8 Day Rail Holiday - from £1,049
Get ready for the trip of a lifetime through three gorgeous cities. Get to know San Francisco on board a hop-on hop-off sightseeing tour. Discover Portland and enjoy a scenic dinner cruise along the Willamette River. Your last stop is Seattle, where you’ll explore the Emerald City on a guided sightseeing tour.
- The iconic Golden Gate Bridge
- Visit Sausalito and Muir Woods
- Scenic dinner cruise in Portland
- Seattle’s Space Needle
- Views of Mt Rainer
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Your Rail Holiday
Day 1: San Francisco
Your journey begins in San Francisco, the “City by the Bay.” Visit one of San Francisco’s most beloved attraction - Fisherman’s Wharf. This waterfront community is rich in both culture and fun. Don’t forget to stop by Pier 39 and scope out the famous sea lions as they bask in the lovely California sunshine. Your included attraction pass will get you admission to many of the pier’s attractions and discounts at shops and stores. Enjoy your included dinner at the end of Pier 39 at Swiss Louis Restaurant. D.
Hotel:Holiday Inn Fisherman’s Wharf (2 nights)
Day 2: San Francisco
Climb aboard a hop-on, hop-off sightseeing tour of San Francisco! The sightseeing excursion comes with your Pier 39 pass and gives you the opportunity to explore all San Francisco has to offer. You can hop on and off the tour at any of the stops to further explore any area that strikes your fancy at your own pace. Stops include Chinatown, the Golden Gate Bridge, North Beach, Union Square, Golden Gate Park, the Civic Center, and many more.
Day 3: San Francisco - Portland
Today, you’ll take a tour of the scenic Muir Woods and the charming city of Sausalito. On the drive to Muir Woods, you’ll cross over the Golden Gate Bridge and then disembark in the serene forest filled with towering redwoods. Once you’ve taken in all the natural beauty that Muir Woods has to offer, you’ll spend some quality time in Sausalito, a stunning seaside village that is home to many artists. You’ll have some free time to enjoy this fascinating village, which is full of eclectic shops and great restaurants. Then, ride back to Fisherman’s Wharf and travel on your own to the Amtrak station, where you will board the Coast Starlight® for Portland. The scenery along this route is truly breathtaking and widely regarded as one of the most spectacular of all train routes. Relax, unwind, and take in the gorgeous views as you make your way to “Rose City.”
Hotel:Overnight on board the train (1 night)
Day 4: Portland
The evening is yours to discover “The City of Roses.” If you’re looking for something to do, Portland has more than 30 local breweries. It is also a shopper’s paradise since it doesn’t have any sales tax. With all the excitement of a big city and the charm of a small town, Portland is an amazing destination with so much to offer.
Hotel:Shilo Inn Rose Garden (2 nights)
Day 5: Portland
Explore Portland on a hop-on, hop-off sightseeing tour. Stops include Pioneer Square, the Oregon Zoo, and many more popular destinations! Feel free to hop off at any stop to further explore the area at your leisure. This evening will feature a scenic dinner cruise in downtown Portland along the Willamette River. D.
Day 6: Portland - Seattle
Travel to Portland’s Union Station and board the Coast Starlight for Seattle. The lush forests and fertile valleys provide a stunning backdrop for your journey to the “Emerald City.” Upon arrival in Seattle, check into your hotel and start exploring all this beautiful city has to offer!
Hotel:Crowne Plaza Seattle (2 nights)
Day 7: Seattle
Enjoy a guided sightseeing city tour of Seattle, where you will visit all the city’s top attractions, including the world famous Pike Place Market! Your fun-filled day in Seattle also includes a ride to the top of the Space Needle, the most iconic structure in the city. Travel 520 feet above the ground to the observation deck for amazing views of Mt. Rainer and Elliot Bay.
Day 8: Depart Seattle
The journey ends in Seattle today. Choose to stay longer or head to the airport for your onward flight or international flight to the UK.
8 Day Rail Holiday - from £1,049
with flights from £1,649
Upgrade to a Roomette – from £140
Upgrade to a Bedroom – from £420
Prices are per person, based on 2 sharing a twin room and include meals where shown. Hotel and room facilities vary and may be subject to additional fees. Some hotels require payment of local city taxes on arrival. Amtrak travel is for Coach Accommodations unless otherwise stated. Upgrades to Roomette or Bedroom accommodations on board Amtrak are available. Call Freedom America for departure dates and availability Seasonal variations may apply - call 0333 234 0922 or enquire now for more details. Note: Itineraries may vary for tours departing from 1st April 2020 onwards.Item Added Enquire Now
Your Rail Holiday
Discover America on an exciting independent rail adventure. All rail explorers can be booked as they are or you can choose to add extra days to extend your stay in the USA.
Your rail holiday includes:
- Superb sightseeing and activities
- Comfortable travel by rail journey
- 6 nights hotel accommodation
- 1 nights onboard the train
- Meals as shown
- Option to add extra nights