Northern National Parks Escorted Trail by Rail

Seattle • Glacier National Park • Yellowstone National Park • Salt Lake City

Discover three gorgeous national parks on this Northern National Parks by Rail escorted tour
See all the sites in Seattle, including the Space Needle and Pike Place Market. Tour Glacier National Park and take a drive on the breath taking “Going to the Sun Road.” Head south and spend some quality time in Yellowstone National Park and see iconic landmarks, like Old Faithful Geyser. Visit Grand Teton National Park and see the majestic Teton Mountains. Travel on to Salt Lake City, the “Crossroads of the West”, where a city tour and finale dinner ends a remarkable trip!
From €4859pp

What's Included

  • Flights from Dublin to Seattle and return from Salt Lake City to Dublin
  • 8 NIGHTS hotel accommodations; 1 NIGHT aboard Amtrak®
  • Multiple sightseeing tours
  • 15 meals (9 breakfasts, 6 dinners)
  • Services of an Amtrak Vacations Tour Escort for the duration of the journey
  • Based on 2 adults sharing, travelling in September 2017
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Staff Tips

Seattle-Seaplanes are the normal form of transport in the Pacific Northwest – get a birds eye view of Seattle and its bustling waterfront.

Angel Chua

Travel Expert

Seattle-Take a trip out to Woodenville Wine region. It’s located within easy reach of the city and has a lovely array of wine tasting rooms.

Leah Quinn

Travel Expert

Your Adventure...

Arrival in Seattle
Overnight aboard Amtrak®
Glacier National Park
Glacier National Park
Glacier National Park to Yellowstone National Park
Yellowstone National Park
Yellowstone National Park to Jackson Hole
Jackson Hole to Salt Lake City
Salt Lake City
Your Journey Ends in Salt Lake City
  • Day 1 Arrival in Seattle

    Welcome to Seattle! Head to your centrally-located hotel to drop off your luggage. Then, take some time to start exploring the “Emerald City.” Stroll through Seattle's charming downtown area for vibrant art, delicious cuisine, and unique shops. Join your tour manager and fellow travelers this evening for a welcome wine and cheese reception at your hotel.
    (Overnight in Seattle)
    Hotel: Crown Plaza Seattle or similar

  • Day 2 Overnight aboard Amtrak®

    Enjoy a hearty breakfast at the hotel before departing for a sightseeing tour of Seattle. See the iconic attractions around the “Emerald City,” including the Space Needle and Pike Place Market. Lunch is on your own before you and the group head to the Amtrak station and board the Empire Builder for the journey to Montana and Glacier National Park. 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 the majestic wilderness as your follow the footsteps of early pioneers. Dinner is included on the train.
    (Overnight on the train)

  • Day 3 Glacier National Park

    Awake this morning on the train and enjoy the stunning views as you arrive at your destination, Glacier National Park. Skirting the Missouri River you and the group will cross into Montana's Big Sky. Your breakfast and lunch are included in the dining car.
    (Overnight in Glacier National Park)
    Hotel: Glacier Park Lodge

  • Day 4 Glacier National Park

    Continue exploring Glacier National Park on a Big Sky Circle Tour. Your journey starts on the rugged eastern slopes and follows the glacially carved valleys of the St. Mary's region along the breathtaking “Going to the Sun Road.” Continue down the west side of the park, where you can enjoy lunch on your own at Lake McDonald Lodge. This evening, dinner is provided for you at the Glacier Park Lodge.
    (Overnight in Glacier National Park)
    Hotel: Glacier Park Lodge

  • Day 5 Glacier National Park to Yellowstone National Park

    This morning, after your provided breakfast, you will board a private motorcoach transfer to Yellowstone National Park. Upon your arrival, you will check into your hotel and spend the remainder of the day taking in the natural beauty of the world's first national park, home to the most impressive geothermal features in North America. Tonight, enjoy dinner with your fellow travellers.
    (Overnight in Yellowstone National Park)
    Hotel: Grant Village Lodge

  • Day 6 Yellowstone National Park

    Today you will visit Yellowstone's upper loop and Lamar Valley on a scenic sightseeing tour. You will see the Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, Upper and Lower Falls of the Yellowstone River, Tower-Roosevelt Area, the Mammoth Hot Spring Terraces, and Norris Geyser Basin if time allows. Halfway through the tour, your guide will stop at the Canyon Lodge, so you can grab lunch on your own. After your tour ends, you will check into your hotel accommodations. This evening, dinner is provided for you.
    (Overnight in Yellowstone National Park)
    Hotel: Grant Village Lodge

  • Day 7 Yellowstone National Park to Jackson Hole

    This morning, you will embark on an exciting tour of Yellowstone's lower loop. Highlights of this excursion include Old Faithful Geyser, the Old Faithful Inn, Isa Lake on the Continental Divide, and many more gorgeous landmarks. After your tour, you and the rest of the group will take a scenic drive to Grand Teton National Park, where you will enjoy a guided tour of this majestic park and the Teton Mountain Range. Take in the stunning views of the Tetons and explore the Josephine Lake area. This evening, you will arrive in Jackson Hole and check into your hotel.
    (Overnight in Jackson Hole)
    Hotel: Parkway Inn of Jackson Hotel

  • Day 8 Jackson Hole to Salt Lake City

    After your included breakfast, spend the morning at your leisure in Jackson Hole. Check out the local eateries and shops, or go for a scenic hike. After your free time exploring Jackson Hole, you and the group will take a picturesque ride south to Salt Lake City. Upon your arrival, you will have time to check out this pristine city on your own. Hear the renowned Tabernacle Organ, see the State Capital Building, or perhaps visit the Territorial Governor's Mansion and enjoy a hearty pioneer meal from the mansion's authentic dining area.
    (Overnight in Salt Lake City)
    Hotel: Radisson Hotel Salt Lake City Downtown

  • Day 9 Salt Lake City

    Today we take a guided tour of Salt Lake City, the “Crossroads of the West.” Visit the historic Temple Square, Pioneer Park, and many more great Salt Lake City hot spots. This evening, enjoy dinner at a popular Salt Lake City restaurant as you say goodbye to the rest of the group and share stories of your favourite moments during the trip.
    (Overnight in Salt Lake City)
    Hotel: Radisson Hotel Salt Lake City Downtown

  • Day 10 Your Journey Ends in Salt Lake City

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