This Scenic Train Ride From Utah To The Rocky Mountains Is The Perfect Getaway
Who's ready for a mini vacay? ✋
If you're in need of some major travel inspiration, we've got you covered. The Amtrak in Utah has an amazing vacation package if you're daydreaming of a getaway. Are you ready to escape the city?
The Glenwood Springs Getaway deal is a 3-day roundtrip ride from the Salt Lake City station.
It'll take you to the quaint town of Glenwood Springs, Colorado nestled in the Rocky Mountains.
Prices start from $279 a person and each package is for two people. Since the cost is subject to change, we recommend booking a trip ASAP.
Included in your ticket is a gondola ride to the top of Iron Mountain, a walking tour of Glenwood Caverns in the mountains, and 2 nights' stay at Hotel Colorado.
You can request add-ons such as access to the Iron Mountain Hot Springs. It's only $29 per person.
The entire trip is about 9-hours long each way. And since packages are customizable, you can opt-out of the cavern tour and tram ride. It'll save you about $80 too.
Either way, you'll getfrom your coach seat aboard the California Zepher.
If you'd like, you can upgrade to a roomette or bedroom aboard the train. The price depends on when you go. You can find more information here.
Once you arrive at Glenwood Springs, there are many activities for you to enjoy. Depending on the season, you can go kayaking, horseback riding, fishing, rafting, hiking, bike riding, and more.
Be sure to bring your camera as you'll get amazing sights during your trip.
Whether you're planning a getaway with your boo ortrip with your BFFs, this scenic ride is the perfect getaway.
Glenwood Springs Getaway Amtrack Package
Price: 3-day roundtrip from $279 per person (prices are subject to change)
Where: Salt Lake City, Utah to Glenwood Springs, Colorado
Address: Salt Lake Central Station, 340 600 W, Salt Lake City, UT
Why You Need To Go: You can go on a much-needed scenic train ride that's major travel goals.
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