California Zephyr

An Epic Rail Journey Holiday to California, USA

Experienced travellers say the California Zephyr is one of the most beautiful train trips in all of North America. As you climb through the heart of the Rockies, and further west through the snow-capped Sierra Nevada Mountains, you may find it hard to disagree.

The Zephyr runs daily between Chicago and San Francisco, coursing through the plains of Nebraska to Denver, across the Rockies to Salt Lake City, and then through Reno and Sacramento into Emeryville/San Francisco.

Reserve a spacious coach seat for your journey or, for a more luxurious experience, reserve a roomette or bedroom in one of the Superliner sleeping cars.

This journey can be completed in 51 hours, and onboard sleeping accommodations can be booked. If you wish extend the trip to explore along the way we would suggest the locations listed for stopovers.

The suggested durations are designed to fit in with the train schedule, however two ‘overnights’ on the train will be necessary. We will be pleased to arrange accommodation as required.




Grand Junction

Gateway to Mesa Verde National Park and where the Colorado Rivers and the Gunnison meet

Moffat Tunnel

Crossing the Continental Divide it takes 15 minutes to go through and is over six miles long.

Salt Lake City

Home to the Mormon Church with many temples and monuments

To Book This Holiday or find out more call our Travel Specialists on: 01902 798008 or contact us online.
Epic Rail Journey California Zephyr in California, USA
Epic Rail Journey California Zephyr in California, USA

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