight back to London.


What's Included

  • 8 nights’ room only hotel accommodation

  • 3 nights’ sleeper class accommodation onboard Amtrak overnight services with meals and selected drinks included

  • Excursion to the Grand Canyon

  • Return economy flights from London

  • ABTA and ATOL bonded for your financial protection

All this from £2,379 Per person, based on 2 adults sharing a double room. The cost is based on a January 2022 departure, other dates are available please contact me for details.




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