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New Years at the Grand Canyon


OAKLAND, October 9, 2007 --- Train Holidays is proud to announce a unique ‘New Years at the Grand Canyon’ holiday this December that features not only train travel aboard the famous Southwest Chief train to Arizona and the Grand Canyon Railway, but after New Years in this stunning setting three nights at the ultra-luxe Bellagio Resort in Las Vegas! This special departure is limited to thirty privileged guests and features a delightful combination of stunning natural beauty in the Grand Canyon combined with manmade wonder in exciting vibrant Las Vegas, all in one elegant getaway.

Our program begins with travel aboard the Southwest Chief train from either Southern California or Chicago (whichever is closer) on an overnight passage to Arizona.  This comfortable train offers a nice change from crowded airports and freeways and upon arrival in Arizona on day two, a full day of sightseeing including the Painted Desert and Petrified Forest is included before we arrive in Williams, AZ for an overnight stay at the historic Grand Canyon Hotel.  A special welcome dinner awaits in this lovely hotel and the following morning we board the fabled Grand Canyon Railway for the spectacular journey to the Grand Canyon.  Upon arrival at the Grand Canyon we enjoy a two-night stay at the Maswik Lodge, offering vistas that are incomparable, especially at this time of the year.  Breakfast daily and a special New Years Eve party are included and there is simply no more beautiful place to ring in the New Year than in one of the most majestic settings on earth.

After two nights at the Grand Canyon, we have a scenic drive from Grand Canyon to Las Vegas on January 2nd where we begin our three-night stay in luxury accommodations at the Five-Star Bellagio Resort Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas. All guests enjoy deluxe rooms at this acclaimed resort that features over a dozen restaurants and the renowned Bellagio Spa.  During our stay in Las Vegas, we have included a luncheon at the fantastic P.F. Chang’s China Bistro as well as a special Farewell dinner at Lawry’s, the Prime Rib.  Our program ends on ktJanuary 5th with complimentary travel from Las Vegas to California if desired. 

 Complete fares for the entire holiday including travel from California or the Midwest to Arizona aboard the Southwest Chief train, all sightseeing, our overnight hotel stay in Williams and two nights at the Grand Canyon, the Grand Canyon Railway, New Years Eve Festivities, the three-night stay at the Bellagio Resort in Las Vegas and much more, begin at only $1995.00 per person based on double occupancy and only $2495. single occupancy.  As an early booking bonus we are offering a low $99.00 add-on fare for connecting travel from ANY US city or town served by Amtrak to Chicago or Los Angeles (whichever is closer) and the start of the trip for bookings made by September 30th, a nice savings!

This program is already popular and will sell out.  Availability is limited so we encourage you to call today to avoid disappointment.  For information and reservations kindly contact Train Holidays at 800.543.2846 or at facsimile number 510.836.6006 or on the web at

Bonus: Guests reserving by October 30th enjoy complimentary connecting train travel from any US city to the start of this holiday in either Los Angeles or Chicago, whichever is closest!

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