USA TOURS

VINTAGE TRAINS OF THE COLORADO ROCKIES

Ride 4 trains through the mountains including; the Georgetown Loop Railroad to Devil’s Gate high bridge, the famous Durango and Silverton narrow guage railroad through the San Juan Mountains, Canon City’s Royal Gorge Railroad, and Pike’s Peak Cog Railway. Include visits at the National Monument, Mesa Verde National Park, Garden of the Gods, wine country, Denver, Vale, Silverton and Colorado Springs. August 8-16, 9 days, from $2919

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An extraordinary highly recommended trip. Had we driven ourselves, we would not have seen or learned as muchKeith & Patricia Treadwell, travelled Aug, 2013

SCENIC RAIL & FALL FOLIAGE OF NEW ENGLAND

Train from Chicago to Rutland, Vermont to see the Bennington battle Monument and Wilson castle. Take the Winnipesaukee Scenic Railway and experience the brilliant color at it’s peak from the all-glass Vistadone car of the Conway scenic Railroad. Enjoy a trip on the Mt. Washington Cog Railway to Stowe, home of the Trapp Family Lodge. View some of the 37 historic structures from throughout New England dismantled and moved to the Shelburne Museum. Train back to Chicago,  September 13-21, 9 days from $2,395

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HISTORIC TRAINS OF WEST VIRGINIA

Visit the National Radio Astronomy Observatory in Green Bank then ride 5 historic trains through the Appalachian Mountains during the height of leaf peeping season; Cass Railroad, Durbin Rocket, Cheat Mountain Salamander, Potomac Eagle and the Western Maryland Scenic. Visit Emmanuel Church in Cumberland, and the Thrasher Carriage Museum in Frostburg. Travel through the New river Gorge on Amtrak’s Cardinal. October 17-23, 7 days from $2,599

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TRAINS, WINERIES & TREASURES OF N. CALIFORNIA

Visit San Francisco’s Fisherman’s Wharf, Pier 39 and Yosemite National Park. Glide on the pristine waters of Lake Tahoe on the MS Dixie II paddlewheeler. Explore Railtown in Jamestown and the California Rail Museum. Sip Californian wines and relax on one of the most plush historic trains, in a Pullman car aboard the Napa Valley Wine Train. October 20-28, 8 days from $3,099

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