This breathtaking winter train excursion from Seattle to the snow-covered Canadian Rockies has been named one of the most picturesque in North America.
The list was issued by Travel + Leisure, which featured this Amtrak train route from Seattle to Alberta, with stops in Vancouver, Banff, Jasper, and Calgary, of course.
The nine-day tour is named the “Seattle and the Canadian Rockies Winter Discovery,” It looks like something out of a scene from the Polar Express movie.
It was ranked sixth on the list and includes not only breathtaking vistas of the Canadian Rockies, but also a gondola ride to the summit of Sulphur Mountain and a winter wildlife tour in Jasper National Park.
You may book a ticket to one of these fascinating train journeys online with Amtrak Vacations. However, tickets cost $1,599 per person, but the scenery appears to be worth it.
Winter Exploration in Seattle and the Canadian Rockies
Price per person: $1599
Why should you go: Experience a spectacular train trip through the Canadian Rockies, as well as a gondola ride and a winter wildlife excursion!
Amtrak’s Coast Starlight train is the other Seattle train route, ranking ninth on the list. This is a shorter train ride that is better suited for a quick getaway. If you’re tired of the cold and need some sunshine, you should take advantage of this train excursion from Seattle. This daily travel between Seattle and Los Angeles lasts 35 hours. You’ll begin the journey admiring the beauty of the snowy Cascade mountain range, then travel along the Pacific Ocean shoreline through Oregon and Northern California before arriving in sunny Los Angeles.