Five of the Top Train Vacations For Multigenerational Travelers
The family Train Vacations is here! It includes grandparents, adult children, grandkids, as well as extended family such as cousins, nieces and nephews. Multigenerational travel is still a popular trend. Seniors and baby boomers want to spend more time with loved ones and share the gift of traveling. A train trip to a unique destination such as a national park, New York City, San Francisco, or Washington, D.C., is a great option.
These 5 trips are our most popular multigenerational travel options. Read on to find out why or create your own!
Roundtrip to Glacier National Park from Chicago
Amtrak’s(r), famous Empire Builder(r), departs Chicago and takes you on a scenic, leisurely ride to Glacier National Park. This is the perfect trip for the whole family! As you travel into Montana, take in the views from the North Dakota plains. You can upgrade to a roomette or bedroom on the overnight journey to have privacy and plenty of space for your group. Spend some time in Glacier National Park exploring this beautiful park. Glacier National Park Getaway offers an exciting boat ride in the Two Medicine Valley, a stunning ride on the Going-to-the-Sun Road, and a tour of Lake McDonald Valley. You will also have the opportunity to explore the park by yourself. You’ll find amazing scenery and plenty of relaxation here for your whole family.
Northern Rail Experience
This scenic rail journey takes you from the stunning great plains of the Midwest, to the tranquil waters of the Pacific Coast. It includes a stop at Seattle. As you travel along the major sections of the Lewis and Clark Trail, take in the beautiful scenery. Take a sightseeing tour of Seattle that is hop-on-hop-off. Explore San Francisco’s sights. Enjoy quality time in Sausalito and Muir Woods, two of the most beautiful parts of Northern California. Then, you will return to the “Windy City”, on board one of the most stunning train rides in North America.
Rails to Grand Canyon
Enjoy a scenic journey from the City of Angels, to the Grand Canyon. Take Amtrak from Los Angeles to enjoy the beautiful scenery of the American Southwest while you travel over to Arizona. The magnificent Grand Canyon is your next stop, one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World. Take the Grand Canyon Railway to go on a guided tour and see many beautiful sights. Enjoy another day exploring this incredible wonder and taking in the beautiful scenery. This is one trip that you’ll be talking about for many years!
Washington, DC Ultimate Getaway
This Washington, D.C. map captures all the excitement, history and adventure of our capital. Ultimate Getaway! There’s something for everyone in Washington D.C., from the numerous monuments and sights along Pennsylvania Avenue and Washington Mall to the popular museums all around the city. You can spend the day exploring the city and then go to the monuments at night. Your family will have a great time in Washington D.C.
Grand National Parks: Yellowstone, Yosemite and the Grand Canyon
This rail journey across America will take you to three of America’s most iconic national parks. Amtrak will take you across the Great Plains to the Rocky Mountains, allowing you to enjoy the vastness of the American West. You can stop to see all the wonders and sites of Yellowstone National Park. Continue to Yosemite, where you will see all the beautiful open meadows and stony peaks that make up this national treasure. You will be awestruck by the natural beauty of Grand Canyon, which took millions upon millions of years to create. You will have unforgettable experiences on your Grand National Parks adventure! Find out more