b"YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK GRAND TOUR OF AMERICA|YOUR ITINERARY UNFORGETTABLE EXPERIENCE SUSADays 1-3 - To San Francisco and Yosemite National Park spaces, is worth a visit. We embark upon a sightseeing tour of theExperience scenic rail routes We fly from London Heathrow to San Francisco, where we spend twocity on Day 13, seeing many of its incredible sights. After a dayaboard trains including Amtrak nights. With its harbourside charms and laid-back culture, San Franciscoof explorations, we board the Amtrak Lake Shore Limited for anand the Grand Canyon Railway.is one of Americas most-loved cities. We enjoy a sightseeing tour on Dayovernight journey to Buffalo. Arriving on Day 14, we transfer to ourVisit the Grand Canyon, 2, seeing the iconic orange Golden Gate Bridge. We explore Fishermanshotel near spectacular Niagara Falls. The rest of the day is free, soimmersing yourself in the beauty Wharf before cruising to the island of Alcatraz. Once an escape-proofhead to the nearby natural wonder for once-in-a-lifetime views of theof this natural wonder.prison housing notorious criminals such as Al Capone, today Alcatraz iswaters. You could take a boat tour of the falls (payable locally) that a fascinating museum. The rest of the day is free. You could indulge intakes you into the heart of the heavy mist, or admire the thunderingDiscover New York on a guided some seafood at one of the harbourside crab stalls, or step back in timewaters from the towering Observation Deck.tour, visiting Grand Central station at a historic speakeasy. We board an Amtrak train on Day 3 for a journeyand other famous landmarks.to Merced. We take a coach to nearby Yosemite National Park, knownDays 15-18 - New York and home Immerse yourself in Las Vegas, for its deep valleys, tumbling waterfalls and ancient, towering trees. WeWe take the train to cosmopolitan New York, a city bursting withtaking in the endless range of enjoy a tour of the valley floor, taking in views of Half Dome, a well- some of the worlds greatest art, culture, cuisine and history. We takeentertainment on offer.LAS VEGAS known rock formation. We also see El Capitan, a huge rock face populara unique behind the scenes tour of iconic Grand Central Terminal, with rock climbers, and Bridalveil Falls. We spend the night in Merced. with its marble floors and ceiling painted with a stunning celestialDiscover Niagara Falls and visit mural. We continue to our hotel, where we spend two nights. Wethe Hoover Dam. Days 4-6 - Las Vegas, Hoover Dam and Flagstaff wake up in the city that never sleeps on Day 16, setting out on a We board our Amtrak rail service to Bakersfield, continuing across theguided tour. We take a harbour cruise around Manhattan, seeingWHAT'S INCLUDEDdesert by coach on our way to Las Vegas. We check into the famousthe world-famous Statue of Liberty. We continue to Central Park, a Park MGM hotel on the strip, where we spend two nights. Las Vegasgreen oasis of calm, and glamorous Fifth Avenue. Later, you haveUK Tour Manager throughoutis bursting with life, and its easy to lose yourself in the hypnotic neonsome free time; perhaps visit poignant Ground Zero or catch a show lights. With free time, you could visit one of the iconic casinos, or catchon Broadway. We transfer to the airport for our flight to LondonFlights from London Heathrow a Cirque du Soleil show. Youre free to continue exploring Las Vegas onHeathrow on Day 17, arriving on Day 18. to San Francisco and New York to Day 5. Leaving Las Vegas on Day 6, we make our way across Nevada toLondon Heathrow Arizona. We stop at Hoover Dam, located in Black Canyon just outside ofAll rail and coach transfersVegas. An engineering masterpiece that was designed to stop the mightyNEW YORK CITY Colorado River from flooding, today its one of the regions most famousLuggage transfers on some sights. Back on the road, we enter Arizona, travelling along the legendarysections of the tourRoute 66 until we reach Flagstaff. We spend the next two nights here.Be a part of it in the city that never sleeps; an adrenaline- 14 nights hotel accommodation MONUMENT VALLEY Days 7-9 - The Grand Canyon, Monument Valley and Durango charged metropolis filled with2 overnight rail journeys in a We travel on the Grand Canyon Railway today. Opened in 1901, thesome of the worlds greatest2-berth roomette Grand Canyon Railway journeys through the spectacular landscapesart, culture, cuisine and history. to the Canyons South Rim. Arriving, were treated to views of one ofDiscover the emblematic flashing10 meals including 7 breakfasts, 2 the worlds most awe-inspiring sights, the Grand Canyon. The canyon,neon lights and billboards oflunches and 1 dinnercreated by the Colorado River over millions of years, is one of the mostTimes Square, stroll by theAll tour excursionsvisited sites in the US. On Day 8, we drive through Navajo country andupscale shops and department Utahs Monument Valley - familiar as the setting of many Westernstores of Fifth Avenue, and movies. We enjoy views of the vast and wild scenery as we make our wayescape the hustle and bustle inREGIONAL DEPARTURES AVAILABLEto the town of Durango, where we spend the night. A former mountainthe verdant oasis that is Centralfrom Manchester, Glasgow, Newcastle, town surrounded by mighty mountains, Durango is one of ColoradosPark. Chic, glamorous and packedBelfast, Aberdeen and Edinburgh from most fascinating destinations, bursting with rich history. with history, New York City truly100 per person.offers something for everyone.Days 9-11Durango and Silverton Railroad and Chicago 2022 TOUR DATESWe board the Durango and Silverton Railroad for a journey to the mining town of Silverton.We wind through the tree-lined mountain backdropMay 9 4,195 Sep 5 4,495DURANGO of Colorado, past flowing rivers and towering evergreens, the untouchedJun 13, 20 4,395 12 4,395AND SILVERTON landscape feels almost forgotten by the rest of the world. If travellingCANADA Aug 22 4,395 Oct 3 4,295RAILROAD during the early part of the season, we enjoy a journey from DurangoUSAto Cascade Canyon by rail. We continue by coach to Grand Junction2023 TOUR DATESwhere we spend the night. Leaving Grand Junction on Day 10, we board Amtraks California Zephyr for a journey up into the Rocky MountainsApr 24 3,995 Sep 4 4,495and through Colorados wine region to Chicago. We settle down for aGrand Jct. 1 2 1 1 2 May 15 4,295 Oct 2 4,295night on the rails. We arrive in Chicago on Day 11, and youre free for theSan Francisco 2 1 Chicago Niagra New York Jun 19 4,395rest of the day. Set on the shores of Lake Michigan, the Windy City isMerced 1 2 2 1 Durango Falls Tour Code: SUG| per person based on 2 home to a wealth of things to see and do.Flagsta sharing. Deposit from 675 per person. Las Vegas Supplement for solo travellers from 1895. Days 12-14 - Chicago and Niagara Falls Upgrade to a bedroom with shower and WC on Youre free to continue exploring Chicago. Chicago boasts a magnificentyour overnight rail journey from 795pp. Please note the itinerary for 2022 departures may skyline along with many highly rated museums, restaurants and cafs.differ, please call for more details. For the latest Millennium Park, with its iconic Bean sculpture and tranquil greenNights in hotel Nights on train Rail Coach guidance on entry requirements, please visit www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice70 USA Call us on 01904 527194 or visit GreatRail.com for more details 71"