Grand Rail Experience

Starting off in Chicago, the Grand Rail Experience is customized 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.

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AAA Member Benefit

AAA Members Save $50 per booking on packages 5 nights or longer. Book an Amtrak Vacation through your AAA Travel Agent (rail or package) and receive a $100 Bounce Back Coupon valid towards your next Amtrak Vacations trip inclusive of 3 destinations.


  • Hotel accommodations for 3 nights
  • Niagara Adventure Pass
  • Skylon Tower Deck admission
  • Dinner at a popular, local restaurant

Sightseeing Highlights:

  • Hop-on, hop-off sightseeing tour of Seattle
  • Hop-on, hop-off sightseeing tour of Los Angeles
  • Sightseeing city tour of New Orleans
  • Monuments by Moonlight tour in Washington, DC


Roundtrip Amtrak® in Coach accommodations from Chicago to Seattle; Seattle to Los Angeles; Los Angeles to New Orleans; New Orleans to Washington, DC; and Washington DC to Chicago onboard the Empire Builder®, Coast Starlight®, Sunset Limited®, Crescent®, and Capitol Limited®
6 nights’ hotel accommodations; 7 nights’ onboard Amtrak

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*Package prices are per person, double occupancy, tax included. Prices do not include rail from your hometown. Please call for pricing. Package prices are subject to change without notice, and all reservations are based upon availability at the time of booking. Amtrak travel is for Coach accommodations unless otherwise noted. Upgrades to Roomette or Bedroom accommodations on board Amtrak are available. Call for pricing. Other restrictions may apply. Activities referenced in the itinerary during free time are for suggested purposes only and are not included. Seasonal activity (if applicable): During the off-season, some tours may not be available. In this case, a similar tour will be substituted. Passports (if applicable): Passports are required when crossing the Canadian border. Amtrak and Amtrak Vacations are registered service marks of the National Railroad Passenger Corporation. CST #2115735-40