America’s National Parks by Rail

Denver • Grand Junction • Salt Lake City • Yellowstone

Enjoy some of the most gorgeous landscapes in the world on this train tour from Denver to Salt Lake City that includes 3 spectacular national parks: Yellowstone, Arches, and Canyonlands.
Begin in Denver, where there is no shortage of gorgeous Rocky Mountain views. Head to Grand Junction on Amtrak’s California Zephyr, which is considered one of the most beautiful train trips in North America. Enjoy the lovely views of the snow-capped Sierra Nevada’s. Explore the geological wonders featured in two spectacular national parks: Canyonlands and Arches. Spend a day touring West Yellowstone and exploring the quaint Old Faithful Village.
From £2328pp

What's Included

  • Flights from Dublin to Denver and return from Salt Lake City to Dublin
  • 8 NIGHTS hotel accommodations
  • Multiple sightseeing tours
  • Based on 2 adults sharing, travelling in September 2017
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Staff Tips

Las Vegas has a lot to offer, it depends on what you want to do. Some great food places like Marrakesh Moroccan restaurant.

Shannon Harris

Travel Expert

Your Adventure...

Your Journey Begins in Denver
Denver
Denver to Grand Junction
Grand Junction
Grand Junction to Salt Lake City
Salt Lake City to West Yellowstone
West Yellowstone
West Yellowstone to Salt Lake City
Your Journey Ends in Salt Lake City
  • Day 1 Your Journey Begins in Denver

    Welcome to Denver! Enjoy the views of the fabulous Rocky Mountains as you make your way to your hotel. After you settle in, take some time to explore the downtown area of the Mile-High City, where you'll find lots of museums, art galleries, craft beer bars, and so much more! The Denver Art Museum, located right in downtown Denver, has one of the largest Native American art collections in the world.
    (Overnight in Denver)
    Hotel: Quality Inn Denver Central or similar

  • Day 2 Denver

    Experience the majestic splendor of the Rockies on an exhilarating full-day tour of Rocky Mountain National Park. This gorgeous site, often celebrated for its abundance of animals and spectacular views of the Rockies, is one of the most beautiful national parks in the world, so don't forget your camera! On your journey back, you'll get a chance to enjoy several photo opportunities and a break for refreshments.
    (Overnight in Denver)
    Hotel: Quality Inn Denver Central or similar

  • Day 3 Denver to Grand Junction

    Travel to the Amtrak station and board the California Zephyr to Grand Junction for one of the most beautiful train trips in all of North America. As you climb through the heart of the Rockies and further west through the snow-capped Sierra Nevadas, you may find it hard to disagree. After your arrival in the afternoon, enjoy the awe-inspiring natural beauty of the red rock landscape of Grand Junction at your leisure. If you're looking for something to do, try exploring downtown and visit some of the shops, restaurants, or art galleries. (Overnight in Grand Junction)
    Hotel: Grand Vista Hotel or similar

  • Day 4 Grand Junction

    Today you'll cross the border into Utah for a full-day tour of two spectacular national parks: Arches and Canyonlands. Arches National Park is a geological treasure featuring two thousand natural sandstone arches, including the world famous Delicate Arch. The park's rich colors, textures, and landforms highlight the extraordinary balanced rocks, fins, and pinnacles. Canyonlands National Park offers a stunning landscape filled with countless canyons, mesas, and buttes, carved by the mighty Green and Colorado rivers. Experience the park from the astounding Island in the Sky, a scenic drive that follows the rim of the mesa and offers amazing views.
    (Overnight in Grand Junction)
    Hotel: Grand Vista Hotel or similar

  • Day 5 Grand Junction to Salt Lake City

    Travel to the Amtrak station and board the train to Salt Lake City. Take in the unparalleled views of Utah's gorgeous Wasatch Mountains as you head west on the California Zephyr.
    (Overnight in Salt Lake City)
    Hotel: Sheraton Salt Lake City or similar

  • Day 6 Salt Lake City to West Yellowstone

    Today your included roundtrip shuttle service will to take you to West Yellowstone. Widely held to be the first national park in the world, Yellowstone National Park is home to the most impressive geothermal areas in all of North America.
    (Overnight in West Yellowstone)
    Hotel: Gray Wolf Inn and Suites West Yellowstone or similar

  • Day 7 West Yellowstone

    Enjoy a full-day tour of the lower loop of West Yellowstone, open seasonally. Highlights of this fascinating tour include Old Faithful Geyser, the Old Faithful Inn, Isa Lake on the Continental Divide, and many more amazing sites. You'll have some leisure time to enjoy lunch on your own at the Old Faithful Village and do some exploring of the area if you desire.
    (Overnight in West Yellowstone)
    Hotel: Gray Wolf Inn and Suites West Yellowstone or similar

  • Day 8 West Yellowstone to Salt Lake City

    Today, take a leisurely drive back to Salt Lake City aboard the included shuttle. Spend the evening at your own pace enjoying all that the city has to offer. Venture out to Olympic Park or explore the vibrant and growing restaurant scene downtown.
    (Overnight in Salt Lake City)

  • Day 9 Your Journey Ends in Salt Lake City

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