Route – Mid America North, northbound

An ultra luxurious, exclusive Journey featuring the cowboy, vibrant cultural and musical, Mississippi paddlewheel riverboat, and metropolitan America characteristics and ambience at layover locations where passengers live on board rail cars; there is no moving in and out of hotels. A unique, one of a kind vacation; an outstanding value.

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Fort Worth to Chicago – 5 Days* and 4 Nights
Live on board your luxurious rail Car while visiting
Fort Worth – St Louis – Chicago
*Or, 3 or 4 days by disembarking 1 or 2 days early, eliminating extra day visits to Chicago, with a fare reduction. See Itinerary below.

Departure Dates Fares Fare Comparisons Itinerary

Departure Dates
2022 June 25
Fares

Per person, double occupancy per bedroom:
Grande Suite $6,480* – Master Suite $6,390* – Excludes optional 24 June hotel**
**Add $290 for optional 24 June hotel and activities  **See Itinerary below
Single passenger – 175% of double occupancy per person fare
3rd passenger – If available $660*
*Or, a lower fare by disembarking 1 or 2 days early; ask Reservations about the fare reduction.

Early confirmed booking/reservation discounts:*
210 or more days before departure 12% – 175 days 9% – 140 days 6%
*Can’t be combined with other discounts unless specifically provided for.
Unconfirmed prices are subject to change without notice.
Confirmed itineraries are subject to change based on Amtrak post Covid-19 schedules, and otherwise.

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A taste of the USA’s diversity, from Fort Worth where the West begins, to Mississippi riverboats and the Great Lakes

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Fort Worth, Cowtown, has grown from a cattle drive stop to a vibrant city but still retains its old west culture including the original stock yards, cattle drives, the world’s largest honky-tonk (Billy Bobs) which is a must play venue for famous country western entertainers, rodeos, the best selection of western wear shopping, and a wide variety of optional activities that let you experience where the west begins and cowboys are remembered.
St Louis, founded in the 1700s by fur traders on the Mississippi River, is a vibrant cultural destination boasting a wide array of museums, music and theatre venues where paddle wheelers ply the river. Its famous for its barbecue restaurants and blues music; historians write that the blues moved up river from the Mississippi Delta and grew in St. Louis.
Chicago on Lake Michigan, is famed for its bold architecture, including skyscrapers like the 1,451-ft. Willis Tower and the neo-Gothic Tribune Tower. The city is renowned for its museums, including the Art Institute of Chicago with its Impressionist and Post-Impressionist works, and is known for its vibrant arts scene, numerous cultural attractions, excellent shopping, interesting architecture, Navy Pier and beautiful beaches that stretch along the waterfront. The downtown Millennium Park features a centerpiece 110-ton Cloud Gate sculpture, fascinating Crown Fountain, an outdoor concert venue and Lurie Garden, a ‘secret garden’ and naturalistic place of rest and renewal for humans and wildlife alike.

Journey by Rail Timetable
Pre boarding hotel option – Friday – Fort Worth
Early luxury hotel check-in
Visit Fort Worth
Click on Activities, Fort Worth for optional things to do
Hosted evening at Billy Bob’s Texas, The World’s Largest Honky Tonk’;
or alternative tour if desired
Overnight in Fort Worth at hotel

Day 1 – Saturday – Fort Worth
Board after 12:00 noon
Depart Fort Worth early afternoon
White glove evening dinner, en-route on board
Overnight en route, on Board
Day 2 – Sunday – St Louis
Arrive St Louis early morning
Enjoy all-inclusive comforts living  on your luxurious rail Car while you 
Visit St Louis
Click on Activities, St Louis for optional things to do
Hosted off-car St Louis style barbeque dinner  and St Louis style blues musical experience;
or alternative dining and tour if desired 

Overnight in St Louis, on board
Day 3 – Monday – St Louis, Chicago
Depart St Louis early morning
Arrive Chicago early afternoon
Enjoy all-inclusive comforts living on your luxurious rail Car while you 
Visit Chicago
Click on Activities, Chicago for optional things to do
Overnight in Chicago, on board
Optional – Disembark after arrival in Chicago on Monday instead of Tuesday or Wednesday with an appropriate fare reduction.
Day 4 – Tuesday – Chicago
Optional – Disembark on Monday instead of Tuesday or Wednesday with an appropriate fare reduction.
Enjoy all-inclusive comforts living on your luxurious rail Car while you 

Visit Chicago
Hosted tour of Chicago attractions; or alternative tour if desired
Overnight in Chicago, on board
Optional – Disembark on Tuesday instead of Wednesday with an appropriate fare reduction.
Day 5 – Wednesday – Chicago
Optional – Disembark on Tuesday instead of Wednesday with an appropriate fare reduction.
Disembark by 11:00 am